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British Airways Winter Sale ends tomorrow, reminder of the more interesting deals

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This is your final reminder that the British Airways Winter Sale ends at midnight tomorrow, Tuesday.

The ‘travel by’ date varies based on a complicated matrix of travel class, departure airport and destination.  In general, your last date to travel will be between September 2015 to January 2016.  Click on the ‘Terms and Conditions’ link at the bottom of the sale website page and you can see all the details.

The special home page for the sale is here.

British Airways January sale

The sale includes Iberia long-haul flights via Madrid which opens up Chile, Bogota, Lima etc. The new BA route to Kuala Lumpur which launches at the end of March is also included.

The easiest way to check out the best prices to a specific destination is with the British Airways Low Fare Finder tool on This will show you the cheapest price on any route, in any class, on month by month basis.

If you are looking to earn some cheap(ish) tier points with a weekend away, Club Europe routes under £220 return include Alicante, Amsterdam, Angers, Barcelona, Bilbao, Bordeaux, Dublin, Genoa, Malaga, Nice, Pisa, Quimper, Rome, Seville, Turin, Venice, Verona and Zurich.  These all earn 80 tier points.

There are also some truly exceptional fares available in Club World if you are willing to start your journey in Dublin or elsewhere in Europe.  This includes Hawaii for £1,100.  I wrote about these here.

The best thing to do if you are interested is to pop over to and have a look around before midnight on Tuesday.

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Comments (8)

  • ee says:

    I’ve been meaning to thank you for highlighting the Hawaii deal back in December. We booked DUB-LCY-JFK-LAX-HNL-LAX-JFK-LHR-DUB £1102 each including card fee. This is our first time in business and are looking forward to trying the baby bus on BA1, the AA A321 transcontinental and the AA B77W in the mini cabin back to Heathrow!

    The deal will score us Silver and also over 30k avios, so bringing the effective cost down to about £800 each. Brilliant!

  • Ronster says:

    Hi Raffles

    Excellent reminder. There is still plenty of availability with this deal.

    Can you add stopovers without effecting the price per ticket?

    I was thinking of maybe staying a few nights in LA on the way back?

    Would you know how many Avios it would take to upgrade from business to first on the LHR to LAX leg and from business to first LAX to HNL?

    Does anyone know if the business to First offered by AA is any better?

    Can’t really find much information on this flight. I know that the Airbuses serving NYC to LAX are all flat beds

    Does the AA service going to Hawaii also have them?( full flat seating)


    • Rob says:

      No stopovers if you book via BA.

      LHR to LAX would be 25k each way to upgrade if space is there and you are on a BA plane. The rules on upgrading AA flights on Avios are very complex – I did an article on it you should be able to find.

      No idea what planes AA uses on Hawaii – they are bringing in a lot of new aircraft with fully flat seating but I doubt Hawaii is a priority.

    • Anon says:

      You can’t upgrade AA flights if you’re booked in a discount business (I) fare.
      All AA flights to Hawaii are two class anyway (First and Economy). Apart from a few flights from DFW they are all the old 757 aircraft with old first seats with limited recline. Definitely not lie flat.

  • danksy says:

    I’m sure after a few glasses of L&P i wont care if the seat folds flat or not 😀