From now to the 25th July, receive 50% bonus when you purchase at least 2000 Iberia Avios in a single transaction. As Iberia adopts a variable pricing model, you can push down the price to 1.35 US cents per Avios when you purchase 100,000 to 200,000 Iberia Avios (excluding 50% bonus). Do note that the standard purchasing cap of 100,000 Iberia Avios has been increased to 200,000 Iberia Avios for this promotion.

Here is the math for this promotion:
*Exchange rate is based on the point of writing

Base AviosBonus Avios (50%)Total AviosTotal Price in EuroTotal Price in USDUS Cents
Per Avios
2,0001,0003,000€54$612.02
3,0001,5004,500€72$811.80
4,0002,0006,000€91$1021.71
5,0002,5007,500€109$1231.63
6,0003,0009,000€128$1441.60
8,0004,00012,000€164$1841.54
10,0005,00015,000€201$2261.51
15,0007,50022,500€293$3291.46
20,00010,00030,000€385$4331.44
25,00012,50037,500€477$5361.43
30,00015,00045,000€569$6401.42
35,00017,50052,500€661$7431.42
40,00020,00060,000€757$8511.42
45,00022,50067,500€845$9501.41
50,00025,00075,000€935$1,0511.40
60,00030,00090,000€1,118$1,2571.40
70,00035,000105,000€1,300$1,4621.39
80,00040,000120,000€1,476$1,6601.38
90,00045,000135,000€1,647$1,8521.37
100,00050,000150,000€1,800$2,0241.35
125,00062,500187,500€2,257$2,5381.35
150,00075,000225,000€2,705$3,0421.35
175,00087,500262,500€3,153$3,5451.35
200,000100,000300,000€3,601$4,0491.35

Iberia Avios Can Be Transferred/Combined to British Airways Avios on 1:1 basis

Requirements:

  1. Both accounts in Iberia and British Airways must be opened for at least 90 days, and
  2. Both accounts must have had an activity. For instance, miles transfer transactions, avios credited from flight/shopping and etc.

Some Sweet Spots on British Airways Avios and Iberia Avios

For British Airways Avios:

1)Travel within Asia with Cathay Pacific Business Class:
For example, one way Singapore to Hong Kong for 22,000 British Airways Avios + USD53.65 taxes

Cathay Pacific New Business Class
Cathay Pacific Business Class

2)Travel within Europe with British Airways Economy Class:
For example, one way London to Frankfurt for 4,500 British Airways Avios + USD16 taxes

3)Travel within Australia with Qantas Economy/Business Class:
For example, one way Sydney to Melbourne for 12,500 British Airways Avios + USD13 taxes on Business Class or 6000 Avios + USD13 taxes on Economy Class

For Iberia Avios:

1)Travel between Madrid to/from US on Iberia Business Class
For example, one way Madrid to US East Coast for 34,000 Iberia Avios during off-peak season or one way Madrid to US West Coast for 42,000 Iberia Avios.

How to Purchase Iberia Avios

  1. Log into your Iberia Plus account
  2. Select “Buying or transferring Avios” on the drop down menu
  3. Select “Purchase” next to “All Iberia Plus customers”

Bottom Line

This is actually a great deal in which you may want to consider stocking up Avios for future use. As mentioned earlier, a round trip from Madrid to US will cost about USD1,138 (68,000 Iberia Avios + USD 220 taxes and surcharge). Don’t forget that you can use British Airways Avios or Iberia Avios to redeem flights on other airlines too.

Share with us your favourite way to redeem British Airways Avios/Iberia Avios in the comment section down below!

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