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British Airways economy and holiday flash sale launched

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British Airways has launched a very limited ‘flash sale’ for travel in World Traveller (economy).

Full details can be found at ba.com here.

The headline prices released by BA look acceptable but not groundbreaking:

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Travel dates vary by destination – see the small print on the sale page – but generally run through to October or December.  The easiest way to check the best prices for a particular route is with the Low Fare Finder tool at ba.com.  Holiday and ‘flight and car’ packages are also reduced.

You must book by midnight on Tuesday to secure these prices.


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How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (January 2021)

As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Avios from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!

There are two official British Airways American Express cards:

British Airways American Express card

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up, no annual fee and a companion voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

BA Premium Plus American Express card BAPP

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 Avios and the UK’s most valuable credit card perk – the 2-4-1 companion voucher Read our full review

You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points, such as:

Nectar American Express

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & two airport lounge passes Read our full review

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.

If you have a small business, we especially recommend Capital On Cap’s Visa card which comes with a generous bonus worth 10,500 Avios:

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

The most generous Avios Visa or Mastercard for a limited company Read our full review

(Want to earn more Avios?  Click here to visit our home page for our latest articles on earning and spending your Avios points and click here to see how to earn more Avios this month from offers and promotions.)

Comments (6)

  • Andrew (@andrewseftel) says:

    KUL at £399 looks fairly exceptional

  • Raffles says:

    I agree, loads probably light as it is a new route. Little point paying the extra for Singapore on that basis.

    • Tom says:

      Can route via HKG/SIN to KUL so something like
      LHR-HKG (stopover) HKG-KUL-LHR
      can price up at the LHR-KUL rates.

  • Londonbus says:

    For WTP, KUL is actually £100 cheaper at £908 than BKK which is pricing in at just over a £1k.

    Exceptional value in my view. Factor in an Air Asia cheapie and the same price – only more Avios and TPs…

  • RIccati says:

    I want to note how empty and spacious KUL Malaysian/Oneworld lounge(s) are, compared to BKK’s Thai lounges. Both kind are worn off but I might appreciate KUL and personal noodles prepared for you better.

    Plus it’s expensive to get out of BKK to popular non-Thailand destinations.

    • Londonbus says:

      MH has a severe reptuation problem which means that it prices aggressively. You also have the Air Asia (X) network – and now Air Asia has moved out to KLIA 2, inter-terminal transfers are much easier.