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Can I earn Avios buying wine?

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British Airways offers a variety of ways of earning Avios. In this article we’ll look at how you can earn Avios by buying wine.

Can I earn Avios buying wine?

In 2017 British Airways relaunched its partnership with Laithwaites, the wine delivery and subscription company, to offer Avios on wine purchases. According to the British Airways website, you can:

Collect 1,000 Avios with your first order and 250 Avios for every 12 bottle case after that.

The new partnership is called Wine Explorer and has a dedicated website.

Wine Explorer also regularly offers new customers an introductory offer, further reducing the cost of a case of wine to as low as the £50-£60 mark for 12 bottles.  Throw in 1,000 Avios too and you’ve got an attractive package, at least for your first order.

(This article is part of our ‘BA Q&A’ series which explains how British Airways Executive Club works.  You can see all of our ‘BA Q&A’ articles here. )

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How to get 20,000 Avios from Amex Gold or 30,000 Avios from Amex Platinum (July 2021 offer)

The sign-up bonus on American Express Preferred Rewards Gold converts to 20,000 Avios and the card is free for the first year.

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You don’t qualify for the Amex Gold bonus if you have a British Airways American Express card. You DO qualify for the bonus on The Platinum Card, which converts into 30,000 Avios – find out more here:

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If you have your own small business, the best way of earning Avios is via the Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa. It has a sign-up bonus which converts to 10,000 Avios:

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You can find out more about ALL UK credit cards which offer travel rewards in this article, updated monthly.

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