News in brief:
Qatar Airways and Etihad launch UK sales
Both Etihad and Qatar Airways have launched sales from the UK in both economy and business class.
Neither of these sales are exceptional but if you have been looking to lock something in for the short term then you might want to commit rather than gamble on better deals coming along.
Headline Etihad deals include, in Business Class:
- Abu Dhabi £1,846
- Mumbai £1,914
- Bangkok £1,919
- Manila £2,148
- Perth £2,770
The Qatar Airways deals include:
- Dubai £1,509
- Singapore £1,919
- Perth £2,499
- Hong Kong £1,919
- Bali £2,109
You can find more Qatar Airways UK offers on this page.
15% off Starwood hotels in New York
Flight searches for travel to the USA have taken a well publicised dip since the election and this is starting to filter through into hotel promotions.
Starwood has launched a new promotion offering discounts on its New York hotels. 1-night stays are reduced by up to 10% with 2+ night stays reduced by up to 15%.
Participating brands include Sheraton, Westin, W, Element, St Regis, Four Points, Aloft and Le Meridien amongst others.
You need to book by 30th June via this link for stays before 31st August.
Ibiza lounge joins Priority Pass
You may remember Anika’s review of the Cap des Falco lounge in Ibiza last month (photo above), in particular their desperate attempts not to let her in despite having a valid ticket.
The good news is that, as of 10th February, the lounge has joined Priority Pass (for American Express Platinum cardholders, or buy one outright) and Lounge Club (for American Express Gold cardholders). This is particularly good news for British Airways passengers as BA, unlike Iberia, does not have a deal with the lounge to allow premium passengers to get in.
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