So is it worth it?
Im happy with an incremental return.5 Avios per dollar spent on non-bonused spend, which is why I earned all 100,000 Avios.
Then intra-Europe segments will run 9,000 Avios one-way in business class for a distance of up to 650 miles, and 15,000 Avios one-way in business class for a distance of up to 1,150 miles.Both cards are billed as one account and accumulate points albeit at lower rates for the visa card.So to me the acquisition cost of the companion certificate is roughly 130, at least in my situation.Your voucher will retain its 2 year validity.British Airways first class The (often) better way to book British Airways premium cabins Given the high surcharges involved with redeeming Avios for awards on British Airways, the better value is often redeeming for upgrades instead.In most cases Id say thats worthwhile, and it doesnt even factor in that there arent actually any other European airlines where first class award tickets are feasible without fuel surcharges.Of course, the 2-4-1 vouchers are also valid on short-haul flights.It also offers higher points accumulation (1.5 points per 1 rather than 1) than the standard card which requires 20,000 spending to qualify for a voucher valid for 12 months.Her mission is to help you enjoy more luxurious travel without the luxury price tag through the use of airline and hotel rewards and other money saving travel tips Latest posts by hertz promotion code april 2015 Anne ( see all ) Related.You may wonder why all the emphasis on business class?Remember that you cannot redeem for codeshare flights or partner flights with your 2-4-1 voucher, even with a BA flight number.I would strongly advise against using avios to redeem for economy class flights unless they are short haul and have a flat tax of 35 each.The total cost in dollars (after converting Avios.2 cents each) for two passengers when using the companion certificate would be: New York to London roundtrip off-peak business class 3,728.78 New York to London roundtrip off-peak first class 4,160.78 Houston to Copenhagen roundtrip peak.I value Avios.2 cents each, so by putting 10,000 of spend on the.Using a companion certificate that means youre basically paying an additional 1,600-1,800 in order to save 125,000-135,000 miles.London-Boston, New York-London, for example, is clearly OK because Boston-New York is shorter than either of the transatlantic flights.
I value Avios.2 cents each, so its quite easy for me to compute my real cost of the above awards.
Now lets say you want to go further.