British Airways Europe flash sale – one way flights from £23!

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British Airways has launched a short flash sale on many of its European routes.  The headline prices are as low as you will ever see, with headline fares from £23 each way.

You don’t have long:

The Heathrow sale is now over – you had to book by midnight on Sunday for travel by 18th March

Gatwick is stilll on – Gatwick departures must be booked by midnight on Tuesday for travel by 18th March

BA Holidays packages must be booked by midnight on Tuesday

From Gatwick, states that:

Destinations included in the sale are Malaga, Alicante, Barcelona, Naples, Salzburg, Tenerife, Verona, Venice, Rome, Genoa, Bari, Pisa, Valencia, Glasgow, Bordeaux, Nice, Cagliari, Catania, Malta, Turin, Paphos, Dubrovnik, Faro, Funchal, Lanzarote, Palma, Mahon and Gibraltar.

British Airways European flash sale

The Low Fare Finder tool (click here) is your best friend, as usual.  This shows the lowest prices that BA is offering on every route over the next year.

Despite the cheapness of these fares you will still receive at least 125 Avios and 5 tier points each way.

I can see (and these are just the sub-£30 routes):

  • Alicante £25
  • Barcelona £23
  • Basel £29
  • Bilbao £29
  • Bordeaux £28
  • Inverness £28
  • Luxembourg £22
  • Malaga £25
  • Malta £28
  • Naples £24
  • Palma £27
  • Pisa £29
  • Salzburg £28
  • Tallinn £26
  • Valencia £28
  • Verona £23

EDIT: Any Heathrow-only routes above are no longer bookable

Before booking, check out BA Holidays here – click on ‘City Breaks’ – and see if that offers an even better deal when you add a hotel or car.

To maximise your miles when paying, your best bet is the British Airways American Express Premium Plus card which earns double Avios (3 per £1) when you book at or via BA Holidays.  You do not get double Avios if you book with the free British Airways American Express card.  Another option is American Express Preferred Rewards Gold which offers double points – 2 per £1 – when you book flight tickets directly with an airline.

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  1. Lindsay says:

    got LHR-LUX for £44 rtn for a weekend day trip in march. best thing is its out of T3 so CX F or QF lounge

  2. The streets says:

    Yes 18000

  3. There are some decent priced LCY flights as well, especially later in the year. NCE to LCY prime Sunday evening for £42 when booked as the return of an outward LHR-NCE fare (outward £33).

    • Lady London says:

      You can OJ these but the BA website won’t do it. Multi city forces ripoff. I got told on the phone BA can’t do it on phone either. Respectable OTA did no problem. Too bad British Airways you’ll have to pay the OTA for this. Too bad I don’t care.

    • I can see the LCY return legs pricing at £39-42 but can only see Gatters for the outbound price – maybe this was when LHR was in the sale …

      • Yes, was last night for LHR at £33. Works well for us as we like the F lounge before the 9pm departure, and returning back to LCY is great because we live in Essex so just a quick change from the DLR at Stratford gets us home. 2+2 and no BoB on the LCY flights are a bonus (plus I was able to nab the mid plane exit rows!)

  4. Braiden says:

    Booked my parents on BA J from Vienna to LHR T3. They are non EU. How do they get fast track passes? Crew or at check-in?

  5. Not bad! Thanks for the heads up. Just booked family of 4 one-way LGW to GIB for £134. Usually pay that per person on BA.

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