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Barclays Avios Rewards

Collect Avios now to spend on trips you’ll enjoy later

With Barclays Avios Rewards, you can start collecting Avios now to spend on future flights with British Airways.

For just £12 per month, you’ll receive the following rewards (eligibility and conditions apply1).

1,500 Avios every month

A joining bonus and an anniversary reward 

More Avios for having or opening selected products with us  

Plan your next trip with Barclays Avios Rewards

If you’re looking forward to planning your next holiday, discovering new destinations or reuniting with friends and family, Barclays Avios Rewards can help you get closer to the travel you want.

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Collect and spend Avios

You could collect at least 20,500 Avios – enough for a peak British Airways return economy (Euro Traveller) flight to Nice by the end of your first year2. Collecting Avios helps bring you closer to the travel experiences you want, from flights and hotels to car hire and more.

Collect these rewards for just £12 a month

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1,500 Avios every month

Watch your Avios balance grow in the Barclays app3 and spend them on your future trips with British Airways4.

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A joining bonus

You’ll receive 25,000 Avios if you’re opening your first account with us and complete a full switch using the Current Account Switcher Service within three months5. If you’ve been with us for four months or more, you’ll receive 2,500 Avios as a joining bonus.

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An anniversary reward

To celebrate every year you’re with us, you’ll get a British Airways cabin upgrade voucher, which enables you to move up by one cabin – from Premium Economy (World Traveller Plus) to Business (Club World), for example6.

Manage your Avios in the Barclays app

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Watch your Avios grow

Check how many Avios you’ve collected with us in the Rewards section of your Barclays app. You can also see your total Avios balance. 

How to start collecting Avios with us

You can join Barclays Avios Rewards in the Barclays app. To be eligible7, you’ll need to 

Pay a £12 monthly fee

Be a Premier customer8 or have a Personal Wealth current account 

Have, or open, a British Airways Executive Club membership – we’ll transfer your Avios into this account

Agree to paperless statements for all accounts and services you have with us, if you haven’t already

Be a UK resident who is registered for the Barclays app

Choose to be a member of Barclays Avios Rewards or Barclays Blue Rewards – you can’t join both

You’ll need to have the Barclays app to join Barclays Avios Rewards. Read our frequently asked questions about Barclays Avios Rewards.

How to join

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I have a Premier or Wealth account

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I don’t have a Premier or Wealth account

You need to be a Premier customer8 or have a Personal Wealth current account to switch on Barclays Avios Rewards. Find out how to apply for Premier Banking or Wealth Management. Once you have an eligible account, you can join Barclays Avios Rewards through our app. 3

How to collect even more Avios

You’ll collect extra Avios when you have, or open, these products with us.

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Mortgages

You’ll collect 700 monthly Avios for each residential or personal buy-to-let mortgage you have with us. You could also receive a joining bonus of 2,000 Avios for one new residential mortgage, and any new buy-to-let mortgages you open after or within 30 days before turning on Barclays Avios Rewards.

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Home insurance

For the first 12 months of your policy,  we’ll give you 75 monthly Avios when you have or open contents insurance, 75 monthly Avios for buildings insurance, and 150 in total for having both. The 12 months begin from the start date of your policy. This reward isn’t available to our Wealth customers.

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Life insurance

If you have or open life insurance without critical illness cover, you’ll receive 150 Avios a month for a maximum period of 12 months.  Or, if you have or open life insurance with critical illness cover, you’ll receive 500 Avios each month for a maximum of 12 months. The 12 months begin from the start date of the policy. This reward isn’t available to our Wealth customers.

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Barclayloan

We’ll give you 200 Avios each month for each Barclayloan you have or open with us (minimum loan amount is £5,000). You’ll also receive a joining bonus of 2,000 Avios for a new Barclayloan, including any you opened up to 30 days before turning on Barclays Avios Rewards. You can only receive this joining bonus once, even if you take out more than one Barclayloan.

4.3% APR representative on loans of £7,500 to £15,000 over 2 to 5 years.  Your rate may differ.  Loans are subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history.9