Bookable with Avios now: BA adds March/April fights to Cape Town, Miami and Seattle to fill coronavirus slots

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

British Airways has launched some additional long-haul flights for April and May. This should provide additional Avios availability if you jump in quickly.  Miami for Easter may now be possible if you’re keen! I am guessing that these flights use the aircraft which are no […]

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Virgin bits: Extra Havana flight added, Flybe now fully bookable via Virgin, buy cheap miles with ‘Miles Booster’

Written by Rhys @ Head for Points

Virgin Atlantic news in brief: Virgin Atlantic adds a third weekly Havana service Havana appears to be playing an increasingly important part in the Virgin Atlantic route network. The service was moved from Gatwick to Heathrow in 2019.  The airline has now decided to increase […]

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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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Bits: BA launches more Cape Town flights (and St Lucia, Cancun), new Amex spend bonus, £70 off Virgin Premium

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: British Airways launches extra flights to Cape Town, St Lucia and Cancun By an amazing coincidence, one day after Virgin Atlantic announced its new route to Cape Town, British Airways has announced an extra Cape Town service. There will be an additional […]

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More BA tier-point earning options as Alaska Airlines joins the oneworld alliance

Written by Rhys @ Head for Points

Alaska Airlines announced yesterday that it will be joining the oneworld airline alliance.  This is a welcome boost for the alliance following the resignation of LATAM.  Royal Air Maroc is already gearing up to join oneworld on 1st April. Alaska Airlines has been a British […]

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