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NEW: Got a Limited Company? Get points worth 30,000 Avios!

If you have a limited company or LLP, we are running an exclusive special offer with Capital on Tap and it’s small business Visa credit card.

This is a hugely powerful card. You earn points worth 1 Avios or 1p of cashback for every £1 you spend and it comes with no FX fees and no ATM fees.

Until 12th May, you will receive 10,000 points (worth 10,000 Avios or £100) for making your first purchase, and a further 20,000 points (worth 20,000 Avios or £200) if you spend £20,000 within three months.

This means you will receive a total bonus of 30,000 points (worth 30,000 Avios or £300) if you hit the £20,000 spend target. You will also receive your standard ‘1 point per £1’ as well.

Even if you can’t spend £20,000 within three months, you still qualify for 10,000 bonus points for making just one purchase.

You can find out more in this article. You must apply via this exclusive HfP link to get the bonus.

The annual fee is £99. The offer ends on 12th May.

Register for Hilton’ s new promotion

REGISTER NOW: Hilton launches its new bonus points promotion for May to August stays – and click here to register

This week’s top travel news stories:

Norse Atlantic launches Cape Town flights from Gatwick – but drops Caribbean routes

Conrad New York Midtown hotel reportedly leaving Hilton after just five years

Edinburgh Airport is sold to the owner of London Gatwick

IHG adds 100 German hotels in one day – and what it tells us about the state of the industry

We’ve tracked down where Marriott’s London ‘Four Points Express’ budget hotel will be

Where will British Airways fly from London Stansted airport in 2024?

Cathay Pacific unveils its new premium economy seat – we went down to Hong Kong to see it

Travel deals of the week:

Which Finnair long-haul routes have ultra-low taxes when using Avios?

British Airways & Avios news:

BA now lets you pay 100% of any CASH flight with Avios – but is it a good deal?

How to earn and spend Avios with Virgin Australia

Credit card news:

Should you cancel your British Airways Premium Plus Amex card if you can’t spend £15,000? The new £300 fee and the increase to £15,000 to receive your 2-4-1 voucher should make you reconsider.

American Express launches new cashback deals with Official Heathrow Parking and WorldHotels

Reviews this week:

What are ITA Airways like? Rhys flies from London City to Milan Linate on one of their brand new A220 aircraft

The day before, Rhys was in Hong Kong at the EAST Hong Kong hotel – how did he find it?

He also got to try out the Cabana suites at The Wing First lounge at Hong Kong International Airport

Rob got the short straw and went down to review the LNER First Class Lounge at London Kings Cross railway station

Hotel news:

Get £75 back on a £300 spend at 19 UK hotel brands as ‘Amex Stays’ returns

Marriott adds seven hotels in Japan

Marriott Bonvoy released VIP tickets for points for eight new concerts at The O2 – but readers grabbed the Peter Kay ones within an hour

Which hotel loyalty scheme requires the least spend for top tier elite status?

REGISTER NOW: Accor launches a double points hotel promotion across Europe – click here to register

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 Katie @ Head for Points

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