Update: The current sign-up bonus offer for the British Airways Visa is 50,000 Avios. 25,000 upon first use, and another 25,000 when you spend $2,500 within 90 days.
Just a friendly reminder that today is the last day to apply for the 100,000 mile Chase British Airways Visa. Even if it takes a couple days to approve your application, as long as you apply today, you will be eligible for the 100,000 miles.
Even if you have several other Chase cards, you are eligible for the 100k miles as long as you haven’t gotten the BA card in the past. Chase has been very flexible with approving these cards – even if you are declined, you can call back and ask to move around other credit lines in order to get the BA card approved. If you have any unanswered questions, please feel free to comment below.
Key details of the card:
-You earn 1.25 BA miles per dollar spent, that’s 25% more miles than most cards
-No foreign transaction fees
-Super valuable companion ticket when you spend $30,000 in a calendar year
-BA miles can be redeemed for travel on American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Qantas, Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, Lan, Iberia, Finn Air, S7, Malev, Royal Jordanian, Kingfisher and Aer Lingus.
-BA allows one-way awards, so if you have existing American miles, you can use AA Miles for one way and BA miles for the other
-BA allows Household Accounts, so you can pool the miles of everyone in your family
-BA allows unlimited en-route stopovers on awards
For more information on the card and using BA miles in general, check out my series:
Original post describing the card with lengthy Q&A in comments,
Getting Approved for the Chase British Airways Visa
General tips on Using BA Miles
Post 1 – Booking BA Awards
Post 2 – Booking Partner Awards
Post 3 – Oneworld Alliance
Post 4 – Taxes and Fees
Post 5 – Household Accounts
Post 6 – Companion Ticket
Post 7 – Using ExpertFlyer for Partner Award Availability
Post 8 – The Art of the Stopover
Post 9- Leveraging Miles and Cash Redemptions
Post 10-Using Qantas.com to Find Oneworld Award Availability