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British Airways moving to the new Terminal C at Orlando airport

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If you have an Orlando trip coming up this Autumn, you should know that British Airways will be moving over to the new Terminal C.

The opening date is scheduled to be 19th September, which seems to have been chosen to avoid the Labor Day peak.

Terminal C Orlando Airport

Aer Lingus will also be moving to Terminal C. The other confirmed airlines are Azul, Breeze, Caribbean, Emirates, Gol, Icelandair, JetBlue, Lufthansa and Norse.

Virgin Atlantic, it appears, will not be moving.

You can find out more about Terminal C on the airport website here. It is not clear how many lounges will be available although Plaza Premium is believed to be opening there.

Based on the images available online, one of which is above, it looks impressive – especially by US airport standards.


How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (December 2023)

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

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Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

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

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

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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. These points convert at 1:1 into Avios.

SPECIAL OFFER: Until 9th January 2024, you will receive 30,000 Membership Rewards points (convertible to 30,000 Avios) with American Express Preferred Rewards Gold. You receive 25,000 points if you spend £3,000 in three months and a further 5,000 points if you hold the card for 15 months. You can apply here.

SPECIAL OFFER: Until 9th January 2024, you will receive a huge 100,000 Membership Rewards points (convertible to 100,000 Avios) with The Platinum Card. You receive 75,000 points if you spend £10,000 in six months and a further 25,000 points if you hold the card for 15 months. You can apply here.

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The Platinum Card from American Express

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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.

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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

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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.

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Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.

Comments (63)

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  • lev441 says:

    Normally it’s just spend by – so you should be fine.

  • Shaw West says:

    Wouldn’t it work with Ebay?

  • MinR says:

    Paid my BT TV/Broadband bill. Email notification right away to say I’ve used the offer.


  • Tracey says:

    Can you load money from your Amex to your PayPal account to trigger the offer? Would Amex see anything other than a payment to PayPal?

  • Reney says:

    luck of the draw, continuous spectrum from 2 days to never

  • Brian78 says:

    Who needs Orlando when we’ve got 40 degree weather in the U.K.!

    The panic is getting a bit silly though. “Snowflakes will melt” is a good quote i read the other day (although it was said by someone who is an idiot generally, if I remember correctly)

    (This isn’t some climate change denying stuff by the way, I’m not a complete loon!)

    • Ken says:

      Probably the utter clown (Sir John Hayes ?) claiming that old people have seen it all before (“lived through the war”) and it’s cowardly advising people to take precautions.

      In 2003 in France roughly 15,000 excess deaths occurred during their summer heatwave.
      Unsurprisingly most of them were elderly, frequently living alone – because few people in Northern Europe have the first clue how to cope with 40C temperatures, particularly when it doesn’t significantly cool down at night.

  • Rob says:

    These days, anything from 3 days to 3 months.

  • Dan says:

    Can I buy a Netflix gift card from Paypal?

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