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Free Platinum status with Global Hotel Alliance

Global Hotel Alliance is a loyalty scheme used by 14 upmarket hotel brands with a total of 320 combined properties.  Kempinski is the biggest one you might be familiar with. The full list of members .....

Global Hotel Alliance is a loyalty scheme used by 14 upmarket hotel brands with a total of 320 combined .....

by Rob Burgess10 comments

Uber launches flat rate airport pricing in London

From April 2018, please use our new Uber sign-up code UBERHEADFORPOINTS via this link, or download the app and add the code via the promo code box on the ‘Payment’ tab.  This gets you £3 .....

From April 2018, please use our new Uber sign-up code UBERHEADFORPOINTS via this link, or download the app and .....

by Rob Burgess5 comments

A new Amex / Foursquare deal is here

A new Foursquare offer has been launched, in conjunction with Amex.  This is not as good as some of the older ones, but may well benefit you. Check in at a Shell garage via Foursquare, and you .....

A new Foursquare offer has been launched, in conjunction with Amex.  This is not as good as some of the .....

by Rob Burgess18 comments

My review of Jumeirah Zabeel Saray in Dubai

This is my review of Jumeirah Zabeel Saray in Dubai. I promised to do a quick write-up about our Dubai holiday hotel. You should also read this post which talks about our Grand Deluxe Family room, .....

This is my review of Jumeirah Zabeel Saray in Dubai. I promised to do a quick write-up about our Dubai holiday .....

by Rob Burgess4 comments

Why do people dislike Dubai so much?

I have just finished an article reviewing our hotel in Dubai from last month, which will go up tomorrow. What crossed my mind when writing it, though, was the reaction you often get when you tell .....

I have just finished an article reviewing our hotel in Dubai from last month, which will go up tomorrow. What .....

by Rob Burgess25 comments

We’ve hit 1,000 followers

I’m delighted to say that Head for Points passed the 1,000 followers mark yesterday. That is the total of the number of people who receive our posts by e-mail or follow us on Facebook or .....

I’m delighted to say that Head for Points passed the 1,000 followers mark yesterday. That is the total .....

by Rob Burgess11 comments

‘Deluxe Family’ hotel rooms … a real luxury hotel innovation

In a couple of days I will publish a full review of the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray hotel on the Palm in Dubai, a thoroughly modest little hotel where all of the room corridors are lined with gold leaf! I .....

In a couple of days I will publish a full review of the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray hotel on the Palm in Dubai, a .....

by Rob Burgess12 comments

bmi Diamond Club closes today for non-UK members

I’m sure no-one needs reminding of this, but bmi Diamond Club finally closes its doors today to members outside the UK. Technically, Australia and New Zealand-based accounts will also remain .....

I’m sure no-one needs reminding of this, but bmi Diamond Club finally closes its doors today to members .....

by Rob Burgess2 comments

Have yourselves a merry little Christmas … HfP returns on Friday 28th

Well, we are back from Dubai and just in time for Christmas! I have a Barbie California Dream House and a wooden garage to wrap, amongst many other things. Head for Points is taking a short break and .....

Well, we are back from Dubai and just in time for Christmas! I have a Barbie California Dream House and a .....

by Rob Burgess14 comments

East Coast Rewards gets even better

In my long article on train ticket reward schemes last week, I explained East Coast Rewards. As I said then, if you would be interested in redeeming for travel on the East Coast line, then booking .....

In my long article on train ticket reward schemes last week, I explained East Coast Rewards. As I said then, .....

by Rob Burgess2 comments

Do you know all of Quidco’s travel partners?

Most Head for Points readers will be familiar with www.quidco.com, the UK cashback website. It is a great little business, paying you cashback for your online shopping when you link via their portal .....

Most Head for Points readers will be familiar with www.quidco.com, the UK cashback website. It is a great .....

by Rob Burgess1 comment

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