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Your Avios stay with you as long as you collect, spend, buy or share at least one Avios every 36 months — any longer and your Avios will expire and be removed, so remember to take action before those three years are up.

There are lots of simple ways to ensure you'll never lose the Avios you collect.

Ways to collect Avios

  • fly with us or one of our partner airlines
  • stay in a hotel or book a holiday
  • rent a car
  • use a British Airways credit card
  • shop with our many partners

Learn more about collecting Avios

Ways to spend Avios

  • book a Reward Flight with Avios
  • book a Reward Flight with Avios and Money
  • upgrade using Avios
  • book using Avios part payment to save on cash flights
  • book a hotel, car rental or experience with Avios

Learn more about spending Avios

Buy Avios

You can buy between 2,000 and 200,000 Avios each calendar year for yourself or a friend. Buying Avios will reset the 36-month period for the person receiving the Avios only.

Learn more about buying Avios

Share Avios

You can transfer up to 27,000 Avios to another Executive Club Member each calendar year. Transferring Avios will reset the 36-month period for both the person sending and the person receiving the Avios.

Learn more about sharing Avios