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Bits: BA sets the lawyers on data breach complainants, have you spent your 90,000 Iberia Avios?, Flying Blue flash sale

News in brief: British Airways sending legal letters to data breach complainants A Head for Points reader sent me an interesting letter he had received after writing to British Airways to request compensation for the recent data breach. Instead of responding directly, British Airways passed […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (15): Virgin Atlantic Reward Plus Mastercard

This is my review of the Virgin Atlantic Reward+ Mastercard credit card. It is the final part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether or not they are worth applying for. These articles will be linked […]

British Airways has released more than 50,000 extra Avios seats in Club World!

British Airways has launched a special Avios promotion on Wednesday, adding more than 50,000 extra reward seats in its Club World cabin. Until 2nd December there will be increased Avios business class availability on a number of BA’s long-haul routes.  The extra seats are available for […]

Bits: Flybe launches London City to Newcastle, do a tandem skydive with Hilton, IHG removes promo points cap

News in brief: Flybe launches London City to Newcastle Flybe, via its franchise partner Eastern Airways, has announced a new route from Newcastle to London City Airport. Starting on 7th January, flights will leave Newcastle at 08.05 and 17.50, with return services from London City […]

Bits: Hilton Asia flash sale, free Ritz-Carlton Doha stay with Qatar Airways, £100 off £500 United spend with Amex

News in brief: Hilton launches a South East Asia flash sale Hilton is running an Asia / India / Maldives flash sale until Monday 19th November.  See here for details. It includes hotels such as the Millennium Hilton Bangkok pictured below.  You might also want […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (14): Virgin Atlantic Reward Mastercard

This is my review of the Virgin Atlantic Reward Mastercard credit card. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether or not they are worth applying for. These articles will be linked to the […]

Star Alliance

Bits: Expedia drops Nectar, two new ‘buy Avios’ deals from 0.84p, Virgin gains a Heathrow slot from Cobalt

News in brief: Expedia drops Nectar as an earning and spending partner Expedia and Nectar have announced that they are ending their partnership on 15th December. At present, you can earn Nectar points on all Expedia bookings at the following rates: Package bookings: 1,000 Nectar points Hotel-only […]

What are the best hotel promos for November?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  This has run slightly later than usual this month, but it does not make major difference as most of the offers featured continue into December. All of the information in this article can […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (13): Tesco Clubcard Mastercard

This is my review of the Tesco Clubcard Mastercard credit card. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether of not they are worth applying for. These posts will be linked to the relevant […]

BREAKTHROUGH: See ALL BA Avios seats from London, for dates you choose, in one click!

If you know where you want to go and when you want to go, the process for booking Avios redemptions is good.  Compared to other airlines and other alliances, the Avios seat booking system on ba.com works well in terms of the number of airlines […]

Virgin has boosted its credit card sign-up bonuses – but which card is best for you?

On Friday, Virgin Atlantic launched a special limited-time sign-up bonus on its two new Virgin Flying Club credit cards, issued by Virgin Money. Full details are on the airline website here.  In summary: The bonus on the free card has been increased from 5,000 miles […]

LAST CALL, ENDS WED: Get 10,000 bonus Avios with Kaligo hotel bookings via our exclusive HFP deal

I wanted to give you a final reminder today that the exclusive promotion Head for Points has been running with hotel booking site Kaligo.com, which awards Avios with every hotel you book, ends VERY soon. It is a simple, straightforward and potentially lucrative one. If you spend […]

30%-40% bonus when you buy Virgin miles or use ‘Miles Booster’ – good deal?

Virgin Atlantic has launched its semi-regular bonus for buying miles and for ‘Miles Booster’. The first offer is an ‘up to 40%’ bonus when you buy Virgin Flying Club miles. The link to buy, transfer or gift miles is here. The closing date for the […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (12): Starwood Preferred Guest / SPG American Express

This is my review of the Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) American Express credit card issued in the UK. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether of not they are worth applying for.  These […]

Air China’s Business flash sale returns – Asia from £1000, Sydney / Melbourne / Auckland from £1300

Every year, Air China runs a special weekend sale around 11/11.   All European destinations are included, but from Germany there are always some especially aggressive deals. I’m not sure why Germany always gets the best offers but, year in and year out, it does. (There […]

Bits: BA expands Inverness – save APD!, redeem Virgin miles for Vienna-Tokyo, Hyatt’s Unbound Collection grows

News in brief: British Airways expands its services at Inverness – which makes it easier to avoid APD! British Airways has announced plans to increase its services from Inverness from the start of the Summer timetable in late March 2019. The number of weekday services […]

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