British Airways Business Class Sale ends midnight Tuesday 11 March

Book by Tuesday night 11th March to take advantage of the BA sale Example prices: Dubai £1,650 return – travel even in December! Mumbai £1,169 return Beijing £1,767 but only in August, expect to pay £2,000 for most other dates Shanghai £1,780 July & August, expect £2,400 for October to December Details of the sale […]

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£15 OFF British Airways flights – book by Friday 7th March 2014

A voucher code is available, providing a £15 discount off return fares to Europe This offer is targeted at members of the Living Social deals club but appears to be available to anyone who enters the voucher code into the ba.com booking page. BA state that the discount only applies to Gatwick departures but when we […]

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Business Traveller Magazine – Sign up and earn 2,000 Avios

If you buy 2,000 AVIOS as a BA executive member, the cost will be £47 We recommend that instead, you buy a three year subscription to Business Traveller Magazine via the BA executive club page and you will receive 20% discount and 2,000 AVIOS for FREE! The 3 year subscription costs £92, so if you […]

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Where to find Air China discount fares

We are increasingly asked about flights to China and specifically, Air China flights so we have researched the entire UK travel market for Air China Discount air fares and we’re surprised that nobody offers a discount below the Air China website direct price. We were looking at London – Beijing – London, Sunday out and […]

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British Airways Sale Ends Midnight Tuesday 28 January

The British Airways Sale fares must be booked and paid for before midnight. It is always difficult to second-guess what prices will be after the sale but for a general picture: Beijing,is currently £619 return in O class must be booked by Tuesday night. The next higher fare £659 in Q class is also a […]

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Avios reward booking fee reduced from £35 to £1

The current sale for Avios tickets reduces the fee from £35 to £1 but is ONLY available on the following BA routes: Amsterdam Barcelona Dublin Jersey Lisbon Madrid Nice Valid for travel between 31 January and 31 May. Only applies to economy seats Book by Wednesday 12:00 (noon) 15th January 2014 Avios is name the […]

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How does BA American Express Companion Voucher Work?

What is a British Airways Companion Voucher? Companion vouchers are earned by the traveller by meeting minimum spend targets on Amex credit cards The companion voucher is accessible online as an e-voucher via the travellers BA executive club account. So you’ll need the exec number and password. When you log-in you’ll see the companion voucher […]

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Is it worth spending On Business Points on Marriott hotel bookings?

The British Airways On Business reward scheme is a generous programme of rewards for bookings made by small to medium sized companies. Points are earned for British Airways flights and can be spent on flights, upgrades and … Marriott hotels Marriott hotel rewards have been available for on business points in the form of prepaid […]

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New British Airways fare reduction by using Avios

Up until today, you could only redeem Avios by buying an Avios Ticket. You had to search for a flight with Avios availability. And if you were lucky enough to find the date and time that you wanted, you could then choose to pay more – and use less Avios. If you could not find […]

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Hefty discounts if you book business class on British Airways

A sale has been announced from British Airways and it is so interesting, I’m tempted to take advantage of it myself! But you have less than 2 weeks to book and seats are likely to sell fast. You may not normally consider booking club world at £500 or £600 for a 2 hour European flight, […]

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Eurostar Sale September 2013

Eurostar is offering fares of £59 return in Standard Class and £159 return in Standard Premier to Paris, Lille, Calais, Brussels and any Belgium station! 20,000 seats are being made available to Paris and another 20,000 to Brussels The sale begins today and must be booked on or before Monday 16th September Travel is for […]

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Is this British Airways Sale Genuine?

The airline has announced a sale for bookings made up to Tuesday 24 September Reduced prices appear to be offered for practically all destinations, in economy and business class. Europe Fares are quoted one-way and are very interesting, for example: Alicante & Barcelona from £39 Helsinki from £86 (When choosing a return availability I found […]

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Bonus miles on Emirates Airline flights

Emirates Airline is offering bonus miles – but only on less popular flights. For example, from Heathrow to Dubai the bonus applies to the day flight departing 08:40 and arriving 18:45, or the 17:00 departure arriving Dubai at 02:50 The bonus is 1,000 miles per flight for economy class, 2,000 miles for business and 3,000 […]

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Free hotel stopover in Dubai flying with Emirates

Emirates now have 5 daily A380 aircraft flying to Dubai and an onward worldwide network. To fill these planes, they offer very competitive fares worldwide. However, when looking for seats, sometimes there may not be a suitable connection in Dubai. The minimum connection time in Dubai between Emirates flights is just 1 hour and 15 […]

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Stansted Express Discount April 2013

Again this month we have researched Discounted Stansted Express Train Fares. A standard fare, London Liverpool Street to Stansted is now £23.40 single and £32.80 return Tottenham Hale Station (good for the Victoria tube line) is slightly cheaper at £21.00 single and £30.50 return. If you use the referral link from easyJet here, you’ll be […]

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Heathrow Express Discount April 2013

Each month we search for discounts on the Heathrow Express Trains. There have been many different sources for discounts over the years but they come and go. So we check every one and update you here – saving you the effort. The normal fare direct from heathrowexpress.com is £20 single and £34 return. Make the […]

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Double Avios flying with BA to selected destinations

British Airways and American airlines are offering double reward Avios points for return bookings and travel before 30th April 2013 But the offer only applies to “premium classes” i.e. First and Business Class. And the double points only apply to the higher fare types, for example, with British Airways, in F, A, J, C, D […]

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British Airways to charge for check-in baggage?

Within a week of KLM announcing that customers are to be given “more choice”, by charging separately for check-in bags, British Airways launches “hand baggage only” fares. This is a different way of introducing a charge for baggage. It’s promoted as a saving, because hand baggage only fare is lower than their normal price by […]

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How to avoid KLM new baggage fees

How to avoid KLM new baggage fees The airline has just announced, as an enhancement, “providing more choice to passengers”, “the option to travel with just carry-on baggage or to check in baggage at a fee” This applies to KLM European flights from 22nd April 2013 Of course, passengers have always had the choice! It’s […]

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Emirates Business Rewards 10,000 miles bonus signup before 31 January

Last chance to earn a 10,000 mile bonus: Register on or before Thursday 31st January and book one Emirates round trip booking completing travel by 31st March 2013, in economy or business class. And other tickets for travel in February and March will accrue double miles For more information on the Emirates reward scheme, see […]

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Earn Miles for your Company bookings with Emirates Business Rewards

Here’s an overview of the corporate reward scheme from Emirate Airlines. Emirates has a rewards programme, “Business rewards” which accrues points for your company in addition to your traveller’s existing personal “Skywards” accounts. Previously, only “online-direct” bookings were eligible but Emirates has now made the programme available for bookings made via agents too. The standard earning […]

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Buy your Euros here before 31 March to earn a bonus 1,000 Avios

British Airways has teamed up with American Express foreign exchange service with this offer; Spend over £300 before 31 March 2012 and they’ll reward you with a bonus 1,000 Avios We’ve compared the rates offered and if you only spend approximately £300 they appear to be marginally better than the Post office and Travelex. If […]

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easyJet new route and fares to Moscow from under £120 return

easyJet begin their daily Gatwick to Moscow services on Monday March 18 with fares of less than £120 return. The airline is filling the gap left by BMI who used to fly the route and were taken over by British Airways, with prices of £47.49 outbound and £62.49 inbound, on sale from today. British Airways return […]

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Starwood Guest Discounts European 72hr Sale

Starwood group, comprising Sheraton, Westin and Le Meridien amongst others, has a sale of European city stays, at over 250 hotels, for up to 72 hours at www.beatthetimer.com/ The prices are approximately 30% off their normal rates and appear to be available to everyone, not just Starwood Preferred Guest members. For example, the Munich Westin […]

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BA and Virgin Atlantic Sale Extended to Tuesday 29 January

We now have until midnight on Tuesday to book and pay for sale fares with both British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. For more general information, see my previous post here or search for flights using the British Airways link above

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