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Iberia still offering up to 30% bonus when you buy Avios – ends 4th August

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A quick reminder that August 4th is the last day to buy Avios points via Iberia Plus for a bonus of up to 30%.

Here is the Iberia page for buying Avios.  Note, though, that you need to log in to see the details of the bonus promotion.

If you have an active Iberia Plus account (ie the account is over 90 days old and you have earned 1 Avios in it directly – not sure if buying Avios in itself is enough) then you can transfer them to BA or using ‘Combine My Avios’.  This is free.

The price you pay will depend on the foreign exchange rate on the date you buy.  The minimum is 2,000 for €54, €91 for 4,000 and €459 for 24,000.   Oddly, there are only 8 amounts of Avios you can buy – 1,000 or 5,000 are not possible.  It is weirdly inflexible.

The bonus levels are:

4,000 Avios – get 10% extra

8,000 – 12,000 Avios – get 15% bonus

15,000 – 20,000 Avios – get 20% bonus

24,000 Avios – get 30% bonus

At the top end, you would receive 31,200 Avios with the bonus and be paying roughly 1.26p per Avios for them.  Not the cheapest deal ever, but certaily better than the standard rate for buying them from BA or

British Airways BA Amex American Express

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (September 2021)

As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Avios from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!

There are two official British Airways American Express cards. Both have increased sign-up bonuses until 2nd November 2021:

British Airways BA Amex American Express card

British Airways American Express

10,000 Avios for signing up, no annual fee and an Economy 241 voucher for spending ….. Read our full review

British Airways BA Premium Plus American Express Amex credit card

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

40,000 Avios and the UK’s most valuable credit card perk – the 2-4-1 companion voucher Read our full review

You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points, such as:

Nectar American Express

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 30,000 points, FREE for a year & two airport lounge passes Read our full review

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

Run your own business?

We recommend Capital On Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card:

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

The most generous Avios Visa or Mastercard for a limited company Read our full review

You should also consider the British Airways Accelerating Business credit card. This is open to sole traders as well as limited companies. This card has a limited time offer of 60,000 Avios when you sign up:

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express card

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

60,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios Read our full review

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.

(Want to earn more Avios?  Click here to visit our home page for our latest articles on earning and spending your Avios points and click here to see how to earn more Avios this month from offers and promotions.)

Comments (3)

  • Richie says:

    For me this a good deal. It equates to 2 return business trips to Warsaw . For £200 per trip. Via rfs. You wouldn’t get a ba economy ticket for that

    • Richie says:

      When I say you won’t get an economy ticket I mean a 2 or 3 day return at the short notice I require

      • Richie says:

        Think I had too many beers last night , my maths is not working this morning . Not such a deal after all

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