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A big Vueling flight sale is now on

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Vueling, BA’s very low-cost baby sister, has launched a short 2-day sale with flights from €12 each way.

These seats are for travel between 2nd November 2019 and 28th February 2020.

Current Vueling routes from the UK include:

Edinburgh to Barcelona

Manchester to Barcelona

Birmingham to Barcelona

Vueling UK sale

Cardiff to Mallorca, Alicante, Malaga

London Gatwick to Amsterdam, Paris, Rome, Alicante, Barcelona, Bilbao, Asturias, A Coruna

This article explains how to earn Avios with Vueling.  There are basically two options – into Iberia Plus or into Vueling Club, both based on price paid unless your flight has an IB flight number.  You can transfer the Avios into British Airways Executive Club via ‘Combine My Avios’.

Your best option to maximise your miles when paying is American Express Preferred Rewards Gold.  This offers double points – 2 per £1 – when you when you book flight tickets directly with an airline.  Our review of Amex Gold is here.

You can book the sale fares on their website here.


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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