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How to make yourself a British Airways Executive Club Premier member in 2 minutes :-)

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British Airways IT genius strikes again …..

The iPhone app has updated today.  For some reason, BA has failed to remove a testing element.

Go to ‘My Account’ and you’ll see an eye-shaped button at the top.  Click it and you can select your tier – including Premier.

This, apparently, is what a BA Executive Club Premier member (usually the head of travel for a FTSE 100 company, or similar) sees, and what you will see too:

British Airways Premier card

and

British Airways Premier card

Sadly I don’t think that the status actually gets applied to your British Airways account 🙂


how to earn avios from credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (July 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.)

Comments (28)

  • Anna says:

    What’s Vanilla Tier? 😯😂

    • Clint says:

      It’s the internal name for a ba.com account. You can register on ba.com and choose not to join the Exec Club.

  • Anna says:

    Well the good news is I’m now Mr John Smith GGL member. The bad news is it expired in 2018 🤣

  • LEWIS says:

    I thought Premier was politicians and celebrities. I thought it was a pr thing not a profit thing

  • AndyGWP says:

    anyone know what fonts the app uses? 😉 lol

  • Vinz says:

    Still have it! 🙂

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