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British Airways American Express Credit Card

British Airways
American Express®
Credit Card

Get closer to your next adventure
with 9,000 Avios1

Your application could take less than 10 minutes and you may get a response in 60 seconds
Terms and Conditions
British Airways American Express Premium Plus Card

British Airways
American Express®
Premium Plus Card

Get closer to your next adventure
with 25,000 Avios2

Your application could take less than 10 minutes and you may get a response in 60 seconds
Terms and Conditions
Representative Example
Representative
APR (variable)
15.9% APR
Purchase rate
(variable)
15.9% p.a.
Credit limit
£1,200
Credit type
Credit Card with a variable credit limit
Annual fee
No Annual fee
Representative Example
Representative APR (variable)
56.4% APR
Purchase rate
(variable)
19.9% p.a
Credit limit
£1,200
Annual fee
£150
Credit type
Credit Card with a variable credit limit
Annual fee
£150

Highlights

Our fee–free Card lets you collect Avios on your everyday spend and unlock exciting opportunities, from reward flights and upgrades to hotel stays and car rental.

  • 9,000 bonus Avios welcome offer (offer ends 17 June 2015)1 
  • Companion Voucher each year when you spend £20,000 per anniversary year3
  • Travel and shopping protection4
  • Automatic enrolment to the British Airways Executive Club

Highlights

There's no faster way to earn Avios and turn your everyday spend into unforgettable moments, from reward flights and upgrades to hotel stays and car rental.

  • 25,000 bonus Avios welcome offer (offer ends 17 June 2015)2
  • Companion Voucher each year when you spend £10,000 per anniversary year3
  • Travel and shopping protection4
  • Automatic enrolment to the British Airways Executive Club

Reward Yourself

Earn more Avios and faster and use them to jet off to distant shores, stay in luxury hotels, and explore with car rental. Taxes, fees and charges apply.

  • Earn 1 Avios for virtually every £1 you spend1.
  • Earn 9,000 bonus Avios when you spend £1,000 in your first three months of Cardmembership1.
  • When you spend £20,000 on your Card within a Card anniversary year and redeem your Avios for a British Airways flight, you’ll receive another ticket for a companion for the same flight and cabin3. Taxes, fees and charges apply.
  • Earn more Avios with complimentary Supplementary Cards for family and friends (subject to approval)5.

Start planning a new adventure with your Avios.

Avios
20,000
One return flight from London to Marrakech* or other great locations in Europe and Africa
15,000
One return flight from London to Rome* or other great locations in Europe
9,000
One return flight from London to Berlin* or other great locations in Europe.
Examples shown are based on redeeming Avios through the British Airways Executive Club programme for return flights departing from and returning to London.

*Terms, taxes and fees apply.

Reward Yourself

Fastest way to earn Avios, enabling you to collect more on everyday spend, double Avios on spend with British Airways flights and holidays – use them to jet off to distant shores, stay in luxury hotels and explore with car rental, and redeem your Avios for experiences you'll never forget2. Taxes, fees and charges apply.

  • Earn 1.5 Avios for virtually every £1 you spend2.
  • Earn 3 Avios for virtually every £1 you spend on British Airways flights and holidays2.
  • Earn 25,000 bonus Avios when you spend £3,000 in your first three months of Cardmembership2.
  • When you Spend £10,000 on your Card within a Card anniversary year and redeem your Avios for a British Airways flight, you'll receive another ticket for a companion for the same flight and cabin3. Taxes, fees and charges apply.
  • Earn more Avios with complimentary Supplementary Cards for family and friends (subject to approval)5.
  • Annual fee: £150.

Start planning a new adventure with your Avios.

Avios
20,000
One return flight from London to Marrakech* or other great locations in Europe and Africa.
15,000
One return flight from London to Rome* or other great locations in Europe.
9,000
One return flight from London to Berlin* or other great locations in Europe.
Examples shown are based on redeeming Avios through the British Airways Executive Club programme for return flights departing from and returning to London.

*Terms, taxes and fees apply.

Travel

Wherever your travels take you, we're with you every step of the way. From Travel Accident insurance cover to preferential travel arrangements, we'll help you along the way.

  • Global Assist® provides help when you travel outside the UK, in your own language, 24/74.
  • You're insured for up to £75,000 against accidents on public transport when you buy your ticket with your Card4.
  • Automatic Enrolment to the British Airways Executive Club including priority on standby waiting lists. Vital when you most need it.

Travel

Wherever your travels take you, we're with you every step of the way. From Travel Accident and Travel Inconvenience insurance cover to preferential travel arrangements, we'll help you along the way.

  • Global Assist® provides help when you travel outside the UK, in your own language, 24/74.
  • You're insured for up to £250,000 against accidents on public transport when you buy your ticket with your Card4.
  • Flight cancellations, delays and delayed baggage – they're all covered when flights are purchased on your Card4.
  • Automatic enrolment into the British Airways Executive Club including priority on standby waiting lists. Vital when you most need it.

World Class Service

As you might expect from a British Airways American Express Card, the benefits and service are a little bit special.

  • Enjoy Refund Protection on all eligible items you buy on your Card in the UK. Items are covered for up to 90 days and we'll replace or refund up to a maximum of £200, even if the retailer won't4.
  • Your Purchase Protection means that if you bought an eligible item with your Card and it’s stolen or damaged within 90 days of purchase, we’ll replace or repair it, or refund you up to £2,500 per item4.
  • If you don't recognise a purchase, we'll remove it from your account immediately and investigate it for you as part of our online fraud guarantee.
  • Enjoy access to purchase some of the hottest tickets in town with American Express Invites

World Class Service

When you own a Card that bears the name of not just one, but two of the world's most respected brands, you just know the service is going to be world class.

  • Enjoy Refund Protection on all eligible items you buy on your Card in the UK. Items are covered for up to 90 days and we'll replace or refund up to a maximum of £300, even if the retailer won't4.
  • Your Purchase Protection means that if you bought an eligible item with your Card and it’s stolen or damaged within 90 days of purchase, we’ll replace or repair it, or refund you up to £2,500 per item4.
  • If you don't recognise a purchase, we'll remove it from your account immediately and investigate it for you as part of our online fraud guarantee.
  • Enjoy access to purchase some of the hottest tickets in town with American Express Invites

Eligibility

To save you time before applying for your British Airways American Express Card, it's worth making sure you can say yes to all the following:

  • I am aged 18 or over
  • I have a current UK bank or building society account
  • I have a permanent UK home address
  • I have a household income of at least £20,000
  • I have no history of bad debt 

If you've said yes to all of these, then step this way. Your application will take less than 10 minutes and we may be able to give you a response in less than 60 seconds.

Eligibility

To save you time before applying for your
British Airways American Express Premium Plus Card, it's worth making sure you can say yes to all the following:

  • I am aged 18 or over
  • I have a current UK bank or building society account
  • I have a permanent UK home address
  • I have a household income of at least £20,000
  • I have no history of bad debt

If you've said yes to all of these, then step this way. Your application will take less than 10 minutes and we may be able to give you a response in less than 60 seconds.

Your application should take less than 10 minutes and you may get a response in 60 seconds

Your application should take less than 10 minutes and you may get a response in 60 seconds

Terms and Conditions

1. For the British Airways American Express® Credit Card, 9,000 bonus Avios will be awarded onto your Account once you have been approved and you have spent and charged a minimum of £1,000 on goods and services to the Account within three months of Account opening. For the Credit Card, you will be awarded 1 Avios for virtually every £1 spent and charged per transaction. Avios are not earned on Balance Transfers, Cash Withdrawals, American Express Travellers Cheques purchases, Foreign Exchange, interest, any spending in excess of your credit limit, charges for returned payments, late payment or referral charges and American Express Credit Card finance charges. Written details available on request. Introductory offers are not available if you currently hold or have held any other British Airways American Express Cards in the past 6 months. Please note, it can take up to one month for the bonus Avios to be awarded to your Account once you have met the required spend. Please also note, this offer expires midnight 17 June 2015.

2. For the British Airways American Express® Premium Plus Card, the 25,000 bonus Avios will be awarded onto your Account once you have been approved and you have spent and charged a minimum of £3,000 on goods and services to the Account within three months of Account opening. For the Premium Plus Card, you will be awarded 1.5 Avios for virtually every £1 spent and charged per transaction, and 3 Avios for virtually every £1 you spend direct on British Airways flights and holidays. Avios are not earned on Balance Transfers, Cash Withdrawals, American Express Travellers Cheques purchases, Foreign Exchange, interest, any spending in excess of your credit limit, charges for returned payments, late payment or referral charges and American Express Credit Card finance charges. Written details available on request. Introductory offers are not available if you currently hold or have held any other British Airways American Express Cards in the past 6 months. Please note, it can take up to one month for the bonus Avios to be awarded to your Account once you have met the required spend. Please also note, this offer expires midnight 17 June 2015.

3. Terms and Conditions apply to Avios redemptions. Reward flights and companion voucher bookings are subject to availability. Detailed information on companion vouchers can be found at britishairways.com/travel/amexcompaniontc/public/en_gb or by calling 0844 493 0750. All applicable Terms and Conditions will be provided within your Welcome Pack if you are approved.

4. Terms and Conditions apply. Please see these Insurance Terms and Conditions for full details relating to the British Airways American Express® Credit Card. Alternatively, please see these Insurance Terms and Conditions for full details relating to the British Airways American Express® Premium Plus Card. Please read these documents to understand the limits and exclusions that may apply.

5. Supplementary Cards allow you to share the benefits of your American Express Card with others close to you. You will be the main Cardholder and will be liable for all charges made on the Supplementary Card(s). Additional Cardmembers must be 18 years or over. Written details available on request. Applicants must be 18 years old or over. Approval subject to status and Terms and Conditions apply.

American Express Services Europe Limited. Registered Office: Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9AX. Registered in England and Wales with Number: 1833139. American Express Services Europe Limited is authorised in the United Kingdom by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Payment Services Regulations 2009 (reference number 415532) for the provision of payment services. American Express Services Europe Limited also subscribes to the Lending Code which is monitored and enforced by the Lending Standards Board and is licensed by the Office of Fair Trading for the provision of credit products and related services. For insurance mediation activities only, American Express Services Europe Limited is an Appointed Representative of American Express Insurance Services Europe Limited (reference number 311684) who is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Details can be found on the FCA Register.