Well, here’s an interesting one.
British Airways is running a 50% Avios sale – but a very limited one.
It is only running on Atlanta, Shanghai and Seoul
It is only in Economy
It is available as far out as you can book – no blackout dates
See Shanghai for example (click to enlarge):
There is, of course, no discount on the taxes and charges required. However, because there are no blackout dates, this could still be good value compared to paying cash at certain times of the year.
You must book by 17th December.
How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (May 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.
Do you have a small business? Until 20th May 2021, you can receive a special sign-up bonus worth 29,900 Avios with the Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa credit card. This offer is exclusive to Head for Points readers. Click here to learn more.
(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.)