This is a very quick reminder that there are four good credit card sign-up bonuses which end TODAY.
The British Airways American Express cards are offering a higher 9,000 and 25,000 Avios sign-up bonuses (usually 3,000 and 18,000). Article.
The Emirates Skywards credit cards with the substantially improved bonuses of 10,000 miles (free) and 25,000 miles (Elite, £150). The usual bonuses are 5,000 miles and 10,000 miles respectively. Article.
The free United MileagePlus credit card is offering 12,000 bonus miles (usually nothing). Details. That said, the sign-up page seems to have disappeared early – please post below if you can find a direct link.
American Airlines is offering 15,000 miles on their FREE credit cards, a substantial improvement on the usual 5,000 miles. Article.
It is also the last day to register for the Avios Autumn bonus. You will receive 500 – 1,000 bonus Avios points per short-haul flight you take after September 1st – but you must register and book your flight by tonight. Full details.
Want to earn more points from credit cards? – June 2022 update
If you are looking to apply for a new credit or charge card, here are our top recommendations based on the current sign-up bonuses.
In February 2022, Barclaycard launched two exciting new Barclaycard Avios Mastercard cards.
Until 18th July 2022 there is an astonishing special offer on these cards. You get 50,000 Avios on the Avios Plus Mastercard and 10,000 Avios on the free Avios Mastercard. You can apply here. We strongly recommend getting the Avios Plus card whilst this offer is running.
You qualify for the bonus on these cards even if you have a British Airways American Express card:
You can see our full directory of all UK cards which earn airline or hotel points here. Here are the best of the other deals currently available.
SPECIAL OFFER: The sign-up bonus on Amex Gold is increased from 20,000 Membership Rewards points to 30,000 Membership Rewards points until 19th July 2022. This card is free for the first year.
British Airways American Express Premium Plus
25,000 Avios and the UK’s most valuable card perk – the 2-4-1 voucher Read our full review
American Express Preferred Rewards Gold
Your best beginner’s card – 30,000 points, FREE for a year & two airport lounge passes Read our full review
The Platinum Card from American Express
30,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review
Virgin Atlantic Reward+ Mastercard
15,000 points bonus and 1.5 points for every £1 you spend Read our full review
Earning miles and points from small business cards
If you are a sole trader or run a small company, you may also want to check out these offers:
American Express Business Platinum
40,000 points sign-up bonus and a long list of travel benefits Read our full review
American Express Business Gold
20,000 points sign-up bonus and free for a year Read our full review
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
Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa
10,500 points bonus – the most generous Avios Visa for a limited company Read our full review
For a non-American Express option, we also recommend the Barclaycard Select Cashback card for sole traders and small businesses. It is FREE and you receive 1% cashback on your spending.