From now until the 28th February, receive a 50% bonus when you purchase at least 2000 Iberia Avios in a single transaction.

Here are the details:

  • Cost per point = 1.20 Euro Cent
  • Iberia Avios can be transferred/combined to British Airways Avios on 1:1 Basis

Some Sweet Spots on British Airways Avios and Iberia Avios

British Airways Avios:

Travel within Asia on Cathay Pacific Business Class
Singapore to Hong Kong (one way) = 22,000 British Airways Avios + €54 taxes.
Total cost = €264

Cathay Pacific New Business Class
Cathay Pacific Business Class

Travel within Australia on Qantas Business Class:
Sydney to Perth (one way) 38,750 British Airways Avios + €26 taxes
Total cost = €491

Qantas Business Class

For Iberia Avios:

Travel between Madrid to/from US on Iberia Business Class
Madrid to US East Coast (one way, off-peak) = 34,000 Iberia Avios + €91 taxes
Total Cost: €499

Iberia Business Class

Iberia Avios Sale – Variable Pricing

As Iberia adopts a variable pricing model, you need to purchase at least 1000,000 Iberia Avios (base points) to push down the price to 1.2 Euro cents per Avios.

Base AviosBonus Avios (50%)Total AviosTotal Price in EuroEuro Cents
Per Avios
2,0001,0003,000€541.80
3,0001,5004,500€721.60
4,0002,0006,000€911.52
5,0002,5007,500€1091.45
6,0003,0009,000€1281.42
8,0004,00012,000€1641.37
10,0005,00015,000€2011.34
15,0007,50022,500€2931.30
20,00010,00030,000€3851.28
25,00012,50037,500€4771.27
30,00015,00045,000€5691.26
35,00017,50052,500€6611.26
40,00020,00060,000€7571.26
45,00022,50067,500€8451.25
50,00025,00075,000€9351.25
60,00030,00090,000€1,1181.24
70,00035,000105,000€1,3001.24
80,00040,000120,000€1,4761.23
90,00045,000135,000€1,6471.22
100,00050,000150,000€1,8001.20
125,00062,500187,500€2,2571.20
150,00075,000225,000€2,7051.20
175,00087,500262,500€3,1531.20
200,000100,000300,000€3,6011.20

In addition, remember to select Iberia’s Spanish site when purchasing Iberia Avios as it will be priced in Euros instead of USD. You will pay €1400 more if the price is quoted in USD.

Price offered on US site vs Spanish Site

Do note that the standard purchasing cap of 100,000 Iberia Avios has been increased to 200,000 Iberia Avios, for this promotion.

Requirements For Transfering Iberia Avios to British Airways Avios on 1:1 basis

Requirements:

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

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”

General Rule of Thumb When Purchasing Miles

As shown in the above examples, you can use these purchased Avios to attain cheap and affordable Business/First Class flights; when you use them strategically.

Nevertheless, you should check out the award space availability of your desired flights before you make any Avios purchase.

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