Today is the last day to pick up 500 Avios from the introductory bonus to launch the Nectar and Avios partnership.
Full details are on this page of ba.com.
By midnight on Sunday, you need to link your British Airways Executive Club and Nectar accounts via this page, and convert 1,600 Nectar points.
1,600 Nectar points gets you 1,000 Avios, which post immediately. Within the next month, you will receive an additional 500 Avios as a bonus.
Importantly, you only earn the Avios bonus if you have 1,600 Nectar points in the first place. You cannot earn the bonus by moving 1,000 Avios to Nectar, to create 1,600 Nectar points, and then immediately moving them back.
(Well, that’s what the rules say. If you’ve got 5 minutes to kill, you might want to try it anyway.)
There is a second part to the bonus. Once you have transferred 1,600 Nectar points to Avios, you will receive double base Nectar points on all Sainsbury’s shopping until 19th April. This means 2 Nectar points per £1 spent instead of 1 point.
The bonus base points will post in a lump sum in arrears, probably during May.
You find out more on ba.com here.
How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (August 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:
You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points, such as:
We also recommend Capital On Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card:
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.)