Which of the SEVEN UK airport lounges opening soon am I most looking forward to?

2019 is gearing up to be a good year for UK airport lounge openings.  The last six months have already seen the new No 1 Lounge in Edinburgh (review), the new SkyLife lounge at Southend (review), the No 1 Clubrooms in Birmingham (review to come) […]

IT’S BACK: Get £50 off £100 spend at Amazon with Amazon Business

Lack Autumn, and again just after Christmas, we ran a very generous promotion with Amazon Business.  For a limited period, it is back. If you sign up, for FREE, to Amazon Business you can save £50 on your next £100 Amazon purchase.  (I know this […]

Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t miss

Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly feature which summarises offers that are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Cards and regular article pages. Today’s list has a couple of decent flight sales including […]

We try out LNER’s new Azuma trains – how is the ride? (Part 1)

This is our review of LNER’s new Azuma trains, launched this week and now running on the East Coast mainline. HFP is not just about planes.  We know that our readers also let the train take the strain at times. We were invited on Wednesday’s […]

We try out LNER’s new Azuma trains – how is the ride? (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of our review of LNER’s new Azuma East Coast trains. Part 1 of our LNER Azuma review can be found here.  In this part, we look at loyalty schemes, First Class and the refreshements available. Will LNER launch a new loyalty […]

How to get a discount on Gatwick Express (2019 edition)

This is our updated guide to saving money on Gatwick Express tickets.  It is a companion piece to our guide on saving money on Heathrow Express tickets which we updated last week. We get the occasional email from readers asking about the cheapest way to […]

Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t miss

Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly feature which summarises offers that are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Cards and regular article pages. Looking at this list, there are a lot of deals […]

FIXED AGAIN!: The Amex / Amazon ‘£25 off £40’ coupon started working again on Tuesday

EDIT 2: as of 11am Wednesday it seems to be back! EDIT: It looks like Amazon has closed this down again, because it is not working on Wednesday morning I have repeated this article because, on Tuesday, the code started working again.  It had stopped […]

Britannia Hotels wins the Which? ‘dirtiest hotel chain in Britain’ award

Which? magazine has run a reader survey on the cleanest hotels in Britain – you can read the summary here. Hilton Garden Inn was the winner, followed by Marriott’s Renaissance chain.  Britannia Hotels, not surprisingly, came at the bottom. Which? sent a reporter to Brighton […]

Ethiopian Airlines to launch Dublin to Madrid with flat beds

If you’re looking for something a little different for your next trip, Ethiopian Airlines is launching Dublin to Madrid on 2nd June! This is a ‘fifth freedom’ service which is being tagged onto the end of the existing Addis Ababa to Dublin flight.  This means […]

UK airport lounge reviewers wanted!

EDIT:  All slots are taken except for Norwich!  Thanks to everyone who volunteered. Over the last few years, we have published reviews of many of the major airport lounges in the UK. You can see our full list of UK airport lounge reviews here. However, […]

Generous £75 Wheely offer with American Express

I wanted to flag the excellent Wheely deal again today.  A lot of Head for Points readers have taken advantage of this since we first mentioned it, and feedback from those who have used the service has been very good. Wheely is a London-based Uber […]

Reminder: Get exclusive benefits on luxury hotel bookings via Head for Points

I wanted to give our luxury hotel booking service another mention today in case you have started to make your holiday plans for Summer 2019.  Since I launched this service two years ago with Emyr Thomas of Bon Vivant, the feedback from Head for Points readers […]

Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t miss

Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly feature which summarises offers that are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Cards and regular article pages. There are quite a few deals ending in the next […]

£1690 London-Australia/NZ and £1200 to Asia in Business in Air China’s Easter sale

It’s Easter, and Air China has rolled out its Business Class deals to Asia and Australasia again.  This time there are good deals out of London although if you are willing to fly out of Germany instead you may pay less. How cheap is cheap? Take a […]

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