News in brief:
Earn 500 Avios with Deliveroo – new and existing customers
British Airways Executive Club has a new partnership for UK customers of online food delivery app Deliveroo.
If you have never ordered from Deliveroo before, you will receive 500 Avios points with your first order. You could open a new account via someone else in your household with a BA account if you are already a Deliveroo customer yourself.
For new and existing customers, there is a second bonus. You will receive 500 bonus Avios for every £100 spent with Deliveroo between 1st June and 1st September.
This is how the deal works:
- Download the Deliveroo app or visit the deliveroo.co.uk
- When placing your order use the promotional code AVIOSUK on checkout
- Deliveroo will send you a promotional code within 30 days of your order
- Visit aviosvouchers.com and enter your promotional code to claim your Avios
Further details can be found on ba.com here.
New British Airways cabin crew strike dates announced
If you thought that British Airways ‘mixed fleet’ cabin crew had given up their fight for improved working conditions, you were wrong. Whilst a new pay deal has been agreed in principle, it includes sanctions against crew who went on strike which are not seen as acceptable.
‘Mixed Fleet’ crew who are members of Unite will be striking on 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th June.
Because of the myriad of BA cabin crew fleets, this will not have a huge impact on services. During previous strikes, British Airways has managed to ensure that every passenger flew on the day they were meant to fly. That said, some flights to popular destinations will be merged together and some passengers will find themselves on chartered aircraft.
The strike will only impact Heathrow flights. Gatwick and London City flights will operate as normal.
How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (February 2024)
As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Avios points from UK credit cards. Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!
In February 2022, Barclaycard launched two exciting new Barclaycard Avios Mastercard cards with a bonus of up to 25,000 Avios. You can apply here.
You qualify for the bonus on these cards even if you have a British Airways American Express card:
There are two official British Airways American Express cards with attractive sign-up bonuses:
You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points. These points convert at 1:1 into Avios.
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, along with a sign-up bonus worth 10,500 Avios.
You should also consider the British Airways Accelerating Business credit card. This is open to sole traders as well as limited companies and has a 30,000 Avios sign-up bonus.
There are also generous bonuses on the two American Express Business cards, with the points converting at 1:1 into Avios. These cards are open to sole traders as well as limited companies.
Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.