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As well as reading the articles below, make sure that you read our Avios Redemption University series to learn how to maximise your Avios points.


You can learn more about British Airways Executive Club on the BA website here.

Bits: BA messes with its iPhone app, Eastern launches Teesside to London City, BA and Qatar plan Australia JV

News in brief: Has BA now messed up its iPhone app too? Before Christmas we covered the new British Airways iPad app. We celebrated the achievements of the BA IT team as the British Airways iPad app received its 1,000th one-star review.  Since virtually no-one […]

REMINDER: Get £150 or 15,000 Avios sign-up bonus with Capital On Tap’s Visa card!

I wanted to remind you today about the great new Head for Points offer we have for any reader who has some sort of small business or self-employment. This exclusive offer is ONLY available to Head for Points readers, and only until 5th February. Capital […]

Which British Airways flights have wi-fi?

Will your British Airways flight have wifi?  It might do but, then again, there is a very good chance that it will not.  If your British Airways flight does have wifi, what will it cost? British Airways has been fitting its planes with wifi since […]

How to earn miles on your January tax bill via debit card (Tesco), Amex (Billhop), Curve, Miles & More or Revolut

When HMRC stopped accepting personal credit cards for tax payments in January 2018, it was a blow for many HFP readers who used the Inland Revenue to rack up a substantial number of miles and points. Even a relatively small business like Head for Points […]

Bits: BA Club to Cape Town for £1250, good Oz and NZ deals on Singapore Airlines, IHG credit card competition

News in brief: Good Australia and New Zealand deals on Singapore Airlines – and a BA Cape Town deal To be frank, the best flight deals in Europe at the moment are out of Scandinavia.  I’m not sure who started it – potentially Qatar Airways […]

New BA Amex offer – get 3,000 bonus Avios for £300 of British Airways spend

A good new offer should be showing on your British Airways or British Airways Premium Plus American Express card. If you spend £300 or more at between registration and 16th February, you will receive 3,000 bonus Avios. For clarity, this bonus comes from American […]

A 100% purely speculative article about what may happen at Heathrow Terminal 5 soon ….

You might not notice it, but we do have an editorial framework at HFP.  Part of this is that we don’t write about things which are only due to happen in 2-3+ years, because it isn’t ‘news you can use’.  That is why you very […]

Get a 30% ‘buy Avios’ bonus, to go with the January sale

British Airways is currently running another ‘buy Avios’ bonus promotion.  We mentioned this in passing over Christmas but I thought it was worth covering again as it ran at a very quiet time. In conjunction with the current British Airways sale, which runs to 30th […]

You will soon see a ‘refresh’ of the British Airways Chicago, Berlin and Edinburgh lounges

British Airways has revealed the next batch of lounges to receive refreshes across its network. This is not entirely ‘new news’, since it was included – possibly by mistake – in BA’s ’20 New Year’s Resolutions’ press release over Christmas.  British Airways shared full details […]

EXCLUSIVE HFP OFFER: Get £150 or 15,000 Avios sign-up bonus with Capital On Tap’s Visa card!

We have launched a great new Head for Points offer for any reader who has some sort of small business or self-employment. This exclusive offer is ONLY available to Head for Points readers. Capital On Tap’s Business Rewards Visa card is aimed at the small […]

Bits: extra BA Caribbean discounts, last day for IHG’s Europe sale, using Railcards on Heathrow Express

News in brief: Extra British Airways Caribbean discounts – Club World at £1399 British Airways has added some additional Caribbean discounts to the current sale, for Autumn travel. All are priced at £1,399 return.  The destinations included are: Antigua Bridgetown / Barbados Grenada Kingston Port […]

What is an Avios point worth?

It is over a year since I last discussed my thoughts on how to value an Avios point. With a lot of new readers this week, as happens every January, I thought it was worth running the numbers again to see if they still they […]

Bits: final few HFP party tickets available, save £50 on Addison Lee bookings, 6000 Avios with pet insurance

News in brief: Last few Head for Points Winter Party tickets still available EDIT:  All now sold.  We look forward to seeing you on the 20th.  We’ll post an update of the raffle prize list next week, and keep an eye on your inbox next […]

Willie Walsh quits as IAG CEO, Alex Cruz passed over for the job

In a Stock Market announcement this morning, Willie Walsh announced that he is standing down as Chief Executive of IAG, the British Airways parent company, on 26th March. His formal retirement date has been set for 30th June. He will NOT be replaced by Alex […]

Get a free helicopter transfer when you book a British Airways short break in Monaco!

If you’re looking for something different for a weekend break this Spring, British Airways Holidays is offering free helicopter transfers if you book a break in Monaco. If you’ve never been on a helicopter, it is a very cool thing to do. I think I’ve […]

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