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Here’s the full HfP index of articles for January 2019

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Here is a full list of the articles we published in January 2019.  Click through to read them in full:

Curve’s version of what happened with American Express

No more Avios earning or redeeming on Flybe from 30th April

Air Belgium to operate one of BA’s Newark flights

Is this the new British Airways Club World seat?

IHG Rewards Club reveals pricing for Regent Hotels redemptions

Last call for the Virgin Atlantic Winter sale – ends today

BREAKING: Amex suspends its relationship with Curve Card, just 36 hours after functionality launched

An intriguing hint about the new British Airways Club World seat

Join the new Qatar Airways SME scheme PLUS buy Qpoints PLUS last call for 5,000 bonus Qmiles and status fast track

Last call for the British Airways sale

Last chance for the Hilton sale

Curve relaunches – charge ANY debit or credit card payment to your American Express (Part 1)

Curve relaunches – charge ANY debit or credit card payment to your American Express (Part 2)

FIVE DAYS ONLY, ENDS FRIDAY: 30% off UK & Ireland bookings for IHG Rewards Club members

Save 25% on Virgin Atlantic Premium Economy tickets when two or more travel

Lufthansa business class deals to Asia and South America

A new IHG voco hotel is opening in Solihull

How to upgrade British Airways flights using American Airlines miles

Has Amex secretly added a new status benefit to the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express card?

A VIP terminal you can use with a Priority Pass!

The Bank of Ireland Avios-earning credit card is now available

Thistle, Guoman and Amba sale extended

30% off at Millennium Hotels in London if you’re attending an event

LAST CHANCE: EXCLUSIVE Marriott HFP offer – earn 10,000 points for a long weekend in Europe!

Two deals: IHG buy points bonus and a Virgin Holidays discount

YOTEL San Francisco opens 1st March

Lufthansa devalues the Miles & More reward chart – book now!

Finnair adds a 2nd long haul plane from Heathrow

How to book low tax Cathay Pacific Avios seats from Dublin to Hong Kong

Virgin Hotels San Francisco launch offer

What is happening to the Starwood and Marriott UK credit cards?

IAG will not be bidding for Norwegian Air and is selling its shareholding

DEAL GONE: Buy 2,000 Avios for €19 via Groupon Spain

Manchester Airport opening a private terminal with ‘drive to plane’ – and anyone can use it!

British Airways repaints a 747 in BOAC livery (and a potted history of the airline)

Regent Hotels soon bookable with IHG Rewards Club points

Upgrade for £30 to Virgin Atlantic Economy Delight

Which BA Club Europe routes earn 160 tier points return?

Get a 30% bonus buying World of Hyatt points – worth it?

Have a VIP basketball experience in New York with IHG Rewards Club

My review of the Hotel Arts Barcelona – Part 1

My review of the Hotel Arts Barcelona – Part 2

N26 review: we look at their new metal card. Do the benefits stack up?

Have you been given 2019 free Avios from British Airways?

DEAL OVER: BA selling long haul Economy seats at £100 each way (100th birthday offer)

(GAME OVER) Get a Virgin Premium Economy flight for £1 TODAY with its (rather long-shot) Golden Ticket game

WestJet launches flat beds from Gatwick to Calgary with good ‘everyday’ fares

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

Which sorts of IHG Rewards Club points count for status, and which don’t?

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

Virgin has boosted its credit card sign-up bonuses – but which card is best for you?

Does the falling £ make Marriott’s flight ticket redemptions a good deal?

EXCLUSIVE: Bank of Ireland to launch an Avios credit card – but is it worth the fee?

Malaysia Airlines launches special promotion with Visa

Vueling launches Gatwick to Alicante

Regent Hotels are now bookable (and points earning) via

Let your staff collect Avios via yulife insurance (or, how to earn Avios by walking!)

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

Save £7 on return Heathrow Express tickets

Earn 1000 Virgin Atlantic miles per day with Avis with a new promo

Aer Lingus launches its new logo and aircraft livery

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

Earn 120,000 bonus Radisson Rewards points with their Spring promotion

More attractive KLM ex-UK business class deals launched

Marriott Bonvoy officially launches on 13th February!

How I (almost) recreated BA Club Europe on Vueling for £64 one-way!

Finnair launches Sapporo (bookable on Avios)

Get a 100% bonus buying Hilton Honors points – worth it?

Amex increases the interest rate on the Starwood Amex

Flybe surprise update: sale to Virgin Atlantic consortium restructured, shareholders bypassed, deal done!

Norwegian drops lounge access for Premium customers

New IHG Rewards Club promo starts today

Uber ‘clean air’ fees launch in London tomorrow

IT’S BACK: Get 10,000 to 25,000 sign-up miles with the Virgin Atlantic credit cards!

Review: the new My Lounge at London Gatwick’s South Terminal

Which hotel schemes let you earn points and credit for multiple rooms?

The IHG Rewards Club devaluation seems to be delayed

How to buy cheap Avios via Groupon (again)

Garuda launching direct flights from Heathrow to Bali

How to earn Avios booking hotels via Agoda – and is it worth it?

Get 5% off your ski holiday with SNO with our exclusive code

Good fare deal – £1346 London to Seoul in Business

Flybe sells its Gatwick slots for £4.5 million

What does the Virgin Atlantic takeover of Flybe mean for Avios collectors?

BACK AGAIN: Get 3,000 Avios or other miles with the Heathrow Rewards sign-up bonus

Virgin Atlantic unveils consortium bid for Flybe – to rebrand as Virgin Atlantic!

How many tier points does each British Airways route earn? Introducing HFP’s British Airways tier point calculator

£20 Eurowings American Express cashback deal launched

New Avios-earning Charles Tyrwhitt promotion launched

Etihad launches its January sale

Earn double Qatar Airways miles – including qualifying miles

Virgin Atlantic to unveil consortium bid for Flybe today?

Four Avios-earning hotel partners which you can’t credit to BA Executive Club

Get a 15% discount on UK Aspire airport lounges

Nashville gains British Airways First Class

BBC launches a documentary on in-flight air quality

HFP’s full list of British Airways Avios redemption pricing by route

Why using Virgin Atlantic miles to book ANA is the best way to get to Japan

New kids pool opens at Four Seasons Hampshire

Hilton’s new LXR brand to arrive in London

See England v France at Twickenham with Marriott Rewards

Get 5,000 Avios (or other miles) sign-up bonus with the free HSBC Premier credit card

‘Miles and points’ for the solo traveller – should you have a different collection strategy?

Emirates removing free chauffeur cars on Skywards bookings

£1295 Qatar Airways business class fare to Singapore

Aloft Dublin City finally opening?

New year, new credit card? Learn which Amex cards you can get, based on the cards you have

The brand new look heading to Heathrow on the Qantas A380

How to avoid the Heathrow Hotel Hoppa fee by travelling on local buses for free

Eurostar adding a third daily Amsterdam service

QHotels switching its properties to Marriott’s Delta brand

Earn double Avios with Shell Drivers Club

ENDS MONDAY: Get £50 off £100 spend at Amazon with Amazon Business

Book your free nights NOW – IHG Rewards Club devaluation coming on 14th January

My review of the impressive new Kimpton Fitzroy hotel

Which low interest rate credit cards also earn points?

Get up to 5,000 bonus Qatar Airways Qmiles and a status fast track when you join Privilege Club

Biggest bonus yet – up to 25,200 Avios for an Economist subscription (as low as 0.96p per Avios)

Singapore Airlines announces a mild KrisFlyer devaluation

Thistle, Guoman and Amba launch sales

Avios Ireland: 50% bonus Avios in AerClub with SuperValu

REGISTER NOW: IHG launches its new Accelerate-style promotion for January to April

Why Amex Gold is the ideal starter Amex for a miles and points newcomer

How to redeem Avios for long-haul business class flights on Air Italy

Iberia claims it is part of a department store and not an airline to avoid Brexit shutdown

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