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Avios has a new logo – what do you think?

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The website has been relaunched as a general information site about Avios.

This used to be the place that members of Aer Lingus AerClub and Vueling Club would go to book flight redemptions.

AerClub will soon have its own flight redemption platform on the Aer Lingus site. During the transition period, the only thing that is currently possible from the Aer Lingus and Vueling websites is to use Avios for a discount on cash flights.

The most interesting thing on the new site is a new Avios logo. See:

New Avios logo

It’s not necessarily better than the previous one, see below, but it is more suitable to online use because of the single colour, lack of depth and the ‘straighter’ lettering. Here’s another version:

New Avios logo

…. and here’s the original:

Old Avios logo

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (April 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

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 £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 a huge range of valuable benefits – for a fee 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

Huge 30,000 points bonus until 12th May 2024 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.

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 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 (45)

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  • lumma says:

    I spotted the new homepage yesterday when I was trying to send some points from Iberia to BA. Combine my Avios has completely disappeared from the Aer Lingus page as far as I could see.

    In the end though I discovered it actually worked fine transferring directly on ( just gave an error when trying to log into the BA account)

  • MIke says:

    The Bristol 1903 Lounge is/was small and is nowhere near the other lounge. The two cannot be connected. The couple of times I was able to use the 1903 lounge, it was OK but not worth the fee. The food was not worth the money, and not very fresh. The lounge was quiet and small, but had very little to offer other than a few nibbles and the drinks. There is no workspace or desks.

  • Bobby says:

    Why is the Avios logo black?

  • MrMcBurger says:

    Bristol is bursting during the peak seasons. Difficult to find seating & the lounge is Priority on the Beach Pass. – The 03 is rarely open anyway, but the place can do with another lounge, if not another terminal.

  • Occasional Ranter says:

    Ah, Bristol. Expensive, poor road and public transport connections, and home to some of the most mediocre lounges I’ve had the misfortune to use in the UK.

    I hope those Canadian teachers are enjoying their retirement at my expense 😉

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