Iberia launches Avios sale – 50% off 17 business class routes & 50% off London

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I spent some time on Thursday and Friday looking at the British Airways and avios.com November sales. These offer redemption flights from £1 of tax on short-haul and a 25%-50% discount on selected economy long-haul routes. BA’s sister company, Iberia, is having an Avios redemption sale […]

Why you should NEVER book Avios flights on Iberia via ba.com

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If you are looking to redeem for Avios points for flights to South America, you may end up redeeming on BA’s sister airline Iberia.   With its new flat bed seating and new aircraft coming on stream, Iberia is a perfectly good option these days.  The […]

Iberia drops Avios from Hertz and Europcar – where do you credit now?

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I published a long article in August about earning Avios from car rentals.  Whilst British Airways works exclusively with Avis, Iberia Plus has deals with pretty much everyone.  You simply had to credit your rentals to Iberia and then move your Avios across to BA via ‘Combine My […]

How to transfer Iberia Avios points to British Airways Avios points

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I have covered a few Iberia Plus promotions on Head for Points recently.  This has led to a few emails asking exactly how you can transfer Avios points from Iberia Plus to British Airways Executive Club. This article will act as a reference post and I […]

900 Avios per day when renting from Hertz

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Hertz has launched another aggressive promotion in conjunction with Iberia Plus. (Remember that Hertz is not a British Airways Executive Club partner, so the only way of earning Avios with a Hertz rental is to credit it to an Iberia account.  You can then move […]

It’s back – 8,000 Avios for a subscription to The Economist

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Iberia Plus and The Economist have brought back the offer they originally ran in May. As you can see at this link, you can earn 8,000 Avios in Iberia Plus if you take out a 1-year digital and print subscription to The Economist. The cost […]

There has been NO Iberia devaluation. I repeat …

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One upside of only publishing articles in the early morning, instead of dropping them in during the day, is that it gives me more time to reflect on the issue at hand. And, this time, saved me an ‘egg on face’ moment. The quiet of […]

Up to 30% bonus when you buy Avios in August – but cheaper via Iberia

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British Airways has launched another ‘buy Avios’ promotion, offering a bonus of up to 30% for purchases before 31st August. The link to buy is here. Frankly, this is not an impressive deal. The bonus on 1,000 Avios is nothing – despite costing a rip-off […]

How to convert ANY number of Accor points to Avios

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There is quite a bit of confusion surrounding how to convert Le Club Accorhotels (the Novotel, Ibis, Sofitel, Mercure etc programme) points into Avios.  With the help of HFP reader Tony, I have got to the bottom of it this week. Tony and I have confirmed […]

Holiday Tips 4 – earning Avios and other airline miles from car rentals

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For many of us, the only time in the whole year when we may find ourselves looking to hire a car is on holiday. If you are spending your own money on car hire, you shouldn’t be blinded by the miles opportunities. There are plenty […]

Credit Hilton stays to Iberia instead of BA? A warning!

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One of the things that makes this hobby so fascinating is the ability to arbitrage.  The aim is to collect miles and points as cheaply as possible and then use them for the maximum possible ‘pence per point’ reward. There are also arbitrages inside individual […]

50 free Avios points with new Iberia Plus promotion

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I wrote an article a couple of week ago about ‘The Great Avios Conquest’.  That is a new Iberia online game which gave everyone 50 Avios for signing up – enough to ‘activate’ your Iberia Plus account and allow you to transfer Avios points in […]

50 free Avios via Iberia Plus – and it ‘activates’ your Iberia account

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As well as collecting Avios via avios.com and/or British Airways Executive Club, it is also possible to earn points via Iberia Plus, the Iberia frequent flyer scheme.  Any Avios you earn in Iberia Plus can be moved over via ‘Combine My Avios’ once your Iberia account […]