How to earn Avios on your July tax bill via debit card (Tesco), Amex (Billhop) or Visa/MC (Curve)

When HMRC stopped accepting personal credit cards for tax payments in January, it was a blow for many HFP readers who used the Inland Revenue to rack up a substantial number of miles and points.  Even a relatively small business like Head for Points has […]

Historic photos of Heathrow’s RAF role as it celebrates its 100th anniversary

If you live or work in Central London, you probably saw the flypast yesterday of 100 aircraft from the Royal Air Force to celebrate its 100th anniversary.  Heathrow Airport was closed for 20 minutes in order to manage the display. As part of the anniversary celebrations, […]

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. It is a pretty quiet period at the moment until […]

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 a year ago with Emyr Thomas of Bon Vivant, the feedback from Head for Points readers has been excellent. Over £720,000-worth of rooms have been booked so far. Here […]

How to get the best deals on Gatwick Airport car parking

Now that British Airways has moved into the South terminal at Gatwick, and you have a brand new check-in area, impressive new lounges and no need to use the monorail any longer, I thought it was worth taking a look at the various Gatwick Airport […]

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. Clearly the biggest deal to look at this weekend is […]

We take a private tour of the new Singapore Airlines A380 First Class suites!

Back in November Singapore Airlines announced a new look to their A380s with impressive new First Class suites and Business Class seats. Singapore – Sydney was the first route to get the new seats and the new configuration can now also be found on some […]

Cheaper Southern and Thameslink train tickets accepted on Gatwick Express until September

London-based readers will almost certainly have seen, if they haven’t been personally impacted, the chaos surrounding the new Thameslink rail timetable.  Due to a lack of driver training on the new routes, there are huge numbers of cancellations due to no trains being available. 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. There are only two deals closing in the next week but […]

TRAVEL CARD REVIEWS: A look at Monzo and its 0% FX fees debit card

This is our review of Monzo and its 0% FX fees debit card. The Monzo website is here but you need to download their app if you want to open an account. Why should I get a 0% foreign exchange fee card for travelling? As […]

Sponsored: Why Airbnb management service GuestReady takes the stress out of being a host in London

This article is sponsored by GuestReady Airbnb is growing in popularity and becoming more and more a preferred choice when travelling. There are even ways of earning miles when staying at an Airbnb or hosting guests. With a growing number of properties for guests to […]

Bank Holiday reading: the forgotten West London and Imperial Airways Empire air terminals in London

We often run slightly eclectic pieces on Bank Holidays weekends, so I thought it was worth taking another look at the two long-forgotten but still standing air terminals which used to exist in Central London. The West London Air Terminal on Cromwell Road This truly […]

StatusMatcher – what match can you get from your existing airline and hotel cards?

If you read Head for Points via the website, you may have seen the link to statusmatcher.com in the ‘I Also Recommend ….’ box.  I thought it was worth giving this site a bit more publicity as it does offer a useful service to regular travellers. […]

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 spending the Bank Holiday finalising your holiday plans for the Summer. Since I launched this service a year ago with Emyr Thomas of Bon Vivant, the feedback from Head […]

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. I would highlight the 35% discount on buying SPG points […]

Heading to Gatwick this weekend? Good MyGatwick deals including free Regus lounge access

If you are heading off to Gatwick over the Bank Holiday weekend, or even if you are just meeting someone there, I thought it worth a reminder of the good deals you can get via myGatwick prior to your trip. MyGatwick is a freebies and discounts […]