Miles earned under British Airways’ program are called Avios.
Approximate miles value
1.2 cents per point
36 months without activity
% of miles flown + bonus for booking class
Limit on amount of miles you can purchase
200,000 in 1 calendar year
Courtesy Hold for award reservation
Do you need to open an account to check availability?
Unlimited number of stopovers, but no price discount. BA charges separately for every segment.
Yes to the next class
Yes for all flights
Aer Lingus, Air Italy, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Iberia, Japan Airlines, LATAM, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, S7, Sri Lankan Airlines, Royal Air Maroc
Credit card partners
IHG (5:1 ratio, 6 weeks transfer), Marriott Bonvoy (3:1 ratio, 3 days transfer), Hilton rewards (10:1 ratio, 30 days transfer), World of Hyatt (2.5:1 ratio, 6-8 weeks transfer), Radisson rewards (10:1 ratio, 4-6 weeks transfer), Best Western (5:1 ratio, 4-6 weeks transfer), Accor Live (2:1 ratio, 4-6 weeks transfer)
Co-Branded credit card in the US
Chase British Airways Visa Signature card
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