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(EXPIRED) Increased Avios payouts through portal (10x HP, 6x Staples, 26x luggage, and more)

The British Airways Avios shopping portal is currently offering increased payouts at a number of popular stores. The Deal The British Airways shopping portal is currently offering increased rates at many stores Direct link Quick Thoughts As always, you’ve got to shop around to make sure you’re getting a competitive rate. Use a tool like CashBackMonitor.com to compare rates and look at historical rates over the past 15 months. Without having referenced these against Cash Back Monitor, the…

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Complete guide to Avios: British Airways, Iberia, and Aer Lingus

I find that US residents are often skittish about foreign frequent flyer programs.  Many don’t realize that foreign programs are often the best options for booking domestic flights.  “Avios” is the name of the point currency shared by multiple foreign airline frequent flyer programs: British Airways, Iberia, and Aer Lingus.  Points earned in any of those three programs (or transferred from transferable points programs) can be moved to the other programs.  For example, if you…

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(EXPIRED) 40% transfer bonus to Avios from Membership Rewards

Through 10/1/19, American Express Membership Rewards is offering a 40% bonus on transfers to British Airways Avios or Aer Lingus Avios. Oddly, I don’t see a bonus on Iberia — though I see the ability to transfer in increments of a single Avio(?) to Iberia. This could be a fantastic deal with a good use in mind. The Deal 40% transfer bonus from American Express Membership Rewards to British Airways Avios or Aer Lingus Avios Additionally, you may be…

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[Expired] 40% to 50% transfer bonus to British Airways Avios from Membership Rewards (targeted)

American Express is offering some card members a terrific 40% or 50% transfer bonus from Membership Rewards to British Airways or Iberia Avios. With this bonus, 1,000 Membership Rewards points will get you either 1,400 or 1,500 British Airways Avios.  Even though this bonus appears to be only for British Airways Avios and not Iberia or Aer Lingus, it’s possible to move your points from one to another (see: How to transfer Avios between Aer Lingus,…

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[Expired] Business class to Europe for 25.5K one-way: Iberia 25% discount

Iberia is once again offering 25% off the required Avios for flights to and from Madrid, meaning you can fly one-way from New York, Boston, or Chicago to Madrid for just 25,500 Avios one-way on off-peak dates (or economy class from 12,750 Avios). You must book by March 27th and travel from September 1 – December 14, 2019. The Deal Get a 25% discount on Iberia award flights to and from Madrid for travel between September 1 and December 14, 2019 Direct…

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(EXPIRED) Get 30% Bonus Avios When Transferring Hotel Points

British Airways Avios Hotel Partners 30% Bonus

British Airways is offering 30% bonus Avios when transferring points from many hotel partners. Most of the ratios are awful and so aren’t worth considering, although there’s the potential to get some good value by transferring Marriott Bonvoy points. The Deal Convert hotel points into Avios and earn 30% bonus Avios. Direct link to offer. Key Terms Offer valid March 1-31, 2019. Participating loyalty programs are: Marriott Bonvoy Hilton Honors IHG Rewards Club World of…

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(EXPIRED) BA Shopping Mall Offering Increased Rates At Raise, Apple, World Market, Macy’s & More

British Airways Shopping Mall Increased Rates

The British Airways shopping mall is currently offering increased rates at a dozen retailers, including 5x at Raise, 3x at the Apple Store, 16x at World Market, 12x at Kiehl’s, 7x at Macy’s and more. In many cases, these are the best portal rates available at the moment. The Deal Increased rates at 12 retailers on the BA shopping portal. Direct link to offers. Key Terms Different expiry dates for increased rates. Quick Thoughts In…

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(EXPIRED) 8.5K Avios + tax to/from Europe w/ Iberia sale

Iberia is offering a nice deal on award tickets from New York, Chicago and Boston to Madrid, with round trip tickets from just 17,000 Avios plus taxes — or book one-way for just 8,500 Avios plus tax. Iberia doesn’t have the same out-of-control surcharges as British Airways, so this can be a great way to get to Europe cheaply — especially if you took advantage of the recent 40% transfer bonus from Amex Membership Rewards to Iberia (since…

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(EXPIRED) 100K + $200 statement credit on British Airways Visa [Targeted]

British Airways is sending out an email to some Executive Club members with an offer you may also be able to trigger via a dummy booking that improves upon the public offer of 100,000 total Avios by tacking on a $200 statement credit when you book a British Airways flight at ba.com using your card within 12 months of opening it. The Offer Targeted email (and possibly dummy booking) offer for 100,000 bonus Avios + $200 statement credit when opening…

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