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Earn Avios with our British Airways American Express Credit Cards


Get all the convenience and security of an American Express Credit Card while accumulating Avios. So if you're looking for a credit card that can really take you places, you've found it.


Why choose an American Express Credit Card that earns Avios?


With our British Airways American Express® Credit Card and our British Airways American Express® Premium Plus Card, you can accumulate Avios on your purchase. What's more, you can earn bonus Avios in the first three months of becoming a Cardmember. In addition to this, apply for a complimentary Supplementary Card for a family member or friend, and you can also earn Avios on their spend too.


You'll also enjoy automatic enrolment into the British Airways Executive Club for a wealth of additional benefits.


Every Cardmember enjoys American Express Experiences®, which reserves tickets to some of the hottest shows in town exclusively for our Cardmembers. Whether your passion is music, film, dining or theatre, we can get you closer to the action.


Our British Airways American Express Credit Cards

25,000 bonus Avios welcome offer1
Representative 74.7% APR variable



  • Companion Voucher2 each year when you spend £10,000
  • Automatic enrolment to the British Airways Executive Club
  • Travel and shopping protection3


5,000 bonus Avios welcome offer4
Representative 22.2% APR variable



  • Companion Voucher2 when you spend £20,000 per anniversary year
  • Automatic Enrolment to the British Airways Executive Club
  • Travel and shopping protection3


British Airways Credit Card Benefits

With Credit Cards which earn Avios, you can also look forward to:


  • A valuable welcome bonus
  • Purchase Protection
  • Travel Accident cover
  • Travel Inconvenience cover (BA Premium Plus Card only)
  • 24/7 customer service


Types of American Express Cards

Frequent Flyer Cards


Enjoy points for flights.

Choose between a variety of Cards that offer you Avios points or Membership Rewards points for purchases made on your Card.




To save time, use the following checklist to see if you meet our standard eligibility criteria:


I am aged 18 or over 

I have no history of bad debt

I have a permanent UK home address 

I have a current UK bank or building society account

Some Cards may have additional specific eligibility criteria, and you will be asked to provide employment, income and bank account information in order to submit your application.


Once you have found the Card that best suits you, read the important information, then click the 'Apply now' button on the page to begin the application process. At this point, you can choose optional additional benefits and also decide how you'd like your name to appear on your Card.

Find out if you're eligible with our Eligibility Checker

Only takes a couple of minutes to complete

Will not impact your
credit rating

Allows you to apply
with confidence

Charge & Credit Cards Explained


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Find a type of Card to suit your needs


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