Tucked away in the latest issue of BA’s The Club magazine is an interesting offer from ‘dining discount’ group The Gourmet Society.
Despite the posh name, The Gourmet Society is effectively a plastic card which gives you discounts at a huge number of restaurants (6,500) up and down the UK. I got one a few weeks ago, paid for with some East Coast Rewards points which were due to expire.
What is handy about it is that you can operate it entirely via their smartphone app – you don’t need to carry the card around. I have only used it once so far but it got me £10 off a meal with the family in Café Rouge. Prezzo, Strada and Loch Fyne are also involved but there are many independent places as well.
The British Airways offer is attractive:
You pay £4.49 for a three-month trial membership of The Gourmet Society
You receive 250 Avios points
You receive a £40 voucher valid at Naked Wines. There is no minimum purchase and they recommend you use it to buy a £40 half-case of Customer Favourites. All you pay is £4.99 towards postage. There is a limit of one free case of wine per household and the voucher must be used within 30 days.
To take advantage of this deal, you need to visit the British Airways Gate 365 shopping portal – it is not available if you go directly to The Gourmet Society website. Click through to Gate 365 from the link on this page.
The deadline for signing up is March 11th.
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:
You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points, such as:
We also recommend Capital On Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card:
Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.
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