Sale news in brief:
Virgin Atlantic adds some extra sale discounts
A couple of extra deals have been added:
Save an extra £20 off Economy flights to Cape Town, Johannesburg, Lagos and Tel Aviv
Book by 29th December and use promo code AFISR. Valid in Economy Light, Classic and Delight.
Save an extra £50 off Premium flights to Barbados
Book by 28th December and use promo code BGI50
Full details of the Virgin Atlantic sale can be found on this special page of their website.
Remember that all flights come with up to £500,000 of Covid-19 insurance to cover any potential costs which are not picked up by your existing coverage.
Get Heathrow lounge access with selected British Airways Holidays bookings
BA Holidays has brought back its offer of free airport lounge access on qualifying new bookings.
To be eligible, you must book a ‘flight and hotel’ package which meets the following minimum spend criteria:
- Long haul travel where the package price is more than £1,500 per person (minimum two people per booking), or
- Short haul or domestic travel where the package price is more than £1,000 per person (minimum two people per booking).
You must book by 6th January and travel between 9th January and 31st March.
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:
You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points, such as:
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:
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:
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.)