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jezza76 46 posts

What do you intend to do with your approx 74.5k avios?
If you aren’t going to use your BAPP for much longer, then you need to find something to spend your Avios on.
Without the benefit of a companion voucher, this is not worth as much as you might think when it comes to flying beyond Europe.
You can get probably get somewhere around £500 worth of Nectar points I suppose.

What I’m suggesting is that you should continue using the BAPP until you hit the £10k spend to trigger the companion voucher.
It isn’t as difficult as you may think, especially if you check through articles on this site.
There are methods, some more dubious than others but I dare not summon @JDB @JDB @JDB from his Argentinian slumber.

I have 150,000 avios, because i took out a BAPP in my dads name and have just finished the £3000 spend on that too (i probably should have just spent it all one one card, for the 2-4-1 right? But i thought getting more points was the way to go, so i did the 2nd card instead, maybe that was a mistake)

is it worth spending £250 on the BAPP for a year to get a 2-4-1 voucher? wouldnt the cost of the card (£250) negate the benefit of having a 2-4-1 voucher, because id then still need to also spend more to purchase a holiday/flights?

Maybe i’ve understood the 2-4-1 voucher incorrectly

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