And the Winner of My Lucky Charm Contest for 20,000 Avios Is…

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Because I had such a great experience flying to London last week, for the current Thursday Giveaway, I decided to give one lucky TPG Instagram follower 20,000 British Airways Avios deposited into their Executive Club account, which is enough for a one-way economy award ticket on Aer Lingus from New York JFK, or almost enough for a roundtrip award ticket in economy from Boston to Dublin (which requires only 25,000 Avios!) thanks to BA’s distance-based awards.

My first lucky charm was this swanky doorman at my favorite department store, Brown Thomast.
My first lucky charm was this swanky doorman at my favorite department store, Brown Thomast.

To enter, all you had to do was follow me on Instagram “like” photos I took with the various “lucky charms” I hashtagged #tpgluckycharm.

My second lucky charm was  a fresh pint of Smithwicks at The Bank - a converted bank and one of my favorite spots for an afternoon snack/drink.
My second lucky charm was a fresh pint of Smithwicks at The Bank – a converted bank and one of my favorite spots for an afternoon snack/drink.

As you could see from my Instagram feed, I was having a great time, and finding lucky charms everywhere I happened to go, and a lot of you were following my every move, making suggestions and having (almost) as good a time as I was.

My third lucky charm was a beautiful golf course in Trim, Ireland.
My third lucky charm was a beautiful golf course in Trim, Ireland.

Today’s winner is @karlhumble, and he seems to be quite the jetsetter himself, with recent visits around the Pacific Northwest, Boston, DC, Austria, Slovakia, Germany and more – so hopefully he’ll find that these Avios come in handy for booking some trips in the future – and if he does, I hope he’ll tell us where he uses them to go.

Check out our winner's Intagram page to see where he's been traveling lately - those Avios should come in handy!
Check out our winner’s Intagram page to see where he’s been traveling lately – those Avios should come in handy!

If you didn’t win, remember that the British Airways Visa from Chase is currently being offered with a sign-up bonus of 50,000 Avios when you spend $2,000 in 3 months and the first year’s $95 annual fee waived, so you can rake in enough Avios to fly Aer Lingus roundtrip business class from the sign-up bonus alone.

Thank you to all who participated, and stay tuned for more great giveaways here on the site, via my Twitter and Facebook feeds, and, of course via Instagram like this week’s…and may the luck of the Irish be with you.

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  • 50,000 bonus Avios after you spend $2,000 on purchases within the first 3 months of account opening.
  • Plus earn an additional 25,000 bonus Avios when you spend $10,000 on purchases for a total of 75,000 bonus Avios.
  • Plus earn another 25,000 bonus Avios when you spend a total of $20,000 on purchases within your first year for a total of 100,000 bonus Avios.
  • Every calendar year you make $30,000 in purchases on your British Airways Visa card, you'll earn a Travel Together Ticket good for two years.
  • In addition to the bonus Avios, you will also get 3 Avios for every $1 spent on British Airways purchases and 1 Avios for every $1 spent on all other purchases.
  • Pay no foreign transaction fees when you travel abroad.
  • Chip Technology allows you to use your card for chip based purchases in Europe & beyond, while still giving you the ability to use your card as you do today at home.
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