The new HFP chat thread – Tuesday 14th July

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

400 UK Travelodge hotels may change brand as landlords lose patience (and money)

The UK hotel industry may be facing one of its biggest shake-ups in recent years, as landlords of over 400 UK Travelodge hotels open talks over rebranding. Accor, Marriott, IHG, Hilton, Jury’s Inn and Magnuson Hotels are among the groups who are in detailed discussions […]

The new HFP chat thread – Monday 13th July

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

The new HFP chat thread – Sunday 12th July

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

Regional airline Blue Islands announces a major expansion, starting with Southampton and Exeter

The collapse of Flybe earlier this year has led to expansion opportunities for the other small UK airlines – Loganair, Eastern and Blue Islands. Whilst a handful of Flybe routes may be big enough for Ryanair and easyJet to operate, the vast majority are not […]

The new HFP chat thread – Saturday 11th July

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

ZERO fines issued for breaches of English or Scottish travel quarantine rules

The National Police Chiefs’ Council revealed today that, in the first two weeks of the travel quarantine period (8th June to 22nd June), ZERO people were fined in England for breaching quarantine after returning to the UK. This is, of course, not hugely surprising.  The […]

New ‘App in the Air’ features makes post-Corona travel easier – and a free offer for healthcare staff

This article has been sponsored by App in the Air With some countries easing their travel restrictions, others not letting anyone in, flights increasing in some places and holiday cancellations in others there are currently a lot of questions when it comes to travel post-Corona. […]

The new HFP chat thread – Friday 10th July

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

FCO advises against cruise ship holidays, invalidating your travel insurance

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office issued a surprise warning against cruise holidays today, advising against trips. You can read the advisory notice here. There isn’t much to it.  This is the entire text: “The Foreign & Commonwealth Office advises against cruise ship travel at this […]

The new HFP chat thread – Thursday 9th July

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

Here are the countries that Scotland residents can visit without quarantine – if they let you in

The Scottish Government published its own list of countries today from which returning residents will be exempt from quarantine from Friday. It is, confusingly, different from the list of quarantine-free countries for residents of England, which we published here. Which countries can Scottish residents visit […]

Another IAG airline bites the dust – LEVEL France closing (El Pais)

According to El Pais in Spain, IAG – the parent company of British Airways – has decided to close down LEVEL France, its long-haul low cost airline. This follows LEVEL Europe, the short-haul low cost airline based in Vienna, which entered insolvency last month.  LEVEL […]

London commuter boats to be renamed Uber Boat under a new sponsorship deal!

Uber and Thames Clippers announced a deal this morning which will see the Thames Clippers commuter boat service rebranded as Uber Boat. The service had previously been sponsored by MBNA, although that deal did not including naming rights. When you scratch the surface, this appears […]

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