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British Airways Avios Points To Pounds

Avios points are worth 1p for economy and 2p for Business/First meaning that 10,000 Avios can be worth anywhere from £100 to £200 on average.
By Robert Flowers III - 2024-03-01

Avios points value

Redemption option Redemption value
Business and first class flights with British Airways and oneworld partners 2p
Standard flight redemptions with British Airways and oneworld partners 0.8p - 1.2p
Upgrades to Business class 1.5p - 2.5p
Transferring to Nectar Rewards 0.8p
Redeeming points for hotels and car rentals 0.5p - 0.7p

Flight redemptions

British Airways Avios have an average value of about 1p each when redeemed for Economy flights while Business and First class flights can give you as much as 2p or more in value. This means that 10,000 Avios can be worth anywhere from £100 to £200 depending on how you redeem them.

The table below lists the average value based on Economy and First/Business class redemptions.

Avios Points Value
Avios points Economy flights First and Business class flights
1 Point 1p 2p
1,000 Points £10 £20
5,000 Points £50 £100
10,000 Points £100 £200
25,000 Points £250 £500
50,000 Points £500 £1,000
100,000 Points £1,000 £2,000

Convert Avios points to pounds

Use the Avios Points Value Calculator to determine the average cash value of Avios in pounds when redeemed for flights, car rentals, and more. This will give you an idea of how much your Avios are worth.

Enter any amount of Avios to calculate the value in pounds.
Avios
Business and first class flights with British Airways and oneworld partners £0 - £0
Redeeming Avios for upgrades to Business/First class flights £0 - £0+
Standard flight redemptions with British Airways and oneworld partners £0 - £0
Value of points when transferred to Nectar Rewards £0
Redeeming points for hotels and car rentals £0 - £0

Avios & Money calculator

Use the Avios & Money Calculator to determine the cash value of your Avios when using an Avios & Money redemption option. If you know the full cost of the redemption in cash (including fees/taxes), you can enter in the Avios & Money amounts in the table and it will output the value of your Avios.

This will help you easily calculate which redemption gives you the best value.

Cost of Redemption In Cash
Enter how much the redemption would cost you if you paid cash.
£
Cost of Redemption In Avios & Money
Enter how much the redemption would cost you in Avios & Money.
Cost in Avios
Avios
Cost in Money (Cash)
£
Redemption Value
This is how much your Avios would be worth based on the values entered above.
- p Per Avios

Avios points to Nectar points calculator

Convert Avios points to Nectar points and vice versa with our Avios point conversion calculator.

Enter any amount of points in either field to calculate the transfer between British Airways Avios and Nectar points.
Avios
Nectar Points

Credit cards that earn Avios

British Airways offers several credit card that you can use to earn Avios on everyday purchases. These cards also offer great benefits including companion passes, free checked bags, travel insurance and more.

Here are the co-branded British Airways credit cards for earning Avios:

Earn Avios using transfer partner cards.

In addition to using British Airways credit cards, you can also earn Avios transferring Membership Rewards points to your British Airways Executive Club account and by shopping online using TopCashback UK.

American Express Membership Rewards

Membership Rewards points can be transferred directly to the British Airways Executive Club program at a rate of 1,000 AMEX points for 1,000 Avios. This makes Membership Rewards credit cards one of the best ways to quickly earn lots of Avios.

These are the credit cards you can use to earn Membership Rewards points:

Credit Card Benefits
The Platinum Card®
The Platinum Card®
  • Earn 2 points for every £1 spent on amextravel.co.uk
  • Earn 1 point for every £1 spent on all other purchases
  • Complimentary access to over 1,400 airport lounges across more than 140 countries worldwide
  • Receive up to £300 in Global Dining Credits, up to £100 in statement credits per year with Harvey Nichols, and a £200 onefinestay credit
  • Enjoy complimentary status with top hotel chains and car rental agencies
  • Worldwide travel insurance for you and your family
  • £650 annual fee
American Express® Preferred Rewards Gold Credit Card
American Express® Preferred Rewards Gold Credit Card
  • Earn 3 points for every £1 spent on American Express Travel
  • Earn 2 points for every £1 spent on purchases made directly with airlines
  • Earn 1 point for every £1 spent on all other purchases
  • Every time you spend £5,000 you will get 2,500 bonus Membership Rewards points, up to 12,500 bonus points per year
  • Take advantage of 4 complimentary Priority Pass airport lounge visits every year giving you access to over 1,300 airports globally
  • £0 the first year, then £195
The American Express® Rewards Credit Card
The American Express® Rewards Credit Card
  • Earn 1 point for every £1 spent on the card
  • Shop with confidence online, on the high street and on your travels with built-in shopping and fraud protection for you and your Supplementary Cardmembers
  • £0 annual fee
The American Express® Business Platinum Card
The American Express® Business Platinum Card
  • Earn 2 points for every £1 spent on American Express Travel
  • Earn 1 point for every £1 spent on everything else
  • When you spend a cumulative £10,000 during any calendar month, you will receive 10,000 Membership Rewards bonus points.
  • Complimentary access to over 1,400 airport lounges across more than 140 countries worldwide
  • Enjoy a £200 Annual Travel Credit and a US$150 onefinestay credit
  • Enjoy complimentary status with top hotel chains and car rental agencies
  • Worldwide travel insurance for you, your family and employees with supplementary cards
  • £650 annual fee
The American Express® Business Gold Card
The American Express® Business Gold Card
  • Earn 2 points for every £1 spent on American Express Travel
  • Earn 1 point for every £1 spent on all other purchases
  • Every quarter that you spend £20,000 on the AMEX Business Gold Card UK, you'll earn 10,000 bonus Membership Rewards points
  • Get up to £100 in statement credits towards Dell Technologies purchases
  • £0 first year, then £195 annually

TopCashback UK

TopCashback UK is an online cash back portal that pays you to shop online. Their website consists of thousands of affiliate links to top retailers worldwide.

When you click on those links and make your online purchases, TopCashback is notified and they get paid a commission. They then share part of that commission with you, the user.

TopCashback allows you to be paid in either cash back or in British Airways Avios. Using the site, you can earn anywhere from 1X to 10X Avios shopping at popular retailers such as:

  • Boots
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Holland & Barrett
  • TU
  • Hello Fresh
  • Argos
  • Amazon.co.uk
  • ...and many more!

TopCashback is free to sign up for and free to use. It's basically a free way to earn bonus Avios (or cash back) when shopping online.

You can sign up through The Point Calculator and earn bonus cash back (or Avios) the first time you use the site to make a purchase with any retailer.

FAQ

How much are British Airways Avios worth?

Avios are worth 1p each on average when used for economy flights and as much as 2p each when used for First and Business class flights.

How much is 1 Avios worth?

1 Avios has an average cash value of £0.01 for economy flights and as much as £0.02 for First and Business class flights.

How much are 5,000 Avios worth?

5,000 Avios are worth about £50 towards economy flights and as much as £100 towards First and Business class flights.

How much are 10,000 Avios worth?

10,000 Avios are worth about £100 towards economy flights and as much as £200 towards First and Business class flights.