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New British Airways sale just launched in World Traveller and World Traveller Plus

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British Airways rolled out its Bank Holiday Sale yesterday, which is actually available for booking until May 19th.

Depending on where you want to go, you can book for travel up to February 2016.

The special home page for the sale is here.

The sale ONLY covers World Traveller (economy) and World Traveller Plus (premium economy).  There are no Club World or First Class discounts at present – although you may be able to ‘upgrade using Avios’ and book your World Traveller Plus ticket directly into Club World.

(Of course, the rates for upgrading from World Traveller Plus to Club World were increased substantially on April 28th.  You also need Avios reward availability to be showing in Club World for an upgrade to be possible.)

British Airways January sale

Here are the summary terms:

Book before 19 May 2016

Travel dates (some exceptions apply):

World Traveller and World Traveller Plus to North America: to 29 February 2016

World Traveller and World Traveller Plus elsewhere: to 11 December 2015

Black-out dates apply.

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 can be flexible with dates, there are some decent fares available.  The cheapest available seems to be (these are all World Traveller):

New York £383

San Francisco £517

Miami £462

Dubai £365

Delhi £463

Bangkok £486

Tokyo £489

Rio de Janeiro £462

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

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Comments (34)

  • Idrive says:

    Good luck with FB I lost all my miles due to a stupid rule I did not know at the time (flight operated by a sub company not main partner but marketed by the partner). I kindly wrote them but there was no solution but accepting the loss.

    • Don says:

      They have offered me the miles back if I stay a flight with them before September. Any ST flight actually. I am going to barter on this…may book a cancellable ££££ fare to show my loyalty…! I don’t believe any train segments count unlike with M&M?