HFP EXCLUSIVE: Get an extra Hotels.com Rewards free night credit on your next stay

Starting today, Hotels.com is once again offering Head for Points readers an exclusive promotion code to help boost your Hotels.com Rewards account. And, unlike many Hotels.com promotions, this one is valid on virtually every property on their site – including all branded hotels. When you make a […]

What do you do when BA suspects you of selling Avios and closes your account?

Like virtually all other frequent flyer schemes, British Airways Executive Club lets you issue tickets for other people using your Avios. Unless you are in a BA Household Account, there are no restrictions on this.  Some airlines take a harder line – Singapore Airlines, for […]

Bits: I try London City’s First Class Lounge, Pullman Berlin, enter our New York competition

News in brief: I finally try London City’s First Class Lounge You may not know that London City Airport has two lounges tucked away in the private jet terminal (‘Jet Centre’) next door.  The Business Class Lounge costs £35 and is a standard airport lounge experience, […]

Don’t book a hotel on Sunday, because we have a special deal on Monday!

If you were planning on booking any hotel stays today for 2+ nights, then don’t! I wanted to give you advance warning that we are running an EXCLUSIVE special offer tomorrow.  It will be valid for stays until 4th September. Visit Head for Points on […]

My review of the Emirates First Class lounge (Concourse B) at Dubai International Airport

The article you really want to see – my review of Emirates First Class in the new private suites on the Boeing 777-300ER fleet – is on the way in a couple of days. Before that, however, I need to run through my disappointing visit […]

10 DAYS LEFT: Get 10,000 to 25,000 sign-up miles with the Virgin Atlantic credit cards!

Virgin Atlantic is currently running an impressive special offer for its new Virgin Money-issued Reward and Reward+ credit cards.  You have another 10 days to take advantage. For a limited period: you will earn an extra 5,000 miles (10,000 miles in total) on the FREE Virgin […]

flybmi goes into receivership, all flights cancelled – why did it happen?

flybmi (not to be confused with Flybe) went into administration on Saturday evening. All flights were cancelled with immediate effect. This is the official statement published on their website: British Midland Regional Limited, the East Midlands-based airline which operates as flybmi, has today announced that […]

Bits: sneak peak of BA’s 747 in BOAC colours, Hilton launches ‘Points Explorer’, £100 off Virgin Upper Class to NYC

News in brief: A sneak peak of BA’s repainted Boeing 747 As we covered recently, British Airways is repainting a series of aircraft in historic liveries as part of its 100th birthday celebrations. The first, a Boeing 747 in BOAC livery, will be unveiled on […]

Review of Air France business class on a Boeing 777-300ER – redeemable soon with Virgin miles (Part 1)

This is my review of Air France business class, flying a Boeing 777-300ER from Paris to Dubai. As regular Head for Points readers will know, Air France and KLM will become Virgin Flying Club partners during 2019.  I thought it was worth giving Air France […]

Review of Air France business class on a Boeing 777-300ER – redeemable soon with Virgin miles (Part 2)

This is part two of my review of Air France business class, flying a Boeing 777-300ER from Paris to Dubai. As regular Head for Points readers will know, Air France and KLM will become Virgin Flying Club partner during 2019.  I thought it was worth […]

Bits: bid on new Marriott Moments events, Simply Rewards closing – other Visa cashback deals to follow?, Malaysia Airlines promo

News in brief: Bid on new Marriott Moments events With Marriott Bonvoy now live, Marriott has relaunched its ‘Marriott Moments’ experiences site.  You can find it here. It has added a new batch of O2 concert tickets to its website.  These are for the renamed […]

My review of the brand new Staybridge Suites at London Heathrow Airport

This is our review of the brand new Staybridge Suites hotel at London’s Heathrow Airport. IHG is on a bit of a roll at Heathrow at the moment.  We recently reviewed the (very nice) new Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn Express connected to Terminal 4.  […]

BA Holidays luxury city breaks flash offer this weekend – cheaper than just booking a flight!

British Airways Holidays is running a special luxury breaks flash offer this weekend, valid for holidays to Europe, New York and South Africa amongst other places. There are some decent prices here but you need to book by midnight on Monday 18th February. You can see […]

Exclusive HFP competition: Win two flights to New York – on the airline YOU love the most!

It’s competition time again!  We are launching a new competition on Head for Points today, running for the next week, to win two economy class flights between London and New York. However, we are adding a romantic twist to the competition. This Valentine’s Day we want […]

IHG gains Europe’s best luxury resort as it buys Six Senses for $300m

IHG, the owner of the InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, Kimpton etc brands, announced a surprise acquisition yesterday. IHG is paying $300m to acquire Six Senses Hotels.  If this seems cheap, it is because Six Senses does not own any of its properties.  IHG is […]

Bits: new Virgin Flying Club life insurance deal, £8 Addison Lee code, Heathrow Express taking Oyster

News in brief: Earn Flying Club miles with Virgin Money life insurance Until 28th March Virgin Atlantic Flying Club members who take out a life insurance policy from Virgin Money will receive up to 25,000 Flying Club miles. The number of miles you can earn varies by the […]

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