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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Announcing Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Money as the sponsors of the 2018 HFP Christmas Party – and more raffle prizes added!

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

I’m delighted to announce that Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Money will be sponsoring the 2018 Head for Points Christmas Party, taking place on Tuesday night. (All 250 tickets are now sold out, unfortunately.  Apologies to everyone who couldn’t get one.) Thanks to the generosity of […]

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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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Get 250 bonus Heathrow Rewards points (=250 miles) with every Heathrow Express purchase!

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

Heathrow Rewards and Heathrow Express have teamed up to offer a generous bonus promotion. Between 1st December and 31st December, you will receive 250 bonus Heathrow Rewards points with EVERY Heathrow Express purchase you make. This is on top of the standard – and pretty […]

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Bits: “IAG to bid for Flybe”, Norwegian launches Rio, No 1 Lounges opens Birmingham Clubrooms

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: “IAG to bid for Flybe” Following the news last week that Virgin Atlantic was in discussions with Flybe over a takeover bid, IAG – the owner of British Airways – is also now believed to have opened talks. This is an interesting […]

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No more Avios or Virgin miles from Esso as petrol loyalty sees a big shake up

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

There is a major shift underway in petrol station loyalty, with Tesco Clubcard seeing another major blow. It will hit Virgin Flying Club particularly hard, as they will lose their last branded petrol partner.  This follows the withdrawal of Texaco Star Rewards as a Virgin […]

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Bits: targeted £25 Amazon / Amex discount, 3000 Virgin miles with new wine offer, new HFP hosting

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: Targeted American Express ‘£25 off £40’ at Amazon promo For a couple of years, Amazon has been offering a £15 discount on a £25 spend for anyone who links their Amex Gold or Amex Platinum card to their amazon.co.uk account and part-pays […]

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Bits: Expedia drops Nectar, two new ‘buy Avios’ deals from 0.84p, Virgin gains a Heathrow slot from Cobalt

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: Expedia drops Nectar as an earning and spending partner Expedia and Nectar have announced that they are ending their partnership on 15th December. At present, you can earn Nectar points on all Expedia bookings at the following rates: Package bookings: 1,000 Nectar points Hotel-only […]

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