If you are looking for an alternative way to use Avios to get to the Maldives, Iberia may be coming to the rescue.
Iberia has published a very short statement saying that it has applied for permission to run two flights per week between Madrid and the Maldives.
This is initially only for July and August 2021.
Tickets are not yet bookable and there is no more information available. We will let you know if and when flights are bookable.
In other Iberia news, flights to Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Cali, Guayaquil and San Juan (Puerto Rico) are due to restart in July.
The new Radisson Blu Maldives is pictured below.
How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (May 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:
Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.
Do you have a small business? Until 20th May 2021, you can receive a special sign-up bonus worth 29,900 Avios with the Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa credit card. This offer is exclusive to Head for Points readers. Click here to learn more.
(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.)