2,600 expiring Avios - let them go ?

Old Sep 29, 20, 1:18 am
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2,600 expiring Avios - let them go ?

I know that 2,600 Avios barely constitutes a blip on the BA radar but I hate to waste things, even with negligible value. So can I buy a Snickers with them?

Creative thoughts appreciated.
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Old Sep 29, 20, 2:27 am
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Buy a further 2k and use them for a RFS?

For eligible holders of small numbers of Avios that usually represents the best value, and with good availability at the moment may still represent a better bet than a cash fare.
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Old Sep 29, 20, 2:28 am
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You could look at one of the reduced-Avios, higher-cash RFS options in ET.
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Old Sep 29, 20, 3:03 am
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If you have a Tesco clubcard you can transfer clubcard points to your BAEC account. Think the minimum is 2.50 worth of points which is 600 avios I believe
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Old Sep 29, 20, 3:05 am
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Buy something on the eStore to earn a few Avios and reset the expiry timer?

https://www.shopping.ba.com/
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Old Sep 29, 20, 3:40 am
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OP, importantly what timescale will they expire- some of the suggestions, although great, take time to feed through to BAEC, so buying a few Avios or spending them may be the options actually available to maintain their value.
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Old Sep 29, 20, 3:48 am
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Originally Posted by Fonsini View Post
I know that 2,600 Avios barely constitutes a blip on the BA radar but I hate to waste things, even with negligible value. So can I buy a Snickers with them?

Creative thoughts appreciated.
I was going to suggest buying 5 cups of tea on a short haul flight, but that wouldn't work because:

1. You would be on a flight which in itself would reset your expiry date
2. Buy on board isn't running at the moment

So, as with many of my posts, best not to spend too long on it
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Old Sep 29, 20, 4:03 am
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Order a takeaway from justeat via the e-store. Credits in just a few days.
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Old Sep 29, 20, 5:48 am
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You guys really are the best, I’ll be looking at each of those suggestions.

By the way - I have 2 months to the expiry deadline.

Thanks all 👍
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