British Airways has sent out a targetted offer to some Gold card holders that will let you earn a Gold Upgrade Voucher far more easily than usual.
Gold status is not the end of the road when it comes to BA Executive Club status. Whilst you can become Gold at 1,500 tier points, there are several more thresholds including (and exceeding) Gold Guest List at 5,000.
Several of these thresholds net you additional rewards in the form of ‘Gold Upgrades for One/Two’, including at 2,500 and 3,500 tier points. You can read more about Gold Upgrade Vouchers here.
It is not hard to imagine that nobody has been crossing those thresholds in recent months given how little long-haul flying has been happening.
To counteract this, British Airways has a launched a targetted offer that will let you earn Gold Upgrade Vouchers for far fewer tier points than normal:
- Earn 250 tier points between now and the end of March for a Gold Upgrade for One voucher
- Earn 500 tier points between now and the end of March for a Gold Upgrade for Two voucher
The offer is targetted and if eligible you should have received an email. You can also check if you are eligible for the promotion via this landing page on ba.com.
To be honest, though, even 500 tier points by the end of March could be a pretty tall order.
How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (May 2022)
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. You qualify for the bonus on these cards even if you have a British Airways American Express card:
There are two official British Airways American Express cards with attractive sign-up bonuses:
You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points.
The Platinum Card has doubled its sign-up bonus to 60,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert to 60,000 Avios, if you apply by 1st June 2022.
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 10,000 Avios.
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.
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.
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.)