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Avios and Barclays Premier agree a long-term points-earning partnership

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Last Autumn, Barclays Premier tried to do an ‘under the radar’ trial with Avios, offering 25,000 Avios to a small group of people if they opened a bank account.  The secret trial got ruined when we decided to tell everyone about it.  The good news is that Barclays got to understand how popular this incentive could be!

You can learn more about the 2019 Avios / Barclays Premier offer here.

Unsuprisingly, following the strong response last year, Avios and Barclays have signed a long-term agreement to promote Barclays Premier.

Barclays Premier and Avios

You should note the deal is NOT yet live again and won’t be for a while.  However, when it returns, there will be a generous Avios sign-up bonus for opening a Barclays Premier current account.

You will also be able to earn Avios on “other banking products as well as receive additional loyalty benefits and experience”.

There is nothing to do at the moment, although if you were thinking of moving your banking to HSBC Premier or another premium provider then you may want to hold off for a few months.  An Avios incentive from Barclays Premier will be along soon.

PS.  If you missed it, take a look at our recent article on the top 10 reasons to get the British Airways Premium Plus American Express credit card.

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Comments (173)

  • LST says:

    Hi. I usually send them the tracking ID number (you can’t see it on the app) and that shows that you have clicked through. That has always sorted the problem.


  • Shoestring says:

    I see Raffles got briefly cited in the Money pages of the Daily Mail today – Avios article that most of you won’t need to read except perhaps to check the basics

    • stevenhp1987 says:

      Saw it on my Google Now earlier. Opened it out of curiosity. Read first few lines and then skim read thinking “I bet this is Raffles”, and there it was…

      Nothing for any regular to get worked up about. The type of article that might drive some extra members this way…

      In fact, thinking about it, I’ve never seen such an introductory look at Avios on this website… Won’t help the regulars but a basic article here and there after such a naming might help those who are introduced..?

  • guesswho2000 says:

    OT Creation, recent unexpected bonus seems to have ended, and I can only topup a certain amount per day – just me, or anyone in the same boat?

  • Alan says:

    Is there anywhere that says signing up to the £0/m Revolut Business plan wouldn’t qualify? 😉