Iberia and Iberia Plus

Spanish airline Iberia is a sister company to British Airways and also offers Avios points via its Iberia Plus reward scheme. This leads to various opportunities to arbitrage the best of the BA and Iberia programmes. One article worth reading is this one on how to make substantial tax savings by booking Iberia redemptions on Iberia.com rather than ba.com. You can find out more about the Iberia Plus scheme on Iberia.com.

Revealed … the peak and off-peak Avios redemption calendars for 2018

Both British Airways and Iberia have released their peak and off-peak Avios redemption calendars for 2018 which you can see below. There is a permanent link to this article under ‘Key BA links’ in the HFP sidebar on desktop and tablet. This came as a […]

Bits: 50% off Avios redemptions from Birmingham, new Regus lounge in T2, Iberia / Groupon

News in brief: 50% discount on Avios redemptions from Birmingham British Airways has launched a 50% discount on the ‘regional Cityflyer’ services which run at weekends from Birmingham International, using the small Embraer 190 aircraft which operate from London City during the week. The discount is […]

Bits: new Iberia wine deal for 500 Avios, decent Miles & More / Hertz promo

News in brief: New Iberia Plus wine offer for 500 Avios Iberia’s wine partner, Vinoseleccion, is running a new deal for UK residents. For £50, you will receive six bottle of rioja plus free delivery plus 500 Avios in Iberia Plus.  These can be moved across […]

Bits: Iberia launches 50% ‘buy Avios’ bonus, Delta adding fuel surcharges to Virgin redemptions?

News in brief: Iberia launches a 50% ‘buy Avios’ bonus Last week we saw a 50% bonus if you bought Avios points via British Airways Executive Club, AerClub or avios.com. Iberia has launched its own 50% bonus Avios offer as you can see from this […]

Earn 9,000 Avios for a 3-day Avis weekend car rental

Avios (through Iberia Plus) and Avis have teamed up to offer another generous car rental promotion.  It’s nowhere near as good as the ‘18,000 Avios for a weekend rental’ offer they ran recently but it is certainly pretty decent. Full details can be found – in […]

Bits: Iberia competition winner, Kaligo.com bonus, 10% off Melia hotels

News in brief: HFP reader wins Iberia’s Facebook competition A couple of weeks ago I mentioned a competition that Iberia was running on Facebook to win 120,000 Avios points. There were only 188 entries when I wrote about it, so I was fairly sure that – […]

Bits: new Amex cashback deals, Amex wine deal, 35% ‘buy Avios’ bonus

News in brief: Amex launches new travel statement credit deals A new batch of statement credit deals has appeared from American Express.  Some, all or none of these offers will appear on the statement page of your online accounts. Remember that the offers differ for […]

Bits: win 120,000 Avios (only 188 entries!), Expedia selling rail tickets, Etihad discount code

News in brief: Win 120,000 Avios points (only 188 entries!) Iberia Plus has launched a Facebook competition to give away 120,000 Avios points. The link is here (you will be redirected to Facebook). The answer to the question appears to be Madrid but I can’t […]

Earn TRIPLE Avios with Accor – at least 7.5 per €1 (but make sure you choose Iberia)

Last week we covered a triple miles promotion that Accor is running with Flying Blue and Miles & More. An Avios version has now launched.  This allows you to earn triple Avios on every stay. The stay period is generously long – up to 30th […]

Bits: Finnair Easter offer, 10% off Iberia to Madrid, £5 off Railcards

News in brief: Finnair Easter Offer Finnair has launched an Easter offer for flights to Asia. What makes this sale attractive is that: you can start from London, Edinburgh, Manchester or Dublin Finnair flights earn Avios and British Airways tier points Finnair is flying brand […]

Get 25% off ALL Iberia Avios redemptions! eg NYC Business for 51,000 + £159

Iberia Plus is, apparently, 25 years old. To celebrate, Iberia has launched a genuinely valuable promotion. Until 11th April, you will receive 25% off all Iberia Plus Avios redemptions, in all classes. You must fly between 27st March 2017 and 15th June and between 1st October […]

How to use Avios for a good value summer sun holiday with Iberostar

It’s a little known fact that you can redeem Avios with Iberostar, a Spanish hotel chain that runs a lot of 4 and 5 star summer holiday properties.  Iberostar owns hotels in Mallorca, Tenerife, the Dominican Republic and various other places. Last year we wrote an […]

Bits: Laithwaites offer update, 15% Iberia discount, Finnair A350 daily from London

News in brief: Wine Explorer link fixed I ran an article yesterday about Wine Explorer, the new BA wine venture in association with Laithwaites.  You will receive 1,000 Avios points with your first order. For some odd reason, the link I provided in that article […]

How to earn Avios with Budget car rentals

Following a lot of rationalisation over the last couple of years, Avis emerged as the sole British Airways car hire partner. The avisba.com website offers a range of benefits including free additional drivers for BA Executive Club members and bonus Avios if you pay using […]

How to use ‘part pay with Avios’ to book Iberia flights

‘Part Pay With Avios’ has, apparently, been very successful since it was launched.  It allows you to redeem your points for a discount against a cash ticket, although you are not allowed to pay the entire price with points. Unlike an Avios reward redemption, you […]