LAST DAY: Win two flights to New York – and YOU pick the airline!

We have been running a competition on Head for Points for the past week to win two economy class flights between London and New York.  TODAY (Wednesday) is the last day to enter. This is a competition with a twist. YOU get to decide which airline […]

Coming at 1.01pm – a big hotel loyalty announcement

I have been sent, under embargo, some big news about changes to one of the major hotel loyalty schemes. It isn’t the end of the world, by any means, but if you pop back after 1.01pm today (Monday) you will discover some changes to one […]

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. There isn’t much happening at this time of year, apart from the […]

Exclusive HFP competition: Win two flights to New York – and YOU pick the airline!

We are running a competition on Head for Points this week to win two economy class flights between London and New York. This is, however, a competition with a twist. YOU get to decide which airline you fly with if you are the lucky winner! The […]

How to get a one-way Europcar UK rental for just £1!

This is one of those odd little deals which has been running for a while – at least 18 months – but which you won’t know about if you are a new reader, and may well have forgotten about otherwise. Europcar offers one-way UK car […]

REMINDER: Get exclusive benefits on luxury hotel bookings via Head for Points

I wanted to give our luxury hotel booking service another mention today, in case you are starting to make your holiday plans for 2018.  Since I launched this service a year ago with Emyr Thomas of Bon Vivant, the feedback from Head for Points readers […]

Anika’s travel highlights and lowlights of 2017

As a complement to his own travel highlights and lowlights article yesterday, Rob asked me to look back at some of the places I have covered for HfP this year.  The places that really stuck in my mind were Ljubljana and Tokyo, but these were […]

Rob’s travel highlights and lowlights of 2017

There is just one article today as we gently ease back into things.   What impressed me on my travels during 2017?  And what didn’t? What I realised when I looked back over the last year of articles is that I haven’t done much which was […]

Happy Christmas! Head for Points returns on Wednesday

Happy Christmas to you and your family. I hope you enjoy a well deserved break, wherever in the world you are. (Do please post below if your travels have taken you anywhere exciting this Christmas.  I am in London with the in-laws.  Anika is in […]

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. With the end of the year approaching, there are a lot of […]

‘Couldn’t make it up’ #2: bmi regional gives out topbonus miles – but you can’t spend them

OK, this one is going to get complicated. bmi regional (their lack of capitals, not mine) was launched in November 2012.  After British Airways acquired the ‘original’ ex-British Midland airline, it generously sold the name and the flybmi.com website to a new UK carrier. bmi […]

Thank you for coming to the Head for Points Christmas party last night ….

(EDIT:  A couple of photos now added) There will be a full article on the HFP Christmas party tomorrow, if the photographer gets the pictures across to me in time! This is the only one I actually took 🙂 Thank you to everyone who came, […]

Bits: Priority Pass unveils lounges of the year, new easyJet routes from Southend, HTTPS

News in brief: Priority Pass unveils its lounges of the year Airport lounge access card Priority Pass (free with American Express Platinum, or you can buy one separately) has unveiled its annual Lounge of the Year winners. Based on votes cast by 72,000 Priority Pass […]

Exclusive Billhop discount for HfP readers – pay (almost) any bill with your Amex card

Back in September we first wrote about Billhop, a Swedish company that lets you pay almost ANY bill with a credit or charge card – including American Express cards. You can probably imagine how this situation could be useful in your points collecting …. If […]

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. The two key deals to note are a) the end of Nutmeg’s […]