Favourite Articles

The daily articles on Head for Points are a mixture of news, interesting links and in-depth articles on specific topics of interest to the keen miles and points collector.

This page contains links to some of the most useful reference articles published over the last 12 months. If you are a new reader to Head for Points who is looking to learn some inside secrets, these pieces are a good place to start.

Articles are usually not updated after being published unless specifically stated, so double-check any important information before relying on it.

Key credit card articles:

Why Amex Gold is the best card for a miles and points beginner 

What is the best Avios credit card?  Part 1 and Part 2

Comparing the 10 credit cards which now earn you Avios

Which Virgin Atlantic credit card is best for you?

What are the top 10 UK loyalty credit card sign-up deals by £ value?

What are the best credit card bonuses for LONG TERM spending?

Which five loyalty credit cards are worth keeping just for their benefits?

What is the best Visa or Mastercard for earning miles and points?

What are the best credit cards for earning Star Alliance miles?

What is the best credit card to use on business trips abroad?

What is the best use of Amex Membership Rewards points?

Why NO-ONE should spend £20,000 on the free British Airways Amex card

Is BA Accelerating Business Amex or Capital On Tap Business Rewards the best Avios SME credit card?

The ‘Avios Redemption University’ series:

Whether you are a new Avios collector or an old hand, you will learn something new from this series of articles on how to get the most from your points.

1. The beginners guide to redeeming Avios

2. The secrets of Reward Flight Saver

3. How to upgrade British Airways flights with Avios

4. How and when to use ‘Avios and Money’

5. How do British Airways household accounts work?

6. How to earn and use Avios with your BA Amex 2-4-1 companion voucher

7. What is the cheapest way to buy Avios points?

8. Is it worth using Avios for hotel redemptions?

9. How to use ‘Part Pay With Avios’ on BA, Iberia, Vueling and Aer Lingus

10. How to use Avios for non-stop flights from UK regional airports

11. How to book low tax long-haul Avios redemptions on Iberia

12.  Saving tax on US and Canada Avios redemptions with Aer Lingus

13.  Redeeming Avios for low tax US domestic flights on American and Alaska

14.  Using Avios for tax-free flights on Alaska Airlines

15.  Saving tax on Avios redemption flights to Asia with Cathay Pacific

Key reference articles:

175 Questions & Answers about British Airways Executive Club

The ultimate guide to British Airways Club Suite business class

Full list of BA Avios redemption pricing by route

British Airways peak and off-peak Avios redemption dates for 2020

British Airways peak and off-peak Avios redemption dates for 2021

Which BA routes have the best and worst Avios availability?

What is an Avios point worth?

How do I use a British Airways American Express 2-4-1 voucher?

What is the best value Avios redemption based on points per mile?

What airlines can I use Avios points on?

Which hotel chains let me collect Avios points?

How can I take British Airways to CEDR complaints arbitration?

How can I sue BA in the Small Claims Court if CEDR arbitration fails?

Which British Airways Club Europe routes earn 160 tier points?

Credit & Charge Card Reviews‘ series of in-depth ‘pros and cons’ card reviews:

American Express Green review – no bonus

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold (Amex Gold) review10,000 Amex points bonus

American Express Platinum review – 30,000 Amex points bonus

American Express Rewards review – 5,000 Amex points bonus

British Airways American Express (BA Amex) review – 5,000 Avios bonus

British Airways Premium Plus American Express review – 25,000 Avios bonus

HSBC Premier Mastercard review – no bonus at present

HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard review – 40,000 HSBC points bonus

IHG Rewards Club Mastercard review – 10,000 IHG points bonus

Marriott Bonvoy American Express review – 20,000 Marriott points bonus

Miles & More Global Traveller cards review – 5,000 miles bonus

Tesco Bank Mastercard review – no bonus

Virgin Atlantic Reward Mastercard reviewno bonus

Virgin Atlantic Reward Plus Mastercard review – 15,000 miles bonus

Small business credit card reviews:

American Express Platinum Business review – 40,000 Amex points bonus

American Express Gold Business review – 20,000 Amex points bonus

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa (Avios) review10,000 Avios bonus

British Airways American Express Accelerating Business review – 2,200 On Business points

Flight reviews:

First Class:  British Airways A380 First and 777 First, Emirates A380 First and Boeing 777-300 FirstEtihad A380 First Class Apartment and again, Etihad 777 First Class Suite, Lufthansa 747-8i FirstLufthansa A340 First, Lufthansa 747 First, Malaysia Airlines A350 Business Suite, Oman Air 787-9 First Class Suite, Qatar Airways A380 FirstSingapore Airlines A380 First Suite, Swiss A330 First, Virgin America First

Business Class:  Aer Lingus business, Air France 777 businessAmerican Airlines 777 businessANA 777 businessBritish Airways 787-9 Club World and again, British Airways London City A318, Delta A330-200 Delta One, Emirates A380 business, Etihad A380 businessFinnair A350 businessIberia A330 business, Iberia A350 businessLa Compagnie businessLAN / LATAM 787 business, Lufthansa A340 business, Malaysia Airlines A350, Qatar Airways 777 business and again, Qatar Airways 787 business and again, Qatar Airways A380 business, Royal Jordanian 787 businessSingapore Airlines 777-300ER business, South African A330-300 business, SWISS A330-300 business,  Turkish 777 businessVietnam Airlines 787, Virgin Atlantic 787 Upper Class, Virgin Atlantic A330-300 Upper Class, Virgin Atlantic A330-200 Upper ClassVirgin Atlantic A350 Upper Class

Premium Economy:  Air New Zealand, British Airways A380,  Norwegian Premium (and again), Vietnam Airlines

Domestic / regional:  Air France businessAer LingusAir Nostrum businessAmerican Airlines short-haul economyBritish Airways domestic, FlybeCityJet, Iberia Express businessJapan Airlines businessLufthansa short-haul business, Malaysia Airlines short-haul businessQatar Airways short-haul First, Royal Jordanian businessSWISS businessTAP Portugal businessVueling Excellence

UK airport and rail lounge reviews:

Click here for a list of all UK lounges in Priority Pass, Lounge Club and LoungeKey

Heathrow Terminal 5: British Airways Concorde Room T5, British Airways Galleries First T5, British Airways Galleries Club South T5British Airways Galleries Club T5B SatelliteBritish Airways T5 Arrivals, Aspire T5, Plaza Premium T5

Terminal 4: Plaza Premium T4,  Plaza Premium T4 ArrivalsEtihad T4, SkyTeam T4, Malaysia Airlines T4, Gulf Air T4, Qatar Airways T4

Terminal 3: Cathay Pacific T3 (and video and video), Qantas T3,  American Airlines Business T3, American Airlines First T3British Airways Galleries Club T3British Airways Galleries First T3Club Aspire T3, Emirates T3, No 1 Lounge T3, Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse T3 (and again), Virgin Atlantic T3 ArrivalsPlaza Premium T3 Arrivals

Terminal 2: Aer Lingus T2Aer Lingus T2 #2Plaza Premium T2, Plaza Premium T2 #2, Plaza Premium T2 Arrivals, Lufthansa T2, Air Canada T2, United Airlines Business and First T2, Singapore Airlines Business T2 and First T2

Gatwick North: No 1 Lounge North, My Lounge North, My Lounge North #2, No 1 Clubrooms North, Club Aspire  South: British Airways South (and a video), Club Aspire, No 1 Lounges South, No 1 Lounges Clubrooms South, My Lounge South, Regus Express  Private Jet / VIP:  Signature Elite

Other London airports: London City: First Class / Private Jet Terminal (and a video), Business Class / Private Jet Terminal (and a video)  London Luton: Clubrooms, Aspire, Signature Flight Support Private Jet Terminal (and a video)  London Southend: SkyLife  London Stansted: Escape

Manchester: Aspire T1, Escape Lounge T2, Escape Plus Lounge T2Escape Lounge T3, British Airways T3, 1903 Lounge T3

Other regional: Aberdeen: British Airways (new 2018)Northern Lights  Belfast City: British Airways, Aspire Belfast International: Causeway  Birmingham: No 1 Lounge, Clubrooms, Aspire, Aspire (South)  Bristol: AspireAspirePlus Cardiff: 51 Degrees and again  Derry: Amelia Earhart Lounge  Doncaster Sheffield: Premium Lounge  East Midlands: Escape  Edinburgh: No 1 Lounge (new 2019), British Airways, Aspire (Gate 4), Aspire (Gate 16, new 2019)  Exeter: Executive Lounge  Glasgow: British Airways, Upperdeck, Lomond Lounge Humberside: Aspire  Inverness:  Aspire  Isle of Man:  Rendezvous  Jersey: Executive Lounge Leeds Bradford: Yorkshire, White Rose, 1432 Runway Club  Liverpool: Aspire  Newcastle: British Airways, Aspire, Aspire Plus Newquay: Executive Lounge  Norwich: Executive Lounge  Southampton: Spitfire Lounge  Teesside / Durham Tees Valley: SKYLIFE Lounge

Trains:  EustonKings Cross, Paddington, LiverpoolManchester Piccadilly  Eurostar:  St Pancras, Paris – new lounge (and a video)

Travel tips:

Earning miles from car rental

Earning miles when buying foreign currency

Earning miles and saving money on airport parking at Heathrow and at Gatwick

How to get Heathrow Express discounts, Gatwick Express discounts, Stansted Express discounts

Hotel loyalty scheme reviews:

Accor Live Limitless – Part One and Part Two

Hilton Honors – Part One and Part Two

IHG Rewards Club – Part One and Part Two

Marriott Bonvoy – Part One and Part Two

Radisson Rewards – Part One and Part Two

World of Hyatt – Part One and Part Two

Best Western Rewards

My Millennium (Millennium & Copthorne)

Other interesting articles:

Click here for our full article index.  Here are some of our favourite articles from the past 12 months:

Earn Avios points when you stay with Airbnb  (31st July)

Which hotel schemes let you earn points and night credit from multiple rooms?  (27th July)

Does the weak £ make Marriott Bonvoy’s flight ticket redemptions a good deal?  (27th July)

How to avoid the Heathrow Hotel Hoppa fee by using local buses for free  (26th July)

Let your staff collect Avios points via YuLife insurance  (25th July)

Alaska Airlines joins the oneworld alliance early  (24th July)

What are the best seats on a British Airways Boeing 787-8?  (23rd July)

Why Taj Inner Circle Gold is your sixth Amex Platinum hotel status  (23rd July)

Is the Bank of Ireland Avios credit card worth the fee?  (23rd July)

Reader LOSES his case against British Airways for not refunding seat selection fees  (21st July)

How to earn 400 Avios in Spain with the Cabify rideshare app  (21st July)

World of Hyatt now letting you book suite rewards online  (20th July)

‘Miles and points’ for the solo traveller – what’s different?  (20th July)

The story of the Boeing 747 at British Airways  (19th July)

HFP’s brief history of the Boeing 747  (18th July)

Nectar launches a hotel booking site – is it any good?  (15th July)

How to upgrade British Airways flights using American Airlines miles  (12th July)

Where does Blue Islands fly?  (11th July)

How Hotels.com and Tesco lost money via fake Clubcard codes  (10th July)

Get up to 100,000 Avios when you join Citigold Wealth Management  (10th July)

See how frequent flyer schemes make money in this presentation  (8th July)

Which hotel chains offer lifetime status?  (6th July)

How to earn Avios points on printing with printed.com  (5th July)

What happened to the old British Airways Helicopters fleet?  (4th July)

Why Amex Gold is the ideal starter card for a miles and points newcomer  (3rd July)

What are the best seats on a British Airways A380?  (1st July)

Why you may find the Qantas / Amex Membership Rewards tie-up useful  (29th June)

How expats in the UK can earn 100,000 Avios by joining Citigold Expat  (29th June)

Get €5-€10 of Accor Live Limitless hotel points with ClubOpinions  (28th June)

Is easyJet Plus worth the annual membership fee?  (26th June)

How to convert Marriott points into Hilton or IHG points!  (25th June)

Fly EL AL? It’s a new option as Qantas joins Membership Rewards  (24th June)

Why transferring hotel points to a friend is good  (24th June)

Qantas Frequent Flyer is now an American Express transfer partner!  (22nd June)

Interview: Qatar Airways UK head chats about life!  (22nd June)

Review: Is the Expedia Rewards loyalty scheme worth joining?  (22nd June)

How to earn Avios when flying United Airlines!  (21st June)

Can you transfer Club Eurostar points to someone else?  (19th June)

How does the British Airways Best Price Guarantee work?  (17th June)

Extra benefits on Kimpton and Indigo stays with IHG Lifestyle Collection  (17th June)

Should you swap points between Club Eurostar and Accor Live Limitless?  (14th June)

What are the best value British Airways On Business points redemptions?  (9th June)

Should you redeem your Emirates Skywards miles on easyJet?!  (9th June)

Why crediting Hertz rentals to IHG Rewards Club is attractive  (9th June)

How do British Airways American Express 2-4-1 companion vouchers work?  (8th June)

Extra benefits on InterContinental and Kimpton stays with IHG Luxury Collection  (5th June)

You can still earn Avios points when you fly with LATAM  (5th June)

What are the sweet spots in Etihad Guest’s new Air Canada partnership?  (5th June)

Which airlines can I use my Avios points on?  (5th June)

Can you convert Club Eurostar points to Avios?  (2nd June)

What is the British Airways On Business points redemption chart?  (1st June)

How do you earn Virgin Flying Club miles at YOTEL hotels?  (1st June)

IHG Rewards Club launches revenue-based redemptions  (29th May)

Your guide to the Marriott Bonvoy free breakfast benefit  (29th May)

Why InterContinental Ambassador is a programme I am happy to pay for  (28th May)

Iberia Plus Kids …. a way of earning Avios when your children fly  (27th May)

Get a FREE night if you join Marriott Bonvoy and complete two stays  (25th May)

‘Frequent Flyer – The Video’ – why we do what we do  (25th May)

Why Fine Hotels & Resorts is one of the best Amex Platinum benefits  (24th May)

Can you claim tax relief if you pay to upgrade your flight?  (23rd May)

How to earn Avios points via Tesco Clubcard at Esso  (23rd May)

How does Hyatt Brand Explorer work?  (21st May)

What’s the future of Gatwick with BA, Norwegian and Virgin gone?  (18th May)

How to keep your Amex Membership Rewards points alive when cancelling  (16th May)

Why did Flybe go into receivership?  (11th May)

How to use Air Canada’s Maple Leaf Club for Star Alliance lounge access  (8th May)

American Airlines and British Airways forced to surrender London to USA slots  (7th May)

How to transfer a small Avios points balance from a friend or family member  (7th May)

Review: Britain’s last railway restaurant car – GWR First Class Pullman Dining  (7th May)

Is it worth spending Avios points on wine and champagne?  (6th May)

Norwegian set to survive although shareholders are wiped out  (5th May)

A Hampton by Hilton hotel comes to Torquay!  (5th May)

Which hotels don’t give Avios but DO earn Virgin Flying Club miles?  (5th May)

How to get the best deals on Gatwick Airport car parking  (4th May)

What is it like flying during Covid-19? – a HFP reader story  (4th May)

How to do a hotel mattress run – and what can go wrong  (3rd May)

How does Heathrow Rewards work?  (3rd May)

Review: Why Hotels.com Rewards is better than hotel loyalty schemes  (1st May)

How does the British Airways American Express companion voucher work?  (1st May)

You can now book Royal Air Maroc flights to Casablanca on Avios  (1st May)

British Airways trials Reward Flight Saver on long haul  (30th April)

SeatSpy launches, adds premium tiers, Air France and KLM  (27th April)

Why you should get a FREE Curve Card to maximise your miles and points  (27th April)

My life in a lockdown hotel  (23rd April)

What SARS and 5 deaths on Air China showed about disease whilst flying  (22nd April)

How to dispute a charge with American Express under Section 75  (17th April)

How a refund to your American Express card impacts your voucher or bonus  (15th April)

What do you think of proposed changes to Hotels.com Rewards?  (14th April)

Using American Express to pay your gas and electricity bills with Bulb  (14th April)

How does YOTEL’s [email protected] loyalty scheme work?  (12th April)

British Airways charging £35 cancellation fees on short-haul Avios flights  (11th April)

The METAL Amex Gold credit card launches in Europe  (10th April)

British Airways has its debt rating cut to ‘junk’ status by Fitch  (9th April)

IHG has withdrawn the IHG Rewards Club Premium Mastercard  (8th April)

Royal Air Maroc is now in oneworld and an Avios partner  (5th April)

InterContinental Hong Kong hotel closes, to re-open as a Regent  (5th April)

A great video of British Airways aircraft stored at Bournemouth Airport  (4th April)

Advertising Standards Authority raps Amex and BA over ‘2-4-1’ vouchers  (2nd April)

Review: how is the InterContinental Porto hotel?  (31st March)

Use Billhop to pay council tax and other bills with credit cards  (27th March)

How I survived a 24 hour flight to Australia in Economy!  (23rd March)

Review: the new Courtyard by Marriott Inverness Airport hotel  (19th March)

Why flying from Inverness can save you £££ in Air Passenger Duty  (18th March)

Top 10 reasons to get American Express Preferred Rewards Gold  (14th March)

Top 10 reasons to get American Express Platinum  (13th March)

Top 10 reasons to get the American Express Rewards Credit Card  (12th March)

Get an airport lounge pass when you book with ebookers BONUS+  (12th March)

Top 10 reasons to get the British Airways American Express  (11th March)

Top 10 reasons to get the British Airways American Express Premium Plus  (10th March)

Radio 4’s ‘File on Four’ covers toxic aircraft cabin air quality  (9th March)

Hilton hotel non-refundable rooms ARE refundable in the US!  (9th March)

Top 10 reasons to get the HSBC Premier Mastercard  (9th March)

Is Virgin Atlantic’s ‘Miles Plus Money’ feature a good deal?  (8th March)

Review: Regus Express Business Lounge at Gatwick’s South Terminal  (8th March)

Top 10 reasons to get the HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard  (8th March)

Top 10 reasons to get the free IHG Rewards Club credit card  (7th March)

Which airlines let you transfer air miles INTO hotel programmes?  (6th March)

Aspire to manage the British Airways lounge at Belfast City Airport  (6th March)

Top 10 reasons to get the IHG Rewards Club Premium credit card  (6th March)

Top 10 reasons to get the Miles & More Diners Club and Mastercard  (5th March)

Get 10,000 Avios with your household, business or landlord insurance  (4th March)

Top 10 reasons to get the Marriott Bonvoy American Express credit card  (4th March)

Top 10 reasons to get the Tesco Clubcard Mastercard credit card  (3rd March)

Is it worth joining the Point A Hotels ‘A List’?  (2nd March)

How to use the Marriott Bonvoy Amex to earn miles with 44 airlines  (22nd March)

Is Priority Pass worth the money?  (2nd March)

Top 10 reasons to get the Virgin Atlantic Reward Mastercard credit card  (2nd March)

How to save 10% on Iberostar hotels and resorts by joining ‘My Iberostar’  (1st March)

A review of Starling Bank and its 0% FX fees debit card  (1st March)

How should you time British Airways Silver status to maximise benefits?  (1st March)

Does Hilton status match?  (1st March)

The forgotten West London and Imperial Airways Empire air terminals  (1st March)

What are the British Airways weekend leisure routes from London City?  (1st March)

Top 10 reasons to get the Virgin Atlantic Reward Plus Mastercard credit card  (1st March)

Is Pestana Priority Guest worth joining?  (1st March)

What are the British Airways regional weekend flights?   (28th February)

British Airways to remove most single-use plastics in 2020  (27th February)

The Marriott Bonvoy American Express credit card launches – any good?  (26th February)

Where can you go with Virgin Flying Club miles?  (26th February)

How to get cheaper Avios points redemptions to the Middle East  (25th February)

Use your Marriott Bonvoy status on United Airlines via RewardsPlus  (25th February)

Plaza Premium relaunches its Smart Traveller loyalty scheme  (25th February)

How you can fly in a Citation private jet for £234 – as I did!  (24th February)

What you need to know about Amex Centurion airport lounges  (23rd February)

Can you access Aer Lingus lounges with British Airways status?  (18th February)

Find British Airways and Virgin reward availability using SeatSpy  (17th February)

How to earn easy Virgin Atlantic status flying KLM and Air France  (17th February)

“How to get elite British Airways status quicker than you think”  (16th February)

Review: The Martinique, New York (Hilton ‘Curio Collection’)  (16th February)

How to get a one-way Hertz UK car rental for just £1!  (15th February)

How to access Lufthansa lounges with American Express Platinum  (15th February)

Did you know a Railcard can be bought and downloaded immediately?  (15th February)

Alaska Airlines joins the oneworld alliance  (14th February)

Your guide to redeeming Virgin Flying Club miles on Air France and KLM  (13th February)

Air Italy goes into liquidation – no more Avios earning or redeeming  (11th February)

Can you really fly Ryanair for £5? And would you want to? I try it out!  (10th February)

How Amex Platinum gets you Star Alliance Silver and fast track Gold  (9th February)

How you can earn Virgin Flying Club miles in-store at Morrisons  (8th February)

Review: How is the Hampton by Hilton Stansted Airport?  (8th February)

What happens to your Avios points when you die?  (7th February)

Review: Is Stansted Express First Class worth it?  (5th February)

Is the new Tesco Clubcard Plus credit card worth a look?  (1st February)

Do you know the expiry rules for your Avios, miles and hotel points?  (31st January)

Which is the most generous hotel programme for earning Avios?  (30th January)

How does the Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Challenge work?  (29th January)

Why you should NEVER book Avios flights on Iberia via ba.com  (27th January)

Why LEVEL is decent value for Premium Economy Avios redemptions  (26th January)

Which British Airways flights have wi-fi?  (24th January)

How to earn miles on your January tax bill  (23rd January)

Virgin Atlantic ends Air China deal – any good partner awards left?  (23rd January)

What is the best replacement for your Starwood American Express card?  (21st January)

StatusMatcher – what can you get from your existing airline and hotel cards?  (21st January)

Which sorts of IHG Rewards Club points count for status?  (20th January)

A 100% speculative article about what may happen at Heathrow T5  (19th January)

Why Radisson Rewards is now a decent option for New York redemptions  (19th January)

Earn points with American Express FX International Payments  (15th January)

Here are five new UK airport lounges due to open in 2020  (14th January)

What’s better than transferable points? INSTANTLY transferable points  (12th January)

What is an Avios point worth?  (10th January)

What are the best card bonuses for LONG TERM spending?  (7th January)

How a couple can earn 185,000 Avios from Amex sign-up bonuses  (6th January)

How does Club H10, the loyalty programme for H10 Hotels, work?  (5th January)

Still got the Amex Gold charge card? Swap to the Amex Gold credit card  (4th January)

You can redeem Avios on Royal Air Maroc from 31st March  (3rd January)

What’s the time in Morocco? Perhaps not what you think it is.  (2nd January)

What will we see from British Airways and Virgin Atlantic in 2020?  (2nd January)

Seven Avios secrets you probably don’t know  (30th December)

What hotel schemes let you use your points for food, drinks and spa?  (29th December)

How to earn miles and get 10% off your first ride with Blacklane  (28th December)

What are Club Eurostar points worth?  (27th December)

Why you should use AwardWallet to track your miles and points  (24th December)

Which InterCons give FREE lounge access via Virtuoso agents?  (23rd December)

Review of Kimpton Charlotte Square, Edinburgh – how was it?  (22nd December)

Why are some Avios redemptions cheaper on avios.com than ba.com?  (19th December)

I try the Signature ELITE lounge in the private jet terminal at Luton  (18th December)

What is the best value Avios redemption per mile flown?  (16th December)

Earn bonus Heathrow Rewards points when you use ‘Reserve & Collect’  (16th December)

The great new Finnair Platinum Wing at Helsinki Airport  (14th December)

NEW: Credit KLM and Air France flights to Qantas, and redeem on BA!  (14th December)

Review: British Airways lounge at Washington Dulles  (11th December)

We review N26, the UK’s latest ‘online only’ bank  (10th December)

Avios Group CEO, Drew Crawley, in surprise resignation  (10th December)

How to save on regular British Airways short-haul trips with Flight Pass  (9th December)

Review: We try Hyatt Centric The Liberties in Dublin  (8th December)

World of Hyatt adds peak pricing  (6th December)

Should you credit SkyTeam flights to Air Europa as they may become Avios?  (4th December)

How I got a great deal from Melia’s Black Friday ‘buy points’ offer  (3rd December)

Virgin Group to retain control of Virgin Atlantic, share sale abandoned  (2nd December)

Why the bonus miles with Virgin’s Economy Delight fares are great value  (28th November)

We visit the new British Airways lounge in Geneva  (26th November)

How to earn IHG Rewards Club points with OpenTable  (25th November)

Amex launches a new co-brand cashback card with Vitality  (20th November)

What does Fans of M.O. (Mandarin Oriental’s loyalty programme) offer?  (20th November)

How to use ‘part pay with Avios’ to book Iberia, Vueling or Air Nostrum  (16th November)

I visit the new PremiAir VIP Terminal at Manchester Airport  (14th November)

Why won’t BA refund your seat reservation fees when you cancel a flight?  (13th November)

The new BA lounge at Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport  (10th November)

Review: Marriott’s new Aloft Madrid Gran Via  (10th November)

Review: I return to Renaissance Paris Republique  (6th November)

Review: we try the new Aerotel hotel, inside Heathrow Terminal 3  (5th November)

IAG to buy Air Europa in a €1bn deal  (4th November)

What happened on my Virgin Atlantic flight to Tel Aviv with Richard Branson  (4th November)

How to earn Avios or Virgin miles via a Tesco current account  (4th November)

What is the best value Avios redemption per minute of flying time?!  (31st October)

What can you do with Amex Membership Rewards points?  (28th October)

Take a look at the impressive new British Airways lounge at Milan Linate  (28th October)

Did you know lastminute.com lets you refund non-refundable flights?  (28th October)

Review of Vietnam Airlines business class from Ho Chi Minh City to London  (27th October)

Review of IHG’s impressive Kimpton Manchester / Principal Manchester hotel  (26th October)

Why you should get a FREE Curve Card to maximise points from credit cards  (26th October)

Air New Zealand to end UK services in 2020  (23rd October)

Are the best cashback credit cards an alternative to miles and points cards?  (22nd October)

Should you dump your free BA Amex for the Amex Rewards Credit Card?  (19th October)

Which is the best American Express cashback credit card?  (18th October)

St Regis Venice opens – a potentially aspirational Bonvoy redemption  (18th October)

Review of Vietnam Airlines Premium Economy from London to Hanoi  (17th October)

Inside the flagship Qatar Airways Al Mourjan business class lounge  (16th October)

Would scrapping frequent flyer schemes really reduce climate change?!  (15th October)

How to earn miles and points from Europcar  (13th October)

O2 mobile customers get FREE lounge access if their flight is delayed!  (12th October)

We take a sneak peak at United’s Polaris business class  (11th October)

We try the private jet departure experience at Gatwick (whilst flying BA)  (9th October)

Aerotel is open in Heathrow Terminal 3 – 18 months late!  (9th October)

Our review of Qatar Airways Qsuite business class  (8th October)

The lawsuit against BA for the 2018 data breach is approved  (7th October)

Conrad New York Midtown now open – a good value redemption  (6th October)

How to earn and spend Avios on Vueling flights  (2nd October)

Review: the British Airways American Express Accelerating Business Card  (1st October)

With Aspire Gatwick South lounge open, don’t forget Aspire Rewards  (30th September)

A good Avios redemption to Santiago, Chile with just £44 tax  (29th September)

How to earn Avios on foreign currency transfers with Midpoint  (28th September)

Our crowdsourced list of Amex Membership Rewards transfer times  (28th September)

Review of the Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 4  (26th September)

Check out the new Upper Class Suite as we fly Virgin Atlantic’s A350  (25th September)

Review of the new Atrium Hotel Heathrow  (24th September)

IHG has changed (positively) its rule on crediting multiple rooms  (23rd September)

Our review of Marriott Canary Wharf  (22nd September)

All you need to know about earning Avios in Aer Lingus AerClub  (21st September)

Is there still a place for the Avios Multi-Currency Cash Passport?   (18th September)

The best UK lounges you can visit with Amex Gold’s Lounge Club  (16th September)

Should the collapsing £ make you re-assess your points valuations?  (15th September)

How to book Avios Reward Flight Saver on BA ‘Fifth Freedom’ routes  (11th September)

Where can you fly on BA from T3 to visit the excellent lounges?  (9th September)

How to use Avios for domestic Japanese flights – with no tax!  (7th September)

#BA100 – the story of the first British Airways flight  (31st August)

Flying Virgin Atlantic Upper Class …. whilst pregnant  (22nd August)

Maximise your Avios when flying BA partners by crediting to Iberia  (20th August)

Why it can be worth paying an annual fee for a credit card  (18th August)

Can you get a better deal with Clubcard points than Avios or Virgin miles?  (17th August)

What American Express bonuses can you get, based on the cards you have?  (12th August)

A look at Club Eurostar, almost two years in – how is it going?  (11th August)

Get exclusive BA Gold benefits at Langham hotels  (7th August)

We travel in Club Suite on the first commercial BA A350 flight!  (6th August)

What is the difference between Amex Gold and Amex Platinum?  (5th August)

How to earn Avios or Virgin miles and a status match at Best Western  (4th August)

wheretocredit.com – a handy resource you might not know  (3rd August)

Where does Virgin Atlantic fly?  (1st August)

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