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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

Happy Christmas from the Head for Points team

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

Oh dear …. Heathrow’s ‘Santa’s Christmas Take-Off Game’

If you are desperately in need of entertainment this Christmas, then Heathrow Airport has put up a silly game on its website!  You need to help an elf throw presents into Santa’s sleigh. The .....

If you are desperately in need of entertainment this Christmas, then Heathrow Airport has put up a silly game .....

by Rob Burgess1 comment

Another Amex / Foursquare update

Here are a few more snippits from my Foursquare adventures to date, for those who are following this: I have now successfully received cashback for supplementary Amex cards on an account, as well as .....

Here are a few more snippits from my Foursquare adventures to date, for those who are following this: I have .....

by Rob Burgess51 comments

An Amex / Foursquare update

Two days ago I ran this long introductory article to the Amex / Foursquare offers.  It attracted a lot of interest – read the comments as well as the main post. This was the list of deals we .....

Two days ago I ran this long introductory article to the Amex / Foursquare offers.  It attracted a lot of .....

by Rob Burgess42 comments

How to get a discount on Gatwick Express train tickets

A few weeks ago I wrote an updated version of my post on saving money on Heathrow Express tickets, so I thought I would do something similar for Gatwick Express. Getting a discount on the Gatwick .....

A few weeks ago I wrote an updated version of my post on saving money on Heathrow Express tickets, so I .....

by Rob Burgess6 comments

Summer sun bargains as Norwegian Air Shuttle launches a London Gatwick base

I don’t know how many of you will have heard of Norwegian Air Shuttle, the Norwegian based budget airline. It has advertised its UK to Scandinavia flights fairly heavily (you may subconsciously .....

I don’t know how many of you will have heard of Norwegian Air Shuttle, the Norwegian based budget .....

by Rob Burgess3 comments

How to add an icon to your HfP comments

This article has nothing to do with miles or points. I did, however, want to take a minute to explain one feature of the site you can use but most people do not. You probably noticed, when reading the .....

This article has nothing to do with miles or points. I did, however, want to take a minute to explain one .....

by Rob Burgess11 comments

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