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British Airways Black Friday Sale Update: More Fares Released

by Continental Club on November 24, 2016  |  2 comments • Tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

British AirwaysLast night, we reported that British Airways had revealed its Black Friday & Cyber Monday sale, offering pairs of Club World Business Class return tickets to selected longhaul destinations for a combined total of £2016. This morning, it appears that more destinations have been added at flash sale fares; some at 2 for £2016 and some slightly higher. All fares are available to book now at ba.com with a booking deadline of 23:59GMT on 28th November 2016. Outbound travel to most destinations must take place on or after the 18th December 2016, and on or before the 2nd January 2017. Again for most destinations, travel must be completed by 6th January 2017.

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As usual, Continental Club readers are among the very first to know about the sale, well before a specific promotional page for the sale appears on the BA website. With that in mind, the British Airways Low Fare Finder is the easiest means of checking and booking the lowest fares.

Update: the promotional page is now live at ba.com/blackfriday.

The additional fare availability includes destinations such as Nairobi and Toronto, meaning that this promotion targets North America, the Middle East, Africa and the Far East, with Latin America, the Caribbean, South Asia and Australia missing out this time around.

A key point is that some of these fares, despite being low, are both changeable and at least partially refundable, with no minimum stay requirement. Full terms are shown at the final fare page at ba.com.

Club World Business Class and First Class Sale fares earn full Tier Point and Avios credit in the British Airways Executive Club, and points in the OnBusiness SME Loyalty programme for eligible members. Connecting itineraries may offer higher levels of Tier Point and Avios earning.

For a list of currently available longhaul destinations and starting Club World and First Class fares, scroll down or click ‘READ MORE’ below. The listing includes the equivalent fares from the last full sale in October 2016, although that sale did of course offer a greater range of travel dates.

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British Airways Black Friday Sale: Club World 2 for £2016

by Continental Club on November 23, 2016  |  Leave a comment • Tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

British AirwaysBritish Airways has revealed its Black Friday & Cyber Monday sale, offering pairs of Club World Business Class return tickets to selected longhaul destinations for a combined total of £2016. Fares are available to book now at ba.com with a booking deadline of 23:59GMT on 28th November 2016. Outbound travel must take place on or after the 18th December 2016, and on or before the 2nd January 2017. All travel must be completed by 6th January 2017.

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As usual, Continental Club readers are among the very first to know about the sale, well before a specific promotional page for the sale appears on the BA website. With that in mind, the British Airways Low Fare Finder is the easiest means of checking and booking the lowest fares.

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Update: the promotional page is now live at ba.com/blackfriday.

See also our updated post with more Black Friday fares:

British Airways Black Friday Sale Update: More Fares Released

Note that fares for solo-travellers are available, but at approximately 65% of the total fare for two passengers, rather than a straight 50%. Members of the British Airways Executive Club may be able to reduce all promotional fares by up to £250 per person by redeeming 40,500 Avios per traveller.

The destinations available in the Black Friday Sale are:

Dubai   2 for £2016

Doha  2 for £2016

Abu Dhabi   2 for £2016

New York   2 for £2016

Washington DC   2 for £2016

Boston   2 for £2016

Charlotte  2 for £2016 (in association with American Airlines)

Upgrades to First Class are available on selected routes from £300 per person, per direction.

A number of other routes are also currently showing promotional fare availability, including Miami, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Bangkok, Hong Kong and Shanghai, bookable via online travel agents if not directly at ba.com, at fares slightly above the 2 for £2016 level. These routes may require connections en route, utilising partner airlines. If a significant number of routes become available, we’ll publish a full listing for our Sale Archive.

Club World Business Class and First Class Sale fares earn full Tier Point and Avios credit in the British Airways Executive Club, and points in the OnBusiness SME Loyalty programme for eligible members. Connecting itineraries may offer higher levels of Tier Point and Avios earning.

Until the specific ‘sale’ page is loaded, these and other fares can be checked and booked using the British Airways Low Fare Finder.

Update: the promotional page is now live at ba.com/blackfriday.

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British Airways Economy & Premium Economy Sale Fares Loaded 23rd August 2016

by Continental Club on August 23, 2016  |  One comment • Tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

British AirwaysBritish Airways has loaded its World Is On Sale fares for travel in its World Traveller (Economy) and World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy) cabins to destinations worldwide on selected dates through into 2017. Along with the First Class and Club World sale fares must be booked by 23:59 GMT on 21st September 2016. An official ‘sale‘ page has now been published to the airline’s website, the BA Low Fare Finder at ba.com remains the best way to check the new fares and availability.

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Fares are, on average, slightly above those offered in the last sale; World Traveller prices are 3% higher and World Traveller Plus fares are 4% higher on average. The most notable fares in this sale are likely to be World Traveller Plus to Middle East destinatoions such as Doha from £599.

All sale fares qualify for Avios and Tier Point credit in the British Airways Executive Club frequent flyer programme, as well as OnBusiness points for small and medium sized enterprises enrolled in that programme.

For a full list of longhaul destinations and lowest fares, including the corresponding fare in the last sale (June 2016), click ‘READ MORE’ or scroll down.

The fastest way to check availability and to book is to visit the Low Fares Finder at ba.com.

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British Airways Economy & Premium Economy Sale Fares Loaded 16th June 2016

by Continental Club on June 17, 2016  |  One comment • Tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

British AirwaysBritish Airways has now also loaded its World Is On Sale fares for travel in its World Traveller (Economy) and World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy) cabins to destinations worldwide on selected dates through into 2017. As with the First Class and Club World sale fares must be booked by 23:59 GMT on 12th July 2016. An official ‘sale‘ page is published to the airline’s website, but the BA Low Fare Finder at ba.com is the best way to check the new fares and availability.

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Fares are largely on a par with those offered in the last sale; World Traveller prices are 2% higher and World Traveller plus fares are 1% lower on average. This disguises slightly the fact that Economy fares to North American destinations are largely untouched by the Sale. Other destinations are mostly on-par with last time. By contrast, Premium Economy fares to US cities and the Middle East look to be even better value than last time around, with Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Doha & Dubai all from c£600 return.  One other notable fare is Sydney at £693 in Economy – even lower than the last sale fare which, as we noted at the time, was itself a very competitive fare for a non-Middle East connection.

All sale fares qualify for Avios and Tier Point credit in the British Airways Executive Club frequent flyer programme, as well as OnBusiness points for small and medium sized enterprises enrolled in that programme.

For a full list of longhaul destinations and lowest fares, including the corresponding fare in the last sale (April 2016), click ‘READ MORE’ or scroll down.

The ba.com Sale page is live, however the fastest way to check availability and to book may still be to visit the Low Fares Finder at ba.com.

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British Airways Economy & Premium Economy Sale Fares Loaded 21st April 2016

by Continental Club on April 21, 2016  |  Leave a comment • Tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

British AirwaysBritish Airways has loaded its World Is On Sale fares for travel in its World Traveller (Economy) and World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy) cabins to destinations worldwide on selected dates through into 2017. As with the First Class and Club World sale fares must be booked by 23:59 GMT on 17th May 2016. An official ‘sale‘ page is published to the airline’s website, but the BA Low Fare Finder at ba.com is the best way to check the new fares and availability.

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Fares are largely on a par with those offered in the last sale; World Traveller prices are 3.5% lower and World Traveller plus fares are 0.6% higher on average. That means that there aren’t any really stand-out fares compared to last time, save to say that Premium Economy to high-volume destinations on the US East Coast and the Middle East look to be good value, and Sydney at £733 in Economy is a very competitive fare for a non-Middle East connection – if not quite as low as it has been in the recent past.

All sale fares qualify for Avios and Tier Point credit in the British Airways Executive Club frequent flyer programme, as well as OnBusiness points for small and medium sized enterprises enrolled in that programme.

For a full list of longhaul destinations and lowest fares, including the corresponding fare in the last sale (December 2015), click ‘READ MORE’ or scroll down.

The ba.com Sale page is live, however the fastest way to check availability and to book may still be to visit the Low Fares Finder at ba.com.

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British Airways Economy & Premium Economy Sale Fares Loaded 17th December 2015

by Continental Club on December 17, 2015  |  One comment • Tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

British AirwaysBritish Airways has loaded its Winter sale of World Traveller (Economy) and World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy) fares for travel to destinations worldwide on selected dates. Once again, Continental Club is ahead of the public launch of the sale, giving readers the best chance to access availability before headline advertising begins. Periods of availability vary by destination, reflecting seasonal demand variations. Fares must be booked by 23:59 GMT on 2nd February 2016. Until an official ‘Sale’ page is published to the airline’s website, the BA Low Fare Finder at ba.com is the best way to check the new fares and availability. Update: the ba.com Sale page is now live.

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The reservation system also shows sale fares being loaded in the airline’s Club World business and First Class cabins, and we have published a separate list of these here.

All sale fares qualify for Avios and Tier Point credit in the British Airways Executive Club frequent flyer programme, as well as OnBusiness points for small and medium sized enterprises enrolled in that programme.

For a full list of longhaul destinations and lowest fares, including the corresponding fare in the last short sale (November 2015), click ‘READ MORE’ or scroll down.

Until the fares are promoted on the ba.com sale pageUpdate: the ba.com Sale page is now live, however the fastest way to check availability and to book may still be to visit the Low Fares Finder at ba.com.

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British Airways Economy & Premium Economy Sale Fares Loaded 25th November 2015

by Continental Club on November 25, 2015  |  3 comments • Tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

British AirwaysBritish Airways has loaded a short Winter sale of World Traveller (Economy) and World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy) fares for travel to destinations worldwide on selected dates. As usual, Continental Club is ahead of the public launch of the sale, giving readers the best chance to access availability before headline advertising begins. Periods of availability are generally limited and vary by destination, reflecting seasonal demand variations. New York Economy fares, for example, are valid for travel between 25th December 2015 and 13th January 2016. Fares must be booked by 23:59 GMT on 30th November 2015. Update: the Black Friday Sale fare page is now live at ba.com.

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Overall, average sale fares appear to be 4% lower than in the last comparable World Traveller and World Traveller Plus sale.

The reservation system also shows sale fares being loaded in the airline’s Club World business and First Class cabins, and we will publish a separate list of these as soon as we have collated them.

All sale fares qualify for Avios and Tier Point credit in the British Airways Executive Club frequent flyer programme, as well as OnBusiness points for small and medium sized enterprises enrolled in that programme.

For a full list of longhaul destinations and lowest fares, including the corresponding fare in the last ‘full’ sale (August 2015), click ‘READ MORE’ or scroll down.

Until the fares are promoted on the ba.com sale page, the fastest way to check availability and to book is to visit the Low Fares Finder at ba.com.

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British Airways Economy & Premium Economy Sale Fares Loaded 19th August 2015

by Continental Club on August 20, 2015  |  Leave a comment • Tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

British AirwaysBritish Airways has loaded its late Summer sale of World Traveller (Economy) and World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy) fares for travel to destinations worldwide on selected dates. Periods of availability vary by destination, reflecting seasonal and demand variations. As usual though, the best availability exists in the early stages of the promotion booking period.

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Overall, average sale fares appear to be generally the same or lower than in the last comparable World Traveller and World Traveller Plus sale. The standout change is that, after some time, World Traveller Plus fares – particularly to the East Coast of the USA –  have reverted to levels not seen for a few sales. This may in part due to these fares no longer being the Avios upgrade ‘sweet spot’ that they once were.

One other change is that the booking deadline for this sale isn’t currently published, and the individual detailed fare rules themselves suggest various book-by dates. East Coast USA Economy fares appear to be available until 30th September, while Premium Economy fares show bookable until 25th August 2015. Update 16th September 2015: the sale has now been extended to 29th September 2015.

All sale fares qualify for Avios and Tier Point credit in the British Airways Executive Club frequent flyer programme, as well as OnBusiness points for small and medium sized enterprises enrolled in that programme. Following the April 2015 changes to the Executive Club, earnings rates have changed and Avios and Tier Point amounts can be checked using the Earnings Calculator.

For a full list of longhaul destinations and lowest fares, including the corresponding fare in the last ‘full’ sale (June 2015), click ‘READ MORE’ or scroll down.

Although the fares are also promoted on the ba.com sale page, the fastest way to check availability and to book, visit the Low Fares Finder at ba.com.

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