Asia from £965, Sydney / Melbourne / Auckland / Brisbane from £1275 as Air China’s Business flash sale returns

Every year, Air China runs a special sale around 11/11 to celebrate Single’s Day.   All European destinations are usually included, but from Germany there are always some especially aggressive deals. (Before you ask:  “Singles Day or Guanggun Jie is a shopping holiday popular among young Chinese people that […]

Save up to 40% on a Priority Pass airport lounge card

Priority Pass has a new promotion, offering up to 40% off membership until 1st December. If you’ve been thinking of getting a Priority Pass airport lounge card then this Black Friday offer is, experience shows, the best deal they run all year. A Priority Pass […]

What are the best credit card sign-up deals for November? – plus your news round-up

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 […]

New Stansted Express trains on the way

Last year, Abellio Greater Anglia signalled it would be removing First Class from Stansted Express with the arrival of its new rolling stock. It is part of a fleet-wide investment that sees it replacing every single train in its network. (As someone who lived in […]

New Aspire lounge in Edinburgh now open

The new Aspire lounge at Edinburgh Airport opened roughly on schedule this week – a remarkable feat given how often such projects are delayed! Now that this is open the existing Aspire lounge at Gate 4 will be refurbished in the new year. Once it […]

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. You don’t need to be worried about missing a good […]

Here’s the full HFP index of articles for October 2019

Here is a full list of the articles we published in October 2019.  Click through to read them in full: What is the best value Avios redemption per minute of flying time?! How mysterious: get a bespoke bonus when you buy Virgin Flying Club miles […]

New luxury lounge planned for Newcastle Airport

It looks like a lot of regional airports in the UK are seeing value in adding high-end lounge offerings. I was recently in the Lomond Lounge at Glasgow Airport (review here) which has also just opened and offers, to my view, a genuinely premium experience – […]

Did you know lastminute.com lets you refund non-refundable flights?

The price gap between refundable and non-refundable flights is normally huge, as we all know.  The risks of buying a non-refundable flight can be partly offset by travel insurance, but that doesn’t cover every possible reason for cancelling. Sometimes you don’t need to travel anymore […]

Why you should get a FREE Curve Card to maximise your miles and points from credit cards

The newsflow from Curve Card has gone a little quiet of late, but the company dropped users an email this week to promote a huge advertising campaign on London Underground which is about to launch.  (They just raised $60m in new funding and need to […]

Air New Zealand to end UK services with closure of Heathrow to Los Angeles route

Air New Zealand is to end flights from the UK. The airline announced last night that it is closing its route between London Heathrow and Los Angeles, which carried on to Auckland.  The route has operated since 1982.  The LA to Auckland flight will continue. […]

Are the best cashback credit cards a good alternative to miles and points cards?

Cashback credit cards are not a core focus of Head for Points due to, erm, their lack of points. That isn’t going to change, but as the benefit packages on all reward cards – travel and cashback – continue to be squeezed it is worth keeping […]

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. You don’t need to be worried about missing a good […]

HFP in Vietnam: Review of the Sailing Club Resort Mui Ne

This is our review of the Sailing Club Resort Mui Ne. It is part of our series on Vietnam. You can see my review of Vietnam Airlines premium economy here. You can read more about my trip in Vietnam, including reviews of business class on […]

HFP in Vietnam: My one night river cruise with Paradise Cruises on Halong Bay

This is my review of a one night cruise on Halong Bay with Paradise Cruises. This article is part of our series on Vietnam. You can read more about my trip in Vietnam, including reviews of business class on Vietnam Airlines, a review of premium economy […]

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