Barclaycard Avios Card

Representative example – most accepted customers get

  • Representative 29.9% APR (variable)
  • Purchase rate 29.9% p.a. p.a. (variable)
  • Based on a £1,200 credit limit
  • Monthly fee £0

The approval of your application depends on your financial circumstances and borrowing history. The interest rates may differ from those shown.

The approval of your application depends on your financial circumstances and borrowing history. The interest rates may differ from those shown.

Your Barclaycard at a glance

  • A welcome bonus

    If you’re new to Barclaycard, collect 5,000 Avios if you spend £1,000 in the first three months. T&Cs apply.

  • Collect Avios 

    Collect 1 Avios for every £1 you spend on eligible purchases1. See ‘Where Barclaycard Avios could take you' below for details. No monthly fee and T&Cs apply.

  • A cabin upgrade voucher 

    Spend £20,000 on your card within 12 months and choose between a British Airways cabin upgrade voucher3 to use on an Avios Reward Flight booking4, or 7,000 bonus Avios. T&Cs apply.

Collect even more Avios with Premier Banking

If you are a Premier Banking customer, you can switch on Barclays Avios Rewards to collect even more Avios through your everyday banking. Eligibility, conditions and a £12 monthly fee apply6.


Check if you’re eligible first

Applying for more than one credit card in a short space of time could affect your credit score.

Use our free eligibility checker before applying to find out whether you’re likely to be accepted for a card. It only takes a few minutes and it won’t affect your credit score.

You might be eligible for some of our other credit card offers. Check your eligibility for our other cards to make sure you’re getting the best offer for you.

Existing Barclaycard customers

If you already have a Barclaycard, you can use the Barclays or Barclaycard app to check if you’re eligible to change to a different card – like our Barclaycard Avios.

Log in to your app, open 'Cards' from the home page and select ‘Change to a different card’.

Enjoy flights, hotels and more with Avios

Avios is the reward currency of the British Airways Executive Club3. You can spend your Avios for rewards such as flights, upgrades, hotel stays, car hire and more.

Adding together your Avios for everyday spending and your welcome bonus, you could collect 25,000 Avios if you spend £20,000 on the Barclaycard Avios card in your first year. 

You’d also receive a British Airways cabin upgrade voucher2 to use on an Avios Reward Flight booking*

You can spend your Avios on all kinds of travel experiences. Here are some examples of where your Avios could take you.

  • 18,500 Avios + £1 for an off peak, economy return flight for one passenger from London to Milan*
  • 23,500 Avios + £1 for an off peak, economy return flight for one passenger from London to Barcelona*

Visit to learn how to use your Avios and for more information about Reward Flight Saver.

*Plus £1. Reward Flight Saver fares offers a fixed cash and Avios amount and are subject to availability. Other pricing options are available. All tangible examples accurate as of January 2022. With Avios, you can explore your favourite destinations on other ways too by spending your Avios on car hire or hotels. Find out more about Avios.

Important things you need to know

Barclaycard Avios cards FAQs

Benefits with your Barclaycard

Before you apply

Apply online in four easy steps and we’ll give you a response in one minute. If approved, your Barclaycard could be with you in five working days.

You can apply if:

  • You are aged 21 or over

  • You haven't had any Individual Voluntary Agreements, County Court Judgements, and haven't been declared bankrupt in the past six years

  • You always make payments on time

  • You have at least four years' experience of managing credit

  • You have had a permanent UK address for at least two years

  • You have a personal income of more than £20,000 per annum

  • You are able to afford repayments on any outstanding credit commitments

What you’ll need to hand:

  • Your British Airways Executive Club account membership number, if you have one. If you don’t have one, we’ll set one up for you.

  • Address details for the last two years

  • Phone number and e-mail address

  • Current employment details

  • Details of your annual income before tax

  • Details of your monthly income after tax

  • A good idea about your monthly outgoings

  • Main bank account sort code and account number

  • In some situations, if your application is accepted you will need to provide copies of your last two bank statements or payslips

Before you go ahead, make sure you've also read and understood the summary box of rates and terms and conditions.

Also, understanding how fees and offers work can help you manage your account, so make sure you’re up to speed on the types of fees we may charge and how promotional rates work.

Not the card for you?

Contact us if you’re having difficulty understanding

We can provide additional support for all customers, including those who have mental or physical health conditions or learning disabilities.

If you would like to talk to someone call 0800 056 3486 from 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday and 9am - 4pm on Saturday.