Bad News: Devaluation On Amex Transfers To British Airways

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    British Airways Avios are a favorite travel currency of people who enjoy traveling short range distances. For travelers flying less than 650 miles one way, they are able to spend only 4,500 Avios to fly on carriers like Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and US Airways (as well as other oneworld carriers around the world) versus paying what is normally like 12,500 miles for that same trip. Avios are also very popular because you can transfer to their program from multiple transfer programs – American Express (Membership Rewards), Chase (Ultimate Rewards), and SPG’s own Starpoints. In addition, there is a Chase British Airways credit card that also gives Avios. So, it is very easy to pick up Avios thanks to all the partners. To transfer, the programs all transfer at a rate of 1:1 (with the exception of SPG since you will get an extra 5,000 Avios for every 20,000 you transfer). Read more: Avios – The King of Spontaneous Travel Devaluation On Amex Transfers To British Airways But the uniformity of... The post Bad News: Devaluation On Amex Transfers To British Airways appeared first on Running with Miles.

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