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JDB 4,554 posts

My regular points moved over from Barclaycard, but the welcome bonus (which I hit over the weekend) hasn’t budged.

That makes sense if you hit the target on or after 1 April as they transfer the points by calendar month, so points earned in March are supposed to be transferred on the second working day of April, and are seemingly arriving in BAEC accounts now. Your April ones, including welcome bonus should arrive at the beginning of May.

I think you’re right. In the Barclays app there is a summary of avios earned for each month within the transactions list. The amount of avios earned for March matches the amount transferred today.

So it’s avios earned in a billing statement that get transferred on the second working day of the month (or any other random working day after that).

No, it’s Avios earned in a calendar month that are transferred (at least that’s what it says) so usually not aligned with the statement date (mine is 16th). This is different to Amex who usually transfer them a few days before your statement date, irrespective of when it falls in the month.

Re the ‘random’ day, it does seem likely that Barclaycard could have initiated the transfer on the second working day and they have taken two days to arrive…

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