50% Discount On Award Tickets With British Airways!
For a limited time only, you can use as much as 50% fewer Avios on any Reward Flight:
- booked before 13 October 2020
- for travel between 6 October 2020 and 30 June 2021
- for British Airways flights
This is of course the last condition that puts a brake on this offer because of British Airways surcharges.
However, this offer is attractive for those who would like to try British Airways First Class at a discount. And from countries where surcharges have been limited (more on that below).
Montreal - London
Here’s an example of a price between Montreal and London for the holiday season. Of course, this remains hypothetical given the current health situation.
Coach: 10,000 Avios miles and $276
Premium economy: 20,000 Avios miles and $316
Business: 30,000 Avios miles and $573
And for the return London to Montreal flight (knowing that the UK has hefty departures taxes).
Coach: 10,000 Avios miles and $385
Premium economy: 20,000 Avios miles and $548
Business: 30,000 Avios miles and $429
If you book a round trip flight from Montreal to London, here is the fare with this offer:
|Premium Eco||40 000||$945|
To really benefit from this promotion, you have to book flights from countries that have limited airline surcharges.
Here are several examples.
Tokyo – London in business class for 37,500 Avios miles and $28:
Sao Paulo – London in business class for 37,500 Avios miles and $18:
Credit Cards to Earn Avios Miles
Of course, this will be of no use for this week-long promotion. On the other hand, if you want to earn Avios miles to participate in other promotions, here are great options.
There is a great offer right now on the HSBC World Elite® Mastercard®. For example, if you live in Quebec, you can get 130,000 HSBC Rewards points. You can convert these points into 52,000 Avios miles!
For more details on this offer, read the article below:
With American Express Membership Rewards Program, you can also earn Avios miles.
Here are two great deals now, which can help you get between 25,000 and 50,000 Avios miles.
Or, you could use Marriott Bonvoy to get Avios miles. For example, you can transfer 60,000 Marriott Bonvoy points into 25,000 Avios miles.
It’s easy to earn Marriott Bonvoy points with the 3 credit cards below:
It’s worth looking for 2021 flight rewards. If the airline changes your flights, you will be able to get a free refund of your Avios miles and fees paid.
And if you want to cancel your flight rewards on your own, it will only cost you $58.
Cover image credit: British Airways