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.

How I earned 7,000 Heathrow Rewards points (= 7,000 Avios) with a £135 Rocketmiles hotel booking

Back in September, we wrote about an excellent hotel promotion. Hotel booking site Rocketmiles was (and still is) offering ‘first time users’ 5,000+ easy Avios or other airline miles for a one night booking. I tried this offer out myself last week when I was […]

Bonuses galore: 25% TopCashback to Avios bonus, and a 50% Asia Miles / Heathrow Rewards bonus

Cashback shopping site TopCashback is offering a 25% bonus if you convert your earnings to Avios. Until 15th December, you will receive 1.25 Avios for every 1p of cashback you convert. Be clear about the maths before you do this.  You are basically buying Avios […]

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

Heathrow Rewards has launched an interesting promotion – a 50% bonus when you convert your Emirates Skywards miles INTO Heathrow Rewards points. This deal runs until 6th November.  It is not showing yet on the Heathrow Rewards website but it is featured on the Emirates website […]

Get up to 10,000 Heathrow Rewards points (=10,000 miles) with jewellery, watches and technology

There is good news for Avios, Virgin Flying Club, Emirates Skywards, Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer, Aegean Miles+Bonus, Royal Brunei Royal Skies and Lufthansa Miles & More members! Heathrow Rewards has launched its annual bonus promotion on electronics, watches and jewellery, keen to tap into the Christmas […]

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, […]

Win England v Australia Cricket World Cup tickets with Heathrow

If you weren’t lucky enough to get tickets to the ICC Cricket World Cup matches via Emirates Skywards, Heathrow has launched a competition to win a pair of tickets for the England v Australia match at Lord’s on Tuesday 25th June. You can enter here. […]

Earn Heathrow Rewards points with Aspire airport lounges

Heathrow Rewards has extended its partnership with Club Aspire. Heathrow Rewards gives you 1 point for every £1 spent in Heathrow (1 per £10 on foreign exchange) or on Heathrow Express tickets (online bookings only). Once you’ve earned 250 points you can exchange them for […]

Will Amex devalue Membership Rewards – and should you convert Amex, Clubcard, Heathrow or HSBC points to Avios on receipt?

In the comments to our article yesterday on the changes to certain American Express card sign-up and referral bonuses, a couple of readers questioned the merit of leaving their Membership Rewards points sitting with American Express, rather than moving them. The logic, according to these […]

Heathrow now has genuinely super-fast (and free) wi-fi!

Heathrow Airport has just announced a brand new super-fast free wi-fi service. I know what you’re thinking ….. fast wi-fi, blah, blah, usual marketing spiel.  Except … I was in Heathrow on Tuesday morning on my way to Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, so I […]

Earn bonus Heathrow Rewards points on fashion

Heathrow Rewards is offering up to 2,000 bonus points when you buy clothing at the airport before 22nd April. Heathrow Rewards gives you 1 point for every £1 spent in Heathrow (1 per £10 on foreign exchange) or on Heathrow Express tickets (online bookings only). […]

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 which can earn you 2,000+ easy Avios or other airline miles. Heathrow Rewards gives you 1 point for every £1 spent in Heathrow (1 per £10 on foreign […]

Why the only thing better than transferable points is INSTANTLY transferable points

One of the key ideas I push on Head for Points is that transferable, or convertible, points are better than non-transferable points. The best way to explain this is via American Express Membership Rewards points, earned from Amex Gold, Amex Platinum and the Amex Rewards […]

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

Heathrow Rewards – the loyalty scheme for Heathrow’s duty free shops – has brought back its generous sign-up bonus worth 3,000 points for 2019. 3,000 points is a very generous sign-up bonus for Heathrow Rewards.  It is especially generous given the recent 50% and 100% transfer […]

50%-100% bonus on Heathrow Rewards transfers to Virgin – sign-up promo now worth 4,500-6,000 miles!

Heathrow Rewards, the loyalty scheme for shopping at Heathrow, has launched a 50%-100% bonus on transfers to Virgin Flying Club. Heathrow Rewards gives you 1 point for every £1 spent in Heathrow (1 per £10 on foreign exchange) or on Heathrow Express tickets (online bookings […]

Get 250 bonus Heathrow Rewards points (=250 miles) with every Heathrow Express purchase!

(EDIT: some people are having trouble with points posting if they buy the cheapest £5.50 tickets.  Reader feedback generally seems to be that they will appear but after a delay, whilst the bonus posts immediately for other ticket types.) Heathrow Rewards and Heathrow Express have […]

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