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Vueling restarts flights to Spain from Cardiff Wales Airport (bookable on Avios)

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Vueling, BA’s sister airline, has restarted flights from Cardiff to Spain.

The first flight to Alicante departed last Thursday.  The service will run twice per week from August but is currently ‘Thursday only’.

Flights to Malaga are due to resume on 1st August with Palma de Mallorca following on 3rd August.  Malaga will run on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday whilst Palma will operate on Monday and Thursday.

Vueling flights restart from Cardiff

Vueling flights can be booked with Avios.  There are two totally different ways of doing it:

redeem via Vueling Club on a revenue-based basis (eg the points price is the cash cost of the flight divided by a fixed value per Avios) or

redeem via Iberia Plus, using the standard Avios pricing chart which is based on distance

The former does not require reward seats to be available, unlike the latter.

Full details of how to redeem Avios points on Vueling flights can be found in this HfP article.

You can find out more, and book for cash, on the Vueling website here.


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 (5)

  • ChrisC says:

    I have an offer for a 6 month free subscription to Disney + via O2 priority rewards then £5.99 per month once that ends.

    Ends today though.

    • Bill says:

      I’d be grateful if someone could share the sign up code / details. I am not on O2

      • ChrisC says:

        there is a one time code associated with your phone number and the O2 priorities app and you have to use your O2 phone number as part of the process

        But there are other, open, offers offering a subscription with a shorter trial or reduced cost.

        • Sina says:

          Just downloaded the O2 priority, and am on O2, but I guess this offer is targeted!

  • Lashious says:

    Vueling flies there, due to depart on Tuesday am, actually departs Tuesday night. No recompense because they don’t respond to complaints. Fab airline if you don’t like getting to destination that day

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