ENDS FRIDAY: Earn double Avios on British Airways flights and via BA Holidays booked now for travel by 30 June

Time is running out to book your flights in order to qualify for the current British Airways ‘double Avios’ offer. This has the potential to be very lucrative if you can work it around your travel plans. For the first time, this offer has also […]

READER OFFER: Hack your way through the airport with a free 12-month subscription to App in the Air (usually £27.99)

This article has been sponsored by App in the Air A number of smartphone apps have sprung up in recent years which promise to make your flying easier.  The clear leader, in terms of customer numbers, is App in the Air which recently celebrated 5.5 […]

BA bits: 50% Avios discount on three routes; Club Suite added to Washington, Philadelphia & Dallas

News in brief: 50% off Avios economy redemptions on three routes Well, here’s an interesting one.  British Airways seems to be running a 50% Avios sale – but a very limited one. It only seems to be running on Atlanta, Shanghai and Seoul – but […]

IT’S BACK: Get £20 for free if you have a Monese account (only 4 minutes needed!)

NOTE: This deal was still working OK at 11pm on Thursday night.  If you are reading this via our emails on Friday morning, things may have changed!  The freshest comments under the on-site version of this article will give you the latest position. It’s back!  […]

BA launches six new Heathrow ‘Summer sun’ routes – Avios seats bookable now

British Airways has announced six new ‘Summer sun’ routes from Heathrow, including Pristina and Podgorica. These routes are all available for booking now, with the guaranteed six Avios seats per flight available. Some of these are brand new whilst others are re-instatements of previously cancelled […]

What is the best use of American Express Membership Rewards points?

I have written numerous articles before about using American Express Membership Rewards points and a few pieces on how I value airline miles and hotel points. I have pulled together both of these strands in this updated 2019 article on how to make the best […]

Bits: visit Necker for 1.5 million Virgin miles, Hyatt’s Great Scotland Yard hotel opens, Caledonian Sleeper video

News in brief: Stay at Necker Island for 1.5 million Virgin Atlantic miles Few people know that you can redeem Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles for holidays on Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island retreat. Necker Island was badly damaged by Hurricane Irma in 2017.  After substantial […]

Bits: 3000 bonus Hyatt points with SLH, Finnair business Oslo-Singapore for £1100, good Etihad deals from Scandi

News in brief: Earn 3,000 bonus World of Hyatt points with Small Luxury Hotels of the World As we have covered a few times this year, World of Hyatt has been slowly drip-feeding properties from the Small Luxury Hotels of the World consortium into its […]

See top bands for points as new Marriott Moments O2 concert tickets released

Marriott Rewards has launched some new concert tickets for their suite at the O2 Arena in Greenwich. The catered box at the O2 is not a bad place to see a concert, as our review here shows. The food and drink on offer is excellent, […]

Bits: Avios / Kaligo promo extended, Manchester gains two Hyatts on 10th January, run the London Marathon with IHG

News in brief: Avios / Kaligo.com hotel promotion extended Kaligo.com and Avios have extended their ‘double Avios promotion’.  It is now valid on all hotel rooms booked by 31st December for stays from now until the end of June 2020.  The original closing date was […]

Review: British Airways lounge, including First Class dining, at Washington Dulles

This is our review of the British Airways lounge and the First Class dining room at Washington Dulles Airport. With two daily flights and and a lot of premium passengers between London and the US capital it clearly makes sense to have a dedicated British […]

UPDATED: Avios CEO in surprise resignation

The Chief Executive and Chairman of Avios Group Ltd, Andrew (Drew) Crawley, surprised the loyalty industry yesterday by resigning. A virtual IAG lifer, Drew initially joined BA in 1992 and – with a short break at one point – rose to become Chief Commercial Officer.  […]

Bits: bonus Avios on all BA Amex spend, £10 supermarket cashback with Amex, win a £12k Malaysia holiday

News in brief: Get bonus Avios on all BA Amex spend until 27th December American Express is currently running a special offer for all British Airways American Express cardholders. You may have been emailed about this last week, but if you have opted out of […]

We review World Traveller Plus on a British Airways A380

This is our review of World Traveller Plus (premium economy) on British Airways. Premium Economy has not, historically, been a focus for Head for Points.  It isn’t a half-way house between Business and Economy, however much the marketing people may try to convince people otherwise.  […]

HEAD TO HEAD: Is BA Accelerating Business Amex or Capital On Tap Business Rewards the best Avios SME credit card?

We have recently seen two new small business credit cards launching, both of which allow you to earn Avios.  But which is best? Both cards seem to take advantage of a loophole in the EU interchange fee regulations which means that they do not apply […]

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