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The 90,000 Iberia Avios start to drop into accounts

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We interrupt the England v Colombia game with this important announcement ….

Avios from the Iberia ‘9,000 Avios for booking any flight (up to 90,000 Avios)’ promotion last weekend have started to drop in.

Here is a screenshot courtesy of Flyertalk:

Now we need to see how convertible etc they are  …..

If you missed the deal, you can read the details in this HfP article.


How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (May 2023)

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:

SPECIAL OFFER: Until 30th May, the sign-up bonus on the Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard is doubled to a crazy 50,000 Avios! Apply here.

SPECIAL OFFER: Until 30th May, the sign-up bonus on the free Barclaycard Avios Mastercard is doubled to 10,000 Avios. Apply here.

Barclaycard Avios Plus card

Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard

CRAZY 50,000 Avios for signing up (to 30th May) and an upgrade voucher at £10,000 Read our full review

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

10,000 Avios for signing up (only to 30th May) and an upgrade voucher at £20,000 Read our full review

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

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 Avios and the famous annual 2-4-1 voucher Read our full review

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.

SPECIAL OFFER: Until 13th June, the sign-up bonus on The Platinum Card is doubled to 60,000 Membership Rewards points – and you get £200 to spend at Amex Travel too! Apply here.

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & four airport lounge passes Read our full review

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points AND a £200 Amex Travel voucher until 13th June! 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 10,500 Avios.

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

Get a 10,000 points bonus plus an extra 500 points for our readers 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

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.

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points bonus and a £200 Amex Travel credit every year 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.

Comments (126)

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  • David says:

    90,000 all present and correct, and bagged a flight from TYO-MAD straight away.

    Happy days!

    Thank you Rob 🙂

  • Simon says:

    OT, has anyone received a letter from Lufthansa/Miles & More explaining how our miles are going to expire now that the MBNA card is shutting down?

    • Cat says:

      Nope, I would quite like to know what’s happening with them!

  • Matt says:

    I can’t seem to transfer my 45000 Avios to Avios from Iberia ????any advice and help please?

  • James says:

    If I’d like seats in September 2019 I presume I have to wait until 255 days prior, or does Iberia have a different lead-time ?

  • James says:

    Well done to Iberia for making AND HONOURING this offer.
    Lesser airlines would have backed out.
    Just hope the award availability doesn’t suspiciously vanish 😉
    They have earned some respect from me.

  • Crafty says:

    0 for me so far… long held account and an entirely ungreedy 1 flight booked. Hope they appear tomorrow. Don’t fancy my chances getting through to customer services this week.

  • Strawb says:

    90K in my 5yr old account tonight, although I missed out on the cheapest fares but for £212 in total I ain’t complaining! And England through to QF on Saturday! #sangria #tapas #cava #iberico #avios #ohmygosh!

  • Martin Pelant says:

    Just redeemed some of them for a BA flight TO London. The prices for flights to the UK seem to be almost exactly the same as BA reward flight saver. It’s flights FROM the UK that have bigger fees. Also they seem to be refundable with just EUR 25 which is cheaper than what BA offer AFAIK

    • Harry Kane says:

      Also, if you book an ex-UK BA segment at an off-peak Iberia day you have the option to buy 1,200 Avios for £5: for example, EDI to LHR is 4,000 plus £26, or 2,800 plus £31 (which at £10 per 1000 Avios is nearly identical to BA 4,000 plus £17.50).

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