British Airways AMEX Premium Plus Card - Rewards Calculator & Benefits

Earn 3x Avios with British Airways and 1.5x Avios on all other purchases with the British Airways American Express Premium Plus Card. Calculate Avios.

The British Airways American Express Premium Plus Card is a step up from the basic annual fee-less version as you'll earn bonus Avios when spending with British Airways and BA Holidays. Benefits include a high multiplier of Avios on all non-category purchases, an annual companion voucher, and the normal suite of great travel and purchase protection that most AMEX cards offer.

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The British Airways American Express Premium Plus Card features two bonus categories which is British Airways and BA Holidays spending. There's no limit to the amount of bonus Avios you can earn spending across both bonus categories and no limit to the amount of Avios you can earn with the card overall.

  • 3x British Airways
    • Must be purchased directly via the British Airways website.
  • 3x BA Holidays
    • Must be purchased directly via the British Airways website.
  • 1.5x Non-Category

Perks & Benefits

The British Airways American Express Premium Plus Card offers an annual companion pass that you can earn annually with half the required spend of the annual fee-less version as well as travel and purchase insurance/protections.

  • Travel with a Companion Voucher
    • Offered annually after you spend £10,000 during the cardmembership year.
    • Take a companion with you in the same flight and cabin when you redeem Avios for an award flight on British Airways.
    • You will still need to pay taxes, fees, and carrier charges.
  • American Express Experiences
    • Get access to special events, often before they go on general sale.
  • Travel and Purchase Protections
    • Travel Inconvenience Insurance
      • Flight Delay
      • Overbooking
      • Missed Connection
      • Baggage Delay
    • Travel Accident Insurance
    • Refund Protection
    • Purchase Protection

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British Airways American Express® Premium Plus Card
British Airways American Express® Premium Plus Card
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Rewards Rate
Earn 3 Avios for every £1 spent with British Airways or BA Holidays
Earn 1 Avios for every £1 spent on all other purchases
Main Card Highlights
  • Get a Companion Voucher when you spend £10,000 each membership year on the Card, which you can use to take a companion with you on the same flight and cabin when you redeem Avios for a British Airways reward flight. Taxes, fees and carrier charges apply per person.
  • Collect 1.5 Avios for every £1 spent on purchases, and 3 Avios for every £1 spent with British Airways or BA Holidays
  • Add family members or a partner to your Account and earn Avios faster with complimentary supplementary cards.
  • Use Avios to redeem against part of the flight, or upgrade to business or first class
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Updated 2020-08-08 By Robert Flowers III
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