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Barclaycard Avios

Barclaycard Avios card

With Barclaycard Avios, you can get closer to the people and places that matter most with your everyday spending. You’ll collect 1 Avios for every £1 you spend on eligible purchases1. You could also receive a welcome bonus and a cabin upgrade voucher3 – see ‘Your Barclaycard at a glance' below for details. Terms and conditions apply. No monthly fee.

Check if you’re eligible

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Use our free eligibility checker before you apply to find out whether you're likely to be accepted for a credit card.

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Your Barclaycard at a glance

A welcome bonus

If you’re new to Barclaycard, you’ll collect 5,000 Avios if you spend £1,000 in your first three months.

Collect Avios

Collect 1 Avios for every £1 you spend on eligible purchases1. See ‘About collecting Avios and rewards’ below for details. Terms and conditions apply.

A cabin upgrade voucher

Spend £20,000 on the card and you’ll receive a British Airways cabin upgrade voucher3 to use on an Avios Reward Flight booking4.  See ‘About collecting Avios and rewards’ below for details.

What do these rates mean?

Summary of rates        Barclaycard Avios terms and conditions [PDF, 317KB]

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Representative example

Representative 23.9% (variable)

Purchase rate p.a. 23.9% (variable)

Based on credit limit of £1,200

Monthly fee £0

The approval of your application depends on your financial circumstances and borrowing history, so do the terms you may be offered. The interest rates may differ from those shown.

Collect even more Avios with Premier Banking

If you are a Premier banking customer, you can switch on Barclays Avios Rewards to collect even more Avios through your everyday banking. Eligibility, conditions and a £12 monthly fee apply6.

Existing Barclaycard customers

If you already have a Barclaycard, you can use the Barclays or Barclaycard app to check if you’re eligible to change to a different card – like our Barclaycard Avios.

Log in to your app, open 'Cards' from the home page and select ‘Change to a different card’.

Enjoy flights, hotels and more with Barclaycard and Avios

Avios is the reward currency of the British Airways Executive Club2. You can spend your Avios for rewards such as flights, upgrades, hotel stays, car hire and more.

Adding together your Avios for everyday spending and your welcome bonus, you’d collect 25,000 Avios if you spent £20,000 on the card in your first year. You’d also receive a British Airways cabin upgrade voucher to use on an Avios Reward Flight booking*. See ‘About collecting Avios and rewards’ below for details.

You can spend your Avios on all kinds of travel experiences. Here are some examples of where your Avios could take you.

18,500 Avios for an off peak, economy return flight from London to Milan*

23,500 Avios for an off peak, economy return flight from London to Barcelona*

Visit ba.com to learn how to use your Avios and for more information about Reward Flight Saver.

*Plus £1. Reward Flight Saver fares offers a fixed cash and Avios amount and are subject to availability. Other pricing options are available. All tangible examples accurate as of January 2022. With Avios, you can explore your favourite destinations in other ways too by spending your Avios on car hire or hotels. Find out more about Avios.

About collecting Avios and rewards

Benefits of your Barclaycard

Stay entertained with Barclaycard

Buy your tickets through Barclaycard Entertainment and get 5% off selected events, 10% off presale tickets and savings on food and drink.

One simple fee abroad

Use your Barclaycard for a simple and secure way to pay overseas. With access to an emergency replacement card or cash, it’s the perfect travel companion.

Fraud Protection 24/7

Whether you’re buying on the high street, online or overseas, our detection system means you’ll be protected from fraud.

Free additional cardholder

Share your card with someone close to you for flexibility when you’re not around – handy for emergencies or things like your weekly shop. (Terms apply)

Before you apply

Apply online in four easy steps and we’ll respond in one minute. If approved, your Barclaycard could be with you in five working days.

You can apply if

You’re 21 or over

You haven't had any Individual Voluntary Agreements, County Court Judgements, and haven't been declared bankrupt in the past six years

You always make payments on time

You have at least four years' experience of managing credit

You’ve had a permanent UK address for at least two years

Your personal income is more than £20,000 per annum

You’re able to afford repayments on any outstanding credit commitments

What you’ll need to hand

Your British Airways Executive Club account membership number, if you have one. If you don’t have one, we’ll set one up for you

Your address details for the last two years

Phone number and email address

Current employment details

Details of your annual income before tax

Details of your monthly income after tax

A good idea about your monthly outgoings

Main bank account sort code and account number

In some situations, if your application is accepted you’ll need to provide copies of your last two bank statements or payslips

Before you go ahead, make sure you’ve read our summary of rates and terms and conditions [PDF, 317KB].

Not the card for you?

Purchase credit cards

Choosing between spreading the cost of purchases or earning rewards.

22.9% APR Representative (variable)

Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. T&Cs apply.

Rewards credit cards

Get rewarded for your everyday spending. We’ll give you cashback on new, eligible purchasesmade with Barclaycard Rewards, or you can collect Avios to spend on flights, hotels and more with Barclaycard Avios credit cards.

72.4% APR Representative (variable)

Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. T&Cs apply.

Credit building credit cards

Great if you're looking for your first credit card or want to improve your credit score.

33.9% APR Representative (variable)

Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. T&Cs apply.

Contact us if you’re having difficulty understanding

If you have mental or physical health conditions or learning disabilities, we can give you more support.

If you’d like to talk to us, please call 0800 056 3486. We’re open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday (not on bank holidays) and 9am to 4pm on Saturday.

Apply for Barclaycard Avios

Use our eligibility checker to find out if your application could be accepted. This won’t affect your credit rating.