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No British Airways Fast Track security at Nice Airport …..

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Reader Justin sent me a photo of the Fast Track lane at Nice Terminal 1 which is a relatively new development over the last year or so.

As you can see, despite the heavy Club Europe loads on flights to Nice, the signs imply that British Airways has chosen not to pay the airport to let BA passengers use Fast Track.  A quick dig around online confirmed that this was the case.

Over the last year British Airways has been signing a few lounge access deals in airports where there was a lounge but they had previously refused to pay for it.  It would be good if this could be extended to Fast Track security access too.


how to earn avios from credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (June 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:

British Airways American Express card

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up, no annual fee and a companion voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

BA Premium Plus American Express card BAPP

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 Avios and the UK’s most valuable credit card perk – the 2-4-1 companion voucher Read our full review

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

Nectar American Express

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

30,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

We also recommend Capital On Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card:

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

The most generous Avios Visa or Mastercard for a limited company 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 (120)

  • AndyR says:

    OT I am sure I read the other day that you can no longer refer an Amex card outside of the same family? Was this a temp glitch as it seems possible now? Sorry if this has been discussed already, I couldn’t find anything.

    • the real harry1 says:

      temp glitch but get in now while the luck holds – they’re onto us

  • rams1981 says:

    Has anyone who self-referred an Amex card not received the points? My card has arrived today but no referral points yet.

    • BJ says:

      SR last week, the 18k bonus hit my account day after receiving the card this time.

  • john says:

    “Mobile should follow soon.” It might just be me but hasn’t mobile had this for some time? I though it weird that it was there on mobile before but not desktop.

    Either that or my mobile has been saving it whilst desktop refused..

    • Rob says:

      It was there, and then it went for reasons we couldn’t figure. And now it is back!

  • james says:

    Are all Hilton redemptions cancellable for a full points refund ?

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