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BA Visa $200 Award Fee Credit. 8 things you need to know.

Chase’s British Airways Visa Card has a significant new benefit: Get up to $200 credit per award booking.  That sounds awesome, but there are a number of terms that limit its usefulness.  Here’s what you need to know about the BA Visa $200 Award Fee Credit… $200 credit for business and first class awards, $100 credit for economy and premium economy Use your BA Visa to pay the taxes, fees, and charges for a reward…

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Has the BA card just become a “must have” Chase card?

UPDATE: Terms for the surcharge credit are now live.  Please see: BA Visa $200 Award Fee Credit. 8 things you need to know. I recently posted a list of “must have” cards from Chase.  Chase has a lot of great cards but, thanks the 5/24 Rule, you can’t have them all.  In my prior post on this topic, I listed the following as “must have” cards (see the original post for more details): If you…

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(EXPIRED) Earn 12x Avios/7x Amtrak At Apple Store (Ends 8/24/19)

Apple Avios 12x

For three days only, the British Airways shopping portal is offering 12x Avios for Apple purchases. It looks like AirPods and Bose products are excluded, but most other Apple products will earn you 12x. Amtrak is also offering 7x which, when you consider how much those points are worth, might be an even better option. The Deal Earn 12x Avios on Apple purchases through the British Airways shopping portal. Key Terms Expires August 24, 2019.…

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(EXPIRED) More targeted transfer bonuses for Marriott & British Airways Avios

On the heels of some recently-expired short-term transfer bonuses, Amex has this week launched a new round of targeted transfer bonuses with no set end dates. Recently, these types of transfer bonuses, where Amex targets them to specific accounts and does not publish an end date, have tended to be valid for only a week or two. If one of these piques your interest, it’s worth taking a look and considering it sooner rather than…

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Earn 3x Avios on Airbnb bookings

Airbnb has partnered with British Airways Avios. You can now earn 3 Avios per dollar/pound/euro spent with AirBnB worldwide. In my opinion, that’s much better than 1 Delta SkyMile per dollar spent and probably better for most than 1 Qantas mile per Australian Dollar spent. If I were booking Airbnb stays, I’d definitely consider going through the British Airways portal. The Deal Now get 3 British Airways Avios per dollar spent on Airbnb bookings when you book through the British…

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Devaluation looms: British Airways announces changes from May 30, 2019

British Airways has sent an email announcing changes to Avios redemptions on partner airlines. These changes will affect most partner bookings — including those with Alaska Airlines, Air Italy, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Japan Airlines, LATAM, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, S7, Sri Lankan and Royal Jordanian Airlines. The changes will not affect prices for bookings on airlines under the Avios umbrella (i.e. there is no change for bookings with British Airways Aer Lingus, Iberia,…

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(EXPIRED) Cool: transfer bonus from Ultimate Rewards to British Airways Avios

Here’s a nice surprise: Chase is offering its first-ever transfer bonus from Ultimate Rewards. You’ll get a 30% bonus on transfers to British Airways Avios through June 16th at 11:59pm ET. The Deal Get a 30% transfer bonus when transferring Chase Ultimate Rewards to British Airways Avios through 11:59pm ET on June 16, 2019 Key Details Valid through June 16, 2019 at 11:59pm ET Bonus is applied on the British Airways end after the transfer is complete (so…

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