EXTENDED AGAIN!: Get British Airways lounge access for 12 months via a (limited) Qatar Airways status match!

The Qatar Airways status match has been extended ….. again! It was due to end on Saturday but has now been pushed back to midnight UK time on Wednesday 27th May.  The list of participating airlines has not changed again and remains at five. Here is […]

Lufthansa gets its €9 billion bailout – of which only €3 billion is a loan. What does IAG do?

Lufthansa and the German Government finally agreed a €9 billion bailout on Monday, although there remains a risk that the European Commission blocks the deal or requires substantial changes. In summary: The German Government will take a 20% shareholding in Deutsche Lufthansa It has an […]

NHS or key worker? Get free membership to Enterprise Car Club for a year

If you’re a key worker, you automatically qualify for free membership – for at least a year – of Enterprise Car Club, saving £60.  You will also get up to 45% off the hourly rental rates. This offer is open to NHS staff and volunteers, […]

Double Rewards

LAST DAY: Win 20,000 Avios and get a lifetime discount on SeatSpy’s premium tiers

Earlier this year SeatSpy launched as a new tool to search redemption flight availability on British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. It is by far the easiest way of seeing Avios and Virgin Atlantic reward seats across an entire year without having to search for dates […]

The new HFP chat thread – Tuesday 26th May

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

Virgin Atlantic may receive a lifeline bailout under the Government’s new ‘Project Birch’

Another window of opportunity has opened for Virgin Atlantic.  The Treasury revealed, via the Financial Times this morning, that it is about to launch ‘Project Birch’ to bail out ‘strategic’ businesses. ‘Project Birch’ is an admission by the Government that the country will suffer disproportionate […]

Get a FREE hotel night if you join Marriott Bonvoy and complete just two stays

Marriott Bonvoy is running a generous new offer for anyone who is not currently a member. If you join and make two stays at any of the Marriott brands between now and 28th September, you will receive a voucher for a FREE night. The sign-up […]

Bits: Virgin Atlantic July schedule, Stelios loses key easyJet vote, Hotels.com Rewards ‘double stamps’ offer extended

News in brief: Virgin Atlantic pushes back resumption of passengers flights to July Virgin Atlantic has reacted to the new UK quarantine restrictions by pushing back the start of passenger services to 1st July. The following schedule is currently planned to begin on 1st July: […]

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

As it is a Bank Holiday today, I thought it was a good time to give this excellent video another push.  Hopefully you may have 20 minutes spare today to enjoy it. If you’ve never seen “Frequent Flyer – The Video”, then you really should. […]

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – Protea Hotel Entebbe, Uganda

Today, our ‘My Favourite Hotel’ review is from Entebbe in Uganda. We are currently running this reader-written feature to provide some positivity and inspiration to Head for Points.  You can find all of the ‘My Favourite Hotel’ reviews so far by clicking here.  This was scheduled […]

The new HFP chat thread – Monday 25th May

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

Virgin Atlantic is removing the sign-up bonus from its free Virgin Reward credit card on Tuesday

Virgin Atlantic is removing the sign-up bonus from its free credit card on Tuesday. This is your last chance (at least for now) to earn 5,000 miles on the ‘no annual fee’ Virgin Money-issued Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Reward credit card. The paid card will […]

Why Fine Hotels & Resorts is one of the best American Express Platinum benefits

One of the most useful benefits of having an American Express Platinum charge card – and one which genuinely helps me justify the £575 fee – is the Fine Hotels & Resorts programme. As a reminder, American Express Platinum comes with a generous sign-up bonus […]

Get 500 free Lufthansa Miles & More miles instantly when you download the app

If you have a Lufthansa / SWISS account, Miles & More – the Lufthansa, SWISS etc programme – gives you 500 bonus miles for downloading their app and logging in for the first time. 500 Miles & More miles won’t get you a ticket in […]

The new HFP chat thread – Sunday 24th May

We have decided to run this new daily chat thread on Head for Points. Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the defacto repository for random comments and questions.  It is unlikely that the news flow will be so big over the next few weeks that […]

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