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Earn up to 8,000 bonus Qmiles with Qatar Airways when you join Qatar Privilege Club

This article has been sponsored by Qatar Airways As the winner of the ‘Best Business Class Seat and Service’ for their Qsuite at our inaugural Head for Points Travel & Loyalty Awards (see Rhys making the presentation below at our industry dinner on Monday), Qatar […]

EXCLUSIVE: Win 100,000 Avios with Cruise118 and Head for Points!

Today we are launching a fantastic new competition.  One lucky reader will win 100,000 Avios courtesy of Avios partner Cruise118. We haven’t done a huge amount about cruising on Head for Points before, but we know that it’s a popular holiday choice for many readers.  […]

Bits: Flybe saved in Government deal, you can fly Qsuite from Manchester, Qatar Airways sale extended

News in brief: Virgin Atlantic credit card bonus update Yesterday we wrote about the impressive new sign-up bonus of 25,000 miles on the Virgin Atlantic Reward+ credit card. The article contained two end dates, which was confusing!  The correct closing date for the 25,000 miles […]

Earn Membership Rewards points with American Express FX International Payments

Let me say up front that this opportunity is only relevant to a small part of our readership, but it will be valuable if it does apply to you. Amex has a payments business called, with no great leap of imagination, American Express FX International […]

NEW PROMO: Get 25,000 sign-up miles with the Virgin Atlantic Reward+ credit card!

Virgin Atlantic has brought back a special sign-up offer for its credit cards.  However, this time it is ONLY for the Virgin Money-issued Reward+ credit card. For a limited period, from 13th January: you will get an extra 10,000 Flying Club miles (25,000 miles in […]

Here are five new UK airport lounges due to open in 2020

2020 is gearing up to be a good year for UK airport lounge openings.   I doubt we can beat 2019, which saw Club Aspire Gatwick South, the replacement No 1 Lounge in Edinburgh (review), the 2nd Aspire lounge in Edinburgh, Clubrooms in Luton, the expanded […]

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BAD NEWS: Amex cuts the earning rate on the SPG card as it rebrands as the Marriott Bonvoy American Express

A few days I wrote a long article on the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express Card. It seems that this was a partial waste of time (only partial, because we’ve cut and pasted much of it into this article!) because American Express has now announced […]

EXCLUSIVE HFP OFFER: Get £150 or 15,000 Avios sign-up bonus with Capital On Tap’s Visa card!

We have launched a great new Head for Points offer for any reader who has some sort of small business or self-employment. This exclusive offer is ONLY available to Head for Points readers. Capital On Tap’s Business Rewards Visa card is aimed at the small […]

Bits: extra BA Caribbean discounts, last day for IHG’s Europe sale, using Railcards on Heathrow Express

News in brief: Extra British Airways Caribbean discounts – Club World at £1399 British Airways has added some additional Caribbean discounts to the current sale, for Autumn travel. All are priced at £1,399 return.  The destinations included are: Antigua Bridgetown / Barbados Grenada Kingston Port […]

BREAKING: Flybe on verge of administration (again)?

Sky News reported very late last night that Flybe is believed to be on the brink of administration. Regular readers will know that Flybe was acquired last year for, virtually, nothing (£2m) by a consortium of Virgin Atlantic, Stobart Air and private equity group Cyrus […]

Excellent 2-4-1 First and Business deals from the UK, from £1100, with SWISS

SWISS and Lufthansa seem to have launched some EXCELLENT First Class and Business Class ‘2-4-1’ deals.  Unlike some fare deals we write about, these are for departures from the UK so you don’t need to position yourself somewhere in Europe first. Availability is very good on […]

Why the only thing better than transferable points is INSTANTLY transferable points

Over the past few days I’ve been updating a few introductory articles to miles and points, in recognition of the fact that we get a lot of new readers in January as people start to look at planning their Summer travel. Today I want to […]

Bits: see The BRIT Awards with IHG, get a 100% bonus buying Hilton points, save 15% on Malaysia Airlines

News in brief: See The BRIT Awards with IHG Rewards Club The BRIT Awards is the annual celebration of British music, or at least the more popular end of it.  IHG Rewards Club, in conjunction with event sponsor Mastercard, is offering two fantastic VIP packages […]

Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t miss

Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly feature (although we took a week off over Christmas and New Year!) 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 […]

Get a good Asia sale deal on Finnair – fly from the UK, earn Avios and tier points

Finnair has launched its Winter sale – and all flights earn Avios and British Airways Executive Club tier points! There are special Business Class fares to Asia from the UK via Helsinki, valid until 27th January for – in many cases – travel between 1st […]

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