American Express Membership Rewards Points can be transferred to British Airways Avios at a 1:1 ratio. This means that every 1,000 AMEX points you transfer will give you 1,000 Avios.
Convert AMEX points to BA Avios
If you have American Express Membership Rewards points and would like to transfer them into British Airways Avios, you can use our point transfer calculator to calculate how many Avios you will get.
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How to transfer AMEX points to British Airways
Transferring Membership Rewards points to British Airways can be done in a few easy steps.
1. Go to the AMEX website.
Go to americanexpress.com. Enter your login credentials, select "Membership Rewards" from the drop down, and click Log In.
2. Select Transfer Points.
Once you're logged in, scroll down to the "Ready To Redeem?" section and click on the tab that says Transfer Points. Click on View All.
3. Select British Airways.
Find British Airways Executive Club in the list and click the column to expand it.
If you have never linked your British Airways account to your Membership Rewards account, you will be asked to enter the British Airways account number and select a card member. The name selected must match the name on the British Airways account.
4. Choose the number of points to transfer.
Use the slider or manually enter in how many points you wish to transfer to British Airways and select the British Airways Executive Club account you wish to transfer them to.
You can transfer a minimum of 1,000 points and a maximum of 999,000 points, in 1,000-point increments.
Click Review Transfer.
5. Review the transfer
Review the transfer to make sure that every thing is correct and click on Submit Transfer. Points will typically transfer within minute, but it can take up to 48 hours to see the balance reflected in your British Airways account.
Ways To Earn More Avios
American Express Membership Rewards is one of three major U.S. transfer partners that partner with British Airways. You can also use Chase Ultimate Rewards and Capital One Venture Rewards & Spark Rewards to earn a large amount of Avios as well.
Here is the full list of British Airways transfer partners:
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Can you transfer Membership Rewards points to British Airways Avios?
Yes. Points earned with American Express Membership Rewards credit cards can be transferred directly to your British Airways Executive Club account.
What is the transfer ratio of American Express Membership Rewards points to British Airways?
Every 1,000 Membership Rewards points you transfer to British Airways will give you 1,000 Avios.
Which credit card rewards points transfers to British Airways Avios?
In the U.S., you can transfer AMEX Membership Rewards points, Chase Ultimate Rewards points, and Capital One Venture miles & Spark miles to the British Airways Executive Club program.
British Airways Avios calculators
Check out our list of British Airways Avios calculators to calculate everything from credit card earns and the cash value of your Avios based on redemption!
These calculators and guides are all about maximizing your spend and earning the most British Airways Avios per dollar.
Use our British Airways credit card calculators to estimate how many Avios you can earn and the cash value of the card based on the spend amounts you enter, how much you value benefits, and annual fees.
Our calculators allow you to compare up to two additional credit cards side by side based on same or different spend. Plus, all spend amounts you enter in the Primary card's column rolls over to all credit card rewards calculators on the site!
Reminder: Don't forget that you can also transfer credit card points from partners to British Airways which opens up over 20 additional credit cards you can use to earn Avios!
In need of Avios? Check out our guides on transferring rewards directly to your British Airways Executive Club account. If you're a few Avios short of a redemption, you can also buy Avios to top off your account.
Want to know how much your Avios are worth when redeeming them for flights, rental cars, gift cards, and more? Use these calculators to calculate Avios to dollars.