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We are undertaking a BA Executive Club tier point run consisting of 16 flights over an 8 day period that will earn 1560 tier points, enough to take one from just joining to being a Gold member in one trip. The trip involves over 48 gruelling hours in the air and the distance covered will be more than enough to circumnavigate the planet.  Our blog details the full itinerary and we will share trip reports for each segment of the journey.

Miles to fly

Avios to earn

Minutes in the air


More Avios

As a Gold Member, you collect 100% more Avios whenever you fly with British Airways.

First lounges

Gold Members get to enjoy the comfort of luxurious OneWorld First Class lounges


Gold membership opens up access to worldwide first-class check-in desks and priority boarding

Flight 2 of 16: OSL-LHR

Knowing the long day we had ahead of us, we left the hotel just under 2 hours before our scheduled departure. After a short 5 minute walk from the Raddison Blu, we arrived at BA check-in desks. We did the whole trip with no checked baggage, however we wanted paper...

Flight 1 of 16: LHR-OSL

Heathrow Terminal 5 Galleries Club Lounges Arriving at Heathrow 6 hours before our flight to Oslo gave us the opportunity to visit all of the BA Galleries Club Lounges in T5. The lounges, were well BA Club Lounges – functional and busy. Of the three lounges, the...

Our Gold Run

As a group of AVgeeks, there is nothing better than a good old-fashion mileage run. Earlier this year the perfect opportunity fell into our laps, however, instead of miles we are chasing tier points within the British Airways Executive Club. Our goal is to get enough...