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With the British Airways Credit Card, you can collect Avios even when you are not flying

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Boost your Avios balance with the card that gives you the best Avios earn rate in South Africa and much more

Our credit card is welcomed in more places than any other. And because you collect Avios whenever you make a purchase, you’ll soon be welcomed in more places too. You could earn up to 9,000 bonus Avios on your first purchases, that’s already enough for a return flight from Johannesburg to Durban or even Victoria Falls*.

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Earn more every day

  • 1 Avios for every R7.50 spent.
  • 1 Avios for every R5 spent with British Airways, Pick n Pay and BP.
  • 5,000 bonus Avios when you spend on your card for the first time.
  • 4,000 Avios when you spend R24,000 in the first three months.
  • 250 bonus Avios when you rent a car with Avis.
  • Free basic travel insurance with Absa Bank on international trips**.
  • Automatic enrolment into the Executive Club for new Members.

New to the Executive Club?

If you're not an Executive Club Member already, we’ll automatically enrol you into the Club when you receive your British Airways Credit Card. You’ll then be able to collect even more Avios on British Airways flights, hotels, shopping and car rental with us or our many partners.

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