Uber

Uber is a taxi / 'ride sharing' / minicab app which is growing quickly in cities through the UK. You can receive £3 off your first ride if you register for Uber via this link or by downloading the app and adding code 'uberheadforpoints' on the payment page.

Bits: Heathrow’s Christmas ad, two free US Uber rides, Amex shopping offers

News in brief: Watch Heathrow’s Christmas ad Heathrow Airport has released an incredibly sweet Christmas ad, reminding us all that Christmas is about spending time with your loved ones. If you haven’t seen it on TV, I strongly recommend taking a look (click below, it […]

How to earn Marriott or SPG points with every Uber ride!

From April 2018, please use our new Uber sign-up code UBERHEADFORPOINTS via this link, or download the app and add the code via the promo code box on the ‘Payment’ tab.  This gets you £3 off your first ride. If you are a Marriott Rewards […]

Uber news – 2 free £15 rides with booking.com and free rides for everyone in Bolton!

From April 2018, please use our new Uber sign-up code UBERHEADFORPOINTS via this link, or download the app and add the code via the promo code box on the ‘Payment’ tab.  This gets you £3 off your first ride. If you have an account with […]

Bits: Luxury Travel Diary auctions, 20% off 5 Uber trips, Waldorf London’s Hilton @Play deal

More news in brief: Luxury Travel Diary auctions The Luxury Travel Diary site dropped me a line about another wave of its luxury auctions closing this week.  These are often worth a look as there are often deals to be had. Deals closing in the next 48 […]

Bits: My Flights app forced to close, £5 UberPOOL trips, Avios hotel deals

News in brief: My Flights app forced to close The popular My Flights app, which I have written about on HFP numerous times, has been forced to close.  Amadeus, the main global flight booking database, has blocked external access to its data – coincidentally on […]

Bits: more on Avios from Nutmeg, AA charging seat fee when booked via BA, £15 Uber code to beat tube strike

News in brief: More on earning Avios from Nutmeg On Tuesday I discussed the new partnership between Avios and Nutmeg. Nutmeg is an innovative online wealth management service which offers a fully managed, discretionary, investment service at a far lower cost than its competitors.  If […]

Bits: Uber scraps fixed London airport fares (our £15 code still applies!), 80% ‘buy Hilton points’ bonus

News in brief: From April 2018, please use our new Uber sign-up code UBERHEADFORPOINTS via this link, or download the app and add the code via the promo code box on the ‘Payment’ tab.  This gets you £3 off your first ride. Uber drops fixed […]

Office party tonight? Use our taxi app sign-up codes for a free or cheap ride home

From April 2018, please use our new Uber sign-up code UBERHEADFORPOINTS via this link, or download the app and add the code via the promo code box on the ‘Payment’ tab.  This gets you £3 off your first ride. If you are heading out tonight […]

Get 50% off your first Uber ride

From April 2018, please use our new Uber sign-up code UBERHEADFORPOINTS via this link, or download the app and add the code via the promo code box on the ‘Payment’ tab.  This gets you £3 off your first ride. Uber, the ever-expanding taxi / ride […]

Bits: HFP in National Geographic Traveller, £10 Hailo credit for EVERYONE, Uber hits Berkshire

News in brief: Read me in National Geographic Traveller this month! The new July / August edition of National Geographic Traveller (UK edition, £3.95) has a three page article on frequent flyer miles.  It is the most comprehensive article on the topic that I have […]

Bits: 50% off Singapore Airlines economy redemptions, £15 Uber bonus, £30 HotelTonight credit

Some news in brief: Singapore Airlines launches ‘50% off’ sale on economy redemptions Singapore Airlines is currently offering selected routes – including London – at a 50% discount for redemptions. The bad news is that only economy seats are included!  You can only get this […]

Bits: £15 Uber sign-up credit, 50 free LHR lounge passes to be claimed!, iPad Clubcard bonus

From April 2018, please use our new Uber sign-up code UBERHEADFORPOINTS via this link, or download the app and add the code via the promo code box on the ‘Payment’ tab.  This gets you £3 off your first ride. Uber sign-up credit now £15 If […]

Bits: BA transatlantic promo, 12,000 Avios with a Hotpoint washer, Uber launches in Wakefield!, South West Trains £15 tickets

More news in brief: British Airways transatlantic promotion launched Yesterday I mentioned a transatlantic bonus from American Airlines.  I suspected a British Airways version would be around somewhere and now I have found it. Full details are here on ba.com.  Once registered, you will receive […]

In London? Win 15,000 Starwood points (worth £225 or 15,000 Avios) and a free Uber ride TOMORROW

From April 2018, please use our new Uber sign-up code UBERHEADFORPOINTS via this link, or download the app and add the code via the promo code box on the ‘Payment’ tab.  This gets you £3 off your first ride. Yesterday I outlined the new partnership […]

New – earn Starwood Preferred Guest points with every Uber ride!

From April 2018, please use our new Uber sign-up code UBERHEADFORPOINTS via this link, or download the app and add the code via the promo code box on the ‘Payment’ tab.  This gets you £3 off your first ride. This one certainly came out of […]

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