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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 – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & four airport lounge passes 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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  • Peter Merricks says:

    Tried everything people have mentioned that has been successful for them, but not for me.

  • Peter Merricks says:

    Also, whey are these big organisations so impossible to contact. I just want to send them an e-mail about this issue. Not sure how others have menaged.

  • Paul Roberts says:

    I have tried repeatedly to register and used different browsers but without success. If BA can’t run a simple competition you wonder how they manage to run an airline.

  • H Mitchell says:

    Have tried so many times I would expect better from BA as a Gold card member.

  • Belle Laqueen says:

    Tried to enter (using different browsers/devices), but the page returns an error.

  • Fraser says:

    I finally got an explanation of sorts from the Executive Club contact centre. They can see that I have successfully registered for the competition on their side, despite the error message showing up every time I’ve tried.

    The gentleman assured me that they have had a lot of complaints and that in 99% of cases, the customer had in fact successfully registered. It seems that the error shows up even if you register successfully, so while it has wasted everyone’s time, hopefully we are all in with a chance (or 10) of winning.

  • K.T says:

    I was told by the lady (after I had given my Avios details) that she could see I had not been entered and the only solution was to keep trying?!!

  • Manar says:

    Thankfully within the slew of me fail too messages was Damasa reporting a fail followed by a fix of sorts. I followed their instructions to message BA on twitter and received a similar reply:

    “Please accept my apologies for the issues you’ve had registering your application to the competition. I can confirm your registration was accepted on 26 January. Corry”

    So at least some of us receiving this error have actually been entered.

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