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Win one of 10 prizes of 300,000 Avios in a 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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  • Angie Pietersen says:

    I have also got “there is a problem with your request – try again later’ error a number of times. I tried signing into the link using my husbands login and it worked! Seems only one in a household can register, I set it all up so thought I was the lead but apparently only he could register for this offer. Try all the logins on your household accounts (ensuring you log out of the previous one first) to find which one allows entry.

  • Wayne says:

    Same, tried over last few days. Tried 3 different browsers on both iOS and Windows and still nothing. HFP can you not contact BA and let them know there is an issue

  • Mark says:

    Still not working. Will have to contact the CMA and make a complaint.

  • Mark says:

    I’ve sent an email and I’d suggest you do as well if you’re not getting any joy with BA.

  • Rob Davis says:

    Pretty frustrating that these special BA contests and promotions are open to UK residents only. Have they forgotten that people from all over the world (including Canada!!), fly their airline?

    • Lady London says:

      In this case the restriction may be due to lottery regulations I’d guess

  • Dawn says:

    I’ve registered but can’t seem to get my husband registered.

  • Damasa says:

    A small chink of light in this competition debacle, I sent BA a dm on Twitter yesterday and I have received the following reply :
    ‘We’ve found that a number of people are receiving this error but have successfully entered the competition.’
    They have asked me for my account details and will get back to me.

    • Damasa says:

      I’ve received a reply from BA as follows:
      “Hi Damasa. I’ve looked into your account and can confirm you’re registered for the competition as of 26/01/2023.”
      So it does appear that, despite the constant rejections on the BA website, I am registered after all. Hopefully it’s the same for most people having issues registering.
      If anyone is considering sending a twitter dm to BA to confirm they are registered they need the following to the to check your account so you might want to include the details in your first message to them.

      • Your full name
      • Executive Club number (we’re unable to give any information without this)
      • Email address
      • 1st line of address and postcode

      Plus one of the following:

      • Last 4 digits and the expiry date of your stored payment card (if you have a stored card)
      • Recent or future flight, hotel or Avios transaction (date included)
      • Passport number (if updated on your Executive Club account)
      • Passport expiry date (if updated on your Executive Club account)

  • Bearing up says:

    Tried to register numerous times using both membership No and email address, over many days- neither worked.
    For sheer entertainment I put in good lady’s mem no and password- and it registered straight away!
    No, I’ve no idea either!🤔

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