Is this the smallest Priority Pass airport lounge in the world?

Every so often we get an email from a reader about a highly unusual lounge, airline or travel-related experience.  This one is from Graeme, who was flying with LATAM on an Avios redemption from Iguazú Falls to Buenos Aires. (South America is, on the whole, […]

Zipcar Flex rolls out further – join for free and drive to or from Heathrow T5 for £17

Most readers, at least London-based ones, will know Zipcar as a ‘pound per hour’ car hire group.  They have a few hundred cars scattered across Central London and you can book them by the half-hour via their app. If you live in the right area […]

Wizz Air to launch Luton to St Petersburg and Moscow

Wizz Air has announced that it is launching Luton to St Petersburg and Moscow. Most people were taken by surprise when British Airways announced in May that it was dropping flights to St Petersburg.  Kiev was also closed at the same time. As I wrote […]

NEW – use Priority Pass and Lounge Club for Luton’s Clubrooms

You can now use Priority Pass and Lounge Club to access the Clubrooms lounge at Luton Airport. You may be familiar with the luxury ‘Clubrooms’ airport lounge brand thanks to their presence at other airports – a reader reviewed one recently at Birmingham Airport. The Clubrooms […]

Curve Card raises $55m of new funding

Curve Card holders will be interested to hear that Curve has just completed a $55m funding round. This is a substantial step-up on the $10m raised in the previous round and shows that, despite the chaos caused by their very public split with American Express, […]

More Amazon Prime Day offers – £8 bonus on an £80 gift card, and £10 voucher for an Audible free trial

EDIT:  Amazon seems to have pulled the £10 Audible voucher offer early.  The top-up deal is still running. Apologies for dropping in two additional non-travel deals today, but I know these Amazon deals are popular with readers.  We also make a small cut on sales […]

Amazon Prime Day – big discounts all day today and tomorrow

Amazon Prime Day has returned for the fifth time, with big discounts all day today and tomorrow. What started as a one off event for Amazon’s 20th birthday four years ago, is now an established annual event where Amazon makes certain items available at big […]

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 isn’t a whole lot closing in the next two […]

ANA launches excellent new First and Business Class seats on flights from Heathrow

Earlier this year we ran an article about redeeming Virgin Flying Club miles on ANA flights from London.  It is one of the best uses of Virgin Flying Club miles at 95,000 miles for a return business class flight. You would be hard pressed to […]

Unite announces six days of Heathrow strikes in pay dispute

Totally separate to the British Airways cabin crew and pilot pay dispute, the Unite union has announced a series of six strikes by its workers at Heathrow. These will cover: Friday 26th July Saturday 27th July Monday 5th August Tuesday 6th August Friday 23rd August […]

New RailAir coach link launched from Guildford to Heathrow

Heathrow Airport and First Bus have launched a new RailAir coach link from Guildford railway station to the airport. It is timed to connect with fast trains from Portsmouth, Petersfield, Havant and Haslemere.  The journey time is expected to be just under 60 minutes.  Coaches […]

YOTEL opening in Edinburgh – and not in the airport

YOTEL dropped us a note yesterday to highlight their new Edinburgh hotel, which opens on 19th August. This is not an airport site – it is on Queen Street in the City Centre.  Standard rooms are very small (16 sq m, with no windows in […]

What happened at the Head for Points 2019 Summer Party?

Thank you to everyone who came to our Summer Party on Monday at Renaissance St Pancras. There were over 500 people in the room at one stage – twice as many as we have ever had before – and we were understandably nervous about what […]

Stansted Express launches a family ticket offer

Stansted Express has launched a new family ticket deal for trips this Summer. Until 30th September, children under 15 travel free when a special family ticket is purchased, which is priced at the same cost as a standard adult return.  Up to three children are […]

EXCLUSIVE: New Heathrow T4 Priority Pass lounge opens as El Al throws in the towel

Heathrow Terminal 4 has got a ‘new’ airport lounge, accessible with a Priority Pass. El Al has decided that it no longer wants to run its own facility at Heathrow.  The impressive King David Lounge, which was managed by Plaza Premium, has been handed over […]

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