What are the best credit card sign-up deals for January? – plus news round-up and a look ahead

It is time for our regular round up of what is coming and what is going in the world of UK airline and hotel credit card sign-up deals. Our directory of the 16 main UK travel credit and charge cards can be found by clicking the […]

How to avoid the Heathrow Hotel Hoppa fee by travelling on local buses for free

As I have mentioned a few times on Head for Points, my preferred ‘near Heathrow’ hotel – if you don’t want to pay a premium for the hotels attached to the terminals – is the Hilton Garden Inn at Hatton Cross (reviewed here).  My main […]

ENDS MONDAY: Get £50 off £100 spend at Amazon with Amazon Business

I promise that this is the last mention of this deal, as it closes on Monday!  Back in October we ran a very generous promotion with Amazon Business.  Until Monday night, it is back. If you sign up, for FREE, to Amazon Business you can […]

Heading to Gatwick? Good myGatwick deals including free Regus lounge access

My first flight for 2019 will be out of Gatwick in a few days time, drones permitting.  I could have used Heathrow, but as you will see from the articles when I get back there were a couple of reasons why Gatwick was preferable this […]

How to use your Starbucks card for free foreign currency conversions!

As it is a Bank Holiday today, I have no qualms in filling a slot with a silly travel tip which you may, actually, find that you can use. If you have a Starbucks plastic payment card or pay via the Starbucks app, you may […]

STILL RUNNING: Get £50 off £100 spend at Amazon with Amazon Business

Whilst we have reduced the number of new articles over Christmas and New Year due to low news flow, I am running a few reminders of decent deals which are still running. Back in October we ran a very generous promotion with Amazon Business.  For […]

My travel highlights and lowlights of 2018

As we gently ease back into things after Christmas, I wanted to do my annual look back at the past year.   What impressed me on my travels during 2018?  And what didn’t? There are some very good unbranded family hotels in Europe I think I […]

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 2019.  Since I launched this service 22 months ago with Emyr Thomas of Bon Vivant, the feedback from Head for Points readers has […]

Happy Christmas! Head for Points returns on Thursday

Happy Christmas to you and your family. I hope you enjoy a well deserved break, wherever in the world you are. (Do please post below if your travels have taken you anywhere exciting this Christmas.  I am in London, Anika is with her newly acquired […]

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 is nothing to detain you over Christmas, but from […]

We review N26, the UK’s latest ‘online only’ bank – how does it compare to Revolut or Monzo?

This is our N26 review, looking at the UK’s latest ‘app only’ bank.  How does it stack up? N26 is the latest ‘challenger bank’ to launch in the UK.  It follows in the footsteps of Revolut, Monzo, Starling and Monese, although it is actually older […]

First look at London City’s new terminal – which will be FOUR TIMES the current size

London City Airport has released the first images of how its new terminal building will look when it opens in 2022. If you have been to City Airport recently you will have seen that construction work is already underway.  Most people don’t quite understand the […]

Our review of the American Express Nectar credit card

This is my review of the American Express Nectar credit card. Head for Points mainly focusses on credit cards which offer airline miles or hotel loyalty points for your spending. However, it is also worth taking a look at the Amex Nectar credit card because of […]

Exclusive HFP competition: Win luxury swim shorts, worth up to £220, made from recycled plastic

This weekend, we are running a competition in association with new online clothing brand Naeco.  If you are heading off to the beach this Christmas, it is one for you. Two Head for Points readers will each win a luxury pair of swim shorts made […]

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

Back in October we ran a very generous promotion with Amazon Business.  For a limited period, it is now back. If you sign up, for FREE, to Amazon Business you can save £50 on your next £100 Amazon purchase.  (I know this is outside our […]

What are the best credit card sign-up deals for December? – plus a news round-up inc Flybe final closure

It is time for our regular round up of what is coming and what is going in the world of UK airline and hotel credit card sign-up deals. Our directory of the 16 main UK travel credit and charge cards can be found by clicking the […]

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