Bits: LVMH (surprisingly) buys Belmond, Virgin Atlantic refreshes its Savings Account, Hilton launches Asia-Pacific sale

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: Belmond hotel group in surprise sale to LVMH LVMH, the luxury goods group behind Louis Vuitton and many other high-end brands, has emerged as the surprise winner in the race to acquire the Belmond hotel group.  It will pay $3.2bn including existing debt, […]

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Bits: €1250 British Airways Cape Town deal in Club World, 50% ‘buy Avios’ bonus, Cathay Pacific launches with AirPortr

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: British Airways offering €1250 Club World flights to South Africa British Airways is offering some very aggressive fares out of Amsterdam if you fancy a break in Cape Town or Johannesburg in 2019. For return Club World fares from Amsterdam, you are […]

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Bits: 2500 Avios off wine redemptions, Qatar’s Malta route confirmed – a good BA tier point run, Cathay lounge

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: 2,500 Avios back when you redeem for wine Every year British Airways runs a Christmas promotion to encourage you to redeem Avios for cases of wine. The 2018 version has not been widely advertised and appears to end today.  It is also […]

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Bits: BA improves On Business, Virgin pilots strike, Hilton Mallorca and Hotel des Indes leaving

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: A change to British Airways On Business On Business is the small business loyalty scheme run by British Airways.  Whilst hugely devalued a couple of years ago, there is no reason NOT to sign-up if you are a VAT-registered company as you […]

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Bits: Plaza Premium loses Cathay T3 management, LOT launches City to Vilnius, BA launching Islamabad?

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: Plaza Premium loses management of Cathay Pacific lounge Plaza Premium confirmed to us this week that it is no longer managing the Cathay Pacific lounge in Heathrow Terminal 3. We had heard rumours of this from readers in the last couple of […]

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Bits: 5% off SNO ski holidays, BA launches Ljubljana and Montpellier, earn double Radisson Rewards points

Written by Anika @ Head for Points

News in brief: Get 5% off your ski holiday with a SNO promo code Winter holidays are approaching fast and we wanted to remind everyone that ski holidays company SNO is still offering an exclusive 5% off discount code for all Head for Points readers […]

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Bits: HFP on Radio 4, new Amex cashback hotel deals inc Marriott, changes to the Tesco Premium credit card

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: Listen to me on ‘You and Yours’ I did a segment on Radio 4’s ‘You and Yours’ yesterday lunchtime, discussing the recent changes to petrol loyalty with Esso dropping Clubcard and BP dropping Nectar – which Esso is joining!  We did a Shopper […]

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Bits: IHG ‘buy points’ bonus, 250 free Shangri-La points, 25% cashback with Gett, WOW Air going bust?

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: Last day for 100% bonus when you buy IHG Rewards Club points IHG Rewards Club – the InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza etc scheme – is running another sale with a bonus of up to 100% when you buy over 5,000 points. […]

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