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Save with Avios part payment

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  • Cut the cost of British Airways flights using Avios. 
  • Save using Avios on American Airlines direct flights to and from the UK and North America.                              
  • Choose from a range of savings, starting from £10 for return flights, for just 1,250 Avios.                               
  • Collect Avios and Tier Points on all your bookings.

How much can you save

collapsedshowTravelling in Euro Traveller - short haul
Avios amount required Saving per person
1,250 £10
3,000 £20
5,500 £40
8,500 £60
14,000 £90
27,500 £150

*On selected routes.

collapsedshowTravelling in Club Europe - short haul
Avios amount required Saving per person
4,000 £30
7,000 £50
10,000 £70
15,000 £100
23,000 £140
36,500 £200

*On selected routes.

collapsedshowTravelling in World Traveller - long haul
Avios amount required Saving per person
2,500 £20
4,000 £30
7,000 £50
11,500 £80
17,000 £110
33,000 £180
collapsedshowTravelling in World Traveller Plus - long haul
Avios amount required Saving per person
5,500 £40
8,500 £60
11,500 £80
16,500 £110
24,000 £150
40,000 £220
collapsedshowTravelling in Club World - long haul
Avios amount required Saving per person
8,000 £60
11,000 £80
16,000 £110
21,500 £140
29,000 £180
45,500 £250
collapsedshowTravelling in First - long haul
Avios amount required Saving per person
11,000 £80
14,000 £100
18,500 £130
25,500 £170
35,500 £220
55,000 £300

The Avios part payment rates shown above are our standard rates. Preferential rates may be available on selected routes at certain times. We reserve the right to alter the Avios part payment rates at any time.

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Getting started

To start saving on flights using Avios, you just need to be a Member of our Executive Club. If you're not already a Member, it's free to sign up. As well as collecting Avios, you'll also have access to a range of exclusive offers and promotions.

Sign up now

How it works

1. Log in to your Executive Club account and search for flights.

2. Look for your part payment options on the price page once you’ve selected your flights.


Illustration of the Avios part payment options available when selecting a flight.


  • You’ll see the options automatically on any eligible flight.
  • Part payment is available on British Airways flights and American Airlines flights departing from UK.
  • Your price options will vary depending on your chosen travel class, destination and number of people in the booking. The savings on offer start from £5/$7.5/€6 for just 625 Avios per person one way.

3. Select the saving you’d like to make on your flights. The price of your flights will adjust automatically. If you didn’t log in to begin with there’s another chance to do so now.

4. Continue as usual to complete your booking.

See the Terms and Conditions for details

Upgrades, changes and cancellations

Like any regular cash booking, your options for upgrading, changing or cancelling a flight bought with part payment will depend on the fare type. Visit Manage My Booking to check the change and cancellation options for a booking.

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