British Airways and BA Executive Club

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Bits: new IHG PointBreaks list TODAY, the final BA 767 flight took place last night

News in brief: New IHG PointBreaks list launching today – probably! IHG Rewards Club will be releasing a new PointBreaks list on Monday – I think. I say ‘think’ because IHG has not been trailing this on social media as it often does, and the ‘Cyber Monday’ hype […]

No more Avios or Virgin miles from Esso as petrol loyalty sees a big shake up

There is a major shift underway in petrol station loyalty, with Tesco Clubcard seeing another major blow. It will hit Virgin Flying Club particularly hard, as they will lose their last branded petrol partner.  This follows the withdrawal of Texaco Star Rewards as a Virgin […]

Earn 5,000 bonus Avios with generous Avis & British Airways Black Friday / Cyber Weekend deal

Avis and British Airways have come together to launch a very generous Black Friday deal which actually runs until next Tuesday evening. If you book an Avis car at a participating location for three days or more, you will receive 5,000 bonus Avios.  This is on […]

Black Friday 2: 50% credit from Shangri-La, £100 off BA Holidays, £175 Air New Zealand to LA, 30% off Radisson rooms

Some more Black Friday deals! Get 50% cash credit at Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts This is possibly the most original Black Friday deal we’ve covered this year.   It is well worth thinking about if you are heading to Asia or the Middle East next year, […]

BA Black Friday deal: two Club World tickets for £2018 over Christmas and New Year, including Asia!

Between today and Monday 26th November, British Airways is selling two Club World seats to selected destinations for £2018.  That’s just £1009 return per person! You cannot book for one person at these rates.  However, it does seem to work for three and other odd […]

Bits: 50% Amex bonus on Hilton transfers, ‘proper’ Business seats on BA at London City!, Charles Tyrwhitt deal

News in brief: 50% bonus on American Express transfers to Hilton Honors American Express emailed a lot of HFP readers yesterday with an attractive transfer bonus. Between 21st November and 21st December, they will receive a 50% bonus on Membership Rewards transfers to Hilton Honors.  […]

Bits: good Priority Pass Black Friday deal, a new cheaper way to fly Qatar Airways First Class with Avios

News in brief: Priority Pass launches Black Friday discount deal As most Black Friday travel deals seem to be running for a week or more this year, we’re going to cover them as they launch rather than waiting for Friday itself. First up is Priority […]

Earn Avios with BA’s new parking partner – ParkCloud

British Airways has a brand new parking partner to help you earn Avios – ParkCloud. You can learn about ParkCloud on its special British Airways website here. Holiday Extras is no longer an Avios partner and has been replaced by ParkCloud. There are two separate […]

Review: British Airways Club World, London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur (Part 1)

This review looks at British Airways Club World business class from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur. It is the second review from Jamie’s trip to Indonesia, trying out three different oneworld airlines in Business Class.  The first review in this series, reviewing the British Airways Galleries […]

Review: British Airways Club World, London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur (Part 2)

This is part two of our review of British Airways Club World from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur. Part 1 of this BA business class flight review can be found here. Food and drink Dinner was served fairly quickly. For a starter I chose feta […]

Review of the BA Galleries Club South lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 5

This is our review of the British Airways Galleries Club South lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 5. Regular readers may remember that we called upon a friend of ours called Jamie earlier in the year when we needed someone to travel to New York for […]

The old British Airways Helicopters fleet is still alive and well!

This article was written by Rhys who is working at HFP for a few weeks until Christmas, primarily helping out with specific projects such as the Christmas party.  Welcome Rhys! Some of our readers may be old enough to remember British Airways Helicopters and the […]

STILL RUNNING: Get 18,000 Avios for £142 – but with a catch

It is a good few months since I last talked about this deal so – as it is still running until 31st December – I thought I would look at it again today for the benefit of new readers. AerClub, the new Aer Lingus Avios-based frequent […]

Bits: BA sets the lawyers on data breach complainants, have you spent your 90,000 Iberia Avios?, Flying Blue flash sale

News in brief: British Airways sending legal letters to data breach complainants A Head for Points reader sent me an interesting letter he had received after writing to British Airways to request compensation for the recent data breach. Instead of responding directly, British Airways passed […]

British Airways has released more than 50,000 extra Avios seats in Club World!

British Airways has launched a special Avios promotion adding more than 50,000 extra reward seats in its Club World cabin. Until 2nd December there will be increased Avios business class availability on a number of BA’s long-haul routes.  The extra seats are available for travel from […]

Bits: Expedia drops Nectar, two new ‘buy Avios’ deals from 0.84p, Virgin gains a Heathrow slot from Cobalt

News in brief: Expedia drops Nectar as an earning and spending partner Expedia and Nectar have announced that they are ending their partnership on 15th December. At present, you can earn Nectar points on all Expedia bookings at the following rates: Package bookings: 1,000 Nectar points Hotel-only […]

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