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Amex Membership Rewards Sweet Spots for US Domestic Flights

American Express Membership Rewards are a notoriously powerful, transferable, loyalty currency. With generous category bonuses and periodic transfer bonuses, it isn’t hard to rack up Amex points. However, it can be difficult determining how to maximize Membership Rewards for simple US domestic award flights. Thankfully by leveraging various airline alliances and partners, there are sweet spots for domestic travel.

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Earn Double Avios Through 2018

British Airways has announced a promotion awarding you double base Avios on flights through December 31, 2018. The promotion only applies to the first 10 flights you take, and you will earn double base Avios (those earned by a BA Executive Club Blue members) during the promotion.

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Increased Point Earning Opportunity on the British Airways Visa Card

The British Airways Visa Signature® Card is back with an updated offer of up to 120,000 bonus Avios. The new offer on the British Airways Visa Card is not a traditional welcome bonus like we’ve seen in the past. Instead, it is structured as additional bonus points on spending up to a $30,000 threshold.

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BA 35% Bonus on Hotel Point Transfers (Through March 31, 2018)

For the month of March, British Airways has launched a promo with a 35% transfer bonus when converting hotel points to Avios. It rarely makes sense to transfer hotel points to Avios, and while this is no exception, there is one option to seriously consider if you’re looking to build up a balance of Avios.

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50% off BA Awards to and from London

British Airways has announced a 50% discount off award redemptions on flights to and from London. Although Avios can be a pain to redeem and get value due to BA taxes and fees, this promo can provide solid value, however, you will have to hurry since awards are limited and the promo is only running through December 17, 2017.

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Double Avios With British Airways Until the End of the Year

British Airways is running a promotion that will let you earn double base Avios on flights through December 31, 2017. This is the first double Avios promotion this year, with previous BA double Avios promotions, being for shopping through their online portal. FYI, this promotion is not valid for Executive Club members based in the US, Mexico, Canada, or South Africa.