Flash Hotels Sale – Book today Wednesday 24 June and Thursday 25 June

For 48 hours only, Hotels.com is offering discounts of up to 50% That’s for bookings made today and tomorrow and the offers are for a selection of hotels in most European Destinations including Paris, Rome, Barcelona, Madrid, Istanbul, Venice Florence, Vienna, Lisbon, Scandinavia. Thanks to this and their fabulous reward scheme, Hotels.com is fast becoming […]

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As one sale ends, another BA sale begins

The economy class sale ended just a couple of days ago but British Airways has today announced a first and business class sale Key Points Book by Tuesday 9th June (inclusive) – You have until 23:59 to complete the transaction online! Many destinations include travel up until May 2016 Long-haul flights from Heathrow and Gatwick require a […]

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British Airways Sale – Book before Tuesday 19 May.

The current sale from British Airways is targeted at leisure travellers. Most business-related travel is excluded by the fare rules. For example, with a few exceptions, reservations require a Saturday-night stay, a minim three night stay and advance booking of up to 1, 2 or even 3 weeks. And fares are not refundable once purchased […]

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Free car hire for up to 2 weeks with British Airways

Using economy flights to the US as an example, the return airfare for 2 adults and 3 children, flight only, was costing a total of approximately £4,700 Choosing a Flight + Car option and the price was practically identical, depending on the vehicle choice. The inclusive rate included a People Carrier such as a Dodge Grand Caravan. […]

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British Airways Free Upgrade to First Class

Pay for a business class return ticket and travel in First Class in one direction. This deal only applies to the higher business-class fares, not the cheapest Saturday-night-stay fares. Probably not the fares you’d normally choose to pay. But if they are the only available prices for your trip, you should take advantage of this! […]

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BA Christmas & New Year Sale, Business Class £1,007 each

Book by midnight Thursday 4th December to take advantage of this sale. It only applies to departures Saturday 21st December to Saturday 3rd January 2015 Full details from the BA Website here

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Eurostar Sale for travel 5 January – 12 February 2015

January is traditionally a quiet month for Eurostar for leisure traffic so the train operator is offering return fares from London to Paris and to Brussels for just £59 return! That’s just £29.50 each direction! We’ve checked and seen good availability except for evening departures. Especially Friday evenings For just £10 more you can travel […]

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Flash sale – 50% off all hotels in China with Hilton

Bookable only this week (by 15th November) but for stays up to 31st December 2015! Take advantage of this 50% discount by using this code to achieve the discount: PR11RO Example, Conrad Hong Kong   Or the Hilton Shanghai Key Points: Offer valid at all participating Hilton Worldwide portfolio of hotels across Mainland China, Hong Kong and […]

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BA Business Sale – Book by midnight Wednesday 12 November 2014

This sale is for Business and First Class travel but will not apply to people booking business travel, unless they can comply with the following general restrictions: The sale is for “selected travel dates” only. Most fares require that you stay a Saturday night, except flights city airport. And many fares require that you book […]

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An easy way to spend Avios to save up to £300 on British Airways flights

I often hear complaints regarding availability of flights using Avios. It can be impossible for the dates required, and you need to be quite flexible – and book far in advance or last-minute, and you may end up having to buy a ticket for cash For those with a large bank of unspent Avios, British […]

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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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