Best BA Visa Offer

The usual offer for a British Airways Visa is 15,000 miles with first purchase, and the card comes with a $75 annual fee.

Now there’s an offer of 20,000 miles with first purchase, though still with the fee (unlike the United, American, etc. cards there’s no first year fee waiver).

As one Flyertalk member wrote

    As you only need 25k round trip to upgrade from WT+ to fully flat beds, and the fares start at $650 rtn incl tax with no co-pay, AND you earn 125% of miles on the WT+ ticket you purchase (making the net cost of a US – Europe rtn upgrade around 15k miles) then yes it’s a great deal.

    Absolutely worth the $75.

If you don’t already have a British Airways account, signing up for the Visa will get you one.

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  1. What about ex BA card holders more than 3 years ago. Will they qualify for this offer?

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