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Avios has teamed up with Sky to give points to new customers

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Avios has teamed up with Sky to offer bonus points to new customers.

It is not hugely lucrative, to be honest.  You will earn 5,000 Avios when you purchase a Triple Play Sky subscription priced at £42 a month for 18 months.

To quote:

Watch the TV everyone’s talking about with over 300 channels, including the exclusive Sky Atlantic, plus enjoy endless streaming and surfing with Sky’s fastest fibre. Collect 5,000 Avios when you take Sky TV & Broadband Superfast for £42 a month.

The package includes

 Over 300 channels, including Sky Atlantic
 HD pack – Enjoy a more vivid viewing experience in HD with over 40 live channels showing entertainment and documentaries
 Sky Broadband Boost included. Have us run daily checks on your connection, get engineer visits when it suits you, and manage your family’s screen time with ease
 All on our best ever Sky Q box
 Sky Broadband Superfast 

You can find full details on this special British Airways page of the Sky website.

The offer runs until 30th September.


How to earn Avios from UK credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (May 2024)

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:

Barclaycard Avios Plus card

Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard

Get 25,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher at £10,000 Read our full review

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

5,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher at £20,000 Read our full review

There are two official British Airways American Express cards with attractive sign-up bonuses:

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 Avios and the famous annual 2-4-1 voucher Read our full review

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up and an Economy 2-4-1 voucher for spending £15,000 Read our full review

You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points. These points convert at 1:1 into Avios.

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & four airport lounge passes Read our full review

The Platinum Card from American Express

40,000 bonus points and a huge range of valuable benefits – for a fee Read our full review

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.

Capital on Tap Business Rewards Visa

10,000 points bonus – plus an extra 500 points for our readers Read our full review

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.

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and an annual £200 Amex Travel credit Read our full review

American Express Business Gold

20,000 points sign-up bonus and FREE for a year 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.

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