Bits: BA 2-4-1 Premium Economy deal to Jo’burg, Etihad’s 2-4-1 sale, Helsinki gets a new Priority Pass lounge

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: British Airways 2-4-1 Premium Economy deal to Jo’burg As part of its occasional ‘Dream Tickets’ promotions, British Airways is running a 2-4-1 offer on Premium Economy tickets to Johannesburg. Full details are on ba.com here.  You must: book by 17th February travel […]

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

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

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 […]

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

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

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 […]

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

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

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 […]

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Special HFP reader offer as BA Redemption Finder expands to cover Virgin Atlantic!

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

This is our review of the ‘new and improved’ Reward Flight Finder website. There are only a handful of third-party miles and points ‘tools’ that I actively recommend.  These include: AwardWallet – the ‘one click’ way of keeping track of ALL your miles and points […]

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Transferring hotel points to airline miles … when is it worth it?

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

All of the major hotel points currencies allow you to transfer your points into airline miles.  You will often find the airlines encouraging it – every 9-10 months, British Airways offers a 35% transfer bonus when you move hotel points into Avios.  This offer last […]

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What I learned at oneworld’s 20th birthday event – BA A380 interest, Aer Lingus and oneworld, new lounges, Qatar leaving?, China Southern joining?

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

oneworld held a major media event in London on Friday morning to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the airline alliance.  All 13 CEO’s were meant to attend and most of them did make it, including the heads of BA, Aer Lingus, American Airlines, Qatar Airways, […]

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Bits: new Aer Lingus A321LR seat revealed, BA’s 100th birthday ad launches, CP Five Lakes leaving

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: New Aer Lingus A321LR seat revealed Australian Business Traveller, of all people, has got exclusive images of the business class seat that Aer Lingus is using on its new A321LR fleet. Aer Lingus has 14 of these aircraft on order.  Whilst they […]

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Bits: is this the new BA Club World seat?, Air Belgium to operate Newark for BA, IHG redemption prices at Regent

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: Is this the new British Airways Club World seat? Reader Dave left a note in our comments yesterday which I found interesting.  I wrote an article highlighting a BA survey which implied that Club World could be getting private suites with doors.  […]

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