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Barbados 7 nights self catering holiday including return direct flights from London Gatwick £599.00 @ British Airways

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Barbados 7 nights self catering holiday including direct return BA flights from London Gatwick.l Price dropped to £580 Dates available at this price September 26, 28 October 2, 10, 11 Read More
Barbados 7 nights self catering holiday including direct return BA flights from London Gatwick.l Price dropped to £580 Dates available at this price September 26, 28 October 2, 10, 11
sydney871 Avatar1w, 2d agoFound 1 week, 2 days ago8 Comments
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jumpinoffthbed
If was early September I'd bite but I'm pretty sure they've had massive hurricanes most October's for the last few years years haven't they?


Just checked 6 and 7 September is priced at £643.
If was early September I'd bite but I'm pretty sure they've had massive hurricanes most October's for the last few years years haven't they?
I went to Cancun in Late Sept / Early Oct once and the weather was still absolutely roasting, sure the odd tropical downpour for half hour and then clear skies again. Won't be the same everywhere but could well be a cheeky bargain
This is not a good time of year to experience a great resort. Don't do it.
This is what holiday-weather.com has on its site

Just as summer ends in many countries around the world, Bridgetown still has an average temperature of 27°C (81°F) in October and it is a fantastic place for an autumn break. High temperatures reach 29°C (84°F) with milder evenings of 24°C (75°F) and a welcoming breeze.
A solid 8 hours of sunshine per day and sea temperatures of 29°C (84°F) means a trip to this resort can certainly help to keep winter at bay.
October is generally a humid month and one of the rainiest months of the year with 178mm, but there are still blue skies and many interesting activities to explore. Even though October is in the hurricane season it is unlikely to be affected by a tropical storm or hurricane, so this is a great time to visit Barbados.
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Kids fly for free on selected flights/destinations @ British Airways (e.g. 2A+2C to Denmark £37pp Return - Ideal for Legoland!)

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Evening folks, was faffing around and noticed BA have a offer on where kids can fly for free (Under the age of 12) for every paying adult Eg Obviously going to be loads more flights - just though… Read More
Evening folks, was faffing around and noticed BA have a offer on where kids can fly for free (Under the age of 12) for every paying adult Eg Obviously going to be loads more flights - just though…
goonertillidie Avatar1w, 6d agoFound 1 week, 6 days ago29 Comments
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exexpat
Wow a Bloody Awful flight full of kids no thanks.


Grow up.
Moving British IT jobs offshore and expect people to fly with them after recent infrastructure disasters...? Reputational damage and public have no confidence in the company or brand. Classic example of putting corporate greedy cost saving instead of putting customer first which has back fired.
Fights to Belfast and Newcastle! This is a steal. I love Belfast. Best city in the world.
patrick_000
afroylnt
Best Avoid until they invest in their IT infrastructure, either they know nothing about running large IT real time systems or some sharp salesman sold.the them something not fit for purpose....either way makes you think what other basic area do they know nothing about?
Of course they say it's nothing to do with the fact they laid off 700 workers last year and shifted the jobs to India. Similar thing happened with Natwest a couple of years ago after a massive job shift to India!

Of course the unions and socialists would suggest it must be entirely down to that. Every time anything goes wrong it must be down to outsourcing offshore. If there hasn't been outsourcing it's down to management and cost cutting. Tram driver falls asleep at the controls and its the managements fault because drivers are too scared to come forward.

Since you appear to have such knowledge in the area, perhaps you could clear something up. The issue occurred due to a UK contractor(s) switching the power off (isolating the equipment from both main and backup supply). Then that same UK contractor(s) failed to follow the power restoration procedure, causing massive corruption to the system. In the first instance how was that the fault of the Indians? In fact that was the fault of the staff they hadn't shifted to India!

Secondly, did the Indians design and build a brand new system last year? Or did they take on the management of the existing infra-stucture? I'm sure someone as knowledgeable as yourself would know a system of this scale is rarely delivered in a year? In other words it's likely the system was actually designed and built by the UK workers. And its the system design that was at fault not the support staff. Switching on power failure and recovering when power is restored are largely automated processes. Neither the original UK or replacement Indian support staff would have had any input in the issue. Their job would have been afterwards in recovering the system, which on a large complex DB is not a trivial task.

NB: Although its harsh to even blame the system architects given how the fault occurred. Isolating power and then putting it back on without following restart procedures is generally a BIG NO NO!


Edited By: Mentos on Jun 13, 2017 16:26: .
afroylnt
Best Avoid until they invest in their IT infrastructure, either they know nothing about running large IT real time systems or some sharp salesman sold.the them something not fit for purpose....either way makes you think what other basic area do they know nothing about?


Of course they say it's nothing to do with the fact they laid off 700 workers last year and shifted the jobs to India. Similar thing happened with Natwest a couple of years ago after a massive job shift to India!
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BA British Airways Luxury Beach Holidays from £389pp

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Ends tomorrow. Travel September Business Class Flights + 4 or 5 Star Hotel. Algarve (Faro) from £389 pp Malaga from £425 pp Bari from £438 pp Sardinia (Cagliari) from £440 pp Nice from £462 pp Ibiz… Read More
Ends tomorrow. Travel September Business Class Flights + 4 or 5 Star Hotel. Algarve (Faro) from £389 pp Malaga from £425 pp Bari from £438 pp Sardinia (Cagliari) from £440 pp Nice from £462 pp Ibiz…
bojangles Avatar1w, 6d agoFound 1 week, 6 days ago5 Comments
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Grill
How is this getting cold votes? It is a wonder that anybody takes time to share offers on this site with so many inconsiderate people voting deals down, with no justification.

I posted a deal this week and it got voted cold but i linked 2 same deals for more money and these were voted +200 work that one out ? This is a good deal as its business class and 4-5 star hotel and not ryanair easy jet.
Looks like some people are still sour at the whole IT outage situation.....these are great prices
How is this getting cold votes? It is a wonder that anybody takes time to share offers on this site with so many inconsiderate people voting deals down, with no justification.
Agreed, pricing looks great. Heat from me.
Great prices the idiots voting cold again for no reason your should have your voting power taken away.

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BA Price Drop in Reaction To Virgin Sale! £480.00

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As posted by another user, Virgin Atlantic have their Easter Sale on, however this has prompted BA to drop some of their prices! Flights to Orlando (connect at Gatwick) in July from EDI /GLA /MA… Read More
As posted by another user, Virgin Atlantic have their Easter Sale on, however this has prompted BA to drop some of their prices! Flights to Orlando (connect at Gatwick) in July from EDI /GLA /MA…
Ross81 Avatar2m, 1w agoFound 2 months, 1 week ago13 Comments
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As BA have moved to buy on board for short haul flights now yet their fares are much more than the
(other) LCCs with in Europe I'm wondering who is still booking them.
waterloo
This thread cold this one hot http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/virgin-atlantic-easter-sale-london-new-york-boston-rtn-399-st-lucia-479-hong-kong-2663766 Comments in the other deal dont seem very encouraging typical hukd voting thick.


It's interesting as I checked my dates on Virgin and Delta pre and during sale and the price was the same, whereas huge reduction from BA :D
This thread cold this one hot http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/virgin-atlantic-easter-sale-london-new-york-boston-rtn-399-st-lucia-479-hong-kong-2663766 Comments in the other deal dont seem very encouraging typical hukd voting thick.
Sid.Harper
Yeah BA has worsened but not sure it's much worse than others. Having the status with exec club definitely helps. I'll stop flying them if they drag me out of my seat kicking and screaming though...

I don't see why people didn't see it coming with United, though. Like the saying goes (or not), people who break guitars will one day break people too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YGc4zOqozo
Muir
groenleader
Here is the thing, I fly BA a lot for work and am lucky enough to be business class or better at no expense to myself and everything there is as good as its ever been.
Truth is people do not want to pay for economy anymore, foreign nationals care less about "excellent service" and would prefer lower cost with decent base level service.
I think that's a shame, but if you feel differently you should talk to BA customer service on the phone. The truth is Virgin, Emirates etc. are just as bad in economy its just that BA customers feel worse b/c they had better service in the past.
Most things are circular and it will swing around once everyone hits the lowest price companies will offer more XYZ and then the unique aspects of each company will build as people "want a bit more" ;)

I fully agree, I fly for work as well, and the rare opportunities I get to fly in business (as most of my flights are short-haul and don't qualify), it's as good as it's ever been if not better. For all the other times, to me, a flight is a flight is a flight. I close my eyes and it's over. Flying is like taking the bus, from point A to B. I will take the cheapest bus that gets me there safely and on time, and that's the end of it. If you're talking about economy class, the only things they give you are a packet of peanuts, meal that usually tastes worse than a ready meal, and tiny drinks (which, if you aren't one of those awful seat-mates who gets drunk on miniatures and then acts like the flight is their private club, are worth pennies). I don't really see why it's worth paying any extra for that when you might as well bring on a meal deal.


Yeah BA has worsened but not sure it's much worse than others. Having the status with exec club definitely helps. I'll stop flying them if they drag me out of my seat kicking and screaming though...
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Register for TRIPLE AVIOS on all BA flights, irrespective of ticket class or price

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Collect triple Avios in our global Avios offer Do you need a pick-me-up this season? We can help! For a limited period only, you will receive triple the Avios you’d normally collect on every Britis… Read More
Collect triple Avios in our global Avios offer Do you need a pick-me-up this season? We can help! For a limited period only, you will receive triple the Avios you’d normally collect on every Britis…
hostime Avatar5m, 2w agoFound 5 months, 2 weeks ago31 Comments
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Thanks OP... have flight at end of Feb... " you are now registered for this offer"
Never went for BA Silver - always stuck on Blue (nothing), since Silver doesn't mean anything either.
Had a choice last year on one last flight to get BA Silver or United Silver - took United because at least Silver gives you the legroom seats (which isn't much - but at least I get to immigration faster).
luvadealme
any tips for using the 2-4-1 companion vouchers you get after hitting a certain spend on ba amex. my voucher expires in march..

Your outward flight must be before the voucher expires, so you don't have long to use it.
any tips for using the 2-4-1 companion vouchers you get after hitting a certain spend on ba amex. my voucher expires in march..
hellop4nda
A13
hellop4nda
Naz76
I have accumulated 95000 avios points...but have zero idea how to get the best out of them..all advice welcome plz...
Don't waste on economy redemptions. Go all out and redeem Club World/First. Best value for your Avios. Don't bother with Club Europe either as it is merely economy with a blocked seat beside.
You need hundreds of thousands of points to do that. I have a AMEX 2-for-1 voucher and 180,000 Avios i've saved up to use for a 2 return Club World tickets to Tokyo next year.
If you're not going to make it to that a European redemption can be quite good value as you only pay the reward flight saver tax fee of £35 return. For example, I redeemed 40,000 avios plus £70 for two return tickets to Santorini in August. At the time the cash fare was over £1k.
My statement was made based on the redemption value only - he's got 90k which is a healthy amount. Definitely agree though, Reward Flight Saver is worth it in certain situations when there are no promo fares.

Kind of misread your post and thought you were saying not to use them on shorthaul.

Long haul def agree, the tax portion you pay isn't much greater between economy and business/first, so should only really be used in premium cabins to get the most from in. Ideally with a 2-for-1 Amex companion voucher or lloyds avios upgrade voucher.

Edited By: A13 on Jan 05, 2017 17:06: .
A13
hellop4nda
Naz76
I have accumulated 95000 avios points...but have zero idea how to get the best out of them..all advice welcome plz...
Don't waste on economy redemptions. Go all out and redeem Club World/First. Best value for your Avios. Don't bother with Club Europe either as it is merely economy with a blocked seat beside.

You need hundreds of thousands of points to do that. I have a AMEX 2-for-1 voucher and 180,000 Avios i've saved up to use for a 2 return Club World tickets to Tokyo next year.

If you're not going to make it to that a European redemption can be quite good value as you only pay the reward flight saver tax fee of £35 return. For example, I redeemed 40,000 avios plus £70 for two return tickets to Santorini in August. At the time the cash fare was over £1k.


My statement was made based on the redemption value only - he's got 90k which is a healthy amount. Definitely agree though, Reward Flight Saver is worth it in certain situations when there are no promo fares.
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Unforgettable British Airways sale

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Yes I know they're doing strikes over Christmas, but some of the deals seem really good. Just found a weekend break in Venice in April for £150 including flights, hotel and continental breakfast. If y… Read More
Yes I know they're doing strikes over Christmas, but some of the deals seem really good. Just found a weekend break in Venice in April for £150 including flights, hotel and continental breakfast. If y…
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aljack
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Nice one!!! But Shame on the strikes though. Few of my friends have been made redundant just before the festivities!!
You only know how privileged you are with work when you have no work!!!
Very wise words indeed, maybe they should accept the 2% pay rise offer and get back to work!! Many public sector workers haven't had a pay rise for at least 5 years never mind in line with inflation. They get no sympathy from me!

So because we haven't had a decent pay rise for years (I'm in the public sector too) no one should? I suggest you get battling for decent pay and conditions for yourself and others.


No what I'm saying is 2%is a fair offer considering the situation of the country being in austerity.
I checked internal flights from London to Leeds and Manchester last week and they're the same price...hardly a sale
aljack
savvyB
Nice one!!! But Shame on the strikes though. Few of my friends have been made redundant just before the festivities!!
You only know how privileged you are with work when you have no work!!!
Very wise words indeed, maybe they should accept the 2% pay rise offer and get back to work!! Many public sector workers haven't had a pay rise for at least 5 years never mind in line with inflation. They get no sympathy from me!

So because we haven't had a decent pay rise for years (I'm in the public sector too) no one should? I suggest you get battling for decent pay and conditions for yourself and others.
savvyB
Nice one!!! But Shame on the strikes though. Few of my friends have been made redundant just before the festivities!!
You only know how privileged you are with work when you have no work!!!


Very wise words indeed, maybe they should accept the 2% pay rise offer and get back to work!! Many public sector workers haven't had a pay rise for at least 5 years never mind in line with inflation. They get no sympathy from me!
My last flight with BA surely wasn't unforgettable (for the wrong reasons).
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Discount flight - website & avios glitch @ British airways

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You can discount your flight without using avios points due to a website glitch. What you need to do: Proceed to book flight. At the booking screen after selecting your flights you can select t… Read More
You can discount your flight without using avios points due to a website glitch. What you need to do: Proceed to book flight. At the booking screen after selecting your flights you can select t…
Karl_ Avatar6m, 3w agoFound 6 months, 3 weeks ago22 Comments
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Well...when they realise the glitch they'll deduct it later. Wouldn't jump on the bandwagon just for the sake of it !!
Remember though, the first rule of these glitches is to never call the airline...
kris1234
Catman99
This appears to work as the final payment page shows only the discounted price but if you check your credit card afterwards then the full undiscounted amount is shown as pending and if you look at your invoice/e-ticket then again it shows the full undiscounted price.
Yes there is a glitch but not one that actually saves you any money or Avios points. Most likely then you will end up paying full price. You have to call 0344 493 0787 to cancel within 24 hours
have you cancelled already?

Yes as I didn't want to pay full price....
Catman99
This appears to work as the final payment page shows only the discounted price but if you check your credit card afterwards then the full undiscounted amount is shown as pending and if you look at your invoice/e-ticket then again it shows the full undiscounted price.
Yes there is a glitch but not one that actually saves you any money or Avios points. Most likely then you will end up paying full price. You have to call 0344 493 0787 to cancel within 24 hours
have you cancelled already?
This appears to work as the final payment page shows only the discounted price but if you check your credit card afterwards then the full undiscounted amount is shown as pending and if you look at your invoice/e-ticket then again it shows the full undiscounted price.

Yes there is a glitch but not one that actually saves you any money or Avios points. Most likely then you will end up paying full price. You have to call 0344 493 0787 to cancel within 24 hours
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2 business class BA flights for £2,016.00 to the States

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Seems a bargain for BA business class to various destinations from the UK to the States. I paid an extra £300 to upgrade from business to first class on the way back from Chicago! The next day the… Read More
Seems a bargain for BA business class to various destinations from the UK to the States. I paid an extra £300 to upgrade from business to first class on the way back from Chicago! The next day the…
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xbox360man
mousey
Thanks for posting! Looking into planning a trip!
I have avios points enough for first class return to jfk, would sell for 1.5k pp
Many thanks, have loads of avios but always on outlook to get more but at best price! This seems like a good deal!

Get loads through business and card purchases and have no need to go the the US, just want to get rid!
scottishpunter
xbox360man
mousey
Thanks for posting! Looking into planning a trip!
I have avios points enough for first class return to jfk, would sell for 1.5k pp
That might be difficult
"You can pay to transfer up to 162,000 Avios, with a maximum of 27,000 Avios to any Executive Club Member, in one calendar year."

Can always meet whoever you are selling to in a coffee shop etc and book in their name, that's allowed
Doesn't expire until tomorrow!
xbox360man
mousey
Thanks for posting! Looking into planning a trip!
I have avios points enough for first class return to jfk, would sell for 1.5k pp

That might be difficult

"You can pay to transfer up to 162,000 Avios, with a maximum of 27,000 Avios to any Executive Club Member, in one calendar year."
xbox360man
mousey
Thanks for posting! Looking into planning a trip!
I have avios points enough for first class return to jfk, would sell for 1.5k pp
Many thanks, have loads of avios but always on outlook to get more but at best price! This seems like a good deal!
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BA Black Friday - Europe £99.00 inc Acc & Business Class 2 for £2016

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British Airways Black Friday Deals - Live until Monday 28th Nov There are Business Class flights to NYC, Dubai, Muscat and some other American cities for £2016 for 2 people. North American flights Read More
British Airways Black Friday Deals - Live until Monday 28th Nov There are Business Class flights to NYC, Dubai, Muscat and some other American cities for £2016 for 2 people. North American flights
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Just posted this deal myself before seeing this. Booked Newcastle to Chicago, business going and first returning for £1250. The return leg a day later was over £6k alone :-)
underground
you will have to pay for food and drink in Euro economy (even tea/coffee/water) . They are becoming a low cost airline. Such a shame...:(
Hang on, I saw the food thing, but they're pulling the inclusive bar too? :-(
Disco Dave
Just don't expect any free food
Incorrect. Free food until 11th Jan 2017.
jchung07
MarzBarz
Possible to drive the car across europe or is it restricted to the country you pick up the car from ?
Each country has different rules, BA partner up with AVIS so you may have to contact them. I havent had a chance to look at the t&C's.

Depends which countries. I booked BA Fly/Dive deal to Vienna. Called Avis first sharing my planned itinerary and they said it was ok to take the car outside Austria. Then I later discovered you needed to pay for extended insurance for some countries (mainly Eastern Europe and the newer accession states). Fortunately they agreed to refund the additional premium as it was their mistake.

Worth calling and telling them where you plan to take the car and making a note of who you spoke to and when. In my case the manager went back and listened to the call before agreeing to refund the additional charge. From memory it was £15/day for the countries not covered, capped to a maximum of £75.




Edited By: Mentos on Nov 25, 2016 15:28
MarzBarz
Possible to drive the car across europe or is it restricted to the country you pick up the car from ?
as I get it, usual practice you must drive inside one country because of insurance. You can inform that you wish to cross a border tho and you will get charged more.
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7 nights in Orlando (Hotel+Flight with BA) £499pp (Based on 2 people) total £998.00 @ BA

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Works out £70 per night including hotel and flight. Flights are based on London Gatwick and Stansted. Lots of dates available during early January. For example: Hotel amenities: Ramada H… Read More
Works out £70 per night including hotel and flight. Flights are based on London Gatwick and Stansted. Lots of dates available during early January. For example: Hotel amenities: Ramada H…
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tomcharnock
You'd need car hire as well
True that! You also need to pack your knickers too! Didn't realise these things when posting but because I thought the price is very good, so voted cold myself too!
Considering the hotel is in Kissimmee it would be a nightmare to and from the parks and even international drive, don't be a smart ****!
Not sure who is the smart *** here tbh. I have put up a bloody example here!!! There no obligation to book the same day flight and the same hotel as I put up! You just need to click on that link and choose it for yourself! Also don't forget to pack you knickers!

Edited By: kipikachuko on Nov 14, 2016 19:28
kipikachuko
tomcharnock
You'd need car hire as well
True that! You also need to pack your knickers too! Didn't realise these things when posting but because I thought the price is very good, so voted cold myself too!

Considering the hotel is in Kissimmee it would be a nightmare to and from the parks and even international drive, don't be a smart ****!
Freedom of a car is worth the money imo
tomcharnock
You'd need car hire as well


Not for every hotel. We stayed on International Drive & using the busses & hotel transport was fine. Much better than having the hassle and expense of a car in my opinion.
tomcharnock
You'd need car hire as well
True that! You also need to pack your knickers too! Didn't realise these things when posting but because I thought the price is very good, so voted cold myself too!

Edited By: kipikachuko on Nov 14, 2016 16:42
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Cheap scheduled return flights from London Heathrow during the school summer holidays @ British Airways £117.20

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Been looking around for cheap flights for next year's school summer holidays and found some cheap flights to Brindisi in Italy. To my mind this is a fantastic deal if you fancy a 10 day holiday in a b… Read More
Been looking around for cheap flights for next year's school summer holidays and found some cheap flights to Brindisi in Italy. To my mind this is a fantastic deal if you fancy a 10 day holiday in a b…
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Exclamation marks don't usually denote negativity, 'twas merely an expression of disappointment to the wish that it was school holiday! (Try that in an enthused voice)
stig77
Not summer holidays!

It depends where you live in the UK. My children break up on 21st July. I looked and there are/were very good deals throughout the summer to the list of destinations included by the OP for our benefit. Why the negativity?

Edited By: musical on Nov 13, 2016 19:22
Not summer holidays!
ScoobyStoo
luvsadealdealdeal
Excellent Avios redemption availability as well - including school hols - because Brindisi was one of a number of flights recently added to BA's roster.
See also
◾Brindisi (Tuesdays and Saturdays)
◾Montpellier (Wednesdays and Saturdays)
◾Murcia (Tuesdays and Saturdays)
◾Nantes (Wednesdays and Saturdays)
◾Tallinn (Tuesdays and Saturdays)
◾Zakynthos (Wednesdays and Saturdays)
◾Pula (Tuesdays and Saturdays)
6 more deals to get you loadsaheat if you want to post them one by one - they will all have cheap availability because they're new :)
Ah yes! Just had a quick look and Heathrow to Pula is only £102 per adult.
I'll update the post then to reflect. Thanks very much for the info.

I'm glad you posted this deal.I nearly posted it earlier in the week but didn't have time. A week ago, it was even cheaper. I paid £568 for two adults and three children going out on the 22nd July and coming back on the 5th August to Brindisi with Plus. That is £836.20 now. That said, when I booked BA, Easyjet wanted just under £1500 with baggage and tax and Ryanair wanted a staggering £1980! And the flight times were awful.

If you're going out as a couple, I recommend Hertz for car hire because if you join Hertz Gold Club you can add a second driver who lives at the same address as you for free. This saves about £100 on a fortnight booking. Pay by Mastercard using the Mastercard code and you can save another ten per cent, and there is cashback available too. We're paying about £325 after the cashback (which tracked) for a large automatic estate (Opel Insignia or equivalent) for the two weeks.

There are some very nice villas and hotels around. Plenty of availability.

Edited By: musical on Nov 12, 2016 13:06: corrected mistakes...
ses6jwg
One of the most middle class threads I've ever seen on HUKD :)


Sorry. I'll post a 10p off a bag of Iceland frozen chips deal to compensate. ;)
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British Airways, 2 kids under 12 fly free with 1 paying adult £37.00

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Kids under 12 fly free With so much happening around the UK this summer, it is the perfect time to pack up your bags, get the kids ready and let us do the rest. With every adult ticket you buy, two… Read More
Kids under 12 fly free With so much happening around the UK this summer, it is the perfect time to pack up your bags, get the kids ready and let us do the rest. With every adult ticket you buy, two…
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oldham
Jimjam1976
I can assure you I am not, I hate people that but their seats back, especially on short haul flights (fully approve of airlines fitting non-reclining seats), but equally I hate some little sh*t kicking the back of my seat while the parents just let them get on with it. I didn't know anyone flew to Benidorm, does it have an airport now?


i agree with you. i took a flight from Hong Kong to Heathrow a few years back. it screamed for almost the entire flight. I've never wanted my plane to crash more than that flight. over ear headphones are now my best friend as well as paying for extra leg room


Babies can't clear their ears, they also don't understand why they are forced to stay in one place for upwards of 10 hours (as per your HK flight). It must've been awful for you, an adult so ignorant to anyone else to have had to listen to a baby in pain. Poor you. Genuinely.


taking a baby on a 10+ hour flight is a completely selfish act by the parents. it's not as if the baby can appreciate different cultures. at least wait until they've become sentient beings. Failing that then a sedative would've sufficed or leaving it at home with it's grandparents. if anyone's ignorant then it's the parents of this brat or your vain attempts at trolling.
BTW, voted cold
robertvan1
Who on here would be willing to pay a premium for an adults only flight?

To be honest many adults turn into children the minute they enter an airport, so i'm dubious of the value of such a proposition :) Moreover, given Ryan Air deals are so popular on here, I would surmise that many on here are prepared to tolerate a hell of a lot to save a few £'s :D

Little things that people do at airports really surprise and annoy me :/ For example crowding around the luggage conveyer. Just step back a few feet for gods sake, its not going anywhere fast. Instead everyone stands right against the belt, meaning far fewer people can see if their luggage is coming and when it does you need to be a contortionist to be able to get it.
Who on here would be willing to pay a premium for an adults only flight?
Calm down everyone. I'm sure given the choice we'd all rather avoid being stuck for hours in a confined space with a child(ren) screaming at the top of their lungs.

I recall last year I was on a flight and shortly after take off a baby girl started crying. Unfortunately there was a bit of turbulence so the seat belt signs remained on for 45 mins, so no one could get up including the parents to try and calm her down. Worse still after 20 mins of this she set off all the other children in the flight. It was like a chorus of screams going down the cabin.

How I wished I was on a different flight :( Unfortunately that wasn't an option as she was my baby. My wife and I felt like dying of embarrassment.



Edited By: Mentos on Sep 16, 2016 09:55
Wirley
Jimjam1976
I'll be avoiding BA until this offer expires. The less screaming brats on flights the better :D
Dear me we live in such a tolerant society don't we ? I think we all find screaming babies and tantrum children a less than pleasant situation, especially in a confined space and of course its your choice when you travel, but do your comments really add any value, do u get frustrated with the dithery OAP at the checkout too ? One thing for sure is we have all been there as a baby/child ourself and made someone's ears ring, and most of us want to be that dithering OAP living in the community. With respect I find your comments a reflection of you as a person


Dear me, we live in a society were everyone gets on their high horse over a light hearted comment - it was hardly the most offensive comment in the world. Did my comment add any value - of course not, just like 99% of the comments on HUKD. And finally, no offence taken, if you wish to judge people based on a 2 sentence comment then that is your look out. Have a good weekend, and please, lighten up.
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BA (British Airways) Fly Drive Sale - Huge Savings! eg Manchester to Orlando with car for 2 weeks £468.00pp

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BA have a fly drive sale on at the moment, including flights for next summer. Great example - Manchester to Orlando with car for 2 weeks = £468pp. This time last week flights alone were just und… Read More
BA have a fly drive sale on at the moment, including flights for next summer. Great example - Manchester to Orlando with car for 2 weeks = £468pp. This time last week flights alone were just und…
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Although depending on what you prefer, AA allow you to choose your seats as soon as you've booked without any charges, whereas BA won't let you do this until 24 hours beforehand unless you pay (usually £31 per person per flight). For that reason we go AA where we can, despite the poorer service and cruddy food on board!
True, but BA Silver & Gold members (which I am) can choose seats in advance as well :)

I'm not worthy! Nearly made bronze this year with 5 transatlantic flights, but not quite!
panddda
Although depending on what you prefer, AA allow you to choose your seats as soon as you've booked without any charges, whereas BA won't let you do this until 24 hours beforehand unless you pay (usually £31 per person per flight). For that reason we go AA where we can, despite the poorer service and cruddy food on board!
True, but BA Silver & Gold members (which I am) can choose seats in advance as well :)
anishnair
This is available again on BA site now, booked LHR - LAX 17th Aug'17 - 1st Sep'17, 2x Adults + 2x Kids + decent car for just under £600/person. By default they show AA for outward flight, but you can choose BA for no extra cost.

Although depending on what you prefer, AA allow you to choose your seats as soon as you've booked without any charges, whereas BA won't let you do this until 24 hours beforehand unless you pay (usually £31 per person per flight). For that reason we go AA where we can, despite the poorer service and cruddy food on board!
This is available again on BA site now, booked LHR - LAX 17th Aug'17 - 1st Sep'17, 2x Adults + 2x Kids + decent car for just under £600/person. By default they show AA for outward flight, but you can choose BA for no extra cost.
adrian2000
Looks like the prices are cheap again now. Go get them !!!!!
Still nothing cheap i can see ?
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Flights to and from Majorca at ridiculously cheap prices for summer holidays next year - 5th - 13th for example is £100.00 @ British Airways

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British airways have flights to and from Majorca at ridiculously cheap prices for summer holidays next year - The cheapest flights leave on a Saturday evening from Stansted... Prices 5th - 13th for ex… Read More
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Just take the kids out of school for a week. No harm done.
Great spot - summer holiday flights for 5 to Majorca booked for £500. Wonderful!
manbearpig
I've never understood how can anyone book flights for a year in advance.
Is your life so incredibly dull that you're completely certain that nothing is going to change for 12 months?
I've never understood how can anyone not book flights for a year in advance.

Is your life so incredibly dull that you're completely uncertain that you ain't a master of what is going for 12 months?
manbearpig
cfbc
manbearpig
I've never understood how can anyone book flights for a year in advance.
Is your life so incredibly dull that you're completely certain that nothing is going to change for 12 months?
You need kids, tends to get your life into perspective and organised.... Especially with holidays! You either book well in advance or leave it late... Early, more choice of what you want. Late, you take your chances!!
We knew what we wanted in terms of an apartment in Majorca so took a flyer for two weeks and booked it. I know I could get flights for £700 or thereabouts from bonnie Scotland, but for £498 in August.... That's a bargain my friend.


Fair comment.

I have made sure I used protection and thankfully have had no kids. I've managed to visit 12 countries, across 3 continents this year.

Have fun with your budget holidays in Europe in 2018!


what a d##k
manbearpig


Is your life so incredibly dull that you're completely certain that nothing is going to change for 12 months?

One thing IS for certain. You'll still be a boring, sad and lonely troll in 12 months.
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3-4 days in Menorca, Spain with British Airways in May 2017 £109.00

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Early deal with Holiday Finder from British Airways 3 days from 109 including flight + hotel 4 days from 120 with flight+ hotel
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What is there to do on Menorca?
There's an awesome walking/horse/bike trail that goes all round the island, about 180km if I remember correctly. Google the Cami De Cavalls. Some of the best cross country I've ever done!
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No dates on the link! Cheapest i got was £186 for one person on 1 may 17 to 4 may 17
This prices are usualy for 2 persons to share a hotel room.
Yes maybe so. But these hotels, are b&b's. I thought you paid for room, not for the occupancy in it
leeparsons
No dates on the link! Cheapest i got was £186 for one person on 1 may 17 to 4 may 17
This prices are usualy for 2 persons to share a hotel room.

StuieUK34
COLD
From the prices you see, when you click through to the end to book, I get 'price changes' at the last step, multiple locations...
But very good website in how it works :)
I still find the £109 price on 5th of May
Great deal!!
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London City Airport to Madrid for £72.25 return (hand baggage fare) @ British Airways

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Look for the £37 each way fares. Fare is actually £2 + Taxes and Fees. £5 surcharge for Credit cards / Paypal. Flight includes food and drinks but not luggage and the planes used on this route have… Read More
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buzzard
generally BA have less leg room than other airlines and if anything goes wrong customer service barely exists - so it's interesting that this route is supposed to be better. To my family BA is better avoid - or something else I wont put on a family website.

BA Cityflyer Embraer 170 - 30" pitch, 18" width
Norwegian 737 - 29-31" pitch, 17.2" width
EasyJet 737-800 - 29" pitch, 18" width
Ryannair 737-800 - 30" pitch, 17" width

Anyhoo, here's another few tired old acronyms to bray down the Golf Club / at a dinner party / on an internet forum...

"Lotus? Lots of Trouble, Usually Serious!!"
"Ford? Fix or Repair Daily!!"

... as for "if anything goes wrong..." BA are one of the better airlines. Sure, they've had their 'melt-down' moments (e.g. when T5 opened), but for one-off issues, they will look after you, re-book you, put you up in a hotel etc.

There's something about flying that makes people irrational, upset and angry. I came through Heathrow this morning and the number of people complaining about the electronic passport gates (approx 6 out of maybe 12 or 15 were open) was bizarre. It took 3 or 4 minutes from getting to the back of the queue to getting through the barrier, yet grumpy middle aged men were either complaining out loud to no-one, or collaring the minimum wage purple-jacket-wearing Heathrow assistant, demanding to know why the hell all the gates weren't open, using words like "UNBELIEVABLE!", "HOPELESS!", "TUT!". get a grip people!



Yes I see your point. Tutting is a terrible habit and the "grumpy middle aged men" do it all over the place (why ARE they so grumpy..!?!").

That said...

A frickingg chimp could run Heathrow better than currently. Why indeed aren't all the machines working? Why are there 5 people processing half of Asia in the mornings?

The situation is appalling and there's no one to blame (you're right about the purple jackets folk - it's not their fault). Take it or leave it. Worse though in USA and Australia.

Solution? £5 express passport fee to pay for more staff in a fast track. Good idea?

(Personally I think it sucks. Like speedy boarding or the queue-jumping surcharge at Thorpe Park; yuk)
adriandocherty
cjhilton49
Good deal.
what always worries me on BA flights is knowing just how heavy the hand luggage in the overhead lockers could be,ie 23kgs/bag,makes Thompson's 5kg really light weight limit!
I thought for a moment you were wrong but checked and BA's policy is indeed up to 23kg so long as you can lift it and get it in the overhead locker! On this route though, the lockers are pretty narrow so I would not rely on full-size hand luggage getting on board. That said, even if they check it into the hold, they can surely not then charge you for that privilege?
I often used to fly BA to Istanbul as my family worked/lived there,so I had a large soft rucksack stuffed with pork sausages/bacon etc which weighed at least 20kgs,But I now realise it was never queried due to this 23kg limit,I also paid for a extra hold bag approx £30 which now will cost me £65 if I need an extra one.
hcc27
bojangles
adriandocherty
cjhilton49
Good deal.
what always worries me on BA flights is knowing just how heavy the hand luggage in the overhead lockers could be,ie 23kgs/bag,makes Thompson's 5kg really light weight limit!
I thought for a moment you were wrong but checked and BA's policy is indeed up to 23kg so long as you can lift it and get it in the overhead locker! On this route though, the lockers are pretty narrow so I would not rely on full-size hand luggage getting on board. That said, even if they check it into the hold, they can surely not then charge you for that privilege?
+ your allowed a 2nd 'laptop' bag upto 5kg & if your into winter sports, you can check your snowboard instead of a hold luggage - EasyJet charge £60 eachway! 51kg of luggage :o)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13FV1GaA20I
i know the difference. just to lazy to stretch to use the finger needed for ' key.
most of the typing with my left hand is done by 1st 2 fingers. thumb on space & little finger for backspace.
To use the ' key, I have to use my 4th finger. So being lazy :P

Edited By: bojangles on Jul 29, 2016 18:29
kobuta
Look for the £37 each way fares. Fare is actually £2 + Taxes and Fees. £5 surcharge for Credit cards / Paypal.
Flight includes food and drinks but not luggage and the planes used on this route have good legroom and wide seats. Luggage fares are £15 each way extra.
Look at all these extra fees! Fecking Ryanair! Such a bunch of... ooh no wait.

British Airways, bow your head in shame (_;)
Don_Mega
buzzard
generally BA have less leg room than other airlines and if anything goes wrong customer service barely exists - so it's interesting that this route is supposed to be better. To my family BA is better avoid - or something else I wont put on a family website.
BA Cityflyer Embraer 170 - 30" pitch, 18" width


















Norwegian 737 - 29-31" pitch, 17.2" width
EasyJet 737-800 - 29" pitch, 18" width
Ryannair 737-800 - 30" pitch, 17" width
Anyhoo, here's another few tired old acronyms to bray down the Golf Club / at a dinner party / on an internet forum...
"Lotus? Lots of Trouble, Usually Serious!!"
"Ford? Fix or Repair Daily!!"
... as for "if anything goes wrong..." BA are one of the better airlines. Sure, they've had their 'melt-down' moments (e.g. when T5 opened), but for one-off issues, they will look after you, re-book you, put you up in a hotel etc.
There's something about flying that makes people irrational, upset and angry. I came through Heathrow this morning and the number of people complaining about the electronic passport gates (approx 6 out of maybe 12 or 15 were open) was bizarre. It took 3 or 4 minutes from getting to the back of the queue to getting through the barrier, yet grumpy middle aged men were either complaining out loud to no-one, or collaring the minimum wage purple-jacket-wearing Heathrow assistant, demanding to know why the hell all the gates weren't open, using words like "UNBELIEVABLE!", "HOPELESS!", "TUT!". get a grip people!

One question I would add is why were all the electronic gates not open? It only takes one passport bod to look after them all. That is the reason they were installed in the first place!
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British Airways City Breaks - Flights from London + 2 nights hotel from £99.00 per person to Madrid, Rome, Milan

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All through this summer, three days and two nights including travel from only £99 by British Airways. e.g. 24-26 July, Heathrow to Milan Malpensa, 2 nights in 4* (5* tripadvisor) rated Donizetti H… Read More
All through this summer, three days and two nights including travel from only £99 by British Airways. e.g. 24-26 July, Heathrow to Milan Malpensa, 2 nights in 4* (5* tripadvisor) rated Donizetti H…
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Thanks OP - had a lovely stay in Berlin at the start of this week. Lovely city!
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Sorry but had to vote cold as it's not really two days at all. It's arrive late on day 1 and leave early on day 3. Shame, disappointed.
I just got a holiday to Madrid leaving Heathrow at 10am on Wednesday and arriving back at 10pm on Friday. Hardly one day, is it?
Congratulations to you. You must be a search genius. With time on your hands. Personally I didn't want to take the time off work / mid-week so only looked at weekends.
Some of us work on weekends, and get time off during the week.
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Giorgio159
barbiegirl
Sorry but had to vote cold as it's not really two days at all. It's arrive late on day 1 and leave early on day 3. Shame, disappointed.
I just got a holiday to Madrid leaving Heathrow at 10am on Wednesday and arriving back at 10pm on Friday. Hardly one day, is it?
Congratulations to you. You must be a search genius. With time on your hands. Personally I didn't want to take the time off work / mid-week so only looked at weekends.

That must be very nice! Cheaper and quieter everywhere...
barbiegirl
Giorgio159
barbiegirl
Sorry but had to vote cold as it's not really two days at all. It's arrive late on day 1 and leave early on day 3. Shame, disappointed.
I just got a holiday to Madrid leaving Heathrow at 10am on Wednesday and arriving back at 10pm on Friday. Hardly one day, is it?
Congratulations to you. You must be a search genius. With time on your hands. Personally I didn't want to take the time off work / mid-week so only looked at weekends.
Some of us work on weekends, and get time off during the week.
barbiegirl
Giorgio159
barbiegirl
Sorry but had to vote cold as it's not really two days at all. It's arrive late on day 1 and leave early on day 3. Shame, disappointed.
I just got a holiday to Madrid leaving Heathrow at 10am on Wednesday and arriving back at 10pm on Friday. Hardly one day, is it?
Congratulations to you. You must be a search genius. With time on your hands. Personally I didn't want to take the time off work / mid-week so only looked at weekends.
Booked! Thanks op
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3-PARK SEAWORLD, AQUATICA AND BUSCH GARDENS TICKET 3-PARKS FOR THE PRICE OF 2 and 30% off at BA.com £61.31

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Fantastic price for a ticket that gives unlimited entry to the 3 parks over 14 days and includes free parking. Adults (10+) £61.31 Kids (3-9) £58.93 BA also have 20% off Discovery Cove tickets wh…
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Sea world is dying last 2 times i have gone down idrive the car park is empty . Just shows people do not want to go any more as people are getting more educated about this cruel establishment .
BA had already taken APD off for the 12-16yo's
Wife's not a good flyer so direct is the only option for us
We're 1st till 22nd April (miss a week of school, we did the 2 weeks at Easter this year and had a (much) cheaper option if we'd have had the 3 weeks but didn't want to "break the rules", because of that I was watching keenly on what they did that week - pretty much nothing, DVD and non school uniform games day etc.. So gave up caring for next year, I wouldn't do this if they were GCSE years etc...)

That's a great direct price then. I thought we'd booked ours for next Easter, but turns out we haven't - got it on the list for tonight's nightshift - toss up between £450 for London or £300 from Dusseldorf, and whether to play by the rules or stick 2 fingers up to it. Think we'll probably take 2 days off before and get a full fortnight away with a couple of days to sleep it off when we get back. Have fun!!
BA had already taken APD off for the 12-16yo's
Wife's not a good flyer so direct is the only option for us

We're 1st till 22nd April (miss a week of school, we did the 2 weeks at Easter this year and had a (much) cheaper option if we'd have had the 3 weeks but didn't want to "break the rules", because of that I was watching keenly on what they did that week - pretty much nothing, DVD and non school uniform games day etc.. So gave up caring for next year, I wouldn't do this if they were GCSE years etc...)
Bah! Gutted! Thanks for trying hawk299. Wish I hadn't been on nights last night - I was straight onto this the second I woke up and saw it on whatsapp, but obvoiusly not straight-enough onto it!
Also just found out this morning that flights we have booked for another trip to Orlando in December have been cancelled (wasn't wanting the theme park tickets until going with the kids in April) so I'm not having a very good Floridian morning.
Oh no, how come the flights are cancelled? (I have no idea what I'd do if ours were, replacing Easter flights would cost us 000's)
If it's any help you can get a 3 park Seaworld/Aq/Busch 3 day ticket for $109 (~£74ea) or unlimited with parking for $139 https://seaworldparks.com/en/seaworld-orlando/Book-Online/Tickets/AllTicketsTourists
(we're there for 3 weeks and mostly goto Disney, we were only getting these to visit each a couple of times)
Cheers! It was a spur of the moment decision to go for these because they were so cheap - we've got the flights booked for next easter but not the accommodation yet, and not yet decided what to do park-wise! Definitely not Disney next time - did 3 weeks at Disney last year, plus going for a fortnight this July, but since they're not doing dining plan next easter we'll skip it.
Long story over the cancellation, but basically the minor airline we had a connecting flight with have just pulled out of the airport we were flying from. I only know this because I work there - nothing official announced yet, but thankfully we hadn't booked accommodation for that one either, only the flights and a single airport hotel night. That was Orlando without kids for my 40th, so we'll find something else cheap and easy as it's off-peak time.
Have you already booked your easter flights? There are some absolute bargains around at the moment!
Yeah, got flights direct into Miami with BA from Heathrow £450pp plus an SUV for £500 (2+ 14yo & 12yo £2222 total) for 3 weeks - was fantastically happy with this.
It's only a 3.5 hour drive upto Orlando, we've done it before, it's pretty easy
Booked a Villa separately and Disney 3 week ticket from orlandoattractiontickets

Ha! That's not bad, what dates have you got there? We've been looking at the Virgin flights for £400-450ish depending on the dates via ATL or DTW, but that's on school hol dates for us (8-21st Apr), or considering taking the kids out a day early and bagging the £312 flights from Dusseldorf-Miami. We're doing the Miami drive in July - managed to get the flights with BA for £350 this summer with a bit of faffing around with the departure airports.

I'm struggling a bit with our 12yo on a lot of flight sites - they all seem to be charging the adult price for him, even though APD is no longer applicable. I rung traveltrolley and flysharp to ask them about it and they didn't have a clue what I was talking about, did you have to pay it for your two?
Randomly we're actually going out next Easter for mine and my Wife's 40th (hers whilst we're there)
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BA Business class flights Birmingham to Madrid return. May June July Aug Sept Oct £72.00

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Plenty available, they seem to be once a week , absolute bargain for BA business class flights to Spain.
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Just got some Iberia express flights to Madrid next Easter for £62 return standard class, so i expect a business class upgrade might be around 70ish each way with Iberia?
Also all flights are actually operated by IBERIA and not BA.

Not a bad thing. Better looking air hostesses. (_;)
Shame would have been a good spot. If you do the search using Economy, there are flights at £36 e/w which is still a good fare. Heat from me.
Also all flights are actually operated by IBERIA and not BA.

Edited By: ramraideruk on May 22, 2016 09:22
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Return flights to New York from £220.00 @ British airways

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hope some new york deals come for late july
my quote came to £479 and leaving and returning at different airports
This is the each way price, its £439.95 return.
Looks like a mistake
andrewrobinson1970
All flights must be advertised with charges included. Where are BA advertising £220 return?

http://www.britishairways.com/travel/low-price-finder/public/en_gb?eId=113021&oneway=false&cabin=M&destination=JFK&origin=LCY&numNights=7®ion=NOA&clickpage=offers--gb--en--sale--flights-on-sale&kmtag=c&ban=||DT|3x1|CTA1||GBP|220220||||||L2|NYC|LONNYC|||||

But when you click into it it oaks out around £479.00 return.

So false advertising by BA.

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Executive Club members and all fliers with British Airways can also keep up with the company by reading High Life, the air line’s magazine. This often features competitions and special offers for readers.

Booking with the British Airways App

You can also purchase tickets or book other services by using the British Airways app. BA On Your Mobile is free to download and enables you to book flights, check-in before reaching the airport, receive wi-fi passwords for lounges and choose your seat. Executive Club members can also use it to manage their Avios points. The app can be downloaded at iTunes or Google Play.

british airways app mobile

Contacting British Airways

If you want to get in touch with British Airways to discuss a booking, the best number to call is 0844 4930787 (choose option 2). This helpline deals with bookings and hotels, rental cars and upgrades. It’s open every day from 7:30am-10pm. Another handy number is 0344 4930777, where you can check your flight status (from 6am-8pm). Customer relations can be reached on 0344 4930787 (option 3, then option 2) and are available 8am-6:30pm from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm on Saturdays and there is a call-back service on Sundays.

If you would like to email the BA Customer Relations Team, the best way to do so is via their online form.

Alternatively, you can write to British Airways via post at:

British Airways
Customer Relations (S506)
PO Box 1126
Uxbridge, UB8 9XS
United Kingdom

Most other queries can be dealt with via the firm’s comprehensive help section, on their website. Flying doesn’t have to be expensive. By checking out the constantly updated stream of British Airways discounts at HotUKDeals, you can easily save money on holidays abroad.