Would scrapping frequent flyer schemes really reduce climate change?!

The media – of which, technically, HFP is part – is a funny thing.  On Sunday evening I noticed a couple of comments on the site relating to Guardian coverage of a report written by Imperial College and commissioned by the Government’s Committee on Climate […]

Bits: Good Lufthansa / SWISS fares from Italy, Hilton auction deal at The Biltmore, 75% bonus on Flying Blue miles

News in brief: Exceptional Lufthansa / SWISS companion fares from Italy SWISS and Lufthansa have launched some fantastic First and business class fares from Italy. Unfortunately, these are companion fares which require two people to travel – bad luck if you are a solo traveller. […]

Amex has closed two Amex Rewards Credit Card variants – but you may still want to get the surviving one

One of the downsides of cancelling an American Express Preferred Rewards Gold credit card or Platinum charge card is that you are required to empty out your Membership Rewards points account. The Preferred Rewards Gold credit card is free in year 1 and comes with […]

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We go inside the new Lomond Lounge at Glasgow Airport – is it worth £40?

This is our review of the brand new Lomond Lounge at Glasgow International Airport. It is part of our review series covering most (we’re getting there!) lounges at UK airports.  You can see all of our airport lounge reviews here. The Lomond Lounge was part […]

What are the best Star Alliance credit cards for UK residents?

I wanted to take another look what is out there in the way of UK Star Alliance credit cards, since access to earning via a credit or charge card is often a key factor in choosing a programme. At the moment, there is a special sign-up […]

What happened at the Head for Points reader dinner last week?

Last Thursday we held our first Head for Points reader dinner at Quo Vadis, a restaurant in Soho. It is one of the things we are trialling following some DIY market research where many of you said you were keen to come to different types […]

Bits: 160 BA tier points from £210, get an 18 carat gold debit card!, Avios / Nutmeg offer extended

News in brief: 160 tier points from £210 in the British Airways sale We covered the current British Airways First and Business Class sale the other day.  There are some good fares, especially the ‘companion fare’ offers where two people travel. That article focused on […]

HFP in Doha: Is the Al Maha VIP arrival and departure service worth booking?

This is my review of the Al Maha VIP arrival and departure service at Hamad International Airport in Doha. It is part of our current Qatar Airways series. Our previous article reviewing the Qatar Airways Premium Lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 4, is here.  Our […]

How to earn miles and points from Europcar

Europcar is a major player on the car rental scene in Europe (the company is based in France) although it has a lower profile than the big boys, Hertz and Avis Budget. Europcar joined Nectar 18 months ago as their car rental partner, replacing Hertz.  […]

O2 mobile customers now get FREE airport lounge access if their flight is delayed!

O2 has launched a very interesting special offer for anyone whose phone runs on the O2 network and who is signed up to the O2 Priority benefits programme. If you are an O2 customer and your flight is delayed by 60 minutes or more, you […]

Bits: BA’s virtual reality experience hits Gateshead, 3000 Miles & More miles with a 2-day Hertz rental

News in brief: BA’s virtual reality experience arrives in Gateshead The British Airways virtual reality experience, Fly, is opening at PROTO, Gateshead on Wednesday 16th October. Fly is an ‘interactive, full motion, multisensory experience that traces humankind’s relationship to flying – the first of its […]

Review: Cardiff Airport Executive Lounge (Lolfa Foethus)

This is our review of the Executive Lounge at Cardiff Airport. It is part of our almost-complete collection of UK airport lounge reviews – see them all here. As we don’t often fly from regional UK airports we asked you to help us fill in […]

Get yourself a bargain in the new BA luxury flight and holiday sale

British Airways has launched a new flight sale and is offering savings on both premium flights and holiday packages which include a First or Business Class flight. You must book by 29th October and travel dates vary by destination. You can see all the available […]

EXTENDED: Get up to 150,000 Avios when you open an ISA, General Investment Account or Pension with Nutmeg

Advertorial This is an advertisement for Nutmeg Saving and Investment Limited (“Nutmeg”). Nutmeg has agreed to pay the publisher an award for new customers acquired via the promotion of its services on this site. Head for Points is a journalistic website. Nothing here should be […]

We take a sneak peak at United’s Polaris business class – now on all Newark flights (Part 1)

This is our overview of the United Airlines Polaris business class seat on a Boeing 767. With Rob in Doha, Rhys in Vietnam, and Anika about to give birth, I (Caroline) was asked if I could do another of my very occasional HFP articles to […]

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