I wrote about this deal back in July but, as it is still running for another six weeks, I thought it was worth a reminder.
Until 1st November, two children under 12 will fly entirely free when accompanied by an adult.
Applicable routes to or from London Heathrow are:
There are genuinely no catches attached to this offer.
You pay the standard lowest adult fare for your flight as shown on ba.com
The kids (under 12) are entirely free – you don’t even pay taxes
You can book a one-way or return flight
There are no minimum stay requirements, no ‘Saturday night’ rule and no minimum booking period
There are no blackout dates as far as I can tell
You can find full details at ba.com here.
The offer only works for point-to-point trips to or from Heathrow – you won’t find a trip such as Leeds – Heathrow – Berlin gets any cheaper if booked as one ticket.
Remember that children under 16 travel free on Heathrow Express now. Given that adult tickets can cost less than £6 one-way when booked in advance, this does give the potential for a cheap family break in London.
The ba.com offer also includes a special deal on Novotel hotels but I imagine most Head for Points readers will have some hotel points to spend or a chain-specific promotional target they want to hit.
Note that the terms and conditions specifically state that you will be in trouble if you book two child tickets along with a ticket for yourself – in order to reserve a full row of seats for yourself – and then you turn up at the airport without any kids …..!
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