50% Bonus on AMEX Points to British Airways Avios Points Transfers

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Via View From the Wing, you’ll get 50% more points when you transfer AMEX Membership Rewards points to British Airways through October 10, 2016.

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!

You can use British Airways Avios points to book flights to Hawaii on American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.  Or redeem points for flights on other partner airlines like Aer Lingus to Ireland.

50 Bonus On AMEX Points To British Airways Avios Points Transfers

You Can Fly to Hawaii by Transferring American Express Membership Rewards Points to British Airways Avios Points. And for a Limited-Time Earn a 50% Bonus When You Transfer Points!

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

Link:   How to Fly to Hawaii With British Airways Avios Points 

Link:   Use British Airways Avios Points for Flights to Europe

With British Airways Avios points, you can book terrific award flights like:

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.

In general, you’ll want to avoid booking award seats on British Airways.  That’s because they add fuel surcharges to their own flights, which can cost hundreds of dollars!

How to Earn AMEX Membership Rewards Points

Link:   American Express 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 CardsBusiness Cards
Premier Rewards Gold Card From American ExpressThe Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN
American Express® Mercedes-Benz PlatinumThe Blue for Business® Credit Card from American Express
The Platinum Card® from American ExpressThe 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

Link:   Which Points Transfer to Which Airlines?  Handy Chart for Converting!

Link:   All the 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.

Or you can earn 50,000 British Airways Avios points from the British Airways Visa Signature Card after meeting minimum spending requirements.

Do you plan to transfer AMEX Membership Rewards points to British Airways?

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