British Airways American Express Premium Plus Card

Benefits & Avios Points Calculator
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.
Last Updated 2022-06-23

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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British Airways AMEX Premium Plus earning rates

3X British Airways

The British Airways American Express Premium Plus Card earns 3 Avios per ÂŁ1 spent with British Airways or BA Holidays.

1.5X Everything Else

All other purchases with the British Airways American Express Premium Plus Card will earn 1 Avios per ÂŁ1 spent.

British Airways AMEX Premium Plus benefits

Travel with a Companion Voucher

Every membership year that you spend ÂŁ10,000 on the British Airways American Express Premium Plus Card, you'll receive a Companion Voucher which you can use to either take a companion with you in the same flight and cabin or, if traveling solo, a 50% discount on the Avios price you pay for your flight.

As a Premium Plus Cardmember, you will also have access to additional Reward flight seats within Club World (business) when booking with a Companion Voucher.

Do note that taxes, fees, and carrier charges will still apply per person.

American Express Experiences

American Express Experiences gives you access to special events, often before they go on general sale.

Travel and Shopping Coverage

  • Travel Inconvenience Insurance (flight delay, overbooking, missed connection, and baggage delay)
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Refund Protection
  • Purchase Protection

British Airways AMEX Premium Plus Avios 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.

Avios Points calculator

Input your monthly and yearly spend amounts into the Avios Points Calculator to see how much you can earn with the British Airways AMEX Premium Plus 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.

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