Bits: bid on new Marriott Moments events, Simply Rewards closing – other Visa cashback deals to follow?, Malaysia Airlines promo

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: Bid on new Marriott Moments events With Marriott Bonvoy now live, Marriott has relaunched its ‘Marriott Moments’ experiences site.  You can find it here. It has added a new batch of O2 concert tickets to its website.  These are for the renamed […]

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

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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: 25% off New York redemptions at five IHG hotels, 20% off Heathrow Express, check your Virgin card payments

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News in brief: Save up to 25% on redemptions at five IHG Rewards Club hotels in New York IHG Rewards Club, the Holiday Inn / HI Express / Crowne Plaza etc loyalty scheme, is offering discounted redemptions at five of its New York hotels. You […]

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

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

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

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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

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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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Bits: Lufthansa Business deals to Asia and S America, 30% off Virgin Atlantic economy for 2+, new IHG voco in Solihull

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News in brief: Lufthansa business class deals to Asia and South America Lufthansa is running a decent sale from the UK to Asia / Middle East and South America at the moment.  There are deals in all classes but I am just focusing on Business […]

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