Have a flight to Europe coming up?
Via One Mile at a Time, there’s a new British Airways Avios Promotion for 2016. You’ll earn 3X British Airways Avios points on transatlantic flights booked and flown through December 11, 2016. You’ll earn points on airlines including British Airways, American Airlines, Finnair, and Iberia, when you credit flights to your British Airways account.
You must register for the promotion. And paid tickets in any class of service, like coach, Business, or First Class, qualify.
Here’s more about the promotion!
British Airways’ 3X Promotion for Fall 2016
You can earn 3X British Airways Avios points for flights between North America and Europe, when you book your flight and travel by December 11, 2016.
The promotion is valid for flights on British Airways and certain partner airlines, including American Airlines, Finnair, and Iberia.
Is This a Good Deal?
If you’re planning a trip across the pond this fall with a paid ticket, this could be a good deal.
This chart shows how many British Airways Avios points you’ll earn for flights, depending on what type of ticket you buy:
With the 3X promotion, someone flying in First Class could earn up to 900% of miles flown (300% X 3). While a coach ticket could earn you up to 300% of miles flown (100% X 3).
But the cheapest coach fares will only earn you 75% of your actual flown miles. So be sure to check which fare class your ticket is in before you fly!
For example, on a round-trip flight between New York and London, you’ll fly ~6,902 miles. With this promotion, you’d earn up to ~20,706 British Airways Avios points (6,902 X 3) for a round-trip coach flight between these 2 cities.
That’s enough for a free round-trip short-haul flight under 1,150 miles within the US, that costs 15,000 British Airways Avios points. Or more than enough for a one-way award ticket from the West Coast to Hawaii, which costs 12,500 British Airways Avios points.
So, it’s worth signing-up, even if you don’t have a particular trip in mind. Because it only takes a few minutes, and you never know when a travel opportunity might come up!
What Can You Do With British Airways Avios Points?
With British Airways Avios points, you can book award flights at great prices including:
- 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
Because British Airways has a distance-based award chart, the amount you’ll pay depends on the length of your flight.
Need More British Airways Avios Points?
There are lots of other ways to earn British Airways Avios points, including transferring points from flexible points programs, like AMEX Membership Rewards, Chase Ultimate Rewards, or Starwood.
Bottom Line About the British Airways Avios Promotion
With this British Airways Avios promotion, you’ll earn 3X British Airways Avios points for paid flights between North American and Europe. When you book your ticket and fly through December 11, 2016.
The deal is good for flights on British Airways, American Airlines, Finnair, and Iberia.
I always recommend signing-up for promotions like this, even if you don’t have a trip planned. Because it doesn’t take a lot of time, and you never know when you might get a chance to travel!