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£63 off BA long-haul and mid-haul flights, all classes – TODAY ONLY

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To celebrate the Queen becoming the UK’s longest reigning monarch today, British Airways has launched a ONE DAY ONLY promotion.

Until midnight tonight (Wednesday) you will save £63 per person on any long haul or medium haul return flight.

The discount covers all classes, from World Traveller to First.  Because medium haul is included, the discount will work on short routes such as Tel Aviv or Moscow which attract long haul tier points.  Moscow, for example, is now around £180 return on some dates in economy.

Full details, the promotional code and the promotion rules are on here.


In summary:

Use CELEBRATE as the code on the payment page at

Book by midnight tonight

Travel ANY TIME – it is valid for bookings up to 29th August 2016

If you or (more likely) one of your travelling companions is not already a British Aiwrays Executive Club member, they will receive a bonus of 1,500 Avios for signing updetails here (scroll down).

You can find out more about this deal on this special section of  Remember that you must book by midnight tonight.

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How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (September 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. Both have increased sign-up bonuses until 2nd November 2021:

British Airways BA Amex American Express card

British Airways American Express

10,000 Avios for signing up, no annual fee and an Economy 241 voucher for spending ….. Read our full review

British Airways BA Premium Plus American Express Amex credit card

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

40,000 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

60,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee 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:

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

The most generous Avios Visa or Mastercard for a limited company 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. This card has a limited time offer of 60,000 Avios when you sign up:

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express card

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

60,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios 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.)

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