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Get 2,000 bonus Heathrow Rewards points on fashion purchases

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Heathrow Rewards has launched a new bonus for purchases at certain fashion retailers in the airport. 

Heathrow Rewards gives you 1 point for every £1 spent in Heathrow (1 per £10 on foreign exchange) or on Heathrow Express tickets (online bookings only). Once you’ve earned 250 points you can exchange them for miles or shopping vouchers.

Until 30th September, you will get the following bonuses:

Heathrow Rewards fashion bonus

  • 250 extra points when you spend £50 – £149.99 (Accessorize and Cath Kidston only)
  • 500 extra points when you spend £150 – £199.99
  • 1,000 extra points when you spend £200 – £349.99
  • 1,500 extra points when you spend £350 – £499.99
  • 2,000 extra points when you spend £500 or more

Participating retailers are Accessorize, Anya Hindmarch, Bottega Veneta, Bulgari, Burberry, Cath Kidston, Chanel, Collection, Dior, Gucci, Harrods, Hermes, HUGO, Hugo Boss, Jack Wills, John Lewis, Kate Spade, Kurt Geiger, Lacoste, Louis Vuitton, Mulberry, Paul Smith, Prada, Reiss, Saint Laurent, Smythson, Superdry, Sunglass Hut, Sunglasses Boutique, Ted Baker, Thomas Pink and Valentino.  It excludes Harrods Signature stores and Harrods Fine Watch Room.  Registration is not necessary.

Remember that you can get a further 3,000 bonus Heathrow Rewards points (worth 3,000 Avios) if you sign-up via this link and spend £150 in one day before the end of the year.


How to earn Avios from UK credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (July 2024)

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

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

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

5,000 Avios for signing up 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

30,000 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 £15,000 Read our full review

You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points. These points convert at 1:1 into Avios.

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

40,000 bonus points AND (to 27th August) £400 to spend at Amex Travel 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

10,000 points bonus – plus an extra 500 points for our readers 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 sign-up bonus and an annual £200 Amex Travel credit 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 (118)

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  • Liz says:

    OT I am only now getting round to combining our Marriott and SPG accounts. I’ve done mine and gone via the SPG site and got a new number and points have combined correctly. My hubby currently has a new SPG credit card and the first months points haven’t transferred yet. Will the points from the SPG Amex card automatically go to the new combined account? Sorry if this has been answered before? Should I wait till the first batch of points appear before combining and getting a new number? I

    • Munch says:

      Still waiting for end of July SPG points to transfer from Amex SPG – Amex are quoting mid September. I think a lot of people are waiting so they can cancel the card for the next 6 monthly churn. I haven’t combined my account in case it causes even more confusion? But then again combining the account may accelerate the process?

  • Pogonation says:

    No offer at all for me 🙁
    I spend about 50-100k/year through amex travel so maybe no need to give me an incentive to book through them!

  • Cat says:

    In January when this offer last ran, I booked economy BA flights to Mahe in the Seychelles for £594, and then flights on to Praslin with Air Seychelles to take me past the £600 mark. I got the £200 back for the cumulative spend, and a dirt cheap trip to the Seychelles in the school holidays. It was the same price as booking direct with BA, and also seems wiser than booking direct through the BA website right now…

  • TM says:

    Thought I was out of luck as no offer on my SPG, Plat or Costco. By coincidence, had applied for the companion credit card for Platinum and it arrived today. There was a lovely £600 spend offer for Amex Travel waiting for me!

  • Js says:

    OT: has anyone actually tried to upgrade their gold (ie new type) credit card using the plat upgrade link?

    I know a few people have said it *probably* doesn’t work, but I’m not sure I’ve seen anyone saying this who’s tried it.

    • S says:

      It works, but I’ve heard conflicting information on whether you’re getting the bonus MR.

    • Rob says:

      It doesn’t work.

    • CV3V says:

      You can’t upgrade from a credit card to charge card.

    • Anon says:

      I closed it and applied for a Platinum, via wife referral – was pleased to see that she collected the referral points and then much more pleased to see the spend challenge on my card after a few days – pretty sure I was just lucky though.

    • MarkH says:

      Tried it and it doesn’t work

  • Russ says:

    I seem to recall you get extra MR points if you book through Amex travel, does it still work with this offer anyone know?

  • Helen says:

    Does the offer apply if you book by phone (need to book the flights in a specific selling class)?

  • Paul says:

    OT- Curve
    Anyone recently applied for Curve and still waiting for card approval?
    It is more than a week now but card still not received.

    • Graham Walsh says:

      For my replacement card it should have arrived last week. Chased them and they said there is a big demand at present so could take up to 3 weeks. It did arrive yesterday.

      • Brighton Belle says:

        My Curve was hacked. It has taken Curve a month to get me a new one. Still not arrived. Promised 3 times it’s coming. But they do like to tell me how great their customer support is and they’re very busy with new customers.

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