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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NEW: Find British Airways and Virgin Atlantic reward availability using SeatSpy

Written by Rhys @ Head for Points

It’s no news to anyone that trying to find reward flight availability on British Airways and Virgin Atlantic can be a bit of a nightmare.  Neither airline makes it particularly easy to see when they have redemption availability, and you often have to search day-by-day […]

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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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Bits: £556 World Traveller Plus deals from Switzerland to NA, Flybe launches City to Luxembourg, last day for the Virgin sale

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: Good World Traveller Plus deals from Switzerland to North America British Airways is currently running some aggressive World Traveller Plus deals from Switzerland (Zurich, Geneva, Basel) to North America. The cheapest destination seems to be Montreal, which is coming up at £556 […]

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Do you know the expiry rules for your Avios, airline miles and hotel points?

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

There is nothing more frustrating than finding that your miles have expired when you finally come to use them or add to them. This is most likely to happen with secondary programmes where you once dropped a few miles from a one-off promotion and then […]

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Bits: Save an extra 10% on Virgin ‘Flight & Hotel’ deals, outstanding new lounge for BA flyers in Singapore

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: Save an extra 10% on Virgin Holidays and ‘flight and hotel’ The Virgin Atlantic sale ends on 3rd February. For the final weekend, there are two further special offers running. Virgin Atlantic ‘flight and hotels’ is offering an extra 10% off using […]

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In the absence of good hotel promos ….. get 3,500+ Heathrow Rewards points (= Avios) with a Rocketmiles hotel

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

On Tuesday I did an article bemoaning the lack of good hotel loyalty promotions at present.  There are only two options: Hilton Honors – 2,000 bonus points per stay (register) Radisson Rewards – up to 150,000 bonus points for up to 15 stays (register) I […]

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What is the best replacement for your Starwood American Express card?

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

As we covered last week, American Express has written to holders of the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express card telling them that the benefits package is changing on 26th February. The card is being rebranded as the Marriott Bonvoy American Express on that date.  Here […]

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