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Earn 2,000 Avios with a £47 six bottle wine offer

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By coincidence, two offers launched this week which let you earn either 2,000 Avios or 2,000 Virgin Points by ordering a case of wine.

The two offers are from different companies (Laithwaites and Virgin Wines) so nothing – except the size of your wine rack – stops you ordering both. The Virgin offer is better value on a ‘pence per bottle’ basis as you are getting 13 bottles vs 6 with Avios.

This article looks at the new Wine Flyer / Laithwaites / Avios offer. A second article today looks at the Virgin Points wine deal.

What is the Wine Flyer offer?

Wine Flyer is the trading name for the Laithwaites arm which offers Avios.

The latest offer is decent value. Note, however, that you must be a new customer to Laithwaites / Wine Flyer. This may, although it isn’t clear, include any wine you ordered via The Sunday Times Wine Club or any of the other Laithwaites co-brand schemes.

The Wine Flyer package costs £47.94 including delivery.

You receive everything in the picture above:

  • a six-bottle mixed case
  • two Dartington Crystal wine glasses
  • a corkscrew
  • a link to a video tutorial which talks you through the features of each wine
  • 2,000 Avios

Unlike the Virgin Wines offer we have also covered today, you are not signing up for any club or subscription service. It is a one-off deal.

If you price the 2,000 Avios at £20, and you put no value on the glasses and corkscrew (although Dartington Crystal is generally good quality), you are paying £4.65 per bottle. You can’t argue about value for money on that basis.

You can order on the Wine Flyer website here.


How to earn Avios from UK credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (June 2024)

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 with a bonus of up to 25,000 Avios. You can apply here.

You qualify for the bonus on these cards even if you have a British Airways American Express card:

Barclaycard Avios Plus card

Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard

Get 25,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher at £10,000 Read our full review

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

5,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher at £20,000 Read our full review

There are two official British Airways American Express cards with attractive sign-up bonuses:

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 Avios and the famous annual 2-4-1 voucher Read our full review

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up and an Economy 2-4-1 voucher for spending £15,000 Read our full review

You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points. These points convert at 1:1 into Avios.

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 30,000 points (TO 16TH JULY), FREE for a year & four airport ….. Read our full review

The Platinum Card from American Express

40,000 bonus points and a huge range of valuable benefits – for a fee Read our full review

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 10,500 Avios.

Capital on Tap Business Rewards Visa

10,000 points bonus – plus an extra 500 points for our readers Read our full review

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.

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and an annual £200 Amex Travel credit Read our full review

American Express Business Gold

20,000 points sign-up bonus and FREE for a year 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.

Comments (25)

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  • Ben says:

    Free £2 this weekend as well. Maybe Rob could share his link.

  • Paul says:

    How long until we can expect the 2k Avios incentive to post to your Exec Club Acc?

  • Kevin D says:

    My 6 bottles of win arrived today. Nice selection and I actually haven’t tried any of them before. Anyone know, does everyone get the same 6 bottles? My other half is thinking about buying them, mainly for the bonus of 2000 Avios!

  • Richie says:

    Do you get the 2000 avios fairly quickly after purchase?

    • Richie says:

      Update: It took 10 calendar days to receive the avios in my account from the day of ordering.

  • _nate says:

    How new is a new customer? I think I have purchased from Laithwaites but it was many, many years ago. I don’t think I have purchased from Wine Flyer. I like the look of these wines and also the 2,000 Avios… Does anyone have any experience with claiming these offers again over time?

  • twoclicks says:

    Any news on how quickly the avios post?

  • Wayne says:

    I opened an account in my partner’s name. The wine arrived a week ago but, as yet, no sign of the avios. I will give them a ring.

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