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British Airways Avios can be earned transferring rewards from several hotel programs and two major Canada credit card partners: American Express Canada Membership Rewards and RBC Avion Rewards. This opens up about 10 additional credit cards that you can use to earn Avios via intro bonuses and everyday spending.
Here's the full list of partners that allow you to transfer points to British Airways Avios:
AMEX Membership Rewards
American Express Membership Rewards is one of the best programs for earning British Airways Avios since you can easily earn 2x to 5x points across AMEX Canada's many credit cards which include categories such as airfare, restaurant/dining, gas station, travel, and grocery.
Here are the list of credit cards that earn Membership Rewards points in Canada:
The transfer ratio is 3:1 meaning that every 3,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points you transfer will earn you 1,000 British Airways Avios. On top of that, Marriott offers 15,000 additional points for every 60,000 you transfer which will net you an additional 5,000 Avios! So all-in-all, a 60,000-Marriott Bonvoy point transfer would net you 25,000 Avios which is fantastic.
If you frequent Marriott properties and pair that with the use of Marriott Bonvoy credit cards, you can easily rake up a lot of points.
Here's the credit cards you can use to earn Marriott Bonvoy points in Canada:
Earn 5X points for every $1 in card purchases at participating Marriott Bonvoy hotels
Earn 3X points for every $1 in card purchases on eligible gas, dining, and travel
Earn 2X points for every $1 on all other purchases
Receive an annual Free Night Award after your Cardmember anniversary each year
Upgrade to Gold Elite Status after you charge $30,000 to your card each year
Use the conversion calculator to calculate point transfers from AMEX Canada, RBC Avion, and other partner programs offered in Canada into British Airways Avios.
Enter any amount of Avios to calculate the transfer of rewards from partners to the British Airways Executive Club program.
British Airways Avios
Can you transfer points to British Airways Avios?
Yes. You can earn Avios in the British Airways Executive Club program using several major transfer partners including American Express, RBC, and Marriott.
Can you transfer British Airways Avios to other programs?
Yes. You can transfer British Airways back and forth between Iberia Avios and Qatar Avios at a 1:1 ratio.
What is the transfer ratio of AMEX Membership Rewards points to British Airways Avios?
Every 1,000 Membership Rewards points you transfer to British Airways Executive Club will give you 1,000 British Airways Avios.
What is the transfer ratio of RBC Avion points to British Airways Avios?
Every 1,000 RBC Avion Elite points you transfer to British Airways Executive Club will give you 1,000 British Airways Avios.
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