British Airways Avios

British Airways Avios

 

Award Miles

Saving some miles by using British Airways Avios, instead of American AAdvantage

Trip from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung

Remember we mentioned in the past that British Airways Avios are good when you are using it for short haul travel.  Hong Kong to Kaohsiung will be a good example for that.

I am planning a trip from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung.  Definitely, you can save a lot of award miles if you are using British Airways Avios for the award air ticket from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung, then using American AAdvantage for the same itinerary by Dragonair.

Economy Class from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung

British Airways requires 4,500 Avios for one-way

American Airlines requires 15,000 American AAdvantage for one-way

  • You are saving 10,500 points one-way by using British Airways Avios
  • You are saving 21,000 points roundtrip by using British Airways Avios

Business Class from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung

British Airways requires 9,000 Avios for one-way

American Airlines requires 22,500 American AAdvantage for one-way

  • You are saving 13,500 points one-way by using British Airways Avios
  • You are saving 27,000 points  roundtrip by using British Airways Avios

British Airways Avios

You can use your Chase Ultimate Rewards, and American Express Membership Rewards to transfer to British Airways Avios.  Usually, transfer points are 1:1 in value and in 1000 increment.  Currently, American Express Membership Rewards has an offer for 1000 points=1250 British Airways Avios, until September 30, 2015.

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