Since early this week American Express have been sending out emails to existing British Airways cardholders detailing a 5,000 Avios points bonus. The offer is targeted main towards existing cardholder who have not spent on the card for a few months. Cardholders who spend £5,000 or more on their British Airways card (the free basic card) between 1st September and 30th November 2016 will receive 5,000 bonus Avios. These points are a bonus, and in addition to any other points gained for making purchases.
If you are an existing cardholder you do not need to register for this promotion, but should check emails received last week from American Express. The email is titled “You could earn 5,000 bonus Avios with us”. If you have not received the email contact American Express.
If you don’t already have a British Airways American Express card they currently have an increased signup bonus to earn a total of up to 26,000 Avios. That’s enough for a return flight from the UK to America!
The basic, and free, British Airways American Express credit card has an increased bonus from the usual 3,000 Avios to 10,000 Avios. The bonus is credited when you spend £1,000 or more in your first three months of opening the account.
The enhanced Premium British Airways American Express credit card, with a £195 annual fee, has an increased bonus from the usual 18,000 Avios to 26,000 Avios. The bonus is credited when you spend £3,000 or more in your first three months of opening the account.
View the full details and sign up to the British Airways cards directly on the American Express site. If you’re using a mobile device scroll to the bottom of the page to choose a credit card.
Offer ends 7th February 2017.