About Avios

Spending Avios

You've collected your Avios, now enjoy them. See all the ways you can spend your Avios below.

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Reward Flights

Flights that you book using Avios are called Reward Flights. You can book to any worldwide destination, where there’s availability, with British Airways and our oneworld® partners.

You pay with your Avios plus a cash amount for taxes, fees and carrier charges.

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Upgrade with Avios

You can use your Avios to upgrade a regular cash booking to the next cabin, where there’s availability, on selected fares with British Airways, Iberia and American Airlines.

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Avios part payment on flights and holidays

You can reduce the price of your next flight or holiday package* by paying part of the price in Avios.

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Avios part payment on seats and baggage

Use your Avios to pay for seats and baggage.

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Hotel stays

Spend your Avios on great deals at thousands of hotels around the world.

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Car rental

Use your Avios to pay for Avis and Budget car rental at thousands of worldwide airport and non-airport locations.

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Spend your Avios on thousands of memorable tours and experiences across the globe.

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Reward availability

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Spending Avios FAQs

You can reduce the cash price of your flight with as little as 1,000 Avios. Or book a Reward Flight and use Avios to cover your fare leaving you with just the taxes, fees and carrier charges to pay. You can also book flights with our Reward Flight Saver – pay a fixed cash cost, inclusive of taxes, fees and carrier charges, plus an Avios amount.

This is dependent on your date of travel, destination and travel class. Use our Reward Flight Finder to search for available dates and flights. You can also redeem your Avios on hotels, car hires and more.

You can spend your Avios on Reward Flights to any worldwide destination, holidays with British Airways Holidays*, seat upgrades, hotel stays, car rentals and more.

You can also reduce the price of regular flight or holiday* bookings by paying part of the price in Avios. The more Avios you use, the less you have to pay.

You can upgrade to business (Club World) using Avios when you book or later on by logging into Manage My Booking, depending on availability.

The Avios amount required for the upgrade is based on the Avios costs for Reward Flights in the cabins you’re upgrading from and to and will depend on whether your flight is scheduled on a peak or off-peak date.

You can fly to any destination in the British Airways network, or to those destinations our oneworld partners fly to.

Use our Reward Flight Finder to search for available dates and flights.

Search for holidays to find available packages and dates.

To book a flight using Avios follow the Book a flight with Avios link on ba.com. You will need to log into your Executive Club account and search for your desired date and destination.

You can book a British Airways flight with Avios by logging in with your membership number and using our interactive Flight Finder.

You can book a British Airways holiday with Avios by logging in with your membership number and searching for Flight + Hotel or Flight + Car.

You can buy up to 200,000 Avios per calendar year as a gift, outside of your own annual allowance.

*Where holidays are available in your region.