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Get free British Airways airport lounge access for Armed Forces Day

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British Airways is offering free lounge access for Armed Forces Day which is tomorrow, Saturday 29th June.

To celebrate, and as part of the BA100 celebrations, all military personnel travelling through Heathrow tomorrow will be entitled to Galleries Club lounge access.  This is irrespective of their class of travel.  You can also bring in anyone travelling with you.

You MUST show a MOD90 card at any of the four Galleries Club lounges to gain access.  If your Heathrow T5 flight is off the B or C satellite you should choose the B lounge as it is always the quietest.

British Airways is offering free lounge access for Armed Forces Day

PS.  British Airways offers a 10% discount to Armed Forces personnel.  It is available to serving armed forces members, reservists, spouses of serving personnel, forces veterans, MoD civil servants, war widowers and cadet forces aged more than 16, and must be booked via the Defence Discount Service site.


how to earn avios from credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (January 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

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.

If you have a small business, we especially recommend Capital On Cap’s Visa card which comes with a generous bonus worth 10,500 Avios:

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

The most generous Avios Visa or Mastercard for a limited company Read our full review

(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.)