Iberia and Iberia Plus

Spanish airline Iberia is a sister company to British Airways and also offers Avios points via its Iberia Plus reward scheme. This leads to various opportunities to arbitrage the best of the BA and Iberia programmes. One article worth reading is this one on how to make substantial tax savings by booking Iberia redemptions on Iberia.com rather than ba.com. You can find out more about the Iberia Plus scheme on Iberia.com.

Where can I fly with Avios from the UK regions? – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 10

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. What flights can you book with Avios if you live in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham […]

How to use ‘Part Pay With Avios’ on BA, Iberia, Vueling and Aer Lingus – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 9

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. This article looks at how you use ‘Part Pay With Avios’. ‘Part Pay With Avios’ […]

What is the cheapest way to buy Avios? – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 7

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. What is the cheapest way of buying Avios points? It is inevitable that, at some […]

How to Upgrade With Avios – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 3

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. This article explains how to use Avios points to upgrade British Airways flights. I run […]

A Beginners Guide to Redeeming Avios – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 1

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. Do you want to know how to spend your Avios wisely? Starting today, we are […]

Something we never knew …. Iberia has a secret Arrivals Lounge in Madrid Terminal 4

Here’s something we never knew – Iberia has a well-hidden arrivals lounge in Madrid’s Terminal 4. Reader Lorcán emailed us with a mini review and some pictures as no one seems to know that this lounge exists.  It turns out that it actually launched four […]

Iberia Express offering 25% off Avios redemptions to Madrid

Iberia Express is offering 25% off Avios redemptions from Birmingham or Manchester to Madrid.   This means that Economy tickets are 5,625 Avios each way.  You need to book via Iberia Plus which means moving your Avios across from BA via ‘Combine My Avios’.  If ‘Combine […]

How to get 1700 Avios with an Avis car rental

Iberia has launched a special car rental deal with Avis.  This will get you 1,700 Avios on rentals up to 30th April, which in most cases is more generous than the ‘3 Avios per £1’ you get when booking Avis cars via BA Executive Club. […]

DEAL GONE: Buy 2,000 Avios for €19 via Groupon Spain

(EDIT: the 2,000 Avios packages have now sold out.  You can still buy the other four packages listed below.) I’ve dropped this in as a quick extra article to flag up that the Groupon ‘cheap Avios’ promotion in Spain, with Iberia Plus, is back.  Click here for details. The […]

How to buy cheap Avios via Groupon (again)

The Groupon ‘cheap Avios’ promotion in Spain, with Iberia Plus, is back again.  Click here for details. The cheapest – and best value – 2,000 Avios package has already sold out despite the offer only just launching.  You were only paying €19 for 2,000 points, which is 0.84p […]

Four Avios-earning hotel partners which you can’t credit to BA Executive Club

It is now over seven years since Avios was launched and the British Airways and Iberia loyalty schemes given the same ‘currency’.  Whilst efforts have been made to unify the different partners who work with each programme, it has been a slow process.  It was […]

Iberia claims it is part of a department store and not an airline to avoid Brexit shutdown

Yes, in a dose of Brexit inspired madness, BA’s sister airline Iberia has made a surprising revelation: it is not actually a subsidiary of a major international aviation group.  It is, in fact, part of Spanish department store group El Corte Ingles.  Which, admittedly, could […]

How to use ‘Part Pay With Avios’ for flights on BA, Iberia, Vueling, Flybe and Aer Lingus

‘Part Pay With Avios’ has, apparently, been very successful since it was launched.  It allows you to redeem your points for a discount against a cash ticket, although in most cases you are not allowed to pay the entire price with points. (I’m not sure […]

Buy 2,000 Avios for under £17 via Groupon Spain

The Groupon ‘cheap Avios’ promotion in Spain, with Iberia Plus, is back again.  Click here for details. The cheapest – and best value – 2,000 Avios package was still in stock last night.  You are only paying €19 for 2,000 points, which is 0.84p each.  That’s not a […]

50% ‘buy Avios’ bonus via Iberia Plus

Iberia is currently offering a 50% bonus when you buy 2,000+ Avios before 31st December.  These will drop into an Iberia Plus account, but can be moved to British Airways via ‘Combine My Avios’. (Remember that you cannot use ‘Combine My Avios’ with Iberia if your […]

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