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BA Chase Visa Benefit
I’m thinking of applying for the BA Chase Visa card, and something caught my eye about the card that I hadn’t noticed previously when looking at the terms:
[B][I]”Paying with Avios[/I][/B]
British Airways Visa Signature cardmembers can pay for the taxes, fees and carrier charges for flights using Avios. Cardmembers must make their reward booking via the British Airways Executive Club Contact Centre using the dedicated phone number found in the credit card welcome materials and on the back of the credit card. Avios can be used to reduce the cash price of taxes, fees and carrier charges on the reward booking down to a minimum of $5 USD. This $5 USD payment (or any other amount paid) must be paid by using the British Airways Visa Signature card issued by JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. Member FDIC. Offer not available on [URL=’https://www.ba.com/’]ba.comOpens Overlay[/URL] or via any other booking channel. Reward flights and cabin upgrades are subject to availability. Cash price of taxes, fees and carrier charges are approximately $682-$1,250 per adult in economy (World Traveller) or $1,250 in business (Club World) based on travel between Seattle and London. Avios prices for taxes, fees and carrier charges will be quoted by the British Airways Executive Club Contact Centre representative at time of redemption booking.”
Does anyone have experience with this benefit? If so what is the value given to avios when redeeming for these fees?