Heathrow Rewards

Heathrow Rewards - formerly known as BAA WorldPoints - is the loyalty scheme for shoppers at Heathrow Airport. You can also earn points from buying Heathrow Express tickets and from airport parking. Points can be redeemed for airline miles (Avios, Virgin Flying Club, Emirates, Singapore KrisFlyer, Royal Brunei, Miles & More) or for Heathrow shopping vouchers.

Bits: £50-£200 Amex Travel cashback, 2000 Heathrow Rewards points on fashion, free Fast Track at East Midlands

News in brief: Generous Amex Travel cashback credit launched American Express Travel has launched a new cashback credit promotion. There are a couple of versions.  The most generous, which I got, is a whopping £200 back on a £600 spend via Amex Travel.  The other […]

50% bonus on Heathrow Rewards transfers to Emirates Skywards – sign-up promo worth 4,500 miles

Heathrow Rewards, the loyalty scheme for shopping at Heathrow, has launched a 50% bonus on transfers to Emirates Skywards. The offer is clearly flagged on the Heathrow Rewards site when you log in.  This offer ONLY applies to Emirates Skywards and does not apply to: […]

Should you convert Clubcard, Amex, Heathrow or HSBC points to Avios on receipt?

This article is another of the ‘how to’ pieces we have been running over August for the benefit of newer readers, although hopefully everyone will get some value from them. A regular email question I receive from readers is about ‘convertible’ points.  There is a […]

Bits: 25% bonus on HSBC Premier to Avios transfers, new Heathrow Rewards sign-up bonus, 40% bonus buying Hyatt points

News in brief: 25% bonus when you transfer HSBC Premier credit card points to Avios HSBC Premier has launched a (targeted?) 25% bonus on points transfers to Avios. This is a little surprising, since in October 2016 they said that they were ending their annual 50% […]

I try out Heathrow’s Personal Shopper experience

If you’ve spent too much time in airport lounges, you might want to try something different next time you’re at Heathrow. How about a complimentary Personal Shopper experience? Heathrow’s Personal Shopper service launched in 2014 and can be booked by anyone travelling from Heathrow who […]

Heathrow Airport now selling Fast Track security access, inc Terminal 5

This seems to be new, although I haven’t seen any announcements about it. Heathrow Airport has started to sell Fast Track security access.  You can find it on the Heathrow website here. The price is not exactly a bargain at £12.50 per person.  It does […]

Exclusive: Get 100% bonus redeeming Heathrow Rewards points for shopping vouchers

If you have a stack of Heathrow Rewards points sitting around, this is the opportunity you have been waiting for to unload them.  (Heathrow Rewards is the loyalty scheme covering the shops, restaurants, money exchange and parking facilities at Heathrow Airport.  You earn 1 point […]

How to cash out your Amex MR points or Emirates miles for 1p each this week

(EDIT: Whilst I mention a few risk factors in this article, it seems I was being overcautious.  Based on comments below, eg “Just did this having not even created an Emirates account before. MR to Emirates, Emirates to Heathrow and Heathrow to redeemed shopping vouchers […]

Holiday Tips 3 – how to earn Avios and get the best deals on Heathrow Airport car parking

With the schools breaking up, I am currently running updated versions of my annual travel planning series.  This will cover the best ways of earning or redeeming miles and points to get the best value from your Summer travel.  Part 1, on earning Avios and miles from car rentals, […]

NEW: 50% bonus on Emirates Skywards conversions to Heathrow Rewards – worth it?

Heathrow Rewards is launching an interesting promotion – a 50% bonus when you convert your Emirates Skywards miles INTO Heathrow Rewards points. This deal launches today and runs until 31st July.  If it isn’t already showing on their website, check back later. Emirates Skywards joined Heathrow Rewards […]

2,000+ Heathrow Rewards points with your first Rocketmiles hotel booking (converts to Avios and more)

Heathrow Rewards, the Heathrow Airport shopping loyalty scheme, has an interesting partnership with hotel booking site Rocketmiles. What is Rocketmiles? Rocketmiles – if you are not familiar with it – is a similar website to PointsHound, Agoda and Kaligo.com.  You can earn airline miles and […]

REMINDER: Get 3,000 Avios or other miles with the Heathrow Rewards sign-up bonus

Just in case you are flying out of Heathrow tonight for the Bank Holiday, I thought it was worth a reminder that Heathrow Rewards – the loyalty scheme for Heathrow’s duty free shops – has a sign-up bonus at the moment worth 3,000 points. 3,000 points […]

Bits: Heathrow Rewards adds Asia Miles, Ethiopian Airlines to launch Manchester, win a Heathrow airside tour

News in brief: Heathrow Rewards adds a new airline partner with a conversion bonus Heathrow Rewards has added Asia Miles as a new redemption partner. This joins Avios, Virgin Flying Club, KrisFlyer, Miles & More, Emirates Skywards, Aegean Miles+Bonus and Royal Brunei Royal Skies as […]

What are the best hotel promos for May?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running. All of the information in this article can also be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains details of all of the current offers, together with links to our major articles on […]

Bits: new BA Rome lounge opens, the QE2 floating hotel in Dubai bookable, Aegean joins Heathrow Rewards

News in brief: British Airways opens new lounge in Rome British Airways launched its new lounge in Rome Fiumicino yesterday. To quote: “Spread over 460 square metres, the space can comfortably host nearly 140 customers. It also features a number of zones that create separate […]

Bits: BA and Accor Economist promos, Heathrow Rewards transfer bonus, Avios gender pay gap

News in brief: New Economist promos launched by British Airways and Accor You can’t move these days without seeing a generous mileage offer for subscribing to The Economist. As you can see at this link, you can earn 13,200 Avios if you take out a 1-year […]

2,500+ Heathrow Rewards points with your first Rocketmiles hotel booking (converts to Avios and more)

Heathrow Rewards, the Heathrow Airport shopping loyalty scheme, has an interesting partnership with hotel booking site Rocketmiles. What is Rocketmiles? Rocketmiles – if you are not familiar with it – is a similar website to PointsHound, Agoda and Kaligo.com.  You can earn airline miles and […]