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You’ll get 300 British Airways points per 250 AMEX Membership Rewards points you transfer. The usual rate is 200 British Airways Avios points per 250 AMEX Membership Rewards points. So this is a nice bonus!
I’ll explain more about this deal and how you can earn more AMEX Membership Rewards points.
50% More British Airways Avios Points With AMEX Transfer
With British Airways Avios points, you can book terrific award flights like:
- Short domestic flights on partners American Airlines and Alaska Airlines
- Short flights within Europe
- Flights from the West Coast to Hawaii
- Flights to Germany (Berlin, Dusseldorf) on partner Air Berlin
- Flights to Ireland on partner Aer Lingus
- Flying Cathay Pacific Business Class or First Class from New York (JFK) to Vancouver
If you’re planning to book any of these flights soon, you’ll want to take advantage of the 50% bonus! Even if you don’t have a specific trip in mind, it could be worth it, because these deals don’t come around very often.
Remember, British Airways has a distance-based award chart. So the amount you’ll pay depends on the length of your flight.
How to Earn AMEX Membership Rewards Points
If you don’t already have American Express Membership Rewards points (or want a quick way to earn more), here are all the cards that earn American Express Membership Rewards points:
|Personal Cards||Business Cards|
|Premier Rewards Gold Card From American Express||The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN|
|The Platinum Card® from American Express Exclusively for Mercedes-Benz||The Blue Business℠ Plus Credit Card from American Express|
|The Platinum Card® from American Express||The Enhanced Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN|
|AMEX EveryDay® Credit Card from American Express||Business Green Rewards Card from American Express OPEN|
|AMEX EveryDay® Preferred Credit Card from American Express|
|American Express® Gold Card|
|American Express® Green Card|
|Blue from American Express® Note: These are the ONLY AMEX cards that earn Membership Rewards points that can NOT be transferred to airline & hotel programs. But you can use these points on the Membership Rewards website for other redemptions. Includes personal AND small business versions of the card.|
Other Ways to Earn British Airways Avios Points
There are lots of other ways to earn British Airways Avios points, including transferring points from other flexible points programs, like Chase Ultimate Rewards or Starwood Preferred Guest.
Do you plan to transfer AMEX Membership Rewards points to British Airways?