Best for rewards travel to Europe for less
The Aer Lingus Visa Signature card gives you the opportunity to use earned Avios points across Aer Lingus, Iberia, British Airways and LEVEL for more travel flexibility. There aren’t many exclusive perks for Aer Lingus frequent travelers but it could still be a worthwhile card to have if Europe is on your travel wish list.
At a glance
- 3X Earn 3 Avios per $1 spent on purchases with Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia, and LEVEL
- 2X Earn 2 Avios per $1 spent on hotel accommodations when purchased directly with the hotel.
- 1X Earn 1 Avios per $1 spent on all other purchases.
The Aer Lingus Visa Signature card offers rewards in one of the most valuable currencies around — Avios. Use the points on Aer Lingus, Iberia, British Airways or LEVEL or transfer them to Iberia or British Airways strategically to open up a host of other opportunities on the oneworld Alliance network.
- Spend $30,000 per year or more to receive a free companion ticket between the U.S. and Ireland.
- The perks you'd expect to see from a cobranded airline card, such as free bag allowances or in-flight credits are missing.
Who is this card good for?
Anyone looking to maximize points will find that the Avios system is one of the most lucrative currencies, currently valued at 1.5 cents per point. In addition, booking rewards travel through Aer Lingus is typically cheaper due to its lower taxes and fees on airfare.
Earn 3 Avios per dollar when spent directly through Iberia, Aer Lingus, British Airways and LEVEL, 2 points per dollar on direct hotel bookings and 1 Avios per dollar on all other purchases.