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BA Holidays launches a sale to Dubai, France and Germany

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With Dubai now added to the Amber travel list, allowing fully vaccinated travellers to visit without quarantine on their return, British Airways Holidays has added Dubai to its current beach sale.

There are also extra discounts available on holidays to Dubai, Germany and France. The savings are:

  • Save £200 on holiday package bookings with a total cost of £5,000
  • Save £100 on holiday package bookings with a total cost of £2,500
  • Save £50 on holiday package bookings with a total cost of £1,000
BA Holidays launches a sale to Dubai, France and Germany

You need to book by 18th August and complete your travel by 31st October. This would include half term for children in England if you are considering a beach break.

You can find full details on the BA Holidays website here.

This HfP article outlines the benefits of using BA Holidays versus booking a cash flight and hotel separately. These include:

  • only pay a deposit, which can be as low as £60, now with the balance not due until nearer the date of travel
  • 1 bonus Avios for every £1 spent at BA Holidays on top of the usual Avios earned from your flights
  • double tier points on your flight if your holiday is completed by 30th September – small print here
  • lounge access and Fast Track at Heathrow if you spend over £1,500 per person on an Economy flights package (travel by 30th September) – small print here
  • First Wing and Galleries First access at Heathrow if you spend over £2,500 per person on a Club World holiday (travel by 30th September) – small print here

The official booking site is here.


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 30,000 Avios sign-up bonus:

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express card

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

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.)

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