Monday, October 1, 2012

RBC and British Airways bring back the 50,000 Avios sign up bonus for their Visa Infinite Card

When the new RBC British Airways Visa Infinite Card was launched back in March it came with an introductory offer of 50,000 Avios. That dropped down to the regular offering of 15,000 Avios after May 31. Well those of you who missed out on that offer and have be holding out can rejoice as it has returned!

The sign up bonus remains the same at 15,000 Avios however 35,000 additional Avios will be awarded to any new cardholder who applies by Nov 30, 12 and spends $5,000 within the first 3 months of card membership.

What can you get for 50,000 Avios? A round-trip economy class flight to England on British Airways (+taxes/fees) from anywhere in Canada or 10 one way trips between Toronto and New York (+taxes/fees). There many other options as well including upgrading paid tickets to the next higher category on BA flights (i.e. Economy to Economy Plus; Economy Plus to Business etc)

Some additional details of the card are:
- Earn 1 Avios for every $1 CAD you spend on the card.
- Earn double Avios for every $1 CAD you spend on British Airways purchases
- Receive a complimentary Companion Award Ticket~ when you spend $30,000 or more on your card in any calendar year*.
- Enjoy Comprehensive Insurances including 31-day Out-of-Country/Province Emergency Medical Insurance.
- Minimum credit limit of $5,000 (provided income requirements of $60k personal or $100k household are met).

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