Head for Points frequent flyer articles by Anika

For Head for Points, Anika writes hotel and flight reviews and general travel features and oversees advertising, marketing, PR, press and events. She is also Editor of Shopper Points which focusses on getting the best deal from Tesco Clubcard and Nectar points.

Avios Ireland: Double Avios in AerClub with SuperValu

As a reminder, our coverage of Avios Ireland (AerClub) is exclusively on the Head for Points website.  You will not receive these articles via our daily emails unless it is a deal which UK residents can take part in. Whilst Tesco has a major presence […]

FINAL WEEK: Exclusive Billhop discount for HfP readers – pay (almost) any bill with your Amex card

Back in September we first wrote about Billhop, a Swedish company that lets you pay almost ANY bill with a credit or charge card – including American Express cards. You can probably imagine how this situation could be useful in your points collecting …. If […]

Bits: Avios-earning Finnair sale, ANA InterContinental Tokyo update, TAP to launch City to Porto

News in brief: Good Asia sale deals on Finnair Finnair has launched its Winter sale. There are special Business Class fares to Asia from the UK via Helsinki, valid until 15th January for travel between now and 31st October 2018 (dates vary by route). What […]

Anika’s travel highlights and lowlights of 2017

As a complement to his own travel highlights and lowlights article yesterday, Rob asked me to look back at some of the places I have covered for HfP this year.  The places that really stuck in my mind were Ljubljana and Tokyo, but these were […]

LAST DAY: Win 5,000 Club Eurostar points plus top-tier Carte Blanche status

This week we have been running a great competition in association with Eurostar to celebrate the launch of Club Eurostar.  Today is the last day to enter. You can win enough Club Eurostar points for two Anytime return tickets in Standard Premier. You will be able […]

HFP reader story – how Peter used 650,000 points for a holiday in Barbados (+ Hilton Barbados review)

We talk a lot on Head for Points about how to get the maximum value from your points.  Sometimes, however, circumstances mean that you just want to get a free holiday – flight and hotel – even if you might not be getting every last […]

Get 2400 Avios, 2500 Virgin miles or £30 of Uber credit with £40 of Hasbro board games

We tend to leave Tesco Clubcard offers to our sister site Shopper Points  these days.  This one is particularly generous, however, and by the time Shopper Points returns on Monday (it takes the weekend off) you would have missed the last day for standard delivery. […]

48 HOURS ONLY: Win exclusive ANA Star Wars model planes!

As a bit of a Star Wars geek I’m very excited about today’s competition in association with ANA. We have cunningly timed this to link in with the release of “The Last Jedi” this weekend! One lucky winner will win three ANA Star Wars model […]

Get 3000 Flying Club miles with Virgin Money International Money Transfer

Virgin Money International Money Transfer has returned as a Flying Club partner – but only for a few months. If you try this service now you can get 3000 Virgin Atlantic miles when making your first transaction. Virgin Money promises a best price guarantee on […]

Highlights from the Head for Points Christmas party!

Thank you to everyone who came to the Head for Points Christmas party at the Dry Martini bar at the Melia White House hotel on Tuesday night.  It was another great event and definitely needs to be repeated soon. Apologies to everyone who tried to […]

Review of the Escape Lounge at Manchester Airport Terminal 1

In order to complete our collection of reviews of airport lounges across the UK, we asked for the help of our readers. Reader Stephenie kindly sent us a review of the Escape Lounge at Manchester Airport Terminal 1. You can find all of our other […]

Exclusive Billhop discount for HfP readers – pay (almost) any bill with your Amex card

Back in September we first wrote about Billhop, a Swedish company that lets you pay almost ANY bill with a credit or charge card – including American Express cards. You can probably imagine how this situation could be useful in your points collecting …. If […]

Bits: BA lounge guesting rules relaxed, AirPortr partnering with AA, 40% off PartnerPlusBenefit redemptions

News in brief: British Airways lounge guesting rules relaxed over Christmas Whilst there has been no official announcement, British Airways seems to have relaxed its Gatwick and Heathrow lounge access policy for Gold members. Until 13th January it appears that: a Gold card holder can take […]

Exclusive competition: Win 5,000 Club Eurostar points plus top-tier Carte Blanche status

This week we are running a great competition in association with Eurostar to celebrate the launch of Club Eurostar. You can win enough Club Eurostar points for two Anytime return tickets in Standard Premier. You will be able to travel to any destination, on any day […]

OFFER EXTENDED: Get up to 50,000 Avios for investing with Nutmeg

Wealth management group Nutmeg is currently repeating its generous Avios offer for opening a pension or ISA. If you didn’t get around to opening an account back in April when this offer last ran, you might want to look at the deal now.  The offer […]