Bits: 25% off New York redemptions at five IHG hotels, 20% off Heathrow Express, check your Virgin card payments

News in brief: Save up to 25% on redemptions at five IHG Rewards Club hotels in New York IHG Rewards Club, the Holiday Inn / HI Express / Crowne Plaza etc loyalty scheme, is offering discounted redemptions at five of its New York hotels. You […]

Marriott Bonvoy launches tomorrow – and memories of the Starwood brand

Marriott Bonvoy is the new name for the combined Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest programme. The programme will launch tomorrow, 13th February, although it will take a while to update all of the marketing material, credit cards and the like.  I updated […]

NEW: Earn Avios with a small business Mastercard – and a special extra sign-up bonus for HFP readers!

At last!  After many years of having Head for Points readers email me in search of a good travel rewards payment card to use for their business purchases, we finally have something. You can now earn Avios with a small business Mastercard.  And this is […]

Bits: new 50% ‘buy Avios’ bonus launches today, Virgin launching Tel Aviv, St Regis Venice coming

News in brief: 50% bonus when you buy Avios British Airways is launching another ‘buy Avios’ bonus promotion today. Until 24th February you will receive 50% bonus Avios when you buy or gift points. This is as high a bonus as we see these days and there […]

EXTENDED TO MAY 2019: Get £50 off £100 spend at Amazon with Amazon Business

UPDATE Feb 2018:  This offer has been extended to 14th May 2019 as you will see if you click the ‘Terms & Conditions’ link below.  You are still OK to sign up and get your £50 Amazon voucher! This is your last chance to take […]

BA changes the small print of its Economist offer after we call it out – but it is still weak

Last Saturday I did an article on the new British Airways promotion for The Economist. As I wrote at the time, it appeared to be very generous.  This is what was offered (click to enlarge): It implies that you were getting 1,200 Avios for taking out a […]

What are the best IHG Rewards Club redemptions in London?

On 25th January, IHG Rewards Club increased the points required at many of its hotels.  With that in mind, I thought it was worth another look at my preferred choices if you are looking for a free night in the capital. IHG Rewards Club – […]

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. Deals closing soon: Today (Sunday) is the last day for […]

Bits: 1700 Avios with an Avis car rental, InterCon Ambassador benefits, Aer Lingus A321LR launch info

News in brief: Get 1,700 Avios with an Avis car rental Iberia has launched a special car rental deal with Avis.  This will get you 1,700 Avios on rentals up to 30th April, which in most cases is more generous than the ‘3 Avios per […]

Excellent Alitalia business class deals from London inc Mauritius £1274, Tokyo £1329, Buenos Aires £1229

Alitalia is running a special 20% discount code on flights from London this weekend. Added to their existing special deals, you end up with some very attractive looking prices. Take a look at this, for example.  London to Mauritius in March for £1,274 return in […]

ENDS TUESDAY: Get 2p per point using ‘Part Pay With Avios’ for five days only

British Airways has launched a generous tweak to its ‘Part Pay With Avios’ proposition, for just five days. Until Tuesday 12th February, you can save £100 on a return World Traveller or World Traveller Plus flight when you redeem just 5,000 Avios during the booking […]

Virgin’s plans for Flybe revealed in the official scheme document – and which brand will be used?

HFP readers in the City may be interested in the formal scheme document for the sale of Flybe to a Virgin Atlantic-led consortium which was published yesterday.  You can download it here (PDF). If you can wade through the technical pages, there is some interesting information […]

Bits: Behind the scenes on the new BA ad, ‘BA 100’ pin auction ending, Macdonald Hotels closes The Club

News in brief: ‘Behind the scenes’ on the new British Airways 100th anniversary ad The new celebrity-filled British Airways TV advertisement to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the airline launched last week. A 3-minute ‘making of / behind the scenes’ video has now been launched […]

Bits: Good Enterprise / Virgin promo, the new Virgin / Clubcard offer, 1500 Miles & More miles with Mövenpick

News in brief: Good Enterprise / Virgin Flying Club promo launched Enterprise has launched a new promotion with Virgin Flying Club. The standard earning rate with Enterprise is 100 Flying Club miles per day.  At present, this is quintupled. You will receive 500 Flying Club […]

What are the best hotel promos for February?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running. All of the information in this article can also be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains details of all of the current offers, together with links to our major articles on […]

Bits: BA to move into Terminal 8 at JFK in 2022, collect Avios at Twickenham, more Small Luxury Hotels join Hyatt

News in brief: British Airways to move into Terminal 8 at New York JFK The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey announced yesterday that British Airways is to move from Terminal 7 to Terminal 8 at New York JFK in 2022. This is […]

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