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Last week, British Airways American Express cardholders were sent unique promotional codes offering them £25 off a British Airways short haul flight.

The codes were unique to each individual.  They need to be used by Monday evening and my wife and I, for two, will not be using ours.

What I thought we could do is give away our codes if we don’t need them so that other HfP readers can benefit – albeit that most readers in the UK will have a BA Amex and will have received a code anyway.  You could possibly use a 2nd one though ….

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This is what to do:

To give away a code:

If you have a £25 code that you will not be using, add a comment to the bottom of this article with the code in it.  Do not hit ‘reply’ to another comment and stack it under an existing one.  Fill in the comment box at the bottom of the page.

To use a code from someone else:

If you want to use a code, make your booking on and then add a comment IMMEDIATELY BELOW the code you have used to say that it no longer works.  This means that nobody else will use it.

Before you try to use a code, remember that your flight must meet the following conditions:

You must via this this

You must book a return flight

You must spend over £100

You must travel between 1st December and 30th April

The code is valid for Euro Traveller or Club Europe – domestic flights are NOT included

The code is valid from Heathrow, Gatwick and London City only

‘Flight and Hotel’ or ‘Flight and Car’ packages are excluded

You must book by midnight on Monday 7th December

The rules say that you must pay with a British Airways American Express card but, in reality, that is not necessary.

Our two codes are listed below to get the ball rolling.   If you are reading this via email, you will need to click through to the site to see the codes.

British Airways BA Amex American Express

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 – 30,000 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

The 30,000 points bonus on Amex Gold runs to 9th November 2021. The 60,000 points bonus on The Platinum Card runs to 2nd November 2021.

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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