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Here’s the full HfP index of articles for March 2021

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Here is a full list of the articles we published in March 2021.  Click through to read them in full:

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Do you know that you can holiday in Jersey, in a hotel, from 26th April?

British Airways launches a new 50% ‘buy Avios’ points bonus – worth it?

Pay a lower deposit when you book with BA Holidays

Virgin Hotels opens in Las Vegas – as a Hilton

Amex Business Platinum vs personal Platinum – what’s the difference?

Don’t expect your hotel status to be rolled over into 2022 – here’s why

American Express Business Platinum repays 110% of my Dell purchases

Race against McLaren Formula 1 driver Lando Norris with Hilton

Canadian airline WestJet wins Heathrow slots

How to earn and redeem Avios for flights on Mexico’s Interjet

2021 and 2022 peak and off-peak Avios dates for British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus

Four Points by Sheraton hotel opens at London Gatwick airport

American Express closes ‘Departures’ magazine in the US

JetBlue’s slots at London Heathrow airport are confirmed

Why IHG Rewards ‘bonus points packages’ are an easy way to earn elite status quickly

Which energy suppliers let you pay your bill with an American Express card?

Domes adds a new Marriott Bonvoy redemption option – ‘Domes of Corfu’

How to get Avis Preferred Plus status from your Priority Pass

New Manchester Airport lounges to open this Summer

Qatar Airways £1,400 sale fares to the Middle East

Accor Live Limitless extends your hotel points expiry, but …..

The Gatwick Travelodge becomes a Hyatt, no, wait, a Moxy, no, a Radisson RED ….

NEW: Get a British Airways First Class meal kit delivered to your door – we try it out

You can now claim your 25,000 IHG Rewards points for having Spire Elite status

Another eBay seller launches British Airways Club World products

Lloyds Avios upgrade vouchers are being extended to October – if you ask

BACK: BA Club World crockery and linens being sold on eBay

Aer Lingus launches flights to Barbados, Boston, New York and Orlando from Manchester

Air Passenger Duty for 12+ hour flights to rise to fund domestic cuts – consultation

News: Virgin economy deals, citizenM hotel sale, Dell sale for Amex Business cardholders

Excellent £89 Park Plaza (Radisson) fully flex London hotel rooms for Summer

What else does Barclays Premier offer apart from Avios?

A Marriott Bonvoy hotel adds a $30 redemption fee

Emirates and the value of premium economy

Leeds Bradford Airport gets approval for new terminal

How to use British Airways Holidays to avoid paying for your flight until 3 weeks before departure

TODAY is 24 months from Amex’s launch of the ’24 month’ rule – what should you do?

SeatSpy fixes Avios reliability and adds American and United reward searches

LAST CHANCE: Get a 40%-50% bonus when you buy Marriott Bonvoy points

A reader wins EC261 compensation for a BA flight cancelled during covid

How ‘taxes and charges’ on Avios redemptions from the US got out of control

IHG Rewards has enrolled you in milestone bonuses – but not told you

LAST CHANCE: Free Shangri-La Jade and Star Alliance Silver status if you have Amex Platinum

Earn double Marriott Bonvoy points on home and villa rentals

Two good Manchester hotels deals from Travelzoo

European Court of Justice reaches decision in landmark package holiday case

(Another) 100% bonus when you buy Hilton Honors hotel points

Emirates forms a joint venture with TAP Portugal – your TAP status match has more value

‘Norwegian Mark 2’ is here, flying UK to US with a Boeing 787. What could go wrong?

How overcharges you on Avios redemptions from Brazil

IAG raises a further €1.2 billion via a junk bond issue

It’s back: earn Virgin Points in-store at Morrisons supermarkets

Join the free online ‘BA High Life Live’ travel talk show next Thursday

Got the IHG Rewards credit card? Get 10,000 bonus points on your hotel sale booking

Get 4x bonus points at eBay this week

Join an Amex Gold cooking event on Saturday night

Is JetBlue launching Heathrow to New York flights in August?

Uh oh: British Airways increases short-haul Avios redemption prices with no notice

News: win flights in Virgin’s live aviation quiz, £16 Europcar discount

Register now: Amex offering bonus Avios to BA Premium Plus holders

Get 5,500+ Avios or other miles with a £37+ Rocketmiles hotel booking

How to use your American Express Business £50 or £75 Dell credit

Virgin Atlantic raises another £160 million

Get a 50% bonus when you buy Qatar Privilege Club Qmiles

Bumper 40%-60% discount using Radisson points for selected gift cards

Get £100 off Virgin Holidays bookings

DEZERVED – a new shopping platform coming to a loyalty scheme near you

British Airways lounge at Manchester Airport will not re-open – report

British Airways drops Flight Pass and will refund existing pass holders

Get IHG Rewards Platinum hotel status with just five nights

The BA app is (accidentally?) overcharging for World Traveller Plus to the US

See Elton John in Manchester with your Virgin Points

Your 500 Avios from Nectar should have posted

Why is British Airways charging lower taxes to inactive Avios members?

Get a 100% bonus buying Radisson Rewards points

British Airways scraps its Embraer E170 fleet

Exclusive: Crowne Plaza London Kensington leaving IHG

Why Barclays Avios Rewards is great for the solo traveller

American Airlines borrows $7.5 billion against its frequent flyer programme

British Airways adds new Alicante flights from Southampton Airport

British Airways extends Executive Club elite status again – for some people

HfP reader wins case against Virgin Money for not refunding his annual card fee

Win a trip for two with the Qatar Airways Student Club

Lufthansa’s Eurowings to launch flights to Spain from Manchester and Birmingham

How to earn Avios points on foreign currency transfers with Midpoint

Buying hotel points works – here’s how we saved 62% on our room

Rumours on the opening of Heathrow Terminal 3 and changes at Terminal 5

Final week: Collect up to 10,000 bonus Nectar points (6,250 Avios) with Sainsbury’s Energy

What happened with the BA and SITA data breach?

How to earn Avios or Virgin Points at Best Western – and get a status match

Dubai Marriott Harbour – a good family Bonvoy points redemption where a room sleeps 5

Have you been ‘diagnosed with a psychological condition’ after the 2018 BA data breach?

Our review of Aspire Rewards – and how Priority Pass lounge visits count

The Government’s ‘Travel Declaration Form’ is published

I try out the British Airways ‘Return to England’ £33 Covid test from Qured

Save 15% on Malaysia Airlines flight tickets

Excellent £99 deal at Newcastle’s Hotel Indigo

Don’t overlook the American Express / Dropbox offer

How does the BA upgrade voucher from Barclays Avios Rewards work?

You can now spend £500 of Nectar points (62,500 Avios) at Argos and Habitat

Virgin Atlantic to introduce fees for ‘preferred’ economy seating

Review: the American Express Business Gold card

Review: the American Express Business Platinum card

Your questions about the new Barclays Avios Rewards scheme answered

IHG launching two new voco hotels in Scotland after lockdown

Hilton loses two of our favourite properties

Sign up to the Malaysia Airlines SME travel programme

Amex cutting KrisFlyer transfer rate to 3:2 – will others follow?

BA forced by the courts to refund £5,000 of non-refundable tickets – unreasonably?

New American Express cashback offers appearing

Virgin Atlantic food improvements launched

NEW: Earn Avios, and a BA upgrade voucher, with Barclays Avios Rewards

Is Avios planning to end points expiry?

How to use Avios points for domestic Japanese flights – with no tax

Is it still worth using Amex points for Club Eurostar redemptions?

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