Last month British Airways launched ‘Dream Tickets’. This is a new 2-4-1 promotion for First Class.
The opening offer was for Cape Town. It was hugely successful, judging by the number of readers who told me they had booked.
Three new routes are now bookable.
Take a look at the Dream Tickets home page here.
Here are the new destinations on offer:
New Delhi and Mumbai
£4,298 for two people to Mumbai in First Class
£4,998 for two people to Delhi in First Class
Book by 6th August, travel between 1st August 2018 and 15 July 2019. November travel to Delhi is excluded.
£5,499 for two people in First Class
Book by 6th August, travel between October 2018 and January 2019, excluding 15 December 2018 to 2 January 2019
But don’t book this
Instead, go here to the BA Holidays premium holidays site. Book your First Class flights and throw in a car rental or cheap hotel instead. You should see a substantial fall in what you pay. Far cheaper than just booking the flight on its own ….
When the Cape Town offer was running, the price dropped by £200 per person and you got the car as well.
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 ba.com 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.
How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (October 2021)
As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Avios points from UK credit cards. Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!
There are two official British Airways American Express cards. Both have increased sign-up bonuses until 2nd November 2021:
You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points, such as:
The 30,000 points bonus on Amex Gold runs to 9th November 2021. The 60,000 points bonus on The Platinum Card runs to 2nd November 2021.
Run your own business?
We recommend Capital On Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card:
You should also consider the British Airways Accelerating Business credit card. This is open to sole traders as well as limited companies. This card has a limited time offer of 60,000 Avios when you sign up:
Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.
(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.)