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British Airways launches Caribbean flight discounts – Club World business class from £1,399

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British Airways has added some additional Caribbean discounts to the current sale, for Autumn travel.

All are priced at £1,399 return.  The destinations included are:

  • Antigua
  • Bridgetown / Barbados
  • Grenada
  • Kingston

  • Port of Spain
  • Providenciales
  • St Kitts
  • St Lucia
  • Tobago

You need to travel out between 18th August and 2nd October, returning by 9th October.

Clearly this is hurricane season in some parts of the Caribbean, but the risk varies sharply by island so do your research.   Barbados, for example, has not been hit by a hurricane since 1955.

You should also price up any booking via BA Holidays as well as looking at ‘flight only’, since this could lead to additional savings.  You could try a ‘flight and car’ booking if you were determined to book your accomodation separately.

Booking via BA Holidays brings other benefits too – you can just pay a deposit now (the balance is due seven weeks before departure) and you earn 1 extra Avios per £1 spent.  Your flights also earn Avios and tier points as usual.  The only downside is that your flights will not earn points in the BA On Business small business loyalty scheme.


How to earn Avios points from UK credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (January 2022)

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 with attractive sign-up bonuses.

There are special sign-up bonuses on both of the BA American Express cards until 28th February 2022. The bonus on the free card is doubled to 10,000 Avios and the bonus on the Premium Plus card is increased from 25,000 Avios to a huge 40,000 Avios.

British Airways BA Amex American Express card

British Airways American Express

10,000 Avios for signing up (SPECIAL OFFER) and an Economy 2-4-1 voucher for spending ….. Read our full review

British Airways BA Premium Plus American Express Amex credit card

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

40,000 Avios (SPECIAL OFFER) and the UK’s most valuable card perk – the 2-4-1 voucher Read our full review

You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points, such as:

Nectar American Express

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & two airport lounge passes Read our full review

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

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, along with a sign-up bonus worth 30,000 Avios.

30,000 Avios is a special offer which runs to 4th February 2022.

Capital on Tap Visa card

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

30,000 points bonus – the most generous Avios Visa for a limited company Read our full review

You should also consider the British Airways Accelerating Business credit card. This is open to sole traders as well as limited companies and has a 45,000 Avios sign-up bonus.

45,000 Avios is a special offer which runs to 28th February 2022.

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express card

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

45,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios Read our full review

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.)

Comments (146)

  • Anon says:

    Best T3 OneWorld lounge? (business class, sapphire status)

    • Shoestring says:

      there’s no best, Cathay Pacific is OK for noodles, Champagne, comfy chair & footstool looking out to runway – Qantas great for airy spaciousness, Aussie fizz, fresh salad/ veggie stuff & carved roast lamb at 5pm, gin bar – AA good for JDs on ice & snacks, decent self pour bar – BA has an extensive wine collection, more Champagne on demand

      BA is too crowded sometimes/ try a couple of the others (or all 4) would be my advice

      • TGLoyalty says:

        Personal preference is now Qantas. But if you enjoy a few hours in the airport try the Cathay one too.

  • Freddy says:

    Virgin Atlantic credit card+ has the increased 25000 points again for new sign ups

  • cristian rivera says:

    quick question why is the a350 no showing for dubai from octuber onwards looking for end of next year but is not show . thank you

  • Crafty says:

    Just as I settle on a pseudo permanent strategy, the plates shift again…

    No confirmation on the fee?

    • LST says:

      It’s still £75.00.
      Annoying change as this was my go to card and worked well with Emirates Skywards too. In the 9+ years I have held the card we managed to earn at 1:1 Starwood and then 1:3 Bonvoy meaning we could collect a decent number of points and also received many outsized rewards such as regular suite upgrades. 1:2 is a big cut in the earning rare, but even so it still seems to be the best hotel earning card out there?
      Need to decide whether to keep it or change to another hotel loyalty earning card. Any ideas?
      LST

      • Freddy says:

        It is now an equivalent 1% card, may go to the IHG premium card and have the two year break from amex

    • TGLoyalty says:

      Yes the fee stays at £75

    • Freddy says:

      Same £75 fee…

    • Planeconcorde says:

      Fee remains at £75 per annum.

  • Simon says:

    I was very happy with the SPG card. Whilst I’m not particularly surprised at the devaluation I simply can’t justify keeping it now.

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