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.

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. […]

Bits: see Wimbledon with IHG, Air Belgium flying Cairo for BA, earn Heathrow Rewards with Aspire lounges

News in brief: Watch Wimbledon with IHG Rewards Club The IHG Rewards Club auction platform is pretty useless if you live in the UK.   Now and then, however, a good one slips through. It is currently offering a pair of Centre Court Wimbledon tickets 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. Remember that Heathrow Rewards points convert 1 : 1 into Avios, Virgin Flying Club, Miles & More, Krisflyer, Asia Miles, Emirates Skywards and various other programmes, […]

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. What is Rocketmiles? Rocketmiles – if you are not familiar with it – is a similar website […]

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. The offer started on Saturday and is live on the Heathrow Rewards home page if you log in to make a transfer. The bonus is […]

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 […]

Bits: two new BA Summer 2019 routes, 10% off Gatwick parking, 50% Heathrow Rewards to Asia Miles bonus

News in brief: British Airways launches Heathrow to Preveza and Bastia British Airways has announced two new Summer routes to Preveza (Greece) and Bastia (Corsica) starting from May 2019. Flights to Preveza will be operating on Wednesdays and Sundays starting on 26th May, departing London […]

Get up to 15,000 Heathrow Rewards points (=15,000 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! Today, 1st October, Heathrow Rewards is launching its annual bonus promotion on electronics, watches and jewellery, keen to tap […]

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 […]

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