Up to 7,000 bonus Avios by booking BA flights before 28 November

To the following destinations, British Airways is offering an additional bonus of 7,000 Avios in First Class, 5,000 Avios in Club World Business Class (J,C&C Class) 2,500 for World Traveller Plus (Premium, W&E Class), 1,000 World Traveller (Y&B) , Club Europe (JCD) 500 for domestic Y&B If booking business class then this is a good […]

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Free upgrades on British Airways – book by 12 December

British Airways is still offering a free upgrade in one direction from Business Class to First Class. But the upgrade is now only available when booking the higher fare types, namely J and C class “published fare”. Previously, lower R class fares were included. For example, the J class return fare to Los Angeles is £9,936 […]

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British Airways New Route London to Split, Croatia

Split is fast gaining popularity. During summer 2015 it will be served by easyJet, Norwegian and Croatia Airlines from Gatwick. WIZZ from Luton and now British Airways from Heathrow Terminal 5! Outward flights begin: Sunday                3rd May Heathrow to Split departing 13:15 arriving 16:50 Wednesday         6th May Heathrow to Split departing 07:30 arriving 11:05 […]

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When do airlines announce sales?

The title of this post could also be, “When is it best to book flights?” If you are intending to book travel in say 10 months’ time, it is very difficult to judge when is the cheapest time to book your flight? This article applies to long-haul flight-only travel and not to short-haul or “low-cost” […]

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How to extend the British Airways Sale Deadline

I recently posted an article about the new function on the BA website where you can hold a seat for £5 short-haul and £10 long-haul. I waited until today to check if this facility can be used in effect to extend the payment deadline during a sale period. Normally, when an end-of-sale deadline is given, […]

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British Airways Upgrade Offer 2014

British Airways is offering a free upgrade from Business Class to First Class. It’s not what we’d normally think of in terms of an “upgrade”. For that, you’d normally buy a cheaper ticket and afterwards be rewarded with the upgrade. The current offer is in reality a lower price for first class at the point […]

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Should you use Avios to discount your British Airways flight?

You can now use Avios to reduce the cost of a flight booking but is this a good value? Discount £10 Costs 1,500 Avios Discount £20 Costs 3,000 Avios Discount £30 Costs 4,500 Avios BA has recently increased the offer so that On longer European routes, if you are booking two or more travellers, you […]

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How to find the Avis Car Hire Sale prices

Avis is offering 20% off their normal rates for cars rented up to Friday 12th December 2014 Bookings can be made up to and including Monday 29th September The Avis website looks slick but can be difficult to use. If you click-through from a cashback site or if you just search from their main page […]

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Air Canada 10% Off Flights Sale

You need to use a discount code to obtain this discount. For bookings made before 30 September and for travel 1st October through 15 December, the airline is giving 10% discount for online bookings only, booked via Air Canada (here is the link to Air Canada uk site), and using this code 10LHR  

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Earn reward points for your stay at Hyatt and the Andaz London Liverpool Street

The Hyatt Gold Points rewards scheme gives you 5 points per dollar spend at the restaurant or for overnight accommodation. The website says that only published rates will accrue points. So, bookings made via Expedia or other 3rd party sites are excluded. But what if you are a business traveller paying a reduced – negotiated […]

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BA Upgrade from Business to First Class at no extra cost

British Airways offers this promotion to most long-haul destinations (except to the Caribbean). I use London to Dubai as an example of how the upgrade works; The lowest business class return fare to Dubai is £2,310 but that fare is non-refundable and non-changeable – even for a fee. A minimum stay of 3 nights is required […]

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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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