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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)

  • gnarlyoldgoatdude says:

    Normandy, France and Surrey
    London, Ontario, Canada and Somewhere over here
    Pembroke, Malta and Pembokeshire
    Cambridge, MA and Cambridgeshire
    Lincoln, NE and Lincolnshire
    Ogden, UT and just north of Halifax

    I always liked the gag, “Birmingham, so good they named it.”

  • sarah gorman says:

    They have a physical promotion of this at Paddington today. you pick a postcard off a board with one postcard offering 80,000 but everyone gets some free points. I havent logged on with my code yet to see what I have but if anyone’s passing its worth going nad doing

  • Chilibenny says:

    Just entered thanks, put down for Brentwood, California.

  • Bento says:

    Where it says “Holiday destination anywhere in the world” are we supposed to enter the destination we plan on visiting or is it also for a UK city that shares its name with another destination?

  • Mandy says:

    Ts&Cs say winner can redeem for 4 economy flights to Miami “or an alternate Avios destination”. It’s not clear if the 200k could be used for premium travel, or just economy.