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Avios prepares for Apple Watch launch with new app

The Avios Watch app will be available free to download from Apple’s App Store.

Avios has unveiled Europe’s first loyalty programme app for the new Apple Watch, available when the device launches on April 24th.

The Avios Watch app will allow members of the Avios Travel Rewards Programme to easily see their total Avios balance, alert them when it increases, and help them understand the many ways in which they can spend their Avios.

This includes using your Avios for flights to a remarkable 182 destinations, ranging from Warsaw to Mauritius, as well as non-flight options to use Avios such as cases of wine and theatre tickets.

Users will only be required to log in once with their username and password, ensuring the app is quick and easy to use.


The Avios Watch app has the added functionality to appear as a widget in users’ ‘today view’.

This means customers can instantly view their Avios balance without the need to separately open the app.

Gavin Halliday, managing director at Avios, commented: “We want to help our customers get as much as they can from Avios and this new Watch app will make it even easier for them to keep track of their points and see the different ways they can use their Avios, not just for flights.

“We are the first loyalty programme in Europe to launch an app for the new Apple Watch.

“This forms part of our commitment to digital innovation.

“The way that people interact with brands is changing and digital is a big part of that.

“We expect the Watch interface to become an increasingly important screen in our collectors’ lives; we have launched this app to ensure that our members can find us there and easily see their balance, and ways to collect and use Avios.”