A week ago, we wrote that we may be about to see a new transfer bonus between HSBC Premier credit cards and British Airways Executive Club.
This was based on the fact that a HFP reader, ZW, found this PDF on the HSBC website – click here.
It shows a 25% bonus on transfers made between 1st December and 31st December.
1st December came and went, but nothing appeared on the HSBC Premier website to imply that a transfer bonus was running. The good news is that a couple of hardy HFP readers decided to test it out anyway.
The good news is that the transfer bonus appears to be working perfectly.
Here is a screenshot sent in by a reader from their British Airways Executive Club account, showing 1,000 points transferred from HSBC Premier and a bonus of 250 points being added immediately:
PS. Our recent article on the top 10 reasons to apply for the HSBC Premier World Elite credit card is here.
How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (January 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:
You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points, such as:
Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.
If you have a small business, we especially recommend Capital On Cap’s Visa card which comes with a generous bonus worth 10,500 Avios:
(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.)