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What if you could combine your love of finance and all things intellectual, aka your Economist subscription, with an easy win to take you places. Surprise, you can. British Airways has a great new offer which allows you to earn 15,000 Avios, enough to get you round trip in economy in the US or Europe, just for taking out a £179 annual economist subscription for digital or print. £179 would be a great price for 15,000 easy Avios, but when you get the magazine subscription too, it’s fantastic.

a stack of newspapers on a white surfaceThe Avios x Economist Subscription Deal

This deal really couldn’t be any easier to take advantage of, and if you are an Economist reader, it’s a total no brainer. If you sign up for a digital or print subscription, you’ll pay £179 ($222) for a one year subscription and earn 15,000 Avios in the process. If you sign up for digital and print, you’ll pay £215 or $267 for the year. a screenshot of a phone and a tablet

There’s no country restriction, and really the only catch is that you must be a “new” subscriber. You could always “gift” a digital subscription to a friend and keep the points, or – yeah – you can figure that one out. If you’ve been looking to top off your Avios points balance, this is a relatively inexpensive way to do so, with the amazing benefit of a subscription to one of the more informative magazines thrown in. Or for some, the Avios are just the bonus!

a glass of wine next to a windowHow To Take Advantage Of This Avios Offer

You can access this exclusive Avios x Economist subscription offer here. The special promotional Avios bonus is only awarded for subscriptions taken out between now and September 30th, so don’t snooze too long. It’s important to note that Avios are awarded within 28 days, and most likely not instantly, so if you need more points tomorrow, this definitely isn’t the offer. If you’re saving up to book something somewhere after 28 days however, it may very well be…

Here are the best ways to spend your Avios, just in case you’re always curious!

Gilbert Ott

Gilbert Ott is an ever curious traveler and one of the world's leading travel experts. His adventures take him all over the globe, often spanning over 200,000 miles a year and his travel exploits are regularly...

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  1. Can we cancel the subscription after we get the points and still get a refund (or partial refund) on the subscription?

    1. That wouldn’t seem fair, would it? You can of course cancel before renewal, but it wouldn’t be fair to cancel and basically steal Avios.

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