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Final days to donate $10 to charity for a chance to win a million Avios

Jan. 29, 2022
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(Photo by Ethan Steinberg / The Points Guy)
Final days to donate $10 to charity for a chance to win a million Avios
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Time's running out to donate to our biggest-ever charity campaign.

We've teamed up with the British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus credit cards from Chase in support of Comic Relief US, an organization dedicated to ending poverty and injustice around the world. Ten lucky donors will each take home a grand prize of one million Avios — and all you need to do for a chance to win is donate at least $10.

However, the deadline to enter the sweepstakes is tomorrow — Sunday, Jan. 30 — at 11:59 p.m. EST. In other words, you have less than 48 hours to donate if you want a chance to win.

Donate now

Since it was founded, Comic Relief US has raised over $330 million and positively impacted over 25 million people around the world, supporting programs that address both the symptoms and root causes of poverty and injustice. Comic Relief US harnesses the power of entertainment to drive positive change. Campaigns include Red Nose Day, Idol Gives Back, and Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief.

(Screen shot courtesy of Prizeo)

By helping us raise money to support the work of Comic Relief US between now and Jan. 30, you’ll not only be helping further the organization’s mission. As noted above, a donation of $10 or more will enter you into a sweepstakes for a chance to win one of ten grand prizes: a million Avios (for each of the ten winners). Avios are incredibly versatile thanks to the airlines’ distance-based award charts, and here’s just a snapshot of what you could book with a million of them:

  • 250 one-way, short-haul flights on British Airways or Iberia (covering less than 651 miles in distance)
  • 111 one-way, economy-class flights on American Airlines (covering less than 1,151 miles in distance)
  • 29 one-way, business-class flights on Iberia from the Northeast U.S. to Madrid on off-peak dates

Related: The ultimate guide to British Airways Avios

In addition to sweepstakes entries, donating higher amounts may make you eligible to receive additional rewards — including a TPG sweatshirt, passport holder, a virtual points-and-miles consultation with TPG’s founder and CEO Brian Kelly, and more!

Don’t miss out on a chance to win a million Avios (and support a worthy cause) as part of our biggest charity sweepstakes ever. Donate now before it's too late!

Featured photo of British Airways first class by Ethan Steinberg/The Points Guy

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Click here for official sweepstakes rules

Sponsor: Comic Relief Inc., a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization, 28 Liberty Street, 35th Floor, New York, NY 10005.
Beneficiary: Comic Relief Inc., a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization
Administrator: Prizeo US, LLC
Start Date: 10/18/2021 06:00:00 PST
End Date: 01/30/2022 23:59:00 PST
Drawing Date: 01/31/2022 PST
Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is only open to US persons who are at least thirteen (13) years of age at the time of entry. Entrants under the age of eighteen (18) years (or the majority in their jurisdiction of legal residence) must have the permission of their parent or legal guardian to enter and/or win.. See Official Rules and the Terms of Service for complete terms and requirements, which shall be final and binding in all respects.
Grand Prize Details: Ten (10) winners of the Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes Winner(s)”) will receive: (i) one million (1,000,000) “Avios” points, deposited directly into Sweepstakes Winner(s)’s new or existing Avios member account (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $10,000, based on JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.’s point value estimate for this sweepstakes). One (1) Sweepstakes Winner, randomly selected from among all eligible Sweepstakes Winners, will also receive a virtual one-on-one strategy session with “The Points Guy” Brian Kelly (ARV: $1,000); (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Prize”).
Taxes and Fees: Any and all federal, state, and/or local tax liabilities which may arise as a result of acceptance of all or any portion of the Bonus Drawing Prize, as well as any other fees, costs and expenses not specified herein as being awarded, are the sole responsibility of the Bonus Drawing Winner. The amounts(s) discussed above will be reportable to the IRS on an IRS Form 1099-MISC (Miscellaneous Information). The Bonus Drawing Winner will be required to have a valid taxpayer identification number and to complete an IRS Form W-9. The Bonus Drawing Winner may disclaim Bonus Drawing Prize in its entirety and incur no tax liability, in which case Administrator will randomly select an alternate Bonus Drawing Winner from among all remaining eligible entries.
How To Enter: To enter by donating, visit (the “Sweepstakes Website”) prior to the Sweepstakes End Date and donate to the Sponsor’s campaign to receive the number of entries stated on the Sweepstakes Website prior to finalizing your donation. All donations are final and nonrefundable. To enter without donating, visit the Sweepstakes Website and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the online entry form (“Form”). Limit: One (1) prize per person for the Sweepstakes Period. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.