Note that I do not receive referral credit for this offer at the time of this writing.
British Airways and Chase are back with a 100,000 Avios signup bonus.
You will get 50,000 bonus Avios after $2,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening.2
25,000 bonus Avios after $10,000 in purchases within the first year of account opening.2
Plus an additional 25,000 bonus Avios after you make an additional $10,000 in purchases also within the first year of account opening.2
Together that’s 100,000 bonus Avios, which is enough for a round-trip business class award flight.3 Taxes, fees, and carrier charges are approximately $1,250 per adult in business class based on travel from Seattle to London.4
As with offers for this card over the past year and a half, you need to spend $20,000 within a year to get the full 100,000 points. The real value — although you are restricted to British Airways flights and thus availability on those flights — comes at $30,000 in spend when you earn a ‘travel together’ ticket that lets you take a second award passenger on the same trip for no additional miles. The annual fee is not waived the first year.
Here’s how to unlock the value of British Airways points, especially in light of the fact that the program adds fuel surcharges onto the cost of award tickets.
(HT: Ronald A.)