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Avios has fixed the error with regional flight redemption pricing

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Avios has fixed the error with regional redemption pricing, I’m pleased to say.

Last week we ran an article on how long-haul Avios redemptions were pricing higher for people starting at UK regional airports than for those starting at Heathrow.

This was not meant to be the case.  Connecting flights to long-haul redemptions were meant to be free.

The good news is that British Airways has fixed the problem.

Avios redemption pricing fixed

As you can see from the screenshot above, a typical redemption in Club World from Newcastle to New York is now back to 100,000 Avios return.  Last week it was pricing at 110,000 Avios.

Nothing to see here …. move along.


how to earn avios from credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (August 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.)

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