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Collect Avios with Barclays and Barclaycard | Barclays

Barclaycard and Avios

From everyday to getaway

Pictured your next dream trip? With Barclaycard and Avios you could get there sooner by collecting Avios through your everyday banking and spending. Start the countdown to your next getaway with Barclaycard. You could even collect a welcome bonus to kick start your travel plans.

Choose your Barclaycard Avios credit card

With a Barclaycard Avios credit card you can unlock exciting new travel experiences and enhance your holiday plans.

Whichever card you choose, you’ll collect Avios with every £1 you spend on eligible purchases1. Avios is the reward currency of the British Airways Executive Club2. Avios can help you design your dream getaway by spending them on flights, cabin upgrades, hotel stays, car hire and more.

With two cards to choose from, it’s even easier to get closer to the people and places that matter most with your everyday spending. You could even collect a welcome bonus to kick start your travel plans and a cabin upgrade voucher (T&Cs apply). You can watch your rewards grow in the Barclays app5.

And if you don’t have a British Airways Executive Club account, we’ll set one one up for you when you apply for your chosen Barclaycard Avios card. We’ll transfer the Avios you collect with us to that account. 

Barclaycard Avios

If you’re new to Barclaycard, you’ll collect 5,000 Avios if you spend £1,000 in your first three months.  T&Cs apply

Collect 1 Avios for every £1 you spend on eligible purchases1, with no monthly fee

Spend £20,000 on the card within 12 months and you’ll receive a British Airways cabin upgrade voucher to use on an Avios Reward Flight booking. T&Cs apply

Get up to five months of Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple News+ and Apple Arcade for free with your new Barclaycard. Continues as paid subscription after trial. UK only. T&Cs apply

Representative example
Representative 23.9% APR (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.

Barclaycard Avios Plus

If you’re new to Barclaycard, you’ll collect 25,000 Avios if you spend £3,000 in your first three monthsT&Cs apply

Collect 1.5 Avios for every £1 you spend on eligible purchases1, for a £20 monthly fee

Spend £10,000 on the card within 12 months and you’ll receive a British Airways cabin upgrade voucher to use on an Avios Reward Flight booking. T&Cs apply

Get up to five months of Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple News+ and Apple Arcade for free with your new Barclaycard. Continues as paid subscription after trial. UK only. T&Cs apply

Representative example
Representative 72.4% APR (variable)
Purchase rate p.a. 23.9% (variable)
Based on credit limit of £1,200
Monthly fee £20

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.

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 on other ways too by spending your Avios on car hire or hotels. Find out more about Avios.

About collecting Avios and rewards

Barclaycard Avios cards FAQs

Get travel ready

Get travel cover that suits you

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Go cashless with a travel wallet

You can now buy euros and US dollars here in your app and spend them on your debit card. It’s fee-free for transactions, and if there’s money leftover at the end of your trip, it’s easy to change it back. (16+, T&Cs and eligibility criteria apply, exchange rates may vary).

Using your credit card abroad

Your credit card gives you a simple and secure way to pay overseas. Find out more and see our fees.