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Shangri-La Circle

Circle, previously called Golden Circle, is the loyalty scheme for Shangri-La hotels, which includes the brands Traders, Kerry and JEN.

Shangri-La is a small chain with just over 100 hotels worldwide, many in Asia.

Check out our ‘Hotel Offers’ page here to see what bonus point offers are currently running.

You can find out more about Shangri-La and the Circle program here. You can buy points here.

American Express Platinum gains a SEVENTH hotel status partner, indirectly

If you want to gain status at a number of hotel chains quickly, you have two options.  One is to start spending every night of the week in a hotel, changing property every night to maximise your stay .....

If you want to gain status at a number of hotel chains quickly, you have two options.  One is to start .....

by Rob Burgess115 comments

Is a 35% bonus on hotel point transfers to Avios a good deal?

It was due a return and now it is back.  I’m talking about the ‘bonus when you transfer your hotel loyalty points to British Airways Avios‘ promotion. The ba.com page for the .....

It was due a return and now it is back.  I’m talking about the ‘bonus when you transfer your .....

by Rob Burgess94 comments

Is a 35% bonus on hotel point transfers to Avios a good deal?

It was due a return and now it is back.  I’m talking about the ‘bonus when you transfer your hotel loyalty points to British Airways Avios‘ promotion. The ba.com page for the .....

It was due a return and now it is back.  I’m talking about the ‘bonus when you transfer your .....

by Rob Burgess83 comments

Are the new Amex Platinum Hilton, Melia and Shangri-La benefits worth much?

As I announced on HfP last week, and subsequently confirmed to cardholders in writing, American Express has added three new hotel benefits to the Platinum charge card package: Hilton HHonors Gold .....

As I announced on HfP last week, and subsequently confirmed to cardholders in writing, American Express has .....

by Rob Burgess89 comments

New Amex Platinum hotel benefits launched – but a shock exit too

Back in October, I wrote about the new deal that American Express had done with Hilton HHonors to offer status as part of the American Express Platinum benefits package. It had been slowly rolling out .....

Back in October, I wrote about the new deal that American Express had done with Hilton HHonors to offer status .....

by Rob Burgess126 comments

The 25% bonus on hotel point transfers to Avios is back

It’s back, on the fairly regular ‘every nine months’ timetable. I’m talking about the ‘25% bonus when you transfer your hotel points to British Airways Avios‘ .....

It’s back, on the fairly regular ‘every nine months’ timetable. I’m talking about the .....

by Rob Burgess22 comments

435 days after writing about it, we finally had our free meal in The Shard

Back in October 2013 (yes, 2013) I wrote about a promotion launched by Shangri-La Hotels.  Basically, if you played an online game once a week for six weeks, you would receive 1,200 points in their .....

Back in October 2013 (yes, 2013) I wrote about a promotion launched by Shangri-La Hotels.  Basically, if you .....

by Rob Burgess46 comments

Not had your free Shangri-La meal yet? Avios conversion is now an option

A lot of Head for Points readers earned 1,000 – 1,200 Shangri-La Golden Circle points in a promotion they ran last October.  The reason this offer was so popular is that 1,000 points could be .....

A lot of Head for Points readers earned 1,000 – 1,200 Shangri-La Golden Circle points in a promotion .....

by Rob Burgess47 comments

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