Help us update our crowdsourced list of Amex Membership Rewards points transfer times

Membership Rewards is the rewards programme for American Express, covering its Green, Gold, Platinum and Centurion charge cards and the new Amex Rewards Credit Card. Two and a half years ago, I asked for your help in putting together a list of the actual (as opposed […]

Avios Redemption University – Lesson 4 – Why you should consider using ‘Avios and Money’

The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from them. Click here to see the other articles. This article explains how the ‘Avios and Money’ feature of British Airways Executive Club and avios.com works.  […]

Bits: Jo’burg £1228 in Qatar Business, IHG UK and Germany sale, new UK Finnair services

News in brief: Another Qatar Airways sale bargain …. Here’s a quick update to our Qatar Airways sale article yesterday. The best Johannesburg business class deal looked like it was the Frankfurt departure, at €1702 (£1500).  It turns out that, if you are willing to […]

Why Amex Gold is the ideal starter Amex for a miles and points newcomer

Today, as part of a few ‘beginner focussed’ articles running this month to cater to the new readers we always get at this time of year, I thought I would take a look at the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold charge card.  I mention this […]

Avios Ireland: Double Avios in AerClub with SuperValu

As a reminder, our coverage of Avios Ireland (AerClub) is exclusively on the Head for Points website.  You will not receive these articles via our daily emails unless it is a deal which UK residents can take part in. Whilst Tesco has a major presence […]

Good (Avios and tier point earning) Business Class bargains in the Qatar Airways sale

The Qatar Airways January sale, called ‘Global Travel Boutique’ this year, is now live – see here for the UK site. I ran extracts from this article yesterday lunchtime, but this is a longer version with some more background information. On the face of it, […]

Bits: BA credit card surcharge gone, Hertz sale, Etihad sale, Charles Tyrwhitt bonus

News in brief: The BA credit card booking fee has gone If you book a British Airways flight today, you should notice that the 1% credit card and Paypal fee has disappeared.  It was removed last night (in theory, I am typing this earlier). By […]

LAST DAY: Win two flights to New York – and YOU pick the airline!

We have been running a competition on Head for Points for the past week to win two economy class flights between London and New York.  TODAY (Wednesday) is the last day to enter. This is a competition with a twist. YOU get to decide which airline […]

11am – First look at the Qatar Airways sale deals

The Qatar Airways January sale, called ‘Global Travel Boutique’ this year, is now live – see here for the UK site. On the face of it, Business Class discounts appear to be lower than we have seen in previous years, but we need to see […]

British Airways announces real improvements to World Traveller / Economy catering

The roll back of the cutbacks continues.  British Airways announced some fairly substantial changes to World Traveller (long haul economy) catering yesterday, albeit that the changes simply restore the existing position from a couple of years ago. (Don’t get too carried away.  As per my […]

Bits: Qatar sale starts TODAY, RFS on Gatwick BA flights flown by Titan?, Corinthia Hotels 50% off sale

News in brief: Qatar Airways sale starts today The Qatar Airways sale starts today – see the sale home page here – and will run for a week.  In recent years this has been the most aggressive sale we saw, with fares (out of Europe, not […]

Flying Blue Petroleum – a good free scheme if you’re in the oil and energy sector

Last August, just a couple of weeks after I wrote about it again, Lufthansa announced the closure of its oilandenergyclub, presumably due to the slump in the oil market.  This offered special benefits to people who worked in the oil and energy sector including Silver (Frequent […]

Hilton Honors cuts points for low stayers, boosts them for top stayers and kills ‘points and miles’

Hilton Honors unveiled a few changes to their programme today which will both simplify the scheme and signal a shift in focus towards the most loyal guests. What Hilton Honors will do, from April 2018, is: reduce points earning for Blue and Silver members increase […]

Coming at 1.01pm – a big hotel loyalty announcement

I have been sent, under embargo, some big news about changes to one of the major hotel loyalty schemes. It isn’t the end of the world, by any means, but if you pop back after 1.01pm today (Monday) you will discover some changes to one […]

Four regional BA weekend routes offering 160 tier points

I ran this article last year which focuses on British Airways Club Europe routes from London which earn 160 tier points return. If you are chasing Bronze, Silver or Gold status in British Airways Executive Club, it is worth looking at this list.  Some of […]

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