There's a 20% AMEX Membership Rewards transfer bonus to British Airways Avios today through December 31, 2013.
This is the lowest AMEX Membership Rewards transfer bonus to Avios in the past couple of years–other AMEX transfer bonuses have been:
- 35% AMEX transfer bonus to Avios (April-June 7, 2013)
- 30% AMEX transfer bonus to Avios (late 2012-January 14, 2013)
- 40% AMEX transfer bonus to Avios (August-September 27, 2012)
- 50% AMEX transfer bonus to British Airways miles (to May 31, 2012)
There are still good value uses of British Airways Avios:
- Short, direct flights, especially ones that would be expensive as paid tickets. For example, NYC to Montreal on AA is just 4500 Avios each way, the West Coast to Hawaii on AA is 12,500 Avios each way, Miami to Buenos Aires on LAN is 25,000 Avios each way (all of the above are in coach).
- U.S. to Caribbean or U.S. to South America awards on Amercian or LAN, with no fuel surcharges
- U.S. to Europe awards on Air Berlin or Aer Lingus with no or low fuel surcharges
- For non-elites booking for a last minute award, as there are no close-in ticketing fees
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