Tag Archives: British Airways

I didn’t think I’d be applying again so soon…

It’s pretty interesting being seeing how far I can push the credit card sign-up approach despite having done this for years. Sometimes I surprise myself. Advertisements

Card recommendations for first time, large spend

As I said in my very first post, I’ve been on my longest spell at home in a year but it broke at last with a quick trip up north for a marketing event. Felt good! While there, I chatted with a colleague and they asked for recommendations for a first round of card applications. […]

Thoughts on the Value of BA to Iberia Transfers

A few days ago, I posted an initial reaction to the transfer of British Airways Avios to Iberia Avios and the impact on award bookings. In short, a major weakness of BA Avios has been using them on awards to Europe due to fuel surcharges. As that post showed, redeeming via a transfer to Iberia […]

US to Europe (and beyond?) using BA Avios without fuel surchages!

Earlier in the year, it was discovered that you could use BA Avios for Aer Lingus to Europe. It was of somewhat limited use unless you were on the east coast. Today Lucky posted another way to use BA Avios for awards to Europe¬†without paying the hefty fuel surcharges. This time on Iberia which owned […]

Citi Reduced Mileage Airfare Awards

Every quarter, Citi updates a list of destinations which Citi AA card holders may travel to on a reduced mileage award. ¬†Depending on the card type, these awards drop the price by either 7.5k or 5k and they work for economy or premium cabin awards. The best value is the reduction from 25k AA to […]