Very aggressive BA Club World Christmas sale – £1,000 return to various destinations

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This is one of the rare middle-of-the-day posts that I run when something crops up which I don’t necessarily expect to be around for long.

Something odd is happening with British Airways Club World pricing to various destinations over Christmas.  It is not clear if this is a fare mistake or if BA is just very keen to sell space on what will be fairly empty flights (in the pointy end, anyway).

British Airways

The following destinations are currently bookable on from £1,000 return in Club World:

Bombay (£1,400, an outlier)

Delhi (£1,400)

Calgary (£1,006)

Mexico City (£1,008)

Montreal (£1,006)

Rio (£1,008)

Sao Paulo (£1,008)

Toronto (£1,006)

Vancouver (£1,006)

Remember that you would a slug of Avios points back as well – plus tier points – making the effective cost well under £1,000.

The fare rules are:

Outbound travel 22nd December to 1st January

Must return by 12th January

It is possible that other destinations are available as well although the good people of Flyertalk haven’t tracked any others down.  Availability varies from good (Sao Paulo) to pretty poor, depending on route.

I would assume that these fares could also be upgraded to First Class, Avios availability permitting, but don’t quote me on that!

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  1. Just booked a Vancouver – appreciate the midday alert ! Travel between Christmas and NY can also lead to 5 star properties offering low rates. I booked a BA Holiday which includes the sale price airfare in Club + low 5-star hotel rate with discount and 2500+ bonus avios.

  2. Agree with all the positives above, thanks to raffles advice we are currently on club/first return to Hong Kong on the the new A380, can honestly say its was his advice which helped us reach various targets, so thanks again Raffles!

  3. I found Raffles first on Paid to Shop and he has always been brilliant for advise.
    As a family we now have upgraded holiday experiences with relatively modest cash expenditure. Our only problem now is the speed at which we can burn Avios!
    Just recently 200,000 for 4 of us business class to Boston, 250,000 for economy out premium economy home for October half term in Barbados (got 3 free upgrades to Club coming back 🙂 ). Recently booked Club to Sri Lanka for next summer (using 241’s) and premium economy out club home for Barbados next October.
    I collect the points/miles my husband provides the cash! He does moan when I’m running around after a glitch but loves it at holiday time.

  4. Ironbark says:

    Another ‘Thank you’ to Raffles, we’re now off to Banff for the New Year, and my 40th birthday, and have paid £1000 less to travel in Club than the same package with Virgin Holidays in economy! We’d struggle to find a week somewhere in France for the price, so are very grateful for your posts 🙂

  5. They are now promoting this on the website (no mention of the Indian routes for this 2014 promo though).

    • Offer ends midnight 5 December 2013

      2 seats for £2014 in Club World (business)

      Experience Canada or South America in business class for only £2014 for 2 people.

      Book your tickets for outbound travel between 22 December 2013 and 01 January 2014. Travel must be completed by 12 January 2014.
      Offer is also applicable to single seats sold at £1007 per person

  6. Londonbus says:

    Very locked down sale. Cross-checked this against LON – BKK; and that clocks in at c. £4k in Club. LON – GRU/GIG for a grand is a truly fab.

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