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Where can you fly on BA from T3 to visit the excellent Qantas and Cathay Pacific lounges?

Long time readers of HFP will know that when you are flying from Heathrow Terminal 3 you are spoilt for choice when it comes to airline lounges. The excellent Qantas lounge (review here) has now been open for almost two years, and is regarded as […]

ENDING SOON: Get 25% off (max £50) at Amazon with Amazon Business!

Last Autumn and this Spring, we ran a very generous promotion with Amazon Business.  For a limited period, albeit in a slightly different form, it is back. If you sign up, for FREE, to Amazon Business you can save up to £50 on your next […]

Get 5,000 Avios or other miles with your first Rocketmiles hotel booking

Hotel booking site Rocketmiles has launched an EXCELLENT ‘first user’ promotion which can earn you 5,000+ easy Avios or other airline miles from just one night. EDIT:  we amended the article to reflect the fact that not all hotels are participating What is Rocketmiles? Rocketmiles […]

BA Sale

Important dates for your diary – offers about to close which you shouldn’t miss (September 2019)

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. There isn’t a whole lot closing in the next two […]

Review: Flying SWISS Business Class from Zurich to Chicago (Part 1)

This is our review of SWISS Airlines Business Class on the Airbus A330-300, between Zurich and Chicago. This flight was part of my extended pre-baby trip back to Europe for the Head for Points Summer Party  and some marketing meetings.  It was booked at the […]

Review: Flying SWISS Business Class from Zurich to Chicago (Part 2)

This is part two of my review of SWISS Business Class from Zurich to Chicago. Part 1, which looks at the seat and which seat you should choose, is here. My review of the SWISS Business Class lounge at Zurich Airport is here. IFE There […]

Virgin Atlantic is launching new sustainable amenity kits – but have they got it right?

Virgin Atlantic is re-launching its amenity kits to coincide with the launch of its new Upper Class Suite on the A350-1000 starting on 10th September. These are replacing the existing Herschel kits. The new kits are called ‘Goodie Bags’ and are made from recyclable kraft […]

How to use Avios for domestic Japanese flights – with no tax!

We’ve run this article by HFP reader Ricardo before.  However, it contains valuable advice for anyone planning a trip to Japan and I like to revisit – and fully update – it every 18 months or so for the benefit of new readers or for […]

Review: SWISS Business Lounge at Zurich Airport Terminal E

This is our review of the SWISS Business Lounge at Zurich Airport Terminal E. It is a while since we reviewed SWISS Business Class on Head for Points.  When I (Anika) headed back to the US after a couple of weeks in Europe, partly for the […]

Confirmation that BA is now only charging 50p Avios cancellation fees on short haul!

As regular readers will know, British Airways is currently running a trial on differential Avios pricing for short-haul flights. As well as the usual option showing Reward Flight Saver taxes and charges of £35 in Euro Traveller or £50 in Club Europe, there are additional […]

Bits: Email issues, new Turkish Airlines business class from Heathrow, Virgin offering domestic connections in Brazil

News in brief: If we didn’t reply to your email …. You may have seen elsewhere that there was a massive Yahoo outage yesterday between roughly 7am and 1pm. We use a Yahoo-powered service for around 1/3rd of HFP email. If you sent us an […]

Bits: 30% buy Avios bonus (waste of space!), last chance to book in Hilton’s Asia Pacific sale

News in brief: Get a 30% bonus when you buy Avios – but don’t bother British Airways has launched another ‘buy Avios’ bonus promotion.  It is weak. Until 24th September you will receive 30% bonus Avios when you buy or gift points. You need to […]

Excellent deal: 60,000 points sign-up bonus with American Express Platinum Business!

American Express has launched an excellent deal for the Platinum Business charge card. For a limited period, until 6th November, you will receive a sign-up bonus of 60,000 Membership Rewards points (=60,000 Avios or other miles).  The usual bonus is 40,000 points. You need to […]

BA sale highlights: New York in Club for £1317, 160 tier points to Helsinki for £210 and more

British Airways has launched a new flight and holidays sale – click here for details. We ran an article last week on some of the deals in First, but the Club World sale appeared to be pulled at short notice due to the announcement of […]

Bits: British Airways Centenary documentary on TV tonight, Virgin credit cards on Apple Pay, £200 Emirates cashback

News in brief: British Airways Centenary documentary starts tonight British Airways has given Title Role, the producers of last year’s ‘100 Years in the Sky’ documentary, exclusive access to the business as part of the #BA100 celebrations. The four part series is called ‘British Airways […]

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