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LAST DAY: British Airways World Traveller and World Traveller Plus sale ends today

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If you were planning to book a British Airways World Traveller or World Traveller Plus ticket in the next few days, don’t forget that today is the last day of the current BA sale.

Depending on where you want to go, you can book for travel up to June 2016. In general, these fares are for travel after 1st September 2015.

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 21 June 2016 (ie today!)

Travel dates vary considerable but are generally between September 2015 and March / May / June 2016 depending on destination

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 ba.com. 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 £381

Miami £461

Dubai £369

Mumbai £493

Bangkok £559

Tokyo £567

Note that many US West Coast fares have not moved much, eg San Francisco is £678 which is £150 more than the previous sale.

World Traveller Plus routes start at £650 (Dubai, decent price for a day flight where WTP is fine), £787 to Delhi, £884 (Antigua) and a tempting £874 to Orlando or Tampa.

The best thing to do if you are interested is to pop over to ba.com and have a look around.  But don’t delay!


how to earn avios from credit cards

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 (5)

  • matt says:

    The WTP sale is even cheaper from Luxembourg!

  • Nick says:

    I might be wrong but you say there’s CW or F discounts at present but make of it what you will…

  • Tony says:

    So I booked flights last night to take advantage of the “sale” before it closed. LHR-BOS, MIA-LHR in November. Booked and paid for 3 seats.

    Searching for exactly the same flights today, only to find they are £25 cheaper each!

    Colour me confused.