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Last few days: Earn up to 1,000 bonus Avios points plus win a share of 100,000 Avios with Avis

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Avis is currently running two bonus Avios promotions – as well as a prize draw giving away 100,000 Avios!

We thought we’d give this another push today as you’ve only got a few more days to book (and it’s a bit quiet due to the Bank Holiday yesterday!).

If you book an Avis car worldwide for five days or more in September or October, you will receive 1,000 bonus Avios.

This is on top of the minimum 700 base Avios you will earn, meaning that you are guaranteed to receive at least 1,700 Avios depending on the offer.

(There is a also a second offer running but you are almost too late to take advantage.  If you book an Avis car in mainland Spain for three days with a collection date in August, you will receive 500 bonus Avios.  Add in the guaranteed 700 minimum base Avios for a three day rental and you’re looking at 1,200 Avios in total.)

Here is a summary of the small print:

You must rent a Group C or above car

You must book before 31st August 2019

You must pick up the car before 31st August (Spain offer) or between 1st September and 31st October (worldwide offer)

You must use a British Airways / Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number, which we list below, when booking

Valid for all participating rental locations worldwide (list of participating venues is here on the Avis / BA website)

This Avios bonus is not valid on Prestige, Van or Chauffeur Drive rentals

You can check out the full details on the Avis / British Airways website here.

Avis bonus avios

How many Avios will I earn?

British Airways Anniversary offer:

You will earn 1,000 bonus points on top of your base Avios with every qualifying car rental worldwide.

For a 5+ day rental, which is what is required here, your base earnings will be 3 Avios per £1 with a minimum of 700 Avios. This gives you a minimum of 1,700 Avios per qualifying rental.

Rental cars must be booked by 31st August and picked up between 1st September and 31st October 2019.

Mainland Spain offer:

You will earn 500 bonus Avios, on top of your base Avios, with a qualifying car rental in mainland Spain.

For a 3+ day rental, which is what is required here, your base earnings will be 3 Avios per £1 with a minimum of 700 Avios. This gives you a minimum of 1,200 Avios per qualifying rental.

This offer is for bookings where the car is picked up by 31st August, so you don’t have long.

Earn 250 additional Avios on top …..

Note that you will also earn an additional 250 Avios if you pay for your rental with a British Airways American Express Credit Card (this also includes the British Airways American Express Premium Plus card). Assuming you do pay with a BA Amex card, you will earn a minimum of 1,950 Avios and potentially more depending on how much you spend.

There is cap of 10,000 Avios per rental – although you’d need to spend over £3,000 before that becomes a problem!

And a prize draw!

To celebrate BA’s 100th birthday, BA and Avis are giving away a total of 100,000 Avios.

There are 10 prizes of 10,000 Avios to be won and you can enter multiple times.

The competition is open to UK residents only and you will get one entry per approved reservation made between 1st August and 31st August:

You must rent a Group C or above car

You must pick up and return the car between 1st September and 31st October

You must use a British Airways / Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number, which we list below, when booking

Incomplete, cancelled and/or declined reservations will not count as an entry

You can find the T&Cs on the Executive Club offers page here.

The draw is separate to the bonus Avios offers. Your rental will get you entry into the draw even if it does not qualify for a bonus.

Are there any other Avios bonuses available?

Avis also has two other Avios bonuses you can collect on top of this offer:

If you join Avis Preferred for free you will collect an additional 1,000 bonus Avios on your first Preferred rental

If you rent with Avis four times in a calendar year, you will earn 1,000 bonus Avios

If you book via the British Airways discount codes below, you will also receive a free additional driver. This can represent a decent saving and is one of key perks of the Avis / BA partnership.

Avis Avios promotion

How do I book?

Avis and BA have a dedicated booking site at carhire-ba.com which you can find here and which automatically adds the correct discount code.

If you use avis.co.uk, you will need to manually add the British Airways discount codes (AWD) which are, based on your British Airways Executive Club status:

Gold members – N744400

Silver members – N744300

Bronze members – N284300

Blue members – N744100

Full details of this offer and all of the partnership benefits are on the Avis / BA website here.  Remember that all bookings under this offer need to be made by 31st August.

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