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1 Avios for every £1 exchanged

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Win 100,000 Avios when you order travel money

Win 100,000 Avios

Purchase any available currency online at www.travelmoneynow.com/avios or at an American Express bureau de change at Birmingham Airport, between 23 June – 31 August to be automatically entered into the prize draw.

Collect Avios when you order currency online

  • Collect 1 Avios for every £1 exchanged
  • 0% commission online
  • Special online rates when you order £150 - £2,500 of foreign currency
  • Over 50 currencies to choose from
  • Free delivery on orders of £600 and more (£5.50 charge for orders under £600)
  • Next day delivery on online orders – or pick up from an American Express bureau at Birmingham International Airport
  • Collect at Gatwick and Heathrow when you visit a Moneycorp or Travelex bureau

How to collect Avios on travel money

Before you go

  1. Order your currency online
  2. Quote your Avios membership number when you order

At the airport

  1. Visit an American Express partner brand bureau:
    Birmingham International - American Express
    London Gatwick - Moneycorp
    London Heathrow - Travelex
  2. Quote your Avios membership number when you order

We'll add Avios to your account within 45 days of you receiving your currency.

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Terms and conditions

If you order Sterling Travellers Cheques there will be a commission charge of 1.5% of the total amount of Sterling ordered, with a minimum charge of £3.00.

You’ll not collect Avios on the purchase or sale of Sterling Travellers Cheques.

Lines are open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm. Calls cost 7.95p per min from a BT line. Calls from other networks may be higher.

View the full American Express Travel Money Terms

If you're an Avios member and purchase foreign currency at any participating American Express Currency Exchange bureaux available at selected UK airports, or from www.travelmoneynow.com/avios you'll collect Avios in accordance with the following Terms and Conditions. Avios Terms and Conditions also apply.

  1. You'll collect 1 Avios per £1 spent on foreign currency and foreign Travellers Cheques when made in the following circumstances:
    • a. Foreign currency orders placed on www.travelmoneynow.com/avios to collect from a participating American Express Foreign Exchange bureaux at selected UK airports; and
    • b. Walk-up transactions when you purchase foreign currency at participating American Express Foreign Exchange bureaux at selected UK airports.
  2. To collect Avios with online orders, a minimum purchase amount of £150 applies. Avios will be awarded on purchases above this amount up to a maximum purchase of £2,500 in any consecutive seven day period.
  3. * 0% commission will be charged on all foreign currency purchases made online. 1.5% commission will be charged on all purchases made at the American Express Currency Exchange bureaux at selected UK airports (with a minimum fee of £3).
  4. Selected UK airports include London Heathrow Terminals 1, 3, 4 and 5, Birmingham and Edinburgh. You can also collect Avios at Moneycorp bureaux at London Gatwick Airport for walk-up transactions only.
  5. An Avios membership number or card must be presented at the point of sale or collection for Avios to be awarded. To collect Avios, you (the Avios member) must place and pay for the foreign currency order.
  6. Avios collected on a transaction will be processed 40 days after the order has been paid for and collected, and will then be awarded to your Avios account. Avios will be calculated on the basis of the actual amount you spend at the American Express Currency Exchange bureaux. Any foreign currency amount returned under the American Express Currency Exchange 31 day Buy Back Guarantee will not qualify for Avios.
  7. If you place orders between 1 September and 12 September 2012, your Avios will be processed 50 days after the order has been paid for and collected.
  8. No cash or other alternative to Avios shall be offered to you.
  9. This promotion is valid on foreign exchange transactions only. Purchases of Sterling are eligible to collect Avios only if made with foreign currency and when the purchase is made in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. Buy Back Guarantee fees and amounts returned thereunder, together with purchases of Sterling (with Sterling), Cash Passports, ancillary products and any administrative or cash advance fees are not eligible to collect Avios.
  10. This promotion is not available in conjunction with any other American Express, Avios or British Airways offers or promotions.
  11. Avios reserves the right to withdraw this promotion or amend these Terms and Conditions without prior notice at any time, for whatever reason, and without any liability to you for doing so. Any changes will take effect when posted on avios.com, ba.com and travelmoneynow.com.
  12. Please note – if you place orders on www.travelmoneynow.com/avios this promotion is also subject to the Travel Money Terms and Conditions which can be found at www.travelmoneynow.com/avios
  13. This promotion shall be governed by the laws of England & Wales and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
  14. This promotion is provided by British Airways plc (BA), Waterside, PO Box 365, Harmondsworth, UB7 0GB. Registered Number 1777777 England

Prize Draw Terms and Conditions

  1. The promotion is only open to UK residents who are 18 years or over who are Avios members, excluding employees of American Express, Avios and PromoVeritas and their immediate families, American Express’ agents or anyone else professionally connected with this promotion.
  2. Purchase is necessary. Internet access may also be required. Promotion Period: Enter between 00.01 BST on 23rd June 2015 and 23.59 BST on 31st August 2015.
  3. To Enter: Purchase any available currency online at www.travelmoneynow.com/avios or at an American Express bureau de change at Birmingham Airport, during the Promotion Period to be automatically entered into the prize draw. There is no minimum value.
  4. Maximum one entry per person throughout the Promotion Period.
  5. Prize: One winner will win 1x 100,000 Avios points which will be credited to an Avios account. The winner will need to set up an Avios account to receive the prize, if they have not done so already.
  6. Winner Selection: All valid entries will be submitted into a random prize draw to be conducted within 3 working days after the end of the Promotion Period by PromoVeritas, the independent promotional verification service. A working day is defined as between 09:00 and 17:30, Monday to Friday.
  7. Winner Notification: The winner will be contacted via email and/or telephone within 3 days from the date of the draw. The winner will be required to respond to confirm eligibility and acceptance of the prize within 28 days of initial contact. In the event a winner does not respond to communications within 28 days of being notified by the Promoter that they are the winner, the Promoter reserves the right to disqualify the winner and allocate that prize to a reserve winner selected in the manner outlined in these Terms and Conditions.
  8. The Promoter takes no responsibility for entries delayed, incomplete or lost due to technical reasons or otherwise. If it becomes apparent that an entrant is using a computer(s) to circumvent these conditions by, for example, the use of ’script’, ’brute force’, masking their identity by manipulating IP addresses, using identities other than their own or any other automated means in order to increase that entrant’s entries into the draw in a way that is not consistent with the spirit of the promotion, that person’s entries will be disqualified and any prize award will be void.
  9. All entries must be made by the entrant themselves. Bulk entries made from trade, consumer groups or third parties will not be accepted. Incomplete or illegible entries, entries by macros or other automated means (including systems which can be programmed to enter), and entries which do not satisfy the requirements of these terms and conditions in full will be disqualified and will not be counted. If it becomes apparent that an entrant is using a computer(s) to circumvent this condition by, for example, the use of ’script’, ’brute force’, masking their identity by manipulating IP addresses, using identities other than their own or any other automated means in order to increase that entrant’s entries into the draw in a way that is not consistent with the spirit of the promotion, that entrant’s entries will be disqualified and any prize award will be void.
  10. The prize is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for any other form of compensation. In the event for any reason the prize winner does not take the prize, then that prize will be forfeited by the winner and no other form of compensation will be supplied in lieu of that prize. If for any reason the prize is not available, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute another prize for it, in its sole discretion, of equal or higher value.
  11. The Promoter cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, injury suffered by any entrant entering the promotion or as a result of accepting or participating in any prize. Nothing shall exclude the Promoter’s liability for death or personal injury as a result of its negligence or generally for intent as well as for gross negligence.
  12. If for any reason the Promotion is not capable of running as planned for reasons (including but not limited to tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this promotion), the Promoter reserves the right (subject to any written directions given under applicable law) to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion.
  13. If an act, omission, event or circumstance occurs which is beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter and which prevents the Promoter from complying with these terms and conditions the Promoter will not be liable for any failure to perform or delay in performing its obligation.
  14. The winner may be requested to participate in reasonable publicity relating to this promotion which they are free to decline.
  15. The Promoter’s decision in all matters is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
  16. The name and county of the winner can be requested by sending an email to travelmoneynow@aexp.com within 2 months of the Promotion Period ending.
  17. Data Protection: The Promoter will only use the personal details supplied for the administration of the prize draw and for no other purpose, unless we have your consent. Your personal details will at all times be kept confidential and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. See our privacy policy here.
  18. By entering the promotion, entrants will be deemed to be bound by and have accepted these terms and conditions.
  19. Any question concerning the legal interpretation of the rules will be based on English law and the Courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction.

Promoter: American Express Europe LLC, Amex House, Edward Street, Brighton, BN88 1AH. FC11970. Registered at Cardiff under branch no. BR897. Incorporated with limited liability and registered with the Secretary of State, Delaware, USA