Win 20,000 Avios with SeatSpy
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A few weeks ago we wrote how SeatSpy, the new tool to search for reward availability on British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Air France and KLM was moving out of beta.
SeatSpy is by far the easiest way of seeing Avios and Virgin Atlantic reward seats across an entire year without having to search for dates individually. It is the only service of its type with Virgin Atlantic availability since Reward Flight Finder lost access.
Win 20,000 Avios
SeatSpy has launched a competition for anyone who registers for a Premium or First Class subscription before 26th May. Existing Premium and First Class subscribers will automatically be entered into the draw.
The first prize is 20,000 Avios. There are five runner-up prizes of a one year First Class subscription.
The ‘Premium’ tier is currently FREE for the first three months as you can see from the new pricing matrix below. We have written confirmation from SeatSpy that people on the free trial are included in the competition, so you can enter without spending anything.
You can sign up for the competition here.
The closing date is 26th May, which is also – not coincidentally – the last day to lock in the heavily discounted ‘founder’ pricing for the Premium and First Class tiers.
How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (April 2023)
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 Mastercard
25,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher for spending £10,000 Read our full review
Barclaycard Avios Mastercard
5,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher for spending £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 £12,000 Read our full review
You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points.
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
30,000 points and unbeatable travel 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
Get a 10,000 points bonus plus an extra 500 points for our readers Read our full review
You should also consider the British Airways Accelerating Business credit card. This is open to sole traders as well as limited companies and has a 30,000 Avios sign-up bonus.
British Airways Accelerating Business American Express
30,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios 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 bonus and a £200 Amex Travel credit every year 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.