Avios Partners - Earning Avios

Earn Avios flying partner airlines, booking hotels, renting cars, and shopping online. Get the list of partners for British Airways, Iberia, and Aer Lingus.

While the exact partners vary between loyalty programs, you can generally earn Avios flying with each programs respective airline and flying oneworld Alliance partners. The amount of Avios you earn will also vary, but it will usually be earned based on fare class, distance flown, and elite status within the loyalty programs. Avios can also be earned booking hotels, renting cars, and shopping online with partners.

British Airways Partners

British Airways Avios can be earned flying airline partners, booking hotels, renting cars, shopping online, and more.

British Airways Airline Partners

The simplest way to earn British Airways Avios is by flying British Airways, oneworld Alliance partners, and other partner airlines. You can earn British Airways Avios when flying the following airlines:

British Airways has an Avios Flight Calculator that you can use to calculate how many Avios you'll earn on a flight between two airports based on airline and Executive Club tier.

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Use the British Airways Avios Flight Calculator to calculate how many Avios and Tier Points you'll earn.

British Airways Hotel Partners

You can earn Avios when staying at British Airways hotel partners. This will either be by opting to receive Avios directly during your hotel stay or by earning hotel rewards points and transferring those directly to your Avios account.

If you have the chance to pick between both, in most cases transferring hotel rewards points to your British Airways Executive Club account will be the better option over opting to receive Avios directly. It's only in a few specific cases that earning Avios directly will benefit you which will usually apply to short, cheap stays.

Hotel Partner Earn/Book via
Accor ALL - Accor Live Limitless Accor Point Transfer
Airbnb Airbnb-British Airways Promo Link
Agoda.com Agoda.com/britishairways
Avios Hotels Avios Hotels Portal
Best Western Rewards Best Western Point Transfer or Change Earning Preference
Booking.com Booking.com-British Airways Promo Link
Hotels.com Rewards Hotels.com-British Airways Promo Link
World of Hyatt Hyatt Point Transfer or Change World of Hyatt Earning Preferences
InterContinental - IHG Rewards Club IHG Point Transfer or Change IHG Rewards Club Earning Preferences
Kaligo.com Kaligo.com-British Airways Promo Link
Marriott Bonvoy Marriott Point Transfer or Change Marriott Bonvoy Earning Preferences
Rocketmiles Rocketmiles-British Airways Promo Link
British Airways Holidays BA Holidays Portal

British Airways Car Partners

You can earn British Airways Avios with a handful of car rental partners. This can be a good way to earn Avios if you're not looking to earn rental car rewards points.

Car Rental Partner Earn/Book Via
Avis - Avis Preferred British Airways Holidays - Cars Portal
Budget - Budget Rewards British Airways Holidays - Cars Portal
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Other British Airways Partners

British Airways Avios can also be earned shopping online and spending with other travel partners.

Partners Earn/Book Via
Aiport Parking British Airways - ParkVia Portal
Heathrow Express Rail Transfers Heathrow Express-British Airways Link
British Airways Avios eStore British Airways Avios eStore
Bicester Village Shopping Collection Show shopping receipt to Information Center and mention your BA Executive Club membership number. [Bicester Villege Website]
Laithwaite's Wine Laithwaiteswine-British Airways Link
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High Life Shop highlifeshop.com

Iberia Partners

Iberia Avios are primarily earned flying Iberia and their airline partners. You can also earn Avios spending with Iberia's hotel, rental car, and shopping partners.

Iberia Airline Partners

You can earn Avios within the Iberia Plus program by flying Iberia, oneworld Alliance partners, and select other airline partners. All-in-all, you can earn Avios flying:

  • Iberia
  • Iberia Express
  • Iberia Regional Air Nostrum
  • American Airlines
  • Avianca
  • Binter
  • British Airways
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Finnair
  • Interjet Airlines
  • Japan Airlines
  • LEVEL
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Qantas
  • Qatar Airways
  • Royal Air Maroc
  • Royal Jordanian
  • S7 Airlines
  • SriLankan Airlines
  • Vueling

When flying the airlines listed above as well as codeshares, you will earn Avios and Iberia Elite Points. Elite Points are used to determine your status in the Iberia Plus program.

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Earn 25% to 100% bonus points based on your status with Iberia Plus.

Iberia Hotel Partners

You can earn Avios with Iberia booking through a handful of popular hotel brands and online travel agencies.

Hotel Partner Earn/Book Via
Agoda.com Rewards Choose Iberia as your preferred program when booking on agoda.com
InterContinental - IHG Rewards Club IHG Points Tranfer or Change IHG Rewards Club Earning Preferences
Marriott Bonvoy Marriott Points Transfer or Change Marriott Bonvoy Earning Preferences
ALL - Accor Live Limitless Accor Point Transfer
NH Hotel Group Show your Iberia Plus Card when checking into the hotel
Best Western Rewards Best Western Point Transfer or Change Best Western Rewards Earning Preferences
Meliá Hotels MeliáReawrds Point Transfer or Change MeliáRewards Earning Preferences

Iberia Car Partners

Iberia has two car rental partners you can use to earn extra Avios which are Avis and Budget. You can also book a rental using Iberia's Flights + Car option to earn Avios.

Car Partner Earn/Book Via
Avis - Avis Preferred Iberia's RentACar Portal
Budget - Budget Rewards Iberia's RentACar Portal
Flights + Car Book From Iberia Homepage

Other Iberia Partners

Iberia has a few shopping partners that can score you some extra Avios.

Car Partner Earn/Book Via
Shop & Fly Earn shopping at El Corte Inglés department stores
Tienda a bordo Earn shopping on all Iberia international flights/td>
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Aer Lingus Partners

Aer Lingus has a great deal of partners that can earn you extra Avios. This includes booking travel such as hotels and car rentals along with shopping in-store with retail partners and online through the AerClub eStore.

Aer Lingus Airline Partners

Aer Lingus Avios, earned within the AerClub Loyalty Program, can be earned flying the following airlines:

  • Aer Lingus
  • British Airways
  • United Airlines

When flying Aer Lingus, you'll earn Avios based on what you paid for your Aer Lingus flight minus government taxes and ancillaries like bags or seats. It's also based on the currency you pay for your flight:

  • 1 EURO = 3 Avios
  • 1 GBP = 4 Avios
  • 1 USD = 3 Avios
  • 1 CAD = 2 Avios

The amount of Avios you earn when flying British Airways and United Airlines is based on the distance flown and fare class.

Aer Lingus Hotel Partners

You can earn Avios within the AerClub Loyalty Program booking hotels with several leading chains and online travel agencies.

Car Partner Earn/Book Via
The Merrion Book via the Aer Lingus eStore
Kaligo Book via kaligo.com and select Aer Club as your preferred program
Meliá Hotels MeliáReawrds Point Transfer or Change MeliáRewards Earning Preferences
Rocketmiles Rocketmiles-Avios Link
Best Western Rewards Best Western Point Transfer or Change Best Western Rewards Earning Preferences
Agoda.com Rewards Agoda-Avios Link
Hotels.com Rewards Book through hotels.com and use your Avios membership number
Booking.com Booking.com Avios Link
Avios Hotels Avios Hotels Portal

Aer Lingus Car Partners

You can earn Avios booking rentals with both Avis and Budget.

Car Partner Earn/Book Via
Avis Preferred AerLingus-Cars Portal
Budget Rewards AerLingus-Cars Portal

Other Aer Lingus Partners

You can earn Aer Lingus Avios shopping with retail partners in-store and online. The easiest way to earn Avios with Aer Lingus will be by shopping through the AerClub eStore where you can earn up to 12 Avios per €1.

Partner Earn/Book Via
AerClub eStore AerClub eStore
SuperValu SuperValu Real Rewards Point Transfer
Kildare Village Show shopping receipt to Information Center and mention your BA Executive Club membership number. [Bicester Villege Website]
Oliver Bonas Shop using the AerClub eStore
Appleby Jewellers Present your AerClub card
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