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How to earn 400 Avios in Spain with the Cabify rideshare app

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If you’re heading to Spain this Summer it is worth remembering that you can earn Avios with the Cabify ride-hailing app.

You will get a 400 Avios bonus with your first ride.

Cabify was founded in Spain but has since expanded internationally – you can now use the app in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Uruguay.

Avios can only be earned in Spain, Mexico, Chile and Brazil.  Oddly, if you choose to credit Avios to Vueling Club, you can only earn in Spain.

Earn Avios with Cabify

In Spain, you can currently use it in:

  • A Coruna
  • Alicante
  • Barcelona
  • Madrid
  • Malaga
  • Marbella
  • Murcia
  • Santander
  • Seville
  • Valencia
  • Zaragoza

The app can be downloaded from the Apple and Google stores.  I have used it a couple of times in Barcelona in recent years and the Avios have always posted OK.

Which Avios programmes work with Cabify?

The Cabify app lets you earn Avios in either Iberia Plus or British Airways Executive Club.  Vueling Club is also an option but only for rides in Spain.

In reality, it doesn’t matter which scheme you use as you can move your Avios around via ‘Combine My Avios’.

How many Avios do you earn with Cabify?

You will earn 400 Avios for your first trip and 1 Avios per km after that.

The ‘first ride’ bonus will only be applied if you take a ‘Lite’ or ‘Executive’ vehicle.

Full details can be found on the Cabify website here.  A Q&A, in English, is here which explains how the 400 Avios bonus works.

How to earn Avios points from UK credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (October 2021)

As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Avios points from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!

There are two official British Airways American Express cards. Both have increased sign-up bonuses until 2nd November 2021:

British Airways BA Amex American Express card

British Airways American Express

10,000 Avios for signing up, no annual fee and an Economy 241 voucher for spending ….. Read our full review

British Airways BA Premium Plus American Express Amex credit card

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

40,000 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 – 30,000 points, FREE for a year & two airport lounge passes Read our full review

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

The 30,000 points bonus on Amex Gold runs to 9th November 2021. The 60,000 points bonus on The Platinum Card runs to 2nd November 2021.

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:

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

The most generous Avios Visa or Mastercard for a limited company 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. This card has a limited time offer of 60,000 Avios when you sign up:

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express card

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

60,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios 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 (11)

  • JMac says:

    Quarantine rules lifted for arrivals into Scotland

    Coronavirus in Scotland: Quarantine rules lifted for travel to Spain

    • Colin says:

      Even with the quarantine, there was nothing stopping people from Scotland going to Spain.

      • Sam says:

        Exactly right. HfP have made a few very basic mistakes about this issue already. Even without the rule change yesterday plenty of people living in Scotland have been flying to airports in Spain out of airports in Scotland. And the use of ‘Scottish’ not entirely helpful with either. ‘People living in Scotland’ much more appropriate.

  • Paul says:

    Do keep up!
    Scotland’s rules on travel have changed!

  • ChrisBCN says:

    To save clicking away, you can add your details by clicking my account>my info (Android).

  • Mike L says:

    Thought you would have been on the ball with this Rob. Spanish flood dates are now open for Scottish tourists.

    • Andrew says:

      Other than the fact that the rules have already changed, “Scottish” or “Scots” is about where you are born. Not your current residency.

      Can’t really blame you though. The mainstream media and Holyrood are tripping over the language that they use. Hence my Geordie relatives in Scotland heading off to Spain as soon as the flights started, absolutey confident that they were exempt.

      • Colin MacKinnon says:

        Funnily enough, the SNP government has argued against this:

        Scotland and Scottish are the country and the people living in it.

        Quite enlightened when the birth rate stats show many countries halving their population by 2300. So immigration the key to my kids getting their nether regions cleaned after the age of 80!

  • Neuromancer says:

    Anyone tested recently if this works? I have received avios from Cabify bookings consistently for some time, but about November 2019 they stopped.

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