News in brief:
British Airways to cut Club World baggage allowance
British Airways is to reduce the luggage allowance for Club World passengers. All tickets issued after 10th May will only allow you to check in two suitcases, each weighing up to 32kg.
The current limit is three pieces of luggage.
Any tickets issued before 10th May, irrespective of the travel date, will operate under the old rules.
Gold Executive Club Members will still be entitled to an additional free bag. A third piece of luggage will now cost £120 if pre-booked online or £140 when purchased at the airport.
Hilton flash sales for the USA and Asia
If you are heading eastwards this Spring, Hilton is running a flash sale for the US, Caribbean, Canada, and Latin America.
Bookings must be made by 4am on Thursday (ie midnight Wednesday Central Standard Time). Pricing details can be found here at hilton.com.
The maximum discount is 25% which is not huge but certainly better than nothing! If you have existing Hilton reservations in North America for the next two months you may want to recheck them. You will need to sign up for Hilton HHonors (free) if you are not already a member.
There is also an Asia-Pacific flash sale which I will cover tomorrow as it runs for a few days. The discount here runs to 40% – full details are here if you want to take a look now.
More Luxury Travel Diary auctions closing
The Luxury Travel Diary site dropped me a line about another wave of its luxury auctions closing this week. These are often worth a look as there are often deals to be had.
As usual, it is worth having a look to see if anything takes your fancy.