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£1,000 Club World BA flights to Hong Kong are back!

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They’re back!  It is not clear why British Airways is doing this – perhaps to match fares from the Middle East airlines.  I’m not sure what other explanation there can be for this astonishing fare to Hong Kong which is currently available from all British Airways departure points in Germany.

This is NOT a fare mistake.  It is a published fare with detailed fare rules.

For the next week, British Airways is selling return Club World tickets to Hong Kong from Germany for roughly £695 plus taxes and surcharges.

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There are NO advance purchase requirements – you can fly tomorrow if you want.  The only rule is that you stay away for a Saturday night.

You do NOT need to fly directly to Hong Kong.  You can also fly from Germany to London to Singapore, Shanghai, Bangkok, Chengdu, Beijing or Kuala Lumpur, and then connect to Hong Kong using another oneworld airline.

Free stopovers are allowed, although APD will be added if you stay more than 24 hours in the UK.

You can start from any German airport served by BA.

If you try to book this ticket on ba.com it will price at around €1,403 depending on routing.

Last time this offer ran, you could get it even cheaper by booking it via Expedia.  This is NOT the case this time – the cheapest fare is on ba.com.

Here is the interesting bit ….

Tickets must be booked by July 17th and you must start your trip before August 16th.  However, you only need to fly from Germany to London by August 16th – if you don’t mind paying the Air Passenger Duty (another £150 or so) then you can have a stopover in the UK of up to 11 months if you want!

Here is an example with a huge Summer-long stopover in London at €1,600:

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Have a play around at ba.com and see what you can find.  Note that availability over Christmas is very slim as the required fare class is rarely available.


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Comments (72)

  • Londonbus says:

    Playing with ITA Matrix and factoring stopovers in London (outwards leg – 3 months), Shanghai (outwards) and Bangkok (return) I’m geting this coming up at £1,200. outstanding!

    • Hey everyone,

      We are always happy to assist with these, done (well, many) already. You can send your ITA breakdowns or just requirements.

      We are a bit slower in responding to queries as had to handle hundreds of flight re bookings due to ash cloud situation (on top of regular weather issues in US) but tthe teamteam the are working around the click (literally) to catch up.

  • Robs says:

    What is the minimum time recommended for a stopover/transfer in Berlin? Would there be enough time to arrive at 10.05am on an award flight and then start my Teg-Lhr-Hkg flights at 12.20pm?
    Online it says minimum connection time 45 mins, just wondering if there was any personal experience!