avios.com has a range of wine, beer, champagne and spirits redemptions available, if you have more Avios than you can realistically use for flights.
At the high end, you can redeem 48,500 Avios for six bottles of Veuve Clicquot champagne. If you are really pushing the boat out, 27,500 Avios will get you a bottle of Krug whilst 21,500 Avios will get you a bottle of Dom Perignon.
That said, I thought a more interesting one was spending 23,000 Avios for a pack of three different NV champagnes – Bollinger, Veuve Clicquot and Laurent Perrier.
Whilst prices for these brands move around a lot, you seem to be getting around 0.55p per Avios.
This isn’t great. I would want to be getting double that for a flight redemption if possible.
However, at the moment, there is a special offer.
Via this page, avios.com is offering a 20% discount on various wine packages. Here is what you can get:
12 mixed bottles of rose – 12,500 Avios
6 mixed bottles of prosecco – 9,000 Avios
12 mixed bottles of prosecco – 19,000 Avios (not a typo)
6 mixed bottles of merlot – 8,500 Avios
12 ‘elite’ New Zealand sauvignon blancs – 15,500 Avios
12 mixed bottles of shiraz – 14,000 Avios
12 mixed ‘mature reds of Spain’ – 14,000 Avios
6 mixed ‘deluxe’ whites and reds – 8,000 Avios
12 mixed ‘deluxe’ whites and red – 14,000 Avios
6 mixed bottles of malbec – 10,000 Avios
All orders are fulfilled by Laithwaites. Prices include delivery.
Even with a 20% discount on the usual number of Avios required, this is not going to be a great value redemption. However, if you have an Avios account – perhaps with a family member – with a small balance then this is a decent way of using it up.
The 20% discount applies to orders placed by 9th November. The page to order is here.
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