Bits: Who won the Etihad flights?, IHG discounts, up to £250 off Virgin Atlantic ‘Flight & Hotel’ deals

Written by Anika @ Head for Points

News in brief: We have our Etihad competition winner! Last month we ran a great competition in association with Etihad Airways giving away one of the most valuable prizes we have ever offered. One lucky Head for Points reader was going to win two Business […]

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Bits: Avios windfall for ex-Tesco mortgage holders, extra £30 off Virgin’s Economy Delight, Cathay suspending Dublin

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: Avios windfall for anyone who has a Tesco Bank mortgage Back in May, we covered the announcement that Tesco Bank had decided to pull out of the mortgage market. It was recently announced that Lloyds Banking Group had bought the ‘book’ in […]

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Bits: we’re nominated for some prizes, Vueling sale, Virgin to Sao Paulo now bookable for cash and miles

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: HFP nominated for four Business Travel Journalism Awards I’m pleased to say that Head for Points has been recognised with four nominations in the 2019 Business Travel Journalism Awards. These are: Best Newcomer to Business Travel or Meetings & Events Journalism (Rhys) […]

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Bits: BA pilot strike update, IHG losing its two new Manchester hotels to Hyatt, Reward Flight Finder trouble

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: An update on the British Airways pilot strike I don’t want to spend too much time on the British Airways pilot strike, because it is being covered enough by the mainstream media. Interestingly, British Airways did not make an effort yesterday to […]

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Bits: Virgin confirms Sao Paulo dates, get FREE Luxury Travel Fair tickets, £100 off Virgin ‘flight and hotel’ deals

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

More news in brief: Virgin Atlantic confirms Sao Paulo flight dates and timings Whilst tickets are not currently on sale, Virgin Atlantic has confirmed the dates and times for the new Sao Paulo service. Flights will launch on 29th March 2020, using a Boeing 787-9.  […]

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Get 5,000 Avios or other miles with your first Rocketmiles hotel booking of any value!

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

Hotel booking site Rocketmiles has launched an EXCELLENT ‘first user’ promotion which can earn you 5,000+ easy Avios or other airline miles from just one night. What is Rocketmiles? Rocketmiles – if you are not familiar with it – is a similar website to PointsHound, […]

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Bits: British Airways Centenary documentary on TV tonight, Virgin credit cards on Apple Pay, £200 Emirates cashback

Written by Rhys @ Head for Points

News in brief: British Airways Centenary documentary starts tonight British Airways has given Title Role, the producers of last year’s ‘100 Years in the Sky’ documentary, exclusive access to the business as part of the #BA100 celebrations. The four part series is called ‘British Airways […]

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What are the best credit card sign-up deals for September? – plus your news round-up

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

It is time for our regular round up of what is coming and what is going in the world of UK airline and hotel credit card sign-up deals. Our directory of the 16 main UK travel credit and charge cards can be found by clicking the […]

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Bits: £1500 UK to Jo’burg deal with Qatar Airways, last day for BA and Virgin sales, last day for the Hilton sale

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

News in brief: £1500 UK to Johannesburg deal with Qatar Airways Qatar Airways is offering a very attractive £1500 (£1498 to be exact) business class deal to Johannesburg.  It seems to be available between October and June, but don’t bother looking over Christmas and New […]

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Why it can be worth paying an annual fee for a miles and points credit card

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

I get numerous emails from Head for Points readers asking for advice on which miles and points credit card they should get.  These often come with the caveat “but I don’t want to pay a fee for a card”. I don’t agree with this approach.  […]

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