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 ūüôā 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 […]

Review of the Escape Lounge at Manchester Airport Terminal 1

In order to complete our collection of reviews of airport lounges across the UK, we asked for the help of our readers. Reader Stephenie kindly sent us a review of the Escape Lounge at Manchester Airport Terminal 1. You can find all of our other […]

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 […]

IMPORTANT: No new articles on Saturday due to IT server migration

EDIT: This is the new site! If you can read this, then your computer is pointing to the right place.¬† If you do not see this line on any other device, it has not yet caught up. Head for Points is moving to a new […]

TODAY ONLY – Win one of five copies of “How To Land A Plane”

Thanks to Quercus Books we have five copies of ‘How To Land A Plane’ by Mark Vanhoenacker to give away by midnight tonight. Vanhoenacker is a British Airways Boeing 747 pilot and an established magazine and newspaper contributor. ‘How To Land A Plane’ is his […]

Excellent Groupon deal for DragonPass – a cheap way to use Plaza Premium lounge in T5

A very interesting Groupon deal has come up which will get you into the new Plaza Premium lounge in BA’s Heathrow Terminal 5 for just ¬£19, and just ¬£16 for further visits. Let’s take a step back first for some background ….. If you do […]

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. Even though Black Friday was two days ago, many of the deals […]

What did I learn about loyalty programme fraud on a chilly day in Brighton?

A couple of weeks ago¬†I attended a conference on loyalty fraud in Brighton, where representatives of various loyalty programmes and tech companies got together to discuss issues currently facing the industry. (If you are in the loyalty sector, you can learn more about the Loyalty […]

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 relaunched this ten months ago with Emyr Thomas of Bon Vivant, the feedback from Head for Points readers has been excellent. ¬†Over ¬£600,000-worth of rooms have been booked so far. Here […]

SAVE THE DATE: Head for Points Christmas Party, Tuesday 12th December

After last year’s success we are delighted to announce that we are holding another Head for Points Christmas party this year! We are currently still in the process of finalising everything but we can announce that – as we really liked last year’s venue – […]

TODAY ONLY: Win a return luxury London airport transfer with REAL Transfers

Thanks to luxury transfer company REAL Transfers, we are running a special giveaway today. Between now and midnight, you can win a return Mercedes E-Class transfer from anywhere inside the M25 to Heathrow or Gatwick. The car can carry up to three people and up […]

Singapore Airlines devalues its Star Alliance reward chart – but good deals remain for UK members

KrisFlyer, the Singapore Airlines frequent flyer scheme, announced a devaluation of its Star Alliance rewards yesterday.¬†¬† This is worth a mention because¬†KrisFlyer is a UK American Express Membership Rewards transfer partner at 1:1, as well as a Starwood Preferred Guest and HSBC Premier partner. I […]

Bits: 25% off Priority Pass, Flight Experience London simulator discounts, AddLee deal

News in brief: 25% off Priority Pass The ‘up to 25% off’ promotion I ran for airport lounge access card Priority Pass¬†over the Summer still seems to be alive. Details can be found on their website here. The key deal is the Standard Plus pass […]