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British Airways Holidays launches new Luxury Holiday Sale

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British Airways Holidays has launched a new Business Class holiday sale and there are some good savings across a range of destinations.

All packages include a Business Class flight and in some cases, the holiday costs little more than buying the flight on its own.

British Airways Holidays launches new Luxury Holiday Sale

You must book by 13th November.

These deals are, in general, for travel between December 2023 and March 2024. For full details visit the sale website and scroll down to the T&C’s at the bottom.

Get a great deal with British Airways Holidays

You can make substantial savings when you book a flight + hotel deal with British Airways Holidays. For example, in the Business Class Sale the Club World flight price to New York starts from £1,999pp return. However, if you book Club World flights and 4 nights in a hotel in New York via BA Holidays, packages start from £2,089 pp.

British Airways Holidays launches new Luxury Holiday Sale

All luxury holidays include British Airways Business Class flights, airport lounge access and 4-star or above hotel accommodation. You’ll also get all the benefits of Business Class travel including 2 checked bags at 32kg per person and fast track security,

Some headline Club World deals are:

Toronto: Four nights at the 4* Chelsea Hotel Toronto from £2,089pp, traveling on selected dates between 8th February – 8th March 2024 inclusive.

New York: Four nights at the 4* Kixby from £2,089pp, traveling on selected dates between 10th February – 29th February 2024 inclusive.

Barbados: Seven nights at the 4.5* The Crane from £2,249pp, traveling on selected dates between 1st September – 30th September 2024 inclusive.

Here are typical Club Europe deals:

Prague: Three nights at the 4.5* Grandior Hotel Prague from £329pp, traveling on selected dates between 1st January – 31st January 2024 inclusive.

Tenerife: Seven nights at the 4* Vincci Tenerife Golf from £799pp, traveling on selected dates between 1st December – 31st December 2023 inclusive.

Gran Canaria: Seven nights at the 4* Barcelo Margaritas from £899pp, traveling on selected dates between 1st January – 31st January 2024 inclusive.

Lanzarote: Seven nights all-inclusive at the 4* Hotel HL Club Playa Blanca from £899pp, traveling on selected dates between 1st January – 31st January 2024 inclusive.

Tenerife: Seven nights all-inclusive at the 4.5* LANDMAR Playa La Arena from £999pp, traveling on selected dates between 1st December – 31st December 2023 inclusive

You will receive DOUBLE British Airways Executive Club tier points too

Don’t forget that British Airways Holidays has extended its double tier points offer by another year, out to 31st December 2024. This remains one of the most attractive promotions currently running from any travel company.

British Airways Holidays launches new Luxury Holiday Sale

As a quick recap, if you book a ‘flight and hotel’ or ‘flight and car’ package for at least five nights, and travel by 31st December 2024 (was 31st December 2023), you will receive double BA tier points on your flights. Existing bookings count.

You could get very close to a Silver card from scratch in one trip. For example, booking London to New York in Club World, you would get (140 + 140) x 2 = 560 tier points.

There are two things to note about the double tier points offer:

  • you must book flights which carry a British Airways flight number – codeshare flights with, say, Qatar Airways are acceptable but only if your booking shows a BAXXXX flight number
  • whilst your booking must contain at least five nights of hotel or car rental, your overall stay can be longer

Full details of the ‘double tier points’ offer can be found on the British Airways Holidays website here.

Why book with British Airways Holidays?

There are a number of  benefits to booking a British Airways Holidays package rather than 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 British Airways Holidays on top of the usual Avios earned from your flights
  • double Avios (3 per £1) on your payment if you use the British Airways Premium Plus American Express card
British Airways Holidays launches new Luxury Holiday Sale


You can see full details of offers and fares in the Business Class Sale section of the BA Holiday website here.

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 or via BA Holidays. You do not get double Avios if you book with the free British Airways American Express card or a Barclaycard Avios Mastercard.

Another option is American Express Preferred Rewards Gold which offers double points – 2 per £1 – when you book flight tickets directly with an airline. This card currently has a special sign-up bonus of 25,000 Membership Rewards points, worth 25,000 Avios if converted.

The sale ends on 13th November.

Comments (49)

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  • Ash says:

    No double tier points if you book a BA flight using BA holidays starting from a non U.K. airport. HfP needs to be stating this fact!

    • Rob says:

      As we don’t really have any readers outside the UK, I think not. US is now included.

      • NorthernLass says:

        The rules have been tweaked quite a bit recently, e.g. must be a UK resident, only one departure from the UK counts for double TPs. Have a good read of the Ts and Cs and take a screenshot before you book in case they change again!

        • Rob says:

          No, you can depart the US too. You see different T&C if you access the page from the US.

          • Ash says:

            I think the double tier points topic deserves a separate article by HfP. It is not as straightforward as it appears. The comments above demonstrate this. As an example I booked a BA marketed flight with a BA flight number starting and returning Dublin. BA Holidays stated it would be eligible for double tier points. It was not…. So clarification would help as headline statements made by HfP about double tier points when booking thru BA Holidays are not accurate in all cases.

          • BA Flyer IHG Stayer says:

            But the T&Cs have been tweaked and they now state

            1. A “Qualifying Booking” is a British Airways Holidays booking that meets all of the following criteria:

            a) The booking must be for a British Airways Holidays Flights + Hotel or Flights + Car or Flights + Hotel + Car package.

            b) The booking must be made by a UK resident.

          • Rob says:

            BA has no idea where you live. Whether they mean your BAEC account must be UK domiciled is a different question of course.

          • Hilda M says:

            US page states must be booked by US resident 🙁

      • czechoslovakia says:

        Feeling unloved now…

      • WorldTraveller says:

        You have plenty of readers in mainland Europe and UAE, FYI. You might not see as much traffic from Middle East specifically because people tend to use VPNs in those countries for whatsapp and other apps and could be selecting UK and US as their countries.

    • Skywalker says:


      “BA Holidays stated it would be eligible for double tier points. It was not….”

      The BAH double TP offer has never been eligible for holidays starting outside of the UK

      Irrespective of what any HfP article headlines or states, it is BA’s Ts and Cs that will win out and should always be checked/saved at the time of booking.

      In any case, you might want to check @Rob’s article of 2021:

      Clearly states the catches of this offer, midway the article 😉

  • ianM says:

    Query on the double tier points, I’m silver through a similar BA Holiday last year until Aug 24, should I do the double points trip for another Silver run before August – or wait until after August, I am guessing the latter, so I’ll go down to Bronze briefly then another 2 years of Silver?

    • Rich says:

      The latter, after your membership year ends (no need to wait until card and therefore benefits expire) – but I guess the main thing for most people is going on holiday when you want, to where you want!!

  • Joshua Critchley says:

    High prices will keep the Tesco types away from premium cabins. Rather interesting I’d say!

    • Ali B says:

      Says the count of no account. One normally finds people who talk that way aren’t where they want to be in life and are feverishly Tring to keep up with the Jones’.

      Grow up!

  • Richard says:

    Would I be able to do a double tier points holiday with a club flight from Edi to LHR and a 5 day car hire? Would let me fly down and work at/visit relatives and earn the 160 TPs? In other words can I take a holiday within the UK? 🤔

    • ianM says:

      If BA Holidays do that trip then why not. Have you searched already?

    • Richie says:

      You aren’t leaving the UK so it’s a no.

      • PhatGit says:

        Did a MAN to LHR and a night at the Sofitel last year as a separate booking before a reward flight and both SWMBO and I got double tier points. Could be a BA IT screw up of course as also got single tier points for the return leg after we were moved to a later flight!

      • NorthernLass says:

        I don’t think you have to actually leave the UK, just depart from here, which you would be doing on a domestic flight.

    • Budva says:

      Uk holidays are included

  • Lesley says:

    I’m looking to book a business class holiday to Europe to get double tier points in order to retain silver status. I’m finding it incredibly frustrating trying to establish where BA fly to from Heathrow, coming from Edinburgh getting to Gatwick is a pain and would probably mean coming down the day before departure. Any pointers on how to search for H’row destinations only.

    • Stu_N says:

      I use Google Flights for initial search. You can set it to OneWorld only and Business and price up flight-only – you can set dates and leave destination blank or vice versa, and use the total journey time filter to exclude very long connections if you wish. It also flags change of airport very clearly.

      Connections at London City are also worth considering; while there is no lounge, the rest of the passenger experience is so much more pleasant.

  • Kevin says:

    Two points.

    1. I’ve done several random dummy bookings just now and it also seems there is little or no increase in price when you connect from other parts of the UK into LHR for the transatlantic part of the trip to the US. This really is “free” Tier Points. You could drive or fly to NI, Scotland or the North of England if you are keen on gaining the extra 80 tier points.

    2. I expect to see other airlines following BA with these types of deals directed towards those on high incomes. Bookings for long haul economy flights from UK/Ireland/Europe are down quite a bit. It’s £288 return to fly from Dublin to New York next week! You even have a choice of carriers – Delta, Air France or American.

  • Wollhouse says:

    for the car hire, it looks like you only need 5 nights hire within your booked dates, not the entire period. “the hotel/car element of the package must be for a minimum of five nights within the flight travel dates for travel before 31 December 2024.”

    but also, that they’re perhaps cracking down on not collecting the car?

    e) The hotel/car element of the package must be used i.e. hotel occupied and or car rental hired for the full booked duration.

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