BA has launched a Club Europe holidays flash sale with good prices for city breaks and beach holidays this Autumn.
These deals look very good if you are flexible about when you can travel, and are a cheap way to pick up 80 tier points (160 tier points on longer routes).
Here are some sample prices for 3 days city breaks. Prices are per person based on two travelling and include Club Europe flights:
Rome – flight + 3 hotel nights in November – from £249
Seville – flight + 3 hotel nights – from £234
Amsterdam – flight + 3 hotel nights – from £252
Barcelona – flight + 3 hotel nights in December – from £259
Here are some sample prices for 7 days beach holidays:
Malta – flight + 7 hotel nights in December – from £289
Alicante – flight + 7 hotel nights in December – from £313
Malaga – flight + 7 hotel nights in November – from £329
All flights are out of Gatwick.
Other routes available are Nice, Algarve, Alicante, Paphos, Rhodes, Crete, Tenerife, Dalaman or Madeira.
Remember that these Club Europe flights will earn you at least 80 tier points and a decent amount of Avios. Routes earning 160 tier points are listed in this article.
The prices quoted above are generally for 4* hotels although in most cases you can pay extra for a 5*.
The headline rules are:
Book by midnight on Monday 7th August
Travel must be between 15th September and 15th December
Prices are based on midweek travel
Departure on Saturday may be more expensive
Prices are per person based on two sharing, departing from London Gatwick
Full details are on this page of the British Airways website here.
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:
You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points, such as:
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:
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:
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.)