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British Airways Holidays is now offering additional sale savings of up to a further £100 off. However, these discounts are only available between now and 12th January.

The offer works like this.

Book a flight + hotel, or flight + car holiday in the BA Sale and you can make the following additional savings:

BA Holidays extra discounts
  • £100 extra discount with a minimum spend of £2,500 per booking
  • £50 extra discount with a minimum spend of £1,250 per booking
  • £25 extra discount with a min spend of £650 per booking (Flight + Car only)

Here’s a handful of attractive British Airways Holidays offers to whet your appetite:

Las Vegas

If you fancy blowing off some steam and forgetting all about 2020, pandemics and lockdown, there’s no better place than Sin City. A package of Club World flights and four nights in 5* The Venetian Resort is available for as little as £1,619 per person.

St Lucia

For a more relaxing break, beautiful St Lucia fits the bill. Stay at the 4* Starfish St Lucia Resort for seven nights, all-inclusive, with Club World flights in September for £1,609 per person.

The Maldives

For blissful luxury, white sand and turquoise seas you’ll struggle to find better than the Maldives. Flying in Club World, along with speedboat transfers, the BA Holidays Sale is offering a stay at the Bandos Island Resort and Spa with breakfast included for £3,879 per person.


Dubai’s popularity doesn’t look likely to diminish any time soon, especially when BA Holidays are offering 5 nights at the luxurious 5* Fairmont The Palm, along with Club World flights for £1,779 per person. This is a particularly attractive offer as it includes a complimentary upgrade to half-board, and children stay free when sharing a room with two adults.


We were particularly impressed by the cost of a trip to Orlando in Club World. Seven nights at the 5* Rosen Shingle Creek from £1,599 per person, travelling on selected dates between 1st September – 30th September 2021 inclusive is a very attractive price.


Alternatively, if you are keen on something a bit closer to home, seven nights at the 5* Ritz-Carlton Abama in Tenerife travelling on selected dates between 17th – 24th April 2021 inclusive is available from £839 per person. This includes business class (Club Europe) return flights from London.

BA Holidays extra discounts

Earning Avios with BA Holidays

As a reminder, booking a BA Holiday is a great way of earning Avios as you can effectively ‘triple-dip’ your earnings.

Firstly, as an Executive Club Member you can collect 1 bonus Avios for every £1 you spend on flights + hotel and flights + car packages. You also earn from hotels, cars and sightseeing when booked separately through BA Holidays or added to an existing flight booking.

Secondly, if you use a British Airways American Express Premium Plus credit card to pay for your BA Holidays package, you will earn double Avios (3 per £1) from American Express.

And finally, you will also earn Avios from your flights as usual.

Booking a British Airways Holiday

All British Airways Holidays include the following benefits:

  • 23kg checked luggage per person
  • ATOL protection
  • 24-hour customer support
  • Pay monthly scheme
  • Flexible Payment Terms
  • 97% of BAH customers would book with us again

BA Holidays Customer Promise

If you are concerned about potential coronavirus cancellations or delays, here is the BA Holidays Customer Promise:

Changing your booking:

You can change the dates and destination of your booking without incurring a change fee. You will need to pay any difference in price.

This applies to new bookings made for journeys that are completed by 31st August 2021. You will need to give BA Holidays three weeks’ notice for your changes to be processed.

Accommodation and flight standards:

Accommodation partners have been asked to sign up to BA’s new Covid-19 minimum standards, created in line with World Health Organization guidance.

In the event that BA Holidays cannot fulfil your holiday package, you will receive a full refund within 14 days.

All BA Holidays are ATOL protected, for complete peace of mind.

You can search for the full range of BA Holidays in the sale here. Full terms and conditions of the offer can also be found here.

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (April 2024)

As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Avios points from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!

In February 2022, Barclaycard launched two exciting new Barclaycard Avios Mastercard cards with a bonus of up to 25,000 Avios. You can apply here.

You qualify for the bonus on these cards even if you have a British Airways American Express card:

Barclaycard Avios Plus card

Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard

Get 25,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher at £10,000 Read our full review

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

5,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher at £20,000 Read our full review

There are two official British Airways American Express cards with attractive sign-up bonuses:

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 Avios and the famous annual 2-4-1 voucher Read our full review

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up and an Economy 2-4-1 voucher for spending £15,000 Read our full review

You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points. These points convert at 1:1 into Avios.

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

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

The Platinum Card from American Express

40,000 bonus points and a huge range of valuable 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 10,500 Avios.

Capital on Tap Business Rewards Visa

Huge 30,000 points bonus until 12th May 2024 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 30,000 Avios sign-up bonus.

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

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

There are also generous bonuses on the two American Express Business cards, with the points converting at 1:1 into Avios. These cards are open to sole traders as well as limited companies.

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and an annual £200 Amex Travel credit Read our full review

American Express Business Gold

20,000 points sign-up bonus and FREE for a year 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.

Comments (14)

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  • BuildBackBetter says:

    Haven’t used BA holidays before. Are these fully refundable if cancelled by buyer? Or do they give is a voucher?

    • Timbo Slice says:

      Voucher if buyer cancels, cash refund if BA cancels. Be aware that the ‘book with confidence’ guarantee (which allows you to cancel for a voucher) expires 31 August 2021. Hopefully that will be extended but I usually do a couple of autumn long haul trips which I’m holding off booking just yet…

    • tony says:

      If you cancel, they will give you a voucher. But the big benefit is you only pay a small deposit with the balance payable a few weeks out.

      They have other concessions in place now too, incase you can’t travel because of government rules (at either end).

      Be aware that if you book certain discount hotels I believe you might be on the hook for some cost here.

      Also if BA cancel your flight, you can get the cash refunded.

      • Bagoly says:

        Does that mean that (if you cancel before further payment due) they give you a voucher for the deposit amount, or do you get a choice between:
        a) paying up but you get voucher for full amount, or
        b) forfeiting the deposit?

        • ChrisC says:

          Deposit amount.

          Why would you willingly forfeit the deposit – giving BA free money. Or pay the balance only to get a voucher and give BA an interest free loan.

  • Anna says:

    I booked my BA holiday on Tuesday! However, knowing BA they will have now increased their prices to factor in the £100 off.

    • Shay says:

      and likely will drop once the promo ends 🙂

    • Doommonger says:

      I’m assuming its booked for some time in 2022 otherwise you will be disappointed. by the way was that you with the caravan on Rip off Britain this morning?

    • ChrisC says:

      I was cynical as well Anna but I priced up a trip earlier this week and when I repriced it today it was £50 cheaper as per this offer.

      Probbaly a mistake and it’ll be ‘corrected’ overnight! 😉

  • ChrisC says:

    Any news on them extending the BWC time frame to beyond 31st August?

    What about this situation –

    Also I Booked holiday last September for May this year. Flight cancelled so can rebook for free up to 20th September. If I book for say 10-17thSeptember does my existing BWC guarantee extend to the new booking?

  • Shay says:

    I never get offers posted with flights in Club World then 4* accommodation. Surely nobody does that? Rather fly World Traveller for X hours and have 7 nights 5*.

    • Jonathan says:

      Depends where you’re heading. If it’s a beach holiday then a better hotel makes a big difference, if it’s New York or driving round California then I just want somewhere clean to spend 8 hours a night. If anything I’d rather a 4* than 5* in these scenarios as you get scalped less for breakfast & “resort fees”!

    • Andrew says:

      One doesn’t fly economy.

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