Avios Redemption University

Want to learn what the best way to redeem Avios points is? The multi-part 'Avios Redemption University' series of articles on Head for Points is our definite 'how to' guide on how to get the best deal when redeeming your Avios points.

How to use Cathay Pacific for low-tax Avios flight redemptions to Asia (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 15)

Today I want to take a look at how you can make substantial tax savings – and potentially Avios savings – when flying to Hong Kong and beyond on Cathay Pacific. The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I […]

How to use Avios for tax-free flights on Alaska Airlines (good for Hawaii) (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 14)

This article explains how and why you may want to redeem Avios points on Alaska Airlines. The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other “Avios Redemption University” […]

How to redeem Avios points for low tax US American Airlines domestic flights (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 13)

This article explains how to redeem Avios for domestic flights in the United States. The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other “Avios Redemption University” articles. With […]

How to save tax on US Avios redemptions by flying with Aer Lingus (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 12)

This article explains how to redeem your Avios points on Aer Lingus. The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other “Avios Redemption University” articles. One of the […]

How to book VERY low tax Avios redemption flights on Iberia (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 11)

This article explains how to book Avios flight redemptions via Iberia Plus, and how you can save hundreds of pounds in taxes by doing so. These savings can be huge.  A return Business Class Avios flight to New York costs just £130 in taxes and […]

Where can I fly with Avios from UK regional airports? (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 10)

What flights can you book with Avios if you live in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham or anywhere outside London? The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other […]

How to use ‘Part Pay With Avios’ on British Airways, Iberia, Vueling and Aer Lingus (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 9)

This article looks at how you use ‘Part Pay With Avios’. The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other “Avios Redemption University” articles. ‘Part Pay With Avios’ […]

Is it worth using Avios points for hotel room redemptions? (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 8)

This article looks at whether it is worth using your Avios points to book a hotel. The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other “Avios Redemption University” […]

What is the cheapest way to buy Avios points? (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 7)

What is the cheapest way of buying Avios points? The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other “Avios Redemption University” articles. It is inevitable that, at some […]

How to earn and redeem your British Airways American Express (BA Amex) 2-4-1 companion voucher (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 6)

This article explains how to make best use of the 2-4-1 companion voucher that comes with the British Airways American Express credit card. The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here […]

How do British Airways household accounts work? (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 5)

This article explains how and why you can create a household account in British Airways Executive Club. The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other “Avios Redemption […]

When is it a great deal to use ‘Avios and Money’ for flight tickets? (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 4)

This article explains how the ‘Avios and Money’ feature of British Airways Executive Club works. Many people don’t realise that it can offer excellent value, letting you ‘buy’ Avios for as little as 0.63p. The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for […]

How to upgrade British Airways flights with Avios points (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 3)

This article explains how to use Avios points to upgrade British Airways flights. The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other “Avios Redemption University” articles. I run […]

How does Reward Flight Saver work on Avios tickets? (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 2)

This article explains everything you need to know about booking short-haul Reward Flight Saver redemptions on British Airways with Avios. The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the […]

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