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.
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 UK credit cards (December 2022)
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:
There are two official British Airways American Express cards with attractive sign-up bonuses:
You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points.
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.
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.
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.
Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.