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BA Avios/Tier Points

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BA Avios/Tier Points

Does anyone know whether Avios/Tier points are earned when a flight is paid for by spending Avios points?

Thanks,

Kabir

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1. Re: BA Avios/Tier Points

Neither is earned

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2. Re: BA Avios/Tier Points

Oh, right - great, thanks for letting me know.

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3. Re: BA Avios/Tier Points

No, in a word!

In simple terms, you either spend or gain Avios, but not both in the same transaction if you are using them to pay for the whole flight, and you will still need to pay with money for the airport taxes, fuel surcharge, etc. However, you can pay money for a flight in certain fare classes which can earn Avios and tier points, and then spend Avios to upgrade - which is a degree of having your cake and eating it!

SWT

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