It’s back – 8,000 Avios for a subscription to The Economist

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Iberia Plus and The Economist have brought back the offer they originally ran in May.

As you can see at this link, you can earn 8,000 Avios in Iberia Plus if you take out a 1-year digital and print subscription to The Economist. The cost is £155.

Alternatively, you can earn 6,000 Avios with a £126 print-only or digital-only subscription.

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The price seems to be in line with the price charged via other channels.

You will need an Iberia Plus account to take part. Once the Avios points arrive, you can convert them to British Airways or via the ‘Combine my Avios’ function online.

It is possible to cancel subscriptions to The Economist at any point for a pro-rata refund if you decide after a couple of months that it isn’t up your street.

If you have access to a US mailing address, it is worth noting that the price there is just $160, so under £100.  After a few weeks you can change the mailing address to your UK one and they will switch your subscription over without asking for any more cash.

Be aware that when this offer ran in May, some people had trouble getting their miles to post and had to give The Economist a prod before they turned up.

This promotion will expire on October 30th.

If you collect Lufthansa Miles & More miles, a separate offer to earn 10,000 Miles & More miles with an identical subscription is outlined here.  This deal runs until September 30th.

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  1. Ok thank you, I will take your advice and leave it a month.
    Thanks for the prompt response and fantastic site.

  2. My Avios posted overnight. Considering the subscription confirmation said 4-6 weeks, I’m made up they’ve posted so quickly.

  3. If you select country as China and choose digital subscription, it is only CNY400 (around £40) for 6000 points. I subscribed 2 weeks ago and just got the points. Too bad my account was just opened and can’t transfer the points yet. Wondering if I should get another 6000 points for my wife.

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