Bits: InterContinental Hong Kong closes, earn Avios in the Hackett sale, Amazon Music 3-month FREE trial

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: InterContinental Hong Kong closes, to re-open as a Regent in 2022 InterContinental Hong Kong, one of the flagship hotels in the chain, has decided to finally push the button on its top-to-bottom refurbishment.  The work has been promised, but delayed, for a […]

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Coronavirus cancellation and refund policy summary: BA, Virgin Atlantic, easyJet, Hilton, Marriott and IHG

Written by Rhys @ Head for Points

Due to rapidly changing policies over coronavirus cancellations and travel waivers, we have decided to compile all the information we have in one up-to-date reference post. Hopefully this gives you an overview of your cancellation and refund rights with the major travel companies we cover […]

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Bits: Emirates to close most routes from Wednesday, IHG turns over two London hotels for homeless self isolating

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: Emirates announces it will end all flights – then changes its mind The Middle Eastern airlines have, so far, been doing their best to carry on as usual during the coronavirus crisis. Because they are essentially transit-driven airlines, with Doha, Dubai and […]

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Rebook your IHG and Hilton rooms NOW – both chains will refund cheaper ‘Advance Purchase’ rates, so switch!

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

Both IHG Rewards Club and Hilton Honors have made positive announcements about removing the restrictions on Advance Purchase bookings. This means there are unintended consequences: if you have a Hilton or IHG hotel booking made at the Best Flexible rate, it makes sense to cancel […]

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Which airlines let you transfer air miles INTO hotel loyalty programmes?

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

Almost all hotel loyalty programmes let you transfer you points into certain frequent flyer schemes.  What is far rarer is for a frequent flyer scheme to let you transfer your miles INTO a hotel points programme. This didn’t used to be the case.  If you […]

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Bits: Last day for 75% bonus buying IHG points, save £29 on Virgin Economy, 5000 points for new Hilton Honors members

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: Last day to get a 75% bonus when you buy IHG Rewards Club points Until tonight, 27th February you can buy IHG Rewards Club points with a bonus of up to 75%. The page to buy points is here. This is not […]

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Bits: 100% Hilton ‘buy points’ bonus (plus IHG and Hyatt), BA slot sitting, direct Eurostar trains from Netherlands launching

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: Last call for Hilton’s 100% ‘buy points’ bonus … which I took up There are a few hotel programme ‘buy points’ bonuses running at the moment. The one finishing soon is Hilton Honors, which ends on Wednesday 19th. You get a 100% […]

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