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Read our full analysis of the Avios changes:

British Airways moves to revenue-based Avios earning

…. and do the changes make you better or worse off?

This week’s top travel news stories:

American Express brings back minimum income requirements

BA Holidays extends its lucrative double tier points offer to December 2024

Qatar Airways is seemingly returning to Cardiff in December

Marriott poaches 17 US MGM casino hotels from Hyatt

Air France launches flights to Abu Dhabi, bookable on Virgin Points

Other British Airways and Avios news:

Lots of First and Club Avios availability opened up to Dubai earlier this week

Reminder: the Reward Flight Finder tool in the BA app is still broken

Which 30 airlines can you book with Avios?

Credit card news:

Get up to 30,000 bonus points with the Capital on Tap SME card

Get up to 300,000 Avios with Nutmeg’s ISA and pension transfers

Get a 5,000 Avios sign-up bonus with the Aer Lingus credit card

Still got the Amex Gold charge card? Swap to the credit card and save £160

Hotel news:

Marriott Bonvoy releases more O2 concert tickets for its VIP suite, image above

How to get free hotel status from UK credit cards

Get $100 to $300 daily credit on suite bookings at 50 top Hilton Honors hotels

Which hotel chains offer lifetime status?

Other interesting articles:

Why haven’t ‘grab-and-go’ lounges launched in the UK?

Did you know you can earn tier points on Virgin Atlantic redemptions?

Earn 4 Avios per £1 at Bicester Village

GHA launches a cruise partnership with Regent Seven Seas

Save £10 at World Duty Free Heathrow

Gatwick staff to strike for eight days

That’s all, folks

Our latest round-up of miles and points offers closing soon is here.

Don’t forget to visit our forum if you have any questions relating to frequent flyer or hotel loyalty programmes or loyalty credit cards.

See you next Saturday.

Rob, Rhys and Sinead @ Head for Points

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