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Earn 2,000 Avios with a £54 six bottle wine offer

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We haven’t mentioned The Wine Flyer, the British Airways / Laithwaites wine business, for a while, but a decent offer has popped up this week for new customers.

£54, which includes delivery, gets you six bottles of red wine, 2000 Avios and two tumblers. You can’t argue with that.

There is no on-going commitment of any sort.

BA Wine Flyer

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 £53.94 including delivery.

You receive the wine in the picture above, which is two bottles each of a “barrel-aged Rioja, luxury Aussie Shiraz and a dark, juicy original from Argentina”.

In total you get:

  • a six-bottle mixed case of red wine
  • two Dartington tumblers
  • free delivery within three working days
  • 2,000 Avios

You are not signing up for any club or subscription service. It is a one-off deal.

If you value the 2,000 Avios at £20, and you put no value on the tumblers (although Dartington products are generally good quality), you are paying £5.66 per bottle. You can’t really argue about value for money on that basis.

You can order on the Wine Flyer website here. The offer runs to 30th June.


How to earn Avios points from UK credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (May 2022)

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. 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

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

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

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

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

British Airways BA Premium Plus American Express Amex credit card

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 Avios and the UK’s most valuable card perk – the 2-4-1 voucher Read our full review

British Airways BA Amex American Express card

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up and an Economy 2-4-1 voucher for spending £12,000 Read our full review

You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points.

The Platinum Card has doubled its sign-up bonus to 60,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert to 60,000 Avios, if you apply by 1st June 2022.

American Express Amex Gold

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & two airport lounge passes Read our full review

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points (SPECIAL OFFER) and an unbeatable set of travel 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 10,000 Avios.

Capital on Tap Visa card

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

10,500 points bonus – the most generous Avios Visa for a limited company Read our full review

You should also consider the British Airways Accelerating Business credit card. This is open to sole traders as well as limited companies and has a 30,000 Avios sign-up bonus.

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express card

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

30,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios 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.

Amex Platinum Business American Express

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and a long list of travel benefits 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.

(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.)

Comments (31)

  • RJ says:

    500 points for existing customers…may tip the scales if you’re mainly doing it for the points

  • Cheshire Pete says:

    My bank is currently doing 5% on Laithwaites. In addition my cards linked to my “Perkbox” benefits always return 10% back to that account, which I mainly use to buy iTunes credit which itself has another 6% off!

    I use Laithewaites a lot, and like Rob when making an order always calculate price per bottle! I usually get it down to around £4 / bottle after those various extra discounts, typically up to 30% stacked. Blue light used to be 20% also I think it’s now 10%.

  • john browell says:

    Thanks for highlighting. Tried to activate Curve 20% cashback but the app didn’t show the offer as active, so went with the safer route of Nectar connect paying via BA Amex, for 40 points per £1.

  • buchanan101 says:

    Ordered from Laithwaites only a couple of days ago. Clicked through to this and it offered me the £53.94 + Glasses + 2,000 points, even logging in to my existing account.

    Maybe there’s a time element for qualification for existing Wine Flyer (not Laithwaites) customers?

  • Charles Martell says:

    For those double, triple dipping on this: it seems to trigger a credit from Square Meal too. if you have your card registered. I should have 10% Airtime, 40×54 Nectar points, and now 100 Virgin points.

  • Kevin D says:

    Is it possible to create an Avios account for my brother, who lives at the same address, and buy the wine and transfer the 2000 Avios to my account? He isn’t an Avios collector. Although he would be paying as he’ll be drinking the wine!

  • mark2 says:

    I have ordered and received this case.
    I was impressed with how quickly the wine arrived and the Avios. Also how quickly it tracked on Lloyds Bank (20%), Nectar (20%) and Airtime (10%) so 50% in total.
    Thanks to Charles Martell for the tip about Square Meal too.
    Is there anything else I have missed (greedy boy)?

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