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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:

  1. Download the Deliveroo app or visit the deliveroo.co.uk
  2. When placing your order use the promotional code AVIOSUK on checkout
  3. Deliveroo will send you a promotional code within 30 days of your order
  4. Visit aviosvouchers.com and enter your promotional code to claim your Avios

Further details can be found on ba.com here.

Deliveroo Avios offer

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 points from UK credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (August 2022)

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:

Barclaycard Avios Plus card

Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard

25,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher for spending £10,000 Read our full review

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

5,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

There are two official British Airways American Express cards with attractive sign-up bonuses:

British Airways BA Premium Plus American Express Amex credit card

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

British Airways BA Amex American Express card

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up and an Economy 2-4-1 voucher for spending £12,000 Read our full review

You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points.

EDIT: Until 25th October 2022, there is an exceptionally generous sign-up bonus on The Platinum Card. You will receive 60,000 Membership Rewards points – double the usual amount – and £200 to spend at Amex Travel. You need to spend £6,000 within six months to earn the bonus.

American Express Amex Gold

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, £200 travel credit 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, along with a sign-up bonus worth 10,000 Avios.

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

10,500 points bonus – the most generous Avios Visa 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 and has a 30,000 Avios sign-up bonus.

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express card

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

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.

Amex Platinum Business American Express

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

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 (65)

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  • JK says:

    Hhhmm, the AVIOSUK promo code doesn’t seem to be working today. Annoying! Just placed a £50 order, which along with yesterdays, would have got me over the £100 threshold.

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