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Win 9,000 – 100,000 Avios with new Facebook game Dropple

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Avios has launched a new Facebook game – Avios Dropple.

Fundamentally, it is a silly arcade game where you have to catch falling objects, suitable for anyone with the mental and motor skills of a 2 year old.

Here is the official description:

Become a Master Avios Collector by catching everyday items in your basket as they fall. Play each week and attempt to reach our Avios target, then enter your score for a chance to win thousands of real Avios in our weekly prize draw. This game’s just for fun – it’s a game of chance not a game of skill so you won’t have more of a chance of winning at the top of leaderboard. And soon you could be flying for real.

So, to summarise, it doesn’t matter what score you get – you go in the prize draw anyway.

The prizes over the nine weeks are:

Week 1 – 9,000 Avios

Week 2 – 15,000 Avios

Week 3 – 20,000 Avios

Week 4 – 25,000 Avios

Week 5 – 40,000 Avios

Week 6 – 50,000 Avios

Week 7 – 60,000 Avios

Week 8 – 70,000 Avios

Week 9 – 100,000 Avios

The game is restricted to UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man residents over 18, except for Northern Ireland residents.  You only get one entry per week however many times you play the game, plus a 2nd bonus entry if you share your score on your Facebook page (you can set it up to only share with yourself).

To be honest, I am not desperately impressed.  The game itself is hardly challenging.  With only one weekly prize (and a chance of winning of probably 1 in a 1000 at best), the prizes – at least in the early weeks – are pretty unexciting.  If there were 100 x 9,000 point prizes available, I’d be more impressed.

However, it will pass a couple of minutes in undemanding fashion.  To play, search for ‘Avios Dropple’ when logged in to Facebook.


how to earn avios from credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (June 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

We also 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

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 (17)

  • Nick says:

    Again with the Northern Ireland exclusion. Sod that then.

    • Rob says:

      It is odd. There is another big competition I will be plugging later in the week that also excludes NI.

      • Nick says:

        I think it’s due to some NI-specific legislation related to gambling (and therefore by association competitions). It’s pretty infuriating, but on this occasion I don’t think we’re missing out on much.

        • Nick says:

          Thanks David. Hopefully these NI laws will be revised in the future (along with a few others) so that we can join the rest of the UK in the 21st Century!

  • tangey says:

    NI has different Lottery legislation.

  • mj10 says:

    Oh man I spent 20 minutes last night making sure I got 9,000 points…then I read this:

    “it doesn’t matter what score you get – you go in the prize draw anyway.”

    At least I had the brief moment of joy when I finally completed it without losing a life 🙂

  • Vince says:

    “plus a 2nd bonus entry if you share your score on your Facebook page (you can set it up to only share with yourself”

    I’m sorry but I really don’t know my way around facebook very well, how to I do this so than I am only sharing with myself? Thanks.

    • Rob says:

      If you click (is it the little wheel shape?) in the box that asks you confirm you want to share this, it pops up various options ‘Everyone’, ‘Your friends’, ‘Only Me’. Select ‘Only Me’ and you see it on your page but no-one else sees it.

      Or, frankly, let it be shared to everyone and then quickly go back to your FB page and delete it.

      • Done says:

        I think it’s meant to be a cog rather than a wheel, but it is indeed that button.

      • Jason K says:

        ‘Only me’ doesn’t always show on mine. I have to select ‘custom’ first, and then select ‘only me’ on the next dialogue box.

    • Justin says:

      I notice in the terms and conditions it says “Eligible Participants who share their score with friends via Facebook will receive one additional entry into that weeks prize draw.”. I wonder if they can tell if you’ve only shared it with yourself rather than with friends?

  • Frenske says:

    Note that a new Avios Suitcase stamp is available related to this Dropple game. I have not managed to get the stamp, the link seems wrong.

    • CliveJ says:

      The link worked for me and I got my 20 Avios. Looking at the comments on FB they set it up wrong initially.

  • Andy says:

    Not sure who’s going to read this, but there’s a second dropple badge on Avios Suitcase – share on twitter and get another 15

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