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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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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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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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How to transfer Avios between Aer Lingus, BA, and Iberia

Aer Lingus, British Airways, and Iberia share a common rewards currency: Avios.  Strangely, despite sharing a currency, each program has its own loyalty program with different award charts and rules.  Since they are partners, it’s often possible to book the same flights with any one of these programs, but your cost will vary (both in number of points required and fuel surcharges). Sometimes British Airways is best: Use BA Avios to fly Aer Lingus from…

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Fly around Japan for 4.5K each way with British Airways Avios [Sweet-spot spotlight]

With the excellent current point transfer bonus from Membership Rewards to Avios, we are publishing some quick highlights for making good use of the various Avios award charts. If you’re planning a trip to Japan, one sure Avios sweet-spot redemption is domestic flights on Japan Airlines. You can fly throughout much of Japan for just 4,500 British Airways Avios each way. Sweet spot spotlight: The short story: British Airways only charges 4,500 Avios for flights under 650 miles outside…

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37.5K transatlantic biz class: Use BA Avios to fly Aer Lingus from Montreal to Dublin for only 12.5K economy or 37.5K business class one-way

Recently, Aer Lingus announced a new route from Montreal to Dublin, Ireland beginning service on August 8, 2019 that makes for a nice sweet spot on the British Airways award chart, ringing in at just 37.5K Avios in business class or 12.5K Avios in economy class. Sweet spot spotlight: The short story: British Airways only charges 37,500 Avios in business class or 12,500 miles in economy class during peak times for flights under 3,000 miles.  The Aer Lingus route from Montreal…

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

American Express is offering a terrific 40% transfer bonus from Membership Rewards to British Airways or Iberia Avios. With this bonus, 1,000 Membership Rewards points will get you 1,400 Avios, which could make for some great value redemptions – including transatlantic business class for less than 25,000 Membership Rewards points each way (though keep in mind that you must transfer in increments of 1K). The Deal 40% transfer bonus when transferring Amex Membership Rewards points to British Airways or Iberia Avios (1:1.4 transfer ratio)…

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