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Win 200,000 Avios points with “Twin to Win” (only takes 30 seconds!)

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Avios has launched a new competition, “Twin to Win”.  It was being promoted via their Twitter feed, although it may be linked to something else that I haven’t seen yet.

The prize is a good one – 200,000 Avios points!

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There is a tiny catch, but it comes with an upside.  The catch is that, if you win, the points will be isolated from your normal points and subject to special rules:

You will have to spend them in one redemption, with any remaining balance being lost

You will need to travel before 20th June

Avios will pay ALL of the taxes and charges on your booking!

It is quick and easy to enter.  Simply go to this website and enter your details (deleted as now dead).  You will also need to name a holiday destination which shares its name with somewhere in the UK, eg Washington.  It asks for your Avios membership number but the rules say that this is an optional field, so no need to dig it out.

The closing date is 12th December.  Good luck.

how to earn avios from credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (January 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:

British Airways American Express card

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up, no annual fee and a companion voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

BA Premium Plus American Express card BAPP

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 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 – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & two airport lounge passes Read our full review

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee 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.

If you have a small business, we especially recommend Capital On Cap’s Visa card which comes with a generous bonus worth 10,500 Avios:

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

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

(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 (22)

  • Hingeless says:

    New York and er. . .

  • Nick says:

    The competition excludes residents of Northern Ireland. Thanks a bunch, Avios!

    • Paul says:

      Think they have dropped a brick with the T&Cs. They state clearly that residents of the UK etc ECG and then exclude Northern Ireland. That is ambiguous at very least and very possibly illegal. The UK is Great Britain and Northern Ireland. To exclude Northern Ireland it should have stated Great Britain.

      Why you would wish to exclude a whole nation within the UK is quite beyond me and I hope that collectors in NI complain loudly to Avios and to the NI assembly. This is mad. Next they will exclude the English!

      Once you start to read the T&Cs the competition is really rubbish!

      • callum says:

        Northern Ireland is often excluded from competitions as they have different gambling laws to the rest of the UK.

        They are also rather complex and are hard to follow, so even if a competition appears to be within the law companies will sometimes exclude them just to be safe.

  • Paul says:

    Thanks for the tips in recent days re Avios,

    The number of Avios is good but the travel restriction to June is clearly designed to make this a prize useless to families or anyone hoping for premium travel…..not that it has stopped me playing!

    But really these restrictions are really mean spirited and shows again the gulf between BA’s attitude to UK customers and those of the USA and Europe.

  • John says:

    Melbourne is the obvious choice, or Wellington / Christchurch.

  • darrenf says:

    Boston for me. Though there’s a town in Hampshire called Egypt 🙂

  • Frenske says:

    Birmingham in Alabama but I have no idea why anyone would like to go there for holiday. 😀

  • Craig says:

    The T&Cs also say the only redemption is 4 economy tickets to Miami.

    • Hingeless says:

      The winner may choose to use the Avios and the cash value against an alternative Avios destination.

  • Scott says:

    My favourite feme
    My favourite female singer comes from Birmingham, AL, so I would defintely go there if she was doing a gig.