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  • MB1 28 posts

    Apologies if this has been covered elsewhere – I had a quick look for couldn’t see anything.

    I’m looking at Business Class flights for Canada next year with a new style BA Amex Premium 2-4-1. Prices are coming up as 180,000 + £1,700 for 2 consistently whether Toronto, Montreal or Vancouver.

    For January I already have Vancouver in Business that I paid 125,000 + £1,820 for 2 seats using old style 2-4-1.

    Tweaking the dates to go off-peak only reduces the price to 160,000 + £1,700 so almost not worth bothering with.

    With other flights being listed as Higher Miles + £250 / £350 per person, Canada seems to be disproportionately expensive – to the extent that flying to New York and getting an internal flight to Toronto seems like a cheaper option.

    Are these high £££ prices showing up elsewhere (I saw a comment about Barbados I think)?

    BA Flyer IHG Stayer 2,272 posts

    There are a whole series of articles on the sites front page about the changes to RFS pricing changes

    MB1 28 posts

    I am aware of all the articles but couldn’t see this point being covered.

    One point that I have noted is that the pricing doesn’t mention RFS, whereas if I choose Premium Economy when not using a voucher (as Business not available without the additional availability opening up) it does mention RFS pricing.

    Thanks

    Scott 257 posts

    May be a silly question, but are you sure it’s a new-style voucher and you definitely selected this voucher before searching? Could explain why it’s not offering RFS pricing.

    MB1 28 posts

    Not a silly question – I have 2 vouchers and checked with both. Also no bus class without the voucher, so this confirms that it is a new style voucher. Thanks

    smblcklck 65 posts

    It appears to be a glitch where new RFS pricing is not getting applied. I logged out / tried a different browser and it works again.

    May be a silly question, but are you sure it’s a new-style voucher and you definitely selected this voucher before searching? Could explain why it’s not offering RFS pricing.

    New RFS pricing still applies to old style vouchers.

    MB1 28 posts

    Yes! Pricing on MacBook 180,000 + £700 rather than +£1,690 on Dell.

    Bizarre, and somewhat unacceptable!!

    MB1 28 posts

    …and Dell now giving the RFS prices so I wonder if some sort of browser update has applied in the last few hours (perhaps here, perhaps at BA – who knows, but the price has changed by £990).

    Off-peak still 160,000 rather than Peak 180,000. Nice if the dates work but not enough to influence choice of dates too much.

    Thanks for the input.

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