HFP’s brief history of the Boeing 747

As the sun mostly sets on the Boeing 747 passenger aircraft, with British Airways announcing the retirement of its fleet, we thought we’d take a look at how it transformed commercial flying. Today, we will look at the history of the Boeing 747 programme.  Tomorrow, […]

The new HFP chat thread – Saturday 18th July

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

The new HFP chat thread – Friday 17th July

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

John Lewis and Waitrose Partnership Mastercard credit card cuts its cashback rate – what’s the best alternative?

John Lewis and Waitrose have made a sharp cut to the cashback reward on their Partnership credit card. Whilst it has nothing to do with miles and points, we mention the John Lewis / Waitrose Partnership credit card quite a bit on Head for Points. […]

The new HFP chat thread – Thursday 16th July

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

Nectar launches a hotel booking site – is it any good?

Nectar has launched its own hotel booking site, which you can find at hotels.nectar.com. As you will see, it is a white lable version of Rocketmiles, which is itself part of Agoda.  Annoyingly it is not part of the main Rocketmiles website, which means you […]

The new HFP chat thread – Wednesday 15th July

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

The new HFP chat thread – Tuesday 14th July

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

400 UK Travelodge hotels may change brand as landlords lose patience – and money

The UK hotel industry may be facing one of its biggest shake-ups in recent years, as landlords of over 400 UK Travelodge hotels open talks over rebranding. Accor, Marriott, IHG, Hilton, Jury’s Inn and Magnuson Hotels are among the groups who are in detailed discussions […]

The new HFP chat thread – Monday 13th July

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

The new HFP chat thread – Sunday 12th July

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

Where does Blue Islands fly?

Regional airline Blue Islands has announced a major expansion, starting with Southampton and Exeter. The collapse of Flybe earlier this year has led to expansion opportunities for the other small UK airlines – Loganair, Eastern and Blue Islands. Whilst a handful of Flybe routes may […]

The new HFP chat thread – Saturday 11th July

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

ZERO fines issued for breaches of English or Scottish travel quarantine rules

The National Police Chiefs’ Council revealed today that, in the first two weeks of the travel quarantine period (8th June to 22nd June), ZERO people were fined in England for breaching quarantine after returning to the UK. This is, of course, not hugely surprising.  The […]

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