Barclaycard launches two Avios credit cards - here's how they compare to the British Airways American Express cards
Barclaycard has launched two new credit cards that give customers British Airways Avios points for every pound spent, while users can also get seat upgrades. We have the full info below, as well as analysis on whether the new cards beat similar options from American Express.
1 March 2022
British Airways glitch sparks anger as customers unable to convert Avios frequent flyer miles into Nectar points
Swathes of frustrated British Airways customers have been unable to convert their Avios frequent flyer points into Nectar rewards because of a glitch with the airline's systems, which has resulted in an outpouring of anger online.
8 December 2021
Nectar cardholders can now convert points to Avios - here's how
Nectar cardholders will be able to exchange loyalty points for Avios from next week, which they can then use to get travel-related perks. It comes after Avios ended a similar partnership with Tesco's Clubcard scheme earlier this week
25 January 2021
Got a Lloyds Avios Rewards card? Your rewards will soon be slashed
Lloyds Bank is in the process of changing its Avios Rewards credit card
9 August 2018
BA customers can now pay for seat selection using Avios
Customers will have the option to pay using Avios points for part or all of the seat selection
8 May 2018
Avios rewards programme to close - members to be transferred to the BA Executive Club
The UK Avios rewards programme is closing this summer and members are being transferred to the BA Executive Club
9 April 2018
Major Avios shake-up likely 'by the end of the year'
A major overhaul of the way Avios points are collected and redeemed could be rolled out by the end of 2018
29 March 2018
'We flew first-class to California for the price of economy'
A MoneySaving couple have saved over £14,000 using Avios points to buy two first-class return flights to San Diego
20 February 2017
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30 December 2016
Avios to reduce ways points can be spent – make your non-flight booking ASAP
If you've been stashing Avios points to fund a non-flight reward you'll need to make your booking before the end of 2016
16 November 2016
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