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    • MSE Jenny
    • By MSE Jenny 27th Feb 12, 1:42 PM
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    Avios Points Boosting guide discussion
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    • 27th Feb 12, 1:42 PM
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    Avios Points Boosting guide discussion 27th Feb 12 at 1:42 PM



    Hi all, we've written a new Avios Points Boosting guide to help you earn flights (plus taxes) worldwide and max points' value when redeeming.

    How did you find the info? Do you have any other ways to boost your points? What are your top ways to spend Avios points?

    Thanks
    for your help!


    MSE Jenny

    Last edited by MSE Jenny; 27-02-2012 at 1:48 PM.
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    • anotherbigspender
    • By anotherbigspender 4th Oct 17, 1:26 PM
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    anotherbigspender
    Hi,

    I'm new to all of this but have just started reading up on Avios collecting with the aim of part paying / upgrading flights to New York in 18 months or so.

    I currently have, and have had for years, an Amex Platinum card which pays cashback in November. Can I apply for one of the Avios reward Amex cards and get the sign up bonuses or do I need to cancel my current card (after the cash back has paid) and wait six months until I can apply?

    If the latter, my wife is a secondary card holder on my account. Could she apply for a Avios reward Amex and get the bonuses and then go through the referral procedure for me in six months?

    Thanks
    • Nick_C
    • By Nick_C 4th Oct 17, 8:38 PM
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    Nick_C
    Don't know the answer to your question but I suggest looking at www.headforpoints.com
    • anotherbigspender
    • By anotherbigspender 9th Oct 17, 10:20 PM
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    anotherbigspender
    Don't know the answer to your question but I suggest looking at www.headforpoints.com
    Originally posted by Nick_C
    You will not receive the sign-up bonus if you have held a Platinum, Gold or Green American Express card in the six months before you apply.

    For clarity, you will definitely receive the sign-up bonus if you already have a BA Amex, SPG Amex, Platinum Cashback Amex or any Amex issued by Barclays, Lloyds or MBNA.

    After the first year, when the £140 annual fee kicks in, you can cancel at any time for a pro-rata fee refund. American Express is the only card issuer to offer such a pro-rata fee refund.

    American Express no longer has a minimum income requirement for any of its cards.
    by headforpoints
    The bold text suggests I am fine with the cashback card
    • steve1500
    • By steve1500 12th Oct 17, 1:32 PM
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    steve1500
    definitely second headforpoints
    Private Parking Tickets is my way of telling the wife to use her car and not mine
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