New BA Holidays Club World and Club Europe flash sale – fly to New York with hotel from £1,382!

British Airways Holidays has launched a special Club World and Club Europe flash sale. 

There are some decent prices here but you need to book by Monday 16th April.  The headline prices may seem a little higher than the last time they ran this offer, but they do seem to be including additional hotel nights – often four instead of three.

For long-haul, you can see the deals available with Club World flights here.

The ‘lead in’ flight and hotel offer based on Club World flights is:

New York – £1,382 in Winter including four nights in a 4* hotel (£1,476 in Summer)

Abu Dhabi – £1,299 including three nights in a 4* hotel (seven nights from £1,393)

Toronto – £1,532 including four nights in a 4* hotel

These prices are based on two people sharing.

Many other routes are available.  The BA Holidays Club World promo page is here.

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And short-haul deals too

Here is the BA Holidays home page for Club Europe flights.

Headline five-star hotel deals include:

Seville – Club Europe flights and three nights in a five-star hotel from £302

Alicante – Club Europe flights and two nights in a five-star hotel from £313

Algarve / Faro – Club Europe flights and four nights in a five-star hotel from £351

Lisbon – Club Europe flights and two nights in a five-star hotel from £423

Malta – Club Europe flights and three nights in a five-star hotel from £450

Again, all prices are per person based on two travelling.

Many other destinations are available, as are options featuring cheaper hotels.

Get special BA Holidays booking benefits

As usual with BA Holiday you don’t have to pay in full when booking. Apart from a small deposit, you only need to pay the balance five weeks before departure.

Remember that you also earn a bonus 1 Avios per £1 for booking with BA Holidays on top of the Avios you will earn from the flights and from your credit card.

One minor downside is that BA Holidays packages do not earn On Business points for the flights in BA’s small business loyalty scheme, but this will only impact a few HFP readers.  You WILL earn Avios and tier points on the flight as usual.

The BA Holidays home page is here if you want to find out more.

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Comments

  1. Andrew says:

    Some of the BA deals look interesting… minor point though: I think the BA Holidays Avios bonus is now only 1 Avios per £1.

  2. BA reduced the bonus avios to 1 per £1 spent last year. In the autumn I think.

  3. Andrew says:

    A crazy fare on at the moment is Luxembourg to LHR for €11!

  4. Pauline says:

    I have been looking to upgrade WTP to Club from Newark to London on 30th april -There has been no late availability at all for April / May recently – guess that’s not going to come up now!

  5. Damn, sounded interesting until the per person for two people bit – no doubt massive hike for single travellers. Recently got my parents to book a trip via BA Holidays was only one Avios per GBP bonus tho?

    • Also just rechecked their holiday – price jump from just over £1k for the two of them to £2,719 for the two when switching to Club Europe :O

  6. For New York holidays, if you’re getting high prices, one pro tip is try including a stay with at least one Saturday night. This brings the price down massively.

    e.g. for July 7th (Sat) to July 13th (Fri) I managed to get Club World & W New York for just over £2000. One person traveling. Bargain! Would have been around the same price for Economy flights and the same nights, but you get Club World.

    • Andrew says:

      Note that W New York is leaving/has left SPG and will be rebranded.

      • Good point, and I just checked the TA reviews and it is horrible. Had just assumed W chain would be similar standard throughout the world.

    • Chris A says:

      Economy redemptions do of course come into their own during the peak season: if, like me, you have found yourself needing to book a flight at the last minute to the States, for example, the rate vs cash price is very favourable.

  7. John M says:

    Beware the Abu Dhabi 3 night deal. The return flight to LHR departs 01.50, but that is still regarded as being one of the hotel nights! Its really 2 nights and a midnight (at best) check out!

    • Maybe you could use the custom trip tool and specify the dates needed for the hotel component and get the price down that way

  8. 2 weeks ago there were Club returns to Boston in October for less than £1400 (single traveller). I was waiting for the next sale to see if they got any cheaper. Now they are double that!

  9. You only get 1 Avios per £ spend bonus now

  10. Premier01 says:

    Any recent data points on staying in a Hilton property booked on a BA Holiday?

    – Would the stay/nightscount to Diamond
    – Are points earned
    – Diamond benefits applicable

    Wasn’t sure if it’s a no to all but think that may well be the case

    • This is slightly off-topic, but I found out recently that the GHA Discovery programme counts hotel stay nights, even if booked via a 3rd party agent.

      Might be useful for these holiday packages where most of the chains (IHG, Hilton, Marriott, etc) won’t give you credit for the stay.

    • TGLoyalty says:

      In general no only when booked direct or a traditional travel agent scheme or AMEX FHR where you pay at the hotel. However, the hotel is always free to treat you as well as they like.

      No harm telling them you are coming and your HH number and they will probably still look after you. If the saving is significant then points/stays are secondary?

    • No points earned on Hilton if booked on BA Holidays, I learnt that to my experience in Abu Dhabi

    • It’s a no to everything I’m afraid.

  11. Sorry for OT but no bits today.

    Booked holiday through Trailfinders. Used the offer on my amex plat for £100 back on £1k spend. Hubby also has same offer on his PRG card. The T&Cs state “Only one statement credit per holiday booking for the first 10,000 Cardmembers to save.Only one statement credit per holiday booking” .

    Was hoping to use his offer too to get £200 back. Anyone know if and how amex monitor the one credit pet holiday booking? Do Trailfinders tell them?

  12. It was a flash sale when it launched three days ago. Now just a sale…

  13. Albert says:

    solo traveller – LON – NYC in CW for 3 nights pricing up at £1595 – fairly basic hotel near Times Square – is that a reasonable price? Have never travelled J long haul so don’t have anything to go by. Would seek to maximise return via 2.1% cashback site and paying through BAPP (3 avios per £) – is there anything else that could bring down the effective cost?

  14. Backjackburger says:

    Been searching to NYC but options seen very London centric ie search not ioffering regionals as departure point and cheapest rates ex Gatwick (the option of LHR depart adds just under £1500 to the price!!). Think the ‘Sale’ option seems to be limited to certain routes/flight options

  15. Williamd says:

    Can’t find anything under £3k for Vegas in Sept/Oct. Searching for 2 and using cheapest option (LGW). “Sale”? I can get INV NYC or ORD for circa £1300 CW in most days which is cheaper and not tied to certain hotels.

  16. Can anyone advise which lounge BA Club Europe passengers use at Bristol? Is it the Aspire or Aspire plus? Thank you if anyone can advise!

  17. Faithy says:

    OT,
    To book economy one way for 10000 avios 10 months in advance, there only are 4 seats available. I need 6 seats. Do more come available closer to the time? I notice that in the near future there are 9+ seats available. Is it sensible to book the 4 and if more come available then to add them?

    • Where are you flying to? If more than 1 flight a day, can you book 4 on one flight and 2 on another? Or 3/3 etc…

  18. OT – tried calling now the BA US call centre to book with a flight with a 241 voucher. First time i am doing this, but would have thought flights for 5 April 2019 open today (15 April 2018). Lady over the telephone told me that they will only upload these tomorrow and that around 1am GMT (which is when their call centre closes). She suggested I call in the morning at 6am.

    Any thoughts as to whether her advice is accurate or alternatives for call centre to use if the US one is closed?

    Thank you in advance for the feedback!

    • Scallder says:

      It’ll be 1am BST – apologies for being pedantic but it’s always midnight GMT so for UK time changes from winter to summer. So they should come online in 30 mins. Try the Hong Kong call centre – they’ve been able to do it for me before…

      • Unless it has changed since I tried that, the Hong Kong call centre hours are different at weekends so that would not have worked today.

    • Genghis says:

      If avios rich could try the “book singles online and sort it in the morning” approach

    • Thank you all for the feedback. BST makes sense – reason for them going live only at 1am BST rather than GMT. Called again in the morning however the BA centre in UK and they told me same thing – tickets only go live tonight – so actually 17th in the morning. My math says that is not 355 days and not a leap year, but fingers’ crossed i will manage to book tonight.

      As an alternative, i can indeed look to book singles and sort it out in the morning, should be enough for the outbound leg.

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