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British Airways Club World and Club Europe sale launched, book to February 2015!

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BA has launched its latest business class sale covering a wide range of destinations in Club Europe, First and Club World.

What is impressive is the booking period, which effectively lets you lock in a sale price for trips over the next 12 months.   As well as booking for Easter, you can lock in Summer, October half term and Christmas as well!

You need to book by 11th March.  The official booking page for the sale is here.

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Here are the travel dates (remember that the last day to book is March 11th):

Europe – 15 March to 4 January 2015 (30 November 2014 for London City departures)

Caribbean, Las Vegas, Orlando, Tampa, Mauritius – to 15 February 2015

Everywhere else – 4 April to 4 January 2015

You must stay a Saturday night, except for European departures from Gatwick.

The deals are not as good those on offer last year, although that is hardly a surprise given the improving economic climate.  Last year BA had Dubai at a crazy £1,199 – so cheap that I cancelled my redemption flights for Easter and bought cash tickets instead.

Here are a few long-haul Club World prices I found:

Tampa £1,494

Delhi £1,169 (July / August)

Dubai £1,646

Abu Dhabi £1,450 (available in Nov / Dec which is a decent deal)

New York £1,925 (not great, frankly)

Bangkok £1,796

Las Vegas £1,990

European deals include:

Barcelona £229

Nice £293

Jersey £261

Berlin £269

Larnaca £422 (October)

Rome £318

Bordeaux £244

Istanbul £345

More examples are on the promotional website.  If you live outside London, it is worth pricing up departures from Dublin, Amsterdam etc – whilst ex-EU starting points are not officially in the sale, prices tend to move in tandem.

Note that the fares above are NOT available all the time, often they are only for specific months.  There are some good deals to be had, though.

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Comments (17)

  • Mark says:

    I’d say in the main that W->J AFUs are more attractive if there is redemption availability. That said, when you take into account the Avios cost and the tier points there may not be much in it on the some of the sale prices, with a lot more availability.

  • Som says:

    Hi Raffles
    Just an unrelated question to the above topic. If we book a BA redemption club world ticket, if I happen to cancel it will I get my miles & taxes back.

    Thanks