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Redeeming Avios on other airlines AA, Qatar, etc- how to do it & the new prices
Most people generally don't think of using their Avios on other airlines. To be fair, they are not always the most cost-effective ways to use Avios given that the BA Amex 2-4-1 voucher makes BA redemptions much better value. However, if you don't want to use a 2-4-1 then you may want to try another airline. The best value from partner redemptions can sometimes be from using 2 or more oneworld carriers (not BA) as they have a different redemption table. You can read about multi-partner redemptions in this article. I recently wrote about the forthcoming change in the number