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. Today’s list has a couple of decent flight sales including […]

We review LNER’s new Azuma trains – how is the ride? (Part 1)

This is our review of LNER’s new Azuma trains, launched this week and now running on the East Coast mainline. HFP is not just about planes.  We know that our readers also let the train take the strain at times. We were invited on Wednesday’s […]

We review LNER’s new Azuma trains – how is the ride? (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of our review of LNER’s new Azuma East Coast trains. Part 1 of our LNER Azuma review can be found here.  In this part, we look at loyalty schemes, First Class and the refreshements available. Will LNER launch a new loyalty […]

BP leaving Nectar on 31st May

BP has confirmed it is leaving Nectar on 31st May. As we covered in this long article back in March, there are major changes in petrol station loyalty taking place this Summer. Shell Drivers Club is closing to be replaced by a new scheme called Shell […]

How to get a discount on Gatwick Express (2019 edition)

This is our updated guide to saving money on Gatwick Express tickets.  It is a companion piece to our guide on saving money on Heathrow Express tickets which we updated last week. We get the occasional email from readers asking about the cheapest way to […]

Loganair launches new routes to Norway and Guernsey from Edinburgh

Three new routes from Edinburgh Airport departed for the first time this week taking the number of Loganair’s destinations from the Scottish capital to 12.   A weekly flight to Guernsey joins Bergen and Stavanger on the new schedule.  The timetable is: Bergen: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday […]

Hainan Airlines dropping Edinburgh-Dublin-Beijing

Hainan Airlines appears to be dropping its triangular Beijing – Dublin – Edinburgh – Beijing and Beijing – Edinburgh – Dublin – Beijing service from 26th October.  Tickets are no longer available for sale. The novelty value here is that Hainan sells Edinburgh-Dublin and Dublin-Edinburgh […]

Hotel Voucher Shop in receivership

Hotel Voucher Shop is “in difficulties”, it reports. This story hopefully won’t impact many, if any, HFP readers but I am dropping it in just in case. Hotel Voucher Shop is a business which sold gift cards redeemable against hotel bookings. On paper, gift voucher […]

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. Looking at this list, there are a lot of deals […]

New Mastercard / Visa fee caps agreed with the European Union

In case you missed it in the mainstream press last week, Mastercard and Visa have made a further concession to the EU over their demands for lower interchange fees. Both companies have agreed to cut the fees they charge retailers when they process debit or […]

FIXED AGAIN!: The Amex / Amazon ‘£25 off £40’ coupon started working again on Tuesday

EDIT 2: as of 11am Wednesday it seems to be back! EDIT: It looks like Amazon has closed this down again, because it is not working on Wednesday morning I have repeated this article because, on Tuesday, the code started working again.  It had stopped […]

Britannia Hotels wins the Which? ‘dirtiest hotel chain in Britain’ award

Which? magazine has run a reader survey on the cleanest hotels in Britain – you can read the summary here. Hilton Garden Inn was the winner, followed by Marriott’s Renaissance chain.  Britannia Hotels, not surprisingly, came at the bottom. Which? sent a reporter to Brighton […]

Ethiopian Airlines to launch Dublin to Madrid with flat beds

If you’re looking for something a little different for your next trip, Ethiopian Airlines is launching Dublin to Madrid on 2nd June! This is a ‘fifth freedom’ service which is being tagged onto the end of the existing Addis Ababa to Dublin flight.  This means […]

UK airport lounge reviewers wanted!

EDIT:  All slots are taken except for Norwich!  Thanks to everyone who volunteered. Over the last few years, we have published reviews of many of the major airport lounges in the UK. You can see our full list of UK airport lounge reviews here. However, […]

Generous £75 Wheely offer with American Express

I wanted to flag the excellent Wheely deal again today.  A lot of Head for Points readers have taken advantage of this since we first mentioned it, and feedback from those who have used the service has been very good. Wheely is a London-based Uber […]

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