Turn summer shopping into globe-trotting

You’ve booked a dream trip, but what to pack? Shopping with British Airways allows you to smash a one-stop-holiday-shop and collect double Avios with select BA-approved retailers.

As any seasoned traveller knows, clever packing is the secret to a successful holiday. Everything that goes into your suitcase must be stylish yet practical, ready for every eventuality and escapade. To ensure you don’t leave anything off the list, make sure to shop with British Airways, a platform where 1,500 brands cover your every travel need. Plus, each time you buy something, you’ll collect Avios to put towards your next trip. And with select brands offering double Avios for a limited time only, that getaway is tantalisingly close. Consider these your holiday essentials…

For the long weekend in Paris

For long weekends in Paris

The City of Light promises Belle Époque architecture, leafy boulevards and impossibly chic boutiques. This is the fashion capital of the world, and you need a holiday wardrobe to match. Let’s start with bags: Selfridges does every manner of carry-on, from sleek leather totes to all-out crystal encrusted holdalls. And you’ll collect up to 12 Avios for every £1 you spend. Now what to pack? Luxury fashion platform NET-A-PORTER (picturedhas more than 800 designer brands, whether you’re after a new season arrival or statement accessory. Surely the perfect way to be à la mode and collect Avios (up to 12 for every £1, in fact).

For family adventure in Florida

For family adventures in Florida

With 825 miles of beaches, national parks, freshwater springs and waterfalls and a living coral barrier reef, Florida’s natural wonders have something for everyone. But before you embrace the Sunshine State, make sure the family is kitted out correctly. Whether you’re hiking, kayaking or surfing, Nike has you covered for outdoor footwear, apparel and accessories – and you’ll collect up to eight Avios for every £1 you spend. Want to capture the moment? Snap up a child-friendly point-shoot-print instant camera at Argos (pictured) where you’ll garner four Avios for every £1. After all, a good holiday is nothing without memories. 

For a Caribbean getaway

For sun-soaked escapes in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is calling and you’ve a long languid week of sunbathing, cocktails and bbqs ahead. Bliss. Take a pair of Apple AirPods (picturedwith you for zoning out on the beach or by the pool – they’re water and sweat resistant, come in a compact charging case so you can charge on-the-go and you’ll collect six Avios for every £1 you spend. No trip to the tropics would be complete without sunscreen. Look no further than LOOKFANTASTIC – the online beauty retailer has literally hundreds of SPF and suncare products, plus, for every £1 you spend, you’ll collect up to ten Avios.

For bucolic staycationing

For bucolic staycationing

Whether you’re off to the countryside or seaside, warm weather calls for picnicking. Add style to your alfresco feast – and accrue up to four Avios for every £1 you spend – at Marks & Spencer, which does an excellent line in funky picnicware (pictured). You may not be abroad but remember this is still a holiday and you’ll want to relax, not spend your entire time cooking. At the tap of a button, online delivery service Just Eat will deliver dishes straight to your door from more than 30,000 restaurants and what’s even tastier is that new customers will clock up 25 Avios for every £1 spent on favourite meals.

Nike: Up to 8 Avios per £1 spent from 20 June – 17 July
Argos: 4 Avios per £1 spent from 20 June – 17 July
Selfridges: Up to 12 Avios per £1 spent from 20 June – 17 July
Net-A-Porter: Up to 12 Avios per £1 spent from 20 June – 17 July
Apple: 6 Avios per £1 spent from 11 July – 24 July
LOOKFANTASTIC: Up to 10 Avios per £1 spent from 27 June – 17th July
M&S: Up to 4 Avios per £1 spent from 20 June – 17 July
Just Eat: Up to 25 Avios per £1 spent from 11 July – 17 July

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