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

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

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

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

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: Good Enterprise / Virgin promo, the new Virgin / Clubcard offer, 1500 Miles & More miles with Movenpick

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: Good Enterprise / Virgin Flying Club promo launched Enterprise has launched a new promotion with Virgin Flying Club. The standard earning rate with Enterprise is 100 Flying Club miles per day.  At present, this is quintupled. You will receive 500 Flying Club […]

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Special HFP reader offer as BA Redemption Finder expands to cover Virgin Atlantic!

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

This is our review of the ‘new and improved’ Reward Flight Finder website. There are only a handful of third-party miles and points ‘tools’ that I actively recommend.  These include: AwardWallet – the ‘one click’ way of keeping track of ALL your miles and points […]

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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

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

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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Bits: Yotel San Francisco opening, IHG buy points bonus, Virgin Holidays discount, Lucky Air ads

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: YOTEL San Francisco opens 1st March I did an article yesterday on the opening of the new Virgin Hotels San Francisco, which has special offers for Virgin Flying Club members. At the cheaper end of the scale, YOTEL is opening in San […]

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Bits: the future of the SPG / Marriott credit cards, Virgin Hotels San Francisco offer, cheap Avios via Groupon

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: What is happening to the Starwood and Marriott UK credit cards? Over in the US, a major rebranding of the Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest credit cards has been announced ahead of the launch of Marriott Bonvoy on 13th February. Over […]

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Bits: £30 Virgin Atlantic Economy Delight upgrades, IHG redemptions at Regent Hotels, IHG price rise

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: Upgrade to Economy Delight on Virgin Atlantic for just £30! Starting today, and running until Saturday, Virgin Atlantic is offering upgrades from Economy Classic to Economy Delight for just £30 each way. This is an EXCEPTIONALLY good deal and you’d be mad […]

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2,000+ Heathrow Rewards points with your first Rocketmiles hotel booking (converts to Avios and more)

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

Heathrow Rewards, the Heathrow Airport shopping loyalty scheme, has an interesting partnership with hotel booking site Rocketmiles which can earn you 2,000+ easy Avios or other airline miles. What is Rocketmiles? Rocketmiles – if you are not familiar with it – is a similar website […]

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You can now transfer ‘pending’ Clubcard points to Avios or Virgin – no more quarterly waits!

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

Most Head for Points readers know that both Avios and Virgin Flying Club are Tesco Clubcard partners.  This allows you to transfer your Clubcard points into miles instead of using them in-store. It is a decent deal.  £1 of Tesco Clubcard vouchers converts into 240 […]

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Why the only thing better than transferable points is INSTANTLY transferable points

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

One of the key ideas I push on Head for Points is that transferable, or convertible, points are better than non-transferable points. The best way to explain this is via American Express Membership Rewards points, earned from Amex Gold, Amex Platinum and the Amex Rewards […]

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EXCLUSIVE PICS: We reveal the changes to British Airways World Traveller Plus

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

British Airways has been touting improvements in the World Traveller Plus ‘soft product’ (food, bedding etc) for some time.  I’ve now managed to get hold of some information on what is coming as well as some not-seen-elsewhere promotional images of the new meal service. The […]

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