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175 BA Executive Club questions answered

Do you want to know how British Airways Executive Club and the Avios scheme work? Our ‘BA Q&A’ series covers 175 key questions you may have, along with the answers.

We cover everything from seating questions and whether you have to pay to reserve a seat to the basics of British Airways Executive Club and the benefits you’ll receive as Bronze, Silver, Gold and even Gold Guest List member.

You can either scroll through this category to see all the articles or click through to this index page, which lists the articles by topic.

You may also want to read our ‘Avios Redemption University’ series which looks at the best ways to maximise the value of your Avios.

What does it cost to cancel an Avios redemption flight?

What does it cost to cancel an Avios redemption flight?  How do you do it?  These are the questions I want to look at in this article. One of the key benefits of bookings flights using Avios .....

What does it cost to cancel an Avios redemption flight?  How do you do it?  These are the questions .....

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Can I use Avios on Malaysia Airlines?

Can you spend your Avios points on flights on Malaysia Airlines? In this article I want to look at how you can use your Avios to fly with partner airlines like Malaysia Airlines. The good news is that .....

Can you spend your Avios points on flights on Malaysia Airlines? In this article I want to look at how you can .....

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Can I use Avios on Japan Airlines?

Can you spend your Avios points on flights on Japan Airlines? In this article I want to look at how you can use your Avios to fly with partner airlines like Japan Airlines. The good news is that you .....

Can you spend your Avios points on flights on Japan Airlines? In this article I want to look at how you can .....

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How do I earn Avios when buying petrol?

This articles shows you how to earn Avios points when you buy petrol. There used to be many ways of earning Avios when buying petrol.  You could earn at Shell, at Esso and at Tesco filling .....

This articles shows you how to earn Avios points when you buy petrol. There used to be many ways of earning .....

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Can I use Avios on LATAM?

Can you spend your Avios points on flights on LATAM? In this article I want to look at how you can use your Avios to fly with partner airlines like LATAM. The good news is that you are not restricted .....

Can you spend your Avios points on flights on LATAM? In this article I want to look at how you can use your .....

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Can I use Avios on Iberia?

Can you spend your Avios points on flights on Iberia?   In this article I want to look at how you can use your Avios to fly with partner airlines like Iberia. (I have done this myself .....

Can you spend your Avios points on flights on Iberia?   In this article I want to look at how you .....

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Can I use Avios on Finnair?

Can you spend your Avios points on flights on Finnair?   In this article I want to look at how you can use your Avios to fly with partner airlines like Finnair. (I have done this myself .....

Can you spend your Avios points on flights on Finnair?   In this article I want to look at how you .....

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Can I use Avios on Cathay Pacific?

Can you spend your Avios points on flights on Cathay Pacific?   In this article I want to look at how you can use your Avios to fly with partner airlines like Cathay Pacific. The good news is that .....

Can you spend your Avios points on flights on Cathay Pacific?   In this article I want to look at how you .....

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Where can I fly from Manchester with Avios points?

In this article I want to look at where you can fly from Manchester using Avios points. This article only looks at non-stop flights.  If you are prepared to change in Heathrow, you can redeem for .....

In this article I want to look at where you can fly from Manchester using Avios points. This article only .....

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How many Avios do I need to upgrade to First Class?

Today I want to give you an overview of how many Avios you need to upgrade your long-haul British Airways flight to First Class using Avios points. For other classes, this Head for Points article .....

Today I want to give you an overview of how many Avios you need to upgrade your long-haul British Airways .....

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How to earn Avios from Nutmeg

This articles shows you how you can earn Avios points when you invest with Nutmeg. What is Nutmeg? Nutmeg is an innovative online wealth management service that offers intelligent investment .....

This articles shows you how you can earn Avios points when you invest with Nutmeg. What is Nutmeg? Nutmeg is .....

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Where can I fly from Aberdeen with Avios points?

In this article I want to look at where you can fly from Aberdeen using Avios points. This article only looks at non-stop flights.  If you are prepared to change in Heathrow, you can redeem for .....

In this article I want to look at where you can fly from Aberdeen using Avios points. This article only looks .....

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Can I use Avios on American Airlines?

Can you spend your Avios points on flights on American Airlines?   In this article I want to look at how you can use your Avios to fly with partner airlines like American Airlines. (I have .....

Can you spend your Avios points on flights on American Airlines?   In this article I want to look at .....

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How do I earn Avios from Hackett?

This articles shows you how you can earn Avios points when you buy clothes from Hackett. Upmarket male clothing brand Hackett (website here) launched a new partnership with Avios and British Airways .....

This articles shows you how you can earn Avios points when you buy clothes from Hackett. Upmarket male .....

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