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Interesting: Groupon is selling Avios in Spain

Interesting: Groupon is selling Avios in Spain

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Old Dec 14, 15, 4:32 am
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Interesting: Groupon is selling Avios in Spain

Groupon is selling avios in packs on 2000, 4000, 8000 or 12000
The value is optimal on the 2000 pack at 19 euros
Then it goes like this:

- 4000 Avios - 49€
- 8000 Avios - 99€
- 12000 Avios - 149€


You can buy 1 pack of 2000 avios a person, or 5 packs of any other

Not bad really!

Here is the link: https://www.groupon.es/deals/ga-avio...avios-iberia-2
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Old Dec 14, 15, 7:51 am
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Nice find. You might also earn 16 Avios per euro via the Iberia Plus shopping portal.
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Old Dec 14, 15, 10:56 am
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It's interesting how the deal gets slightly progressively worse, with the bigger package purchased.
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Old Dec 14, 15, 4:12 pm
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Originally Posted by craigthemif View Post
Nice find. You might also earn 16 Avios per euro via the Iberia Plus shopping portal.
Nice find too! I saw some 22 avios x 1 euro offer. That´s is an amazing value.

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It's interesting how the deal gets slightly progressively worse, with the bigger package purchased.
Weird. isn't supposed to be the opposite?
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Old Dec 15, 15, 4:32 am
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Unfortunately my attempt to buy 2,000 Avios is now in limbo since the system crashed when trying to pay with PayPal. It left my transaction as "pending" and the one-per-person limit keeps me from just trying again with a credit card.

Now I remember why I used groupon once or twice back 5 years or so when it was popular, then gave up because it was a nightmare to actually use...
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Old Dec 15, 15, 7:15 am
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IB to BA to use on AA

This seems like a good opportunity to move the Avios to BA and use on some short haul AA flights before the devaluation in Feb.
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Old Dec 15, 15, 8:04 am
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I bought the 2000 Avios, but I could not enter my IBplus number??

How this works??
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Old Dec 15, 15, 9:50 am
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Originally Posted by northernstar84 View Post
I bought the 2000 Avios, but I could not enter my IBplus number??

How this works??
You should receive a voucher from Groupon. Then you enter your details into a specific website you are directed to.
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Old Dec 15, 15, 9:56 am
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I didn't think I was in the market for buying Avios, but 12,000 Avios for €149 looks reasonable (1.24 Eurocent each?)
Originally Posted by craigthemif View Post
Now I remember why I used groupon once or twice back 5 years or so when it was popular, then gave up because it was a nightmare to actually use...
As always, YMMV. I had no difficulty, in spite of my barely rudimentary Spanish.
Originally Posted by craigthemif View Post
You should receive a voucher from Groupon. Then you enter your details into a specific website you are directed to.
That's the way. Alternatively log in to Groupon and click on Mis Groupones for the same information.

Allow 15 days for delivery to the IB Avios account.

Last edited by Roger; Dec 15, 15 at 10:24 am Reason: Typo. I bought 12,000, not 14,000.
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Old Dec 16, 15, 12:23 pm
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Originally Posted by stsomewhereman View Post
This seems like a good opportunity to move the Avios to BA and use on some short haul AA flights before the devaluation in Feb.
Devaluation in feb? More info about this?
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Old Dec 16, 15, 1:13 pm
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Devaluation in feb? More info about this?
From February 2nd, <650 mi AA flights will cost 7500 Avios with BAEC, rather than 4500 as they do now. Redemptions with IB+ (which also follow a different system, counting total distance rather than individual segments) will not be affected.
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Old Dec 18, 15, 5:36 am
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hey guys

anyone had a problem logging into or creating a groupon account on the spanish website to buy these avios? I keep getting an error message when I try to register an account.

cheers
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Old Dec 18, 15, 8:07 am
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Originally Posted by craigthemif View Post
Nice find. You might also earn 16 Avios per euro via the Iberia Plus shopping portal.
Confirmed... IB+ emailed me about an additional 304 Avios for booking via the IberiaPluStore.

My account is registered in Spain, however, so I couldn't say for sure whether everybody gets Avios via the shopping portal.

But that potentially makes the larger packages good value. 149 euros for 12,000 Avios from Groupon plus another 2384 Avios from the IB+store. Getting close to one euro cent each...
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Old Dec 18, 15, 9:29 am
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That's just great. Im in for one of the larger packages now. Thank you!
Originally Posted by craigthemif View Post
Confirmed... IB+ emailed me about an additional 304 Avios for booking via the IberiaPluStore.

My account is registered in Spain, however, so I couldn't say for sure whether everybody gets Avios via the shopping portal.

But that potentially makes the larger packages good value. 149 euros for 12,000 Avios from Groupon plus another 2384 Avios from the IB+store. Getting close to one euro cent each...
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Old Dec 18, 15, 2:45 pm
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Originally Posted by northernstar84 View Post
I bought the 2000 Avios, but I could not enter my IBplus number?
Miss off the IB on the front of your IBplus number - just enter the number
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