All British Airways flights now obtainable for Avios plus £1 – Enterprise Traveller

British Airways has prolonged its Avios half fee service for money flight bookings, that means that each one flights can now be paid for by Avios plus a nominal £1.

BA has provided Avios half fee on money flight bookings for a number of years, however till now the utmost variety of Avios which might be used to low cost the value “various relying on a number of components”, together with what taxes and fees have been utilized to the flight.

That is now not the case, that means that offering Govt Membership members have enough Avios they’ll now use them to pay for the overall value of any BA flight, much less the £1 money fee – or they’ll select to make use of fewer Avios and pay a bigger a part of the flight in money.

The service can be obtainable on transatlantic flights operated by American Airways between the UK and North America, and on British Airways codeshare flights “with chosen companions”.

Avios half fee is separate to reward seat bookings, which permits members to redeem Avios on a restricted variety of seats on every flight (or in some instances all the seats the place the provider is providing an Avios-Solely service).

BA has additionally operated an Avios plus £1 service on short-haul Reward Flight Saver bookings for a while.

As Avios half fee bookings are made on money tickets, members will nonetheless accumulate Avios and Tier Factors on their flight, in addition to any relevant bonuses.

The enlargement of the Avios half fee scheme follows the same transfer for BA Holidays bookings final 12 months, permitting members to make use of their Avios to pay in full for vacation packages (much less the £1 money quantity).

Avios can now be spent on British Airways Holidays bookings

It’s typically agreed nevertheless that utilizing Avios on this means represents a poor return in opposition to the worth of an Avios, so readers ought to do their analysis earlier than making an Avios half fee reserving.

Commenting Colm Lacy, British Airways’ Chief Business Officer, stated:

“We’ve listened to our Members’ suggestions and we’re actually excited to be introducing this newest replace for them.

“We all know that the majority of our clients select the bottom money quantity in relation to making Reward Flight bookings, so we anticipate this to be a preferred possibility for these utilizing Avios half fee too. Finally, our purpose is to protecting including extra selection and suppleness for Members.”

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