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Win one of 10 prizes of 300,000 Avios in a ba.com prize draw

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To promote the current British Airways sale, BA has launched a competition to win 300,000 Avios.

There are 10 prizes up for grabs.

The good news is that it literally only takes a few seconds to enter.

Win 300000 Avios

The entry page for the competition is here.

Scroll down and click the ‘Register Now’ button. If you are logged in you will automatically be entered. If you are not logged in, you are entered as soon as you have done so.

You will get an on-screen confirmation after registering.

Here’s a quick summary of the rules:

  • you need to enter by 31st January 2023
  • you must be a UK-registered member of the Executive Club aged 18+
  • you must have joined the Executive Club before 10th January 2023

That’s it! Good luck. Click here to enter.


How to earn Avios from UK credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (July 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

30,000 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 (to 27th August) £400 to spend at Amex Travel 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 (149)

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  • Hardpack says:

    There was a problem with your registration. Please try later

  • martin says:

    Might work later.
    Currently a problemo…

  • Robin says:

    There was a problem with your request, please try again later.

  • Elizabeth Hansford says:

    Yes says there is a problem (did yesterday when I tried from BA email too!)😡

  • Kowalski says:

    Looks like BA having some IT problems. How unusual..

  • Philondon says:

    Worked for me. I logged into my BA account 1st on a separate tab before clicking the link.

  • Neil says:

    “ There was a problem with your request, please try again later.”

    • Retron says:

      Likewise. Wonder if there’s another requirement to be able to take part? I’ve made a couple of big redemptions lately, so maybe that’s stopping things…

  • Brad Start says:

    Both my wife and I have been trying to take part over the last couple of days, but continue to receive the message:-

    “British Airways offer registration
    There was a problem with your request, please try again later.”

    We have tried contacting BA for assistance, but haven’t received any response.
    Dos anyone have a suggestion on an email address that might actually get a reply?

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