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Win 18,000 Avios via Facebook and Twitter competitions

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Avios is giving away 10 lots of 18,000 points across two separate social media competitions at the moment.  Both close at midnight on Monday if you want to have a go.

First up is a Twitter competition.

This is what you need to do:

Anyone over the age of 18 who ReTweets the following post on Twitter including their dream destination in the copy using #WinningWithAvios and tagging @AviosUK will be entered into a Prize Draw to win one of 5 prizes of 18,000 Avios.

So, something like (feel free to cut and paste!) ‘New York #winningwithavios @aviosuk’ will do the job.  Use that disposable Twitter account which I know you all keep for use with HFP competitions!

Dream destinations

The Facebook version is very similar.

Here is how you enter this one:

Anyone over the age of 18 who comments on the following post on Facebook including their dream destination in the copy, using the hashtag #WinningWithAvios will be entered into a Prize Draw to win one of 5 prizes of 18,000 Avios.

The post you need to respond to is pinned to the top of the Avios UK Facebook page which you will find here.

There were 466 entries at the time of writing so, whilst your odd are not great, they are not so terrible either.

Note that Avios is sticking to letter of UK competition law and has banned residents of Northern Ireland from taking part in either draw.

Remember that both competitions end at midnight on Monday.

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.)

Comments (10)

  • Dave Barron says:

    I’ve entered both competitions so fingers crossed! If it’s not me then hopefully a fellow HFP reader will win them! Cheers Rob

  • Corrine says:

    Oooooh thank you, this is why I love this site! I am so avios poor after our last trip, would love to win this 😉

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  • Red says:

    Just under 1300 comments on the Facebook page currently, a lot of them are the Avios page themselves as well as a good number of people who haven’t followed the rules and didn’t include #WinningWithAvios in the post. So the chances of winning are probably quiet good if you do it correctly.

  • Graeme says:

    Thanks Raffles! I wouldn’t have seen these otherwise.

    Fingers crossed someone on here will win some – you know, those who need them most!

  • Yan says:

    Thank you Raffles! I’ve just won a prize through Twitter. As said above I wouldn’t have entered without reading your blog

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