British Airways

Founded in 1974, British Airways might be most often associated with aeroplanes and holidays, but it also offers two credit cards connected to their loyalty scheme Avios

Both cards are offered with American Express.

You receive Avios points when spending on either card, which can be used towards paying for flights with British Airways.

Their head offices are in Harmondsworth, Middlesex.


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Gold ribbon: first place

Credit cards

Ranked 11th of 32 providers reviewed.

Customer happiness 64%
Customer trust 60%
Complaints performance 68%
Transparency rating 45%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Spring 2020
59%
Gold ribbon: first place

Travel insurance

Ranked 3rd of 68 providers reviewed.

Customer happiness 61%
Customer trust 75%
Complaints performance 74.23%
Transparency rating 41.29%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Spring 2020
63%

Travel insurance

Single trip insurance

British Airways

Essentials

4 stars
Medical excess i £75
Cancelling before travel cover limit i £4,000
Personal Possessions and Baggage - damaged, lost or stolen - cover limit i £750
Emergency medical cover and repatriation cover limit i £15,000,000
Cutting trip short cover limit i £4,000
Missed departure cover limit i £500
Abandoning your trip cover limit i £4,000
Lost or stolen cash i £100
Combined passport & travel cover limit i £500
4 stars
Medical excess i £50
Cancelling before travel cover limit i £10,000
Personal Possessions and Baggage - damaged, lost or stolen - cover limit i £2,000
Emergency medical cover and repatriation cover limit i £15,000,000
Cutting trip short cover limit i £10,000
Missed departure cover limit i £1,000
Abandoning your trip cover limit i £10,000
Lost or stolen cash i £300
Combined passport & travel cover limit i £500