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The latest UK business travel news:
Eurostar launches ‘Suite to Seat’ service with the Renaissance St Pancras hotel – your room comes with fast track Eurostar check-in and a porter. We tried it out.
Business travel stories we recommend from other sites:
LNER launches pop-up restaurant to mark centenary (Business Traveller)
Our latest reviews:
We have a pair of reviews from Bournemouth – the Hilton Bournemouth reviewed here and, in the same complex, the Hampton by Hilton Bournemouth hotel reviewed here
The latest UK travel loyalty news:
What makes the best loyalty scheme? We get philosophical.
Earn double Virgin Points at Bicester Village – but Accor is still the best option
BIGGEST EVER BONUS: Get a huge 100,000 points (converts to 100,00 Avios) with American Express Platinum
American Express has launched an exceptional deal on The Platinum Card – apply here. The bonus is more than tripled to 100,000 Membership Rewards points which convert to:
- 100,000 Avios
- 100,000 Virgin Points
- 100,000 Emirates, Etihad, Flying Blue, Asia Miles, Delta, Finnair, Qantas or SAS miles
- 66,666 Singapore Airlines miles
- 200,000 Hilton Honors points
- 150,000 Marriott Bonvoy points
- 300,000 Radisson Rewards points
- 6,666 Club Eurostar points
….. and many other non-travel rewards.
You receive 75,000 points after spending £10,000 in six months. You will receive a further 25,000 points if you keep the card for 15 months.
The representative APR is 704.6% variable, including the annual fee. The representative APR on purchases is 31.0% variable.
Head for Points receives a commission if you apply via our link – thank you.
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