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. As it’s the end of the month there are a […]

How to fly long-haul planes on short-haul redemptions!

This article is about how to fly short haul European business class flights which use long-haul aircraft (ie a 747, 777, 787, A380, A350, A330, A340 etc). Why would you want to do this? Well, for fun! European business class flights are rarely exciting. Yes, British […]

Curve introduces 0% foreign exchange fees – and more change to come

Curve Card has announced a new benefit for cardholders today – 0% foreign exchange fees. (There is another major announcement to come in around 8 weeks, but you will have to wait for that one.) Curve has always been a good deal for making payments […]

What Curve’s email yesterday actually means

If you have a Curve Card, you will have received an email from them yesterday which you may have found a little confusing. There is a big Curve announcement coming this week which I will cover on Thursday morning.  If you don’t know about Curve, […]

Head for Points shortlisted for three 2018 Business Travel Journalism Awards

I’m pleased to say that Head for Points has been shortlisted for three 2018 Business Travel Journalism Awards. The categories we have been shortlisted for this year are: Features Journalist of the Year – Air  (Rob) Features Journalist of the Year – Accommodation  (Rob) Best […]

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

I wanted to give our luxury hotel booking service another mention today.  Since I launched this service 18 months ago with Emyr Thomas of Bon Vivant, the feedback from Head for Points readers has been excellent. Over £820,000-worth of rooms have been booked so far. Here […]

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. This is a fairly short list because very few offers […]

Plaza Premium lounges has a loyalty scheme – and free Priority Pass visits count

The Plaza Premium Group is a Hong Kong based company specialising in premium travel services including airport transit, meet and greets, airport dining and airport lounges.  They have carved out a strong niche at Heathrow for premium third party lounges. Plaza Premium has its own […]

Interesting HFP articles you might have missed whilst on holiday – and reviews coming up

For most of us, today will be the first full week back at the work – or at the least the first week with all of your colleagues around – for some time. If you found sitting on a beach more interesting than reading Head […]

Is Pestana Priority Guest worth joining?

Today I wanted to take a look at Pestana Priority Guest, the loyalty scheme for the Pestana hotel chain. Pestana’s home page is here.  There is a link to Pestana Priority Guest at the bottom. I am probably more familiar with Pestana than most readers, […]

Good To Go Parking – the secret way to save on Official Heathrow Parking

We covered Good To Go Parking quite a bit in 2017 as it was very active in offering discount codes.  Those dried up, and I realised recently that we haven’t mentioned Good To Go at all since last November.  Since it can offer good savings […]

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. Most of these offers are bonus points linked to hotel […]

‘Frequent Flyer – The Video’ – why we do what we do

As it is a very quiet week and I am out in Italy for a few days, I thought it was a good time to give this video another push.  I haven’t mentioned it for a couple of years – although it is permanently referenced in […]

Are the Amex Platinum Cashback cards a good alternative to miles and points cards?

We tend not to focus on the two American Express Platinum Cashback cards much on Head for Points because they do not offer miles or points. They are decent products, however, offering cashback on all of your spending.  You can find details of the Platinum Cashback […]

Can you claim tax relief if you pay to upgrade your flight on a business trip?

Reader Mario sent me a link to an interesting discussion on the taxation.co.uk website. It is often possible to pay an additional sum at the airport to upgrade your flight.  Some airlines even have cards on the check-in desks with a price list. British Airways […]

My review of the new Travelodge PLUS London City, Middlesex Street

This is my review of the brand new Travelodge London City, which is on Middlesex Street. It is the first new build to operate under the new Travelodge PLUS sub-brand.  I thought we should investigate! Travelodge has had its problems ….. Travelodge was bought by […]

Why loyalty programmes lose member goodwill by the time the member becomes profitable

It is rare that I base a Head for Points article around a response to an article published elsewhere, but a piece last week by Ravindra Bhagwanani, the CEO of Global Flight, was both interesting and chimed with other comments I have made recently. (I know […]