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Bits: BA messes with its iPhone app, Eastern launches Teesside to London City, BA and Qatar plan Australia JV

News in brief: Has BA now messed up its iPhone app too? Before Christmas we covered the new British Airways iPad app. We celebrated the achievements of the BA IT team as the British Airways iPad app received its 1,000th one-star review.  Since virtually no-one […]

REMINDER: Get £150 or 15,000 Avios sign-up bonus with Capital On Tap’s Visa card!

I wanted to remind you today about the great new Head for Points offer we have for any reader who has some sort of small business or self-employment. This exclusive offer is ONLY available to Head for Points readers, and only until 5th February. Capital […]

EXCLUSIVE: Norwegian drops lounge access entirely and starts charging for carry on baggage on LowFare

In an effort to “move from growth to profitability,” Norwegian is continuing to tweak both its route network and its offering. Norwegian will no longer be offering lounge access to PremiumFlex passengers. The airline has quietly removed details of lounge access from its website, although […]

Which British Airways flights have wi-fi?

Will your British Airways flight have wifi?  It might do but, then again, there is a very good chance that it will not.  If your British Airways flight does have wifi, what will it cost? British Airways has been fitting its planes with wifi since […]

NEW: the Plaza Premium Heathrow T3 Arrivals lounge joins Priority Pass

On Tuesday, the Plaza Premium Arrivals lounge in Heathrow T3 joined the Priority Pass lounge card program.  You can see the lounge on the Priority Pass website here, although oddly it is not marked as an arrivals lounge.  The giveaway is that the location is […]

Bits: Finnair restricts Avios reward bookings, a (pricey) Hilton / McLaren factory visit, see Morrissey with IHG

News in brief: Finnair restricts Avios business class availability One Mile at a Time is reporting that Finnair has started to block its business class availability for partner airline award redemptions beyond 60 days in advance. This means you will no longer be able to […]

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How to earn miles on your January tax bill via debit card (Tesco), Amex (Billhop), Curve, Miles & More or Revolut

When HMRC stopped accepting personal credit cards for tax payments in January 2018, it was a blow for many HFP readers who used the Inland Revenue to rack up a substantial number of miles and points. Even a relatively small business like Head for Points […]

Virgin Atlantic ends Air China partnership – are there any good partner awards left (except ANA!)?

Virgin Atlantic has announced that it is ending its partnership with Air China. It issued a statement to say: “Our partnership with Air China is ending. Termination of the partnership is effective from the 16th March. Unfortunately, no more bookings can be made on or […]

REMINDER: Win 100,000 Avios with Cruise118 and Head for Points!

We wanted to remind you today about the fantastic competition we are currently running.  One lucky reader will win 100,000 Avios courtesy of Avios partner Cruise118. We haven’t done a huge amount about cruising on Head for Points before, but we know that it’s a […]

Bits: BA Club to Cape Town for £1250, good Oz and NZ deals on Singapore Airlines, IHG credit card competition

News in brief: Good Australia and New Zealand deals on Singapore Airlines – and a BA Cape Town deal To be frank, the best flight deals in Europe at the moment are out of Scandinavia.  I’m not sure who started it – potentially Qatar Airways […]

Lounge bits: lengthy Luton and Edinburgh Aspire closures, whilst Plaza Premium opens in Dubai

News in brief: Aspire lounge at Luton Airport to close for refurbishment It doesn’t seem that long ago since it last had a makeover, but the Aspire Lounge at Luton Airport is to close for facelift. If you want to see what it is currently […]

What happened at the Head for Points Winter Party? (And how much money did you raise?)

Thank you to everyone who came to our Winter Party on Monday evening at the Marriott Grosvenor Square. We had around 500 people there, who had managed to avoid the current flu bug and ‘dry January’! The Westminster Ballroom at the Marriott is by far […]

New BA Amex offer – get 3,000 bonus Avios for £300 of British Airways spend

A good new offer should be showing on your British Airways or British Airways Premium Plus American Express card. If you spend £300 or more at ba.com between registration and 16th February, you will receive 3,000 bonus Avios. For clarity, this bonus comes from American […]

What is the best replacement for your Starwood American Express card?

As we covered last week, American Express has written to holders of the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express card telling them that the benefits package is changing on 26th February. The card is being rebranded as the Marriott Bonvoy American Express on that date.  Here […]

StatusMatcher – what match can you get from your existing airline and hotel cards?

If you read Head for Points via the website, you may have seen the link to statusmatcher.com in the ‘I Also Recommend ….’ box.  I thought it was worth giving this site a bit more publicity as it does offer a useful service to regular travellers. […]

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