Update: This offer ends at the end of this month! Expensive short-haul flights, even at the last minute, for less than 7,000 points and no fuel surcharges or last-minute fees? Can’t beat that!
Originally posted on 11/27:
-Through 01/31/12 you will get 1,300 Avios for every 1,000 Membership Rewards (MR) Points transferred to BA.
-There are currently no fuel surcharges for flights wholly within the western hemisphere for flights on AA or LAN.
-There are no expedite or close-in fees for booking last minute award tickets with BA Avios.
-7,000 MR points will transfer into 9,100 Avios, more than enough for a round-trip short-haul ticket between New York and places like Boston, Cleveland, Detroit, Montreal, or Toronto or between Miami and the Bahamas, on OneWorld partner American.
-12,000 MR points becomes 15,600 Avios, more than enough for a round-trip flight between New York and Chicago or Florida or from LA to Cabo.
-16,000 MR points becomes 20,800 Avios, more than enough for a round-trip flight between Chicago and LA.
-20,000 MR points becomes 26,000 Avios, more than enough for a round-trip flight between the west coast and Hawaii, New York and the west coast, or New York and Costa Rica.
-31,000 MR points becomes 40,300 Avios, more than enough for a round-trip flight between Dallas and Hawaii or New York and London.
You can borrow up to 60,000 points by calling up Membership Rewards (800-AXP-EARN) and asking for a points advance. You then have up to 1 year to earn those points from signup bonuses or spending or else they will charge you 2.5 cents per point.
Need more Membership Rewards points? Here are some Membership Rewards cards:
-American Express Consumer Platinum Card (25K for spending $1K in 3 months)
-American Express Consumer Premier Rewards Gold Card (15K for spending $1K in 3 months)
-American Express Consumer Gold Rewards Card (10K for spending $1K in 3 months)
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