American Express has launched a no-brainer offer of 500 ‘free’ Avios for most British Airways American Express cardholders.
Look at the ‘Offers’ tab on your online statement page. You should see an offer for 500 Avios when you spend £5. There are no restrictions on where you spend the £5 as long as it is in the UK and before 30th November.
Remember that the app only shows a selection of your offers. You need to access the Amex site via a desktop or tablet to see the full list.
You need to click ‘Save to Card’ but that is literally all you need to do. It is limited to the first 56,000 people to activate it but as it only launched yesterday I think you’ll be fine. I’m not sure what has brought on this act of generosity but it would be rude to say no.
How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (July 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:
You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points, such as:
We also recommend Capital On Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card:
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.)