Get 2,000 Avios with a new British Airways American Express Premium Plus offer
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A new mini-promotion was launched yesterday for British Airways American Express cardholders.
It seems to be open to both free and Premium Plus cardholders although registrations will be capped at 40,000 people.
It’s actually quite generous …..
If you have the Premium Plus card, you will receive 2,000 bonus Avios from American Express when you spend £200 before 2nd September with British Airways.
The spend can be cumulative.
Whilst the small print is not clear, I would expect BA Holidays spend to count too as it goes through statements as ba.com.
2,000 bonus Avios – worth around £20 – is a decent dent in £200 of spending.
Holders of the free British Airways American Express card get a weaker offer. These people will receive 1,000 bonus Avios for spending £200 at ba.com.
You must register for the offer before making any transactions, via the BA Amex statement page on the American Express website or in the app.
Remember that the deal is restricted to 40,000 people, so I’d recommend saving it now even if you have no intention of using it for a few weeks.
If you want to learn more about other benefits of the British Airways American Express Premium Plus card, have a read at this article. If you don’t want to pay an annual fee, you can learn more about the benefits of the free British Airways American Express card here.
How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (June 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 Mastercard
Get 25,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher at £10,000 Read our full review
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 £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.
SPECIAL OFFER: Until 13th June, the sign-up bonus on The Platinum Card is doubled to 60,000 Membership Rewards points – and you get £200 to spend at Amex Travel too! Apply here.
American Express Preferred Rewards Gold
Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & four airport lounge passes Read our full review
The Platinum Card from American Express
60,000 points AND a £200 Amex Travel voucher until 13th June! 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
Get a 10,000 points bonus plus an extra 500 points for our readers 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.
EDIT: Applications for this card are temporarily suspended due to IT issues with the British Airways On Business SME loyalty scheme.
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.
American Express Business Platinum
40,000 points bonus and a £200 Amex Travel credit every year 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.