Buy British Airways Avios With a 50% Bonus

British Airways currently offers a promotion for Executive Club members to buy Avios with a 50% bonus. However, given how British Airways determines the currency used, this deal’s actual value varies from okay to downright terrible. Let’s take a look at this buy Avios sale to see if there is any value to be had at all.

Do British Airways Avios Expire?

British Airways offers a generous 36 month Avios expiration policy. All you have to do to keep your points alive is to have some earing, redeeming, purchasing, or sharing activity on your account in a 36-month period. Let’s show you all of the options you have to generate activity.

Get a 30% Transfer Bonus When Converting Hotel Points To Avios

Now through December 9, British Airways Executive Club members will get 30% bonus Avios when converting hotel points from participating hotel brands. We’ve seen this deal in the past, although it’s usually been a 35% bonus. Still, this could be a good opportunity to top off your Avios account if needed.

Save 50% Avios on All British Airways Long-Haul Flights—Including Business and First Class

British Airways just launched its best deal of the year! All long-haul British Airways reward flights are half-off through October 13. Even better, the discount applies as far out as June 2021. We found economy awards from the U.S. to London starting at just 6,500 Avios plus a reasonable $83 in taxes/fees one-way. Or, book business class awards between the U.S. and London starting at just 25,000 Avios each way.

Earn British Airways Avios From Airbnb Stays

British Airways overhauled its relationship with Airbnb. Going forward, members will only earn 2 Avios per £/$/€1. This is a downgrade from the previous 3 Avios per dollar. However, first-time bookers will earn 6 Avios per £/$/€1.