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30% Avios transfer bonus from HSBC Premier MasterCard extended

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Back in October, HSBC Premier MasterCard launched its partnership with British Airways Executive Club.  You can now transfer your Premier Rewards points into Avios, as well as a number of other airlines.

Full details of the HSBC / Avios partnership are here.  Unfortunately, due to the very strict financial requirements to receive the HSBC Premier MasterCard, it is not something that is suitable for most of us.

HSBC Premier

The normal earning rate is 1 Avios per £1 spent.   HSBC was offering a 30% transfer bonus on transfers made by 30th November.

This has now been extended to 31st December.  You are effectively getting 1.3 Avios for every £1 spent on your MasterCard, which is an excellent result.

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Comments (4)

  • Boi says:

    Is the 100k salary pp or household? We earn under 100k each but our combined salary is over that. Was wondering if we could get this? If so how do I go about it!

    • Simon says:

      100k per person

      Eligibility requirements
      HSBC Premier is available to you, as long as you pay your annual income into your HSBC Premier Bank Account and either:

      have savings or investments of at least £50,000 with HSBC in the UK; or
      have an individual annual income of at least £100,000 and one of the following products with HSBC in the UK:
      – a mortgage;

      – an investment, life insurance or protection product

  • Boi says:

    Thanks. I missed the part where it says “100k” individual income.,,,

  • Kiran says:

    I’ve got one of these. I had ~£90k sat in my current account for a few months while I was finalising my mortgage. They brought in a Premier account manager to offer me Premier status. She looked a bit down-fallen when I informed her that the sizeable chunk of cash I had ‘invested’ in HSBC would be used to pay my deposit and there was no other large chunks to come (Surely the HSBC mortgage advisor could have tipped her off but nevermind), but by then the offer had been made so the card is mine!