British Airways American Express® Accelerating Business Card Value & Avios Calculator

British Airways American Express® Accelerating Business Card

The British Airways AMEX Accelerating Business Card is an excellent choice for any business looking to earn valuable rewards. The card earns 1.5X Avios on all purchases and 2X On Business Points which are flexible rewards points redeemable for flights with British Airways, Iberia, and American Airlines. The card offers up to 30,000 bonus Avios annually and comes with shopping and travel accident protection.

Intro Bonus: Earn 35,000 bonus Avios

Rewards Rates

2X
Earn 2X On Business Points for every £1 spent with British Airways.
1.5X
Earn 1.5X Avios for every £1 spent on everyday purchases.

Current Intro Bonus

EXCLUSIVE OFFER! Earn 35,000 bonus Avios when you spend £5,000 in the first three months of Cardmembership. Offer ends 21 February 2023.

Key Cardholder Benefits

  • Earn 1.5 Avios for every £1 spent on everyday purchases on your Credit Card, plus earn double On Business Points with British Airways.
  • Be rewarded every calendar year with a tiered Avios annual bonus. For every £20,000 spent on the Card, receive 10,000 bonus Avios, up to 3 times each year.
  • Be protected with refund protection, purchase protection, and travel accident protection.

Rewards 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 1p - 1.4p
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

Avios have an average cash value of about 1p for economy flights and as much as 2p when used for Business and First class flights with British Airways and oneworld partners.

On Business Points Value

British Airways On Business Points are worth about 3p each and are extremely more valuable than Avios. They have the best value when redeemed for economy and the lowest value when redeemed for business and first class tickets which is quite the opposite of most programs.

The purpose of On Business points is flexibility. You can use these points to book last minute business flights which can be useful if your plans were to suddenly change. You can also change, cancel, or upgrade your flight booking outside 24 hours before departures with no extra change or cancellation fees.

They can be used on British Airways, Iberia, and American Airlines flights.

Annual Fees

The British Airways American Express Accelerating Business Card has a £250 annual fee.

Avios Points Calculator

Input your monthly and yearly spend amounts into the calculator to find out how much you can earn with the British Airways AMEX Accelerating Business Card. Compare the results side by side up to two credit cards to find out which cards are best for you.

Any spend entered into the primary card column (the first column) will carry over to all credit card calculators on the site, so there's no need to re-enter spend when viewing other credit cards.

Note: This calculator only calculates Avios per £1 spent.

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