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If you have been taking part in the Avios Suitcase ‘game’ on Facebook, a few more badges have been added in recent weeks.

It is a while since I logged in (August?).  The current badges are new and, for me at least, unclaimed:

Flybe – new fan

Rocketmiles – app sharer

Avios wing 15

Flight Finder app sharer

Avios iOS app sharer

Avios Android app sharer

Rocketmiles goal sharer

Rocketmiles – new fan

Avios Challenge video

Note that you now need to share these badges with your Facebook friends in order to earn the Avios.  Just selecting ‘Only Me’ no longer works.

The above ‘badges’ earn you 20 Avios each.  Remember that these are credited to your account and need to be moved across to British Airways via ‘Combine My Avios’ if your main balance is there.

If you haven’t played Avios Suitcase before, you can earn a couple of hundred Avios points by completing all of the existing tasks. I seem to have 24 badges now!  You can find the game here.


How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (June 2023)

As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Avios points from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!

In February 2022, Barclaycard launched two exciting new Barclaycard Avios Mastercard cards with a bonus of up to 25,000 Avios. You can apply here.

You qualify for the bonus on these cards even if you have a British Airways American Express card:

Barclaycard Avios Plus card

Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard

Get 25,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher at £10,000 Read our full review

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

5,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher at £20,000 Read our full review

There are two official British Airways American Express cards with attractive sign-up bonuses:

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 Avios and the famous annual 2-4-1 voucher Read our full review

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up and an Economy 2-4-1 voucher for spending £12,000 Read our full review

You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points.

SPECIAL OFFER: Until 13th June, the sign-up bonus on The Platinum Card is doubled to 60,000 Membership Rewards points – and you get £200 to spend at Amex Travel too! Apply here.

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & four airport lounge passes Read our full review

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points AND a £200 Amex Travel voucher until 13th June! Read our full review

Run your own business?

We recommend Capital On Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card, along with a sign-up bonus worth 10,500 Avios.

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

Get a 10,000 points bonus plus an extra 500 points for our readers Read our full review

You should also consider the British Airways Accelerating Business credit card. This is open to sole traders as well as limited companies and has a 30,000 Avios sign-up bonus.

EDIT: Applications for this card are temporarily suspended due to IT issues with the British Airways On Business SME loyalty scheme.

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

30,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios Read our full review

There are also generous bonuses on the two American Express Business cards, with the points converting at 1:1 into Avios. These cards are open to sole traders as well as limited companies.

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points bonus and a £200 Amex Travel credit every year Read our full review

American Express Business Gold

20,000 points sign-up bonus and free for a year 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.

Comments (12)

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  • Danny says:

    Although “Only Me” no longer works, nothing to stop you creating a custom list consisting of only one Facebook friend (who doesn’t mind being spammed with all these badges) and then limiting your Facebook sharing to that.

    • Elena says:

      Thats what I never managed to receive my points, because it was set up on only me.

      I see, smart move on their side! I have been trying for ages to win the rest of the new cases.

    • ankomonkey says:

      Nothing to stop that “friend’s” account being yourself with a different e-mail address…

  • Phil Huff says:

    The points add almost instantly, so there’s then nothing to stop you deleting the message the app creates immediately after…

  • HayMow says:

    Yep, Only Me sharing seemed to stop in the last few weeks/ months so I have created a FB group of 1 person (who I know never checks their FB account so won’t feel bombarded) and just select that as the audience now, as Danny has done. Now up to 27 stickers! Will also delete my Tweet and the FB posts after a short while.

  • JQ says:

    I just share it with my wife and then go on my wife’s account and share it with me.

    If I wasn’t in a relationship I would just use one of my redundant accounts – which if you have nothing better to do is easy to get up to 7 lots of these stickers…

    • Nick says:

      why is it up to 7? Are you able to link more than one facebook account with each avios account?

  • Andy says:

    Ever so slightly off-topic but a point worth raising since ‘Combine my Avios’ was mentioned in the post. Has anyone else been having trouble with ‘Combine my Avios’ on the BAEC site? For the past couple of months I have been unable to transfer anything, meaning that I have 14k of points sat in my Diamond Club account and I’m not able to do anything with them. BA on Twitter couldn’t give a date for when the service would return, but were willing to “have a go” at transferring the points for me, but I didn’t think that was really a long term solution.

    • Rob says:

      It has been working fine for both me and my Mum in terms of getting Diamond Club points across

      Have you changed any data on your BA account, eg email, which means that it may no longer match your DC account properly?

  • Rich says:

    I just shared it on my timeline then immediately deleted the post. Will report back if the Avios credit.

  • Nick says:

    Correct. I had to add my mother’s clubcard account again lastnight as she’s changed details. Transfer was successful.

  • Alastair says:

    I have 29 badges. I think that some of them must only have been available for a short time, so it is worth checking often if you really need every last Avios.

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