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All British Airways Deals, Discounts & Sales for January 2018

British Airways Flash Sale to Europe from £23 one way
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Found 13th JanFound 13th Jan
Not a fan of the airline but this is a pretty good deal nonetheless. BA is offering flights from London to Barcelona and a whole host of other European destinations from £23 one wa… Read more

nexus7614th Jan

Shut up now you clown your boring me.


True BA is a good airline.
The problem is Britain has become a land of cheapskates and people who wnat something for nowt without putting in the hard graft, efffort - call it what you will.

My friends in europe laugh at Brits sadly
They say that all Brits need is:-

Their Beer
Their Fags
And Football

How embarrassing as are their antics on the cheap Ryanair flights!

really? is everyone heading to Tokyo in August? do you think they have enough space

f2raf13th Jan

I need a flight to Tokyo I'm August


Don't we all?

DON'T book a car with them through Avis - made that mistake in September and the CDW has an excess of up to and possibly more than the value of the car. So not really a CDW is it? Avis have gone the way of BA trying to screw you at every possible opportunity. I used to fly with them a lot but now after 2 flights a month return to LHR (urrrgh) I can never manage to break through to the Bronze level. So now saving my money and flying with a more honest airline.

Be sure to go through airport security with this mob more than 45 minutes before your flight, last July we collected boarding passes via self service which had a message stating to proceed through security 30-45 minutes before flight, I proceeded through dead on minute 45 only to be told we cannot go through as it’s too late, whole holiday messed up, flight missed, all they could do is re route us several days later, which made the holiday pointless, wouldn’t touch these with a barge pole ever again! Beware!
Edited by: "Maka" 15th Jan
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British Airways releases new flights on summer timetable, cheap school hol flights - you can now find cheap flights on the new slots because they were only released a few hours ago. Gatwick-Alicante rtn £88 June. Gatwick-Malaga £140 rtn August
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Found 4th JanFound 4th Jan
BA bought the collapsed Monarch slots at Gatwick and have basically used them to add loads more flights this summer. Why a deal? Because: 1. the just-released flights are at bargai… Read more
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Thanks, I've managed to book dates close to my original Monarch booking.

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TesaoGostoso2 m ago

Change for me and saved over £200 as was waiting for this. Checked it …Change for me and saved over £200 as was waiting for this. Checked it yesterday and nothing, so glad uvsadealdealdeal posted it. Much appreciated


You're welcome - glad somebody gets it

Price changed for me and saved over £200 as was waiting for this. Checked it yesterday and nothing, so glad uvsadealdealdeal posted it. Much appreciated
Edited by: "TesaoGostoso" 4th Jan

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dallo35 m ago

just checked a date in august to tenerife £91 to fly out £347 to come back …just checked a date in august to tenerife £91 to fly out £347 to come back not a deal if you ask me


you need to be more flexible in your choice of dates

sounds like you are mixing a cheap new flight (new slot) with an expensive old one (old slot)

which sort of demonstrates my point, ie choose the new slots

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cfbc10 m ago

No changes on several flights I have been watching, sorry.


there wouldn't be, obviously

the cheap flights will be the new slots released today, so you couldn't have been watching them
1500 Avios bonus with £100 spend at British Airways - BA AMEX accounts
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30/01/2018Expires on 30/01/2018Found 4th JanFound 4th Jan
New offer found on my British Airways American Express credit card. Need to opt in first via account. I value Avios at around 1p per point in redemption value, so works out aroun… Read more
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Tortolef4th Jan

Is it worth collecting those points? As far as I know you can exchange …Is it worth collecting those points? As far as I know you can exchange tesco vouchers to get Avios points. Does anyone know if it's worth it? How much points do I need for a free £100 ticket?



Only if you spend lots and would buy business class flights for cash anyway, then you can save some money.

By having a BAPP credit card for £195 you are buying Avios as you could use a cash back card and have a little cash in the pocket for each transaction. Converting Tesco to Avios you are again in effect buying them as you are giving up exchanging them for say restaurant vouchers where you can get 4x value. Let's say you get 2x value so converting £2.50 clubcard points for 600 Avios is costing you 0.833p per mile. You can earn miles through the cashback BA 365, again you are buying the miles since you aren't using TCB or Quidco for instance. The best way is to card churn, earn the sign up bonus and cancel then repeat.

Long Haul - For the east coast of the US it's 120k (peak) miles in business class and £537 in taxes. If you have the BAPP and have met the spend target you will earn a 241 so you can take someone along BUT you still need to pay the taxes £537 but not the miles.

Short Haul - LHR to Faro is 15k miles and £35 taxes gets you economy in August.

You can spend the miles on other things like hotels and car hire etc but these aren't the best value. I use them for hotels as I can pick better rooms i.e. suites where with hotel loyalty programs you can't well with Hilton you can but they are really premium.

Is it worth collecting those points? As far as I know you can exchange tesco vouchers to get Avios points. Does anyone know if it's worth it? How much points do I need for a free £100 ticket?

ill probably use it for seat selection, upper deck on the old Club world
Edited by: "slliw" 4th Jan

I don't have either on mine...

Can this be used to pay off some my BA flydrive holiday at all?
BA World Sale on - Singapore - £472 rtn Los Angeles - £462 rtn etc etc
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Singapore - £472 rtn Los Angeles - £462 rtn etc etc Some great "Luxury" offers as well if anyone's feeling flush after Xmas!

steveieboy120th Dec

I get your point, have you done it?You’d have to buy the positioning f …I get your point, have you done it?You’d have to buy the positioning flight and you’d want to ensure you don’t miss the connecting flight unless booked together. Eating into your holiday time too so I’ve always gone direct. I’d like you to tell my Mrs she’s flying an hour in the wrong direction to get a plane which will probably stop back at LHR let alone boarding 2 planes as a nervous flyer.


yes! saved several hundred by going ARN-LHR-LAX. Flew to ARN the day before (cheap RFS redemption) to minimise chance of missing first leg, and got to potter around the the city, so effectively two holidays for the price of half, even accounting for 1 night' hotel in Stockholm etc

This is NOT a sale -I’ve just price checked my existing booking to NYC in March (same hotel, flights etc) and it is £1000 more expensive than when we booked it several months ago. Don’t be fooled by the adverts, do your homework!

aljack1 h, 25 m ago

Air China southern is generally cheaper to Singapore.


if you want to go via Guangzhou, maybe.

dudedude19th Dec

That's lucky isn't it, cos:BA LHR - SIN from £424Singapore LHR-SIN from …That's lucky isn't it, cos:BA LHR - SIN from £424Singapore LHR-SIN from £554Call me back when you can find direct flights to Singapore for £424 return on another carrier.And no, Emirates is NOT better, unless you actually want to go to Dubai.And btw, the US carriers are no better than BA, so again....


Air China southern is generally cheaper to Singapore.

faxmax19th Dec

No point paying extra for BA, in fact for same price I would avoid it. …No point paying extra for BA, in fact for same price I would avoid it. Shame but


Yep, if I want to pay a premium then I'll fly with Singapore, at least I know what I'm paying for... Quality aircraft and quality service unlike BA. Gosh Qatar are cheaper and better! BA has a gone to the dogs, depending on where you are flying. You may get a A380/787 or a clapped out 747/777-2.
Half Term Fly Drive Holiday to Florida including Fully Insured Car (Price is for family of 4) BA.COM
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Found 16th Dec 2017Found 16th Dec 2017
12 Night Fly Drive Holiday to Tampa - BA Direct Flights depart 8th February to 20th February Price is for a family of 4 with category A car but can be upgraded for minimal cost … Read more

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rhysccfc3116 h, 38 m ago

It’s not even that good of a price


Does that include a fully insured car??
I have been to Florida many times and i have never paid £50 a night for Orlando hotels!!
rhysccfc3116 h, 38 m ago

It’s not even that good of a price

stuh0142 m ago

You can get a hotel for about £250, have you got a better deal?????


You won't get a decent hotel in the idrive or tourist areas for much less than £50 per night. Our last visit was August, 22 nights with Virgin staying at the Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista - £2200 for 2A and 2C.

We generally pay £1500 for 2 weeks, £2100 for 3.

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mtc119 h, 49 m ago

12 nights , no hotel - £1885 for 2A & 2C, you've got to be kidding.


You can get a hotel for about £250, have you got a better deal?????
Edited by: "stuh01" 17th Dec 2017

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barny32120 h, 2 m ago

And op...was it really worth posting it again for 0.1% of a price drop. I …And op...was it really worth posting it again for 0.1% of a price drop. I don't think the people who didn't book it a few days ago are going to all be booking now at £2 less!

No harm done, maybe some others have appreciated it!!!

mastablasta4 h, 52 m ago

Numerous way to bypass Walt Disney World parking fees. E.g. Magic Kingdom …Numerous way to bypass Walt Disney World parking fees. E.g. Magic Kingdom take right lane at main gate and say you are driving to Fort Wilderness or one of the main monorail resorts then follow the main traffic to the left for parking instead of going straight. I would never visit Florida without a car as it beats the Disney transport every time.

What about Universal, SeaWorld, Busch Gardens....most people go to Florida to visit more than just Disney.

If they're staying in a villa a car is probably needed but not for those on I-Drive . The hotel shuttles or Iride usually leave you right off at the gate at most parks.
I've never had a problem with the Disney Transportation anytime I've visited.
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BA Holiday glitch on Flight+Car (cheaper to fly business than economy) @British Airways
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Found 15th Dec 2017Found 15th Dec 2017
Alright, so I have to travel next week on business to Milan and I looked to book a flight. The price for the flight itself in economy class was £462, but since I needed a car, I lo… Read more

Website is clumsy and very difficult to find a holiday for 5 for certain dates

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jrandrews728 h, 0 m ago

Nope.. still can't get any deals.. Every option I try (with different …Nope.. still can't get any deals.. Every option I try (with different browser) shows Business / club class about double that of Economy. Need more details on how/where this deal/glitch will work.



First of all, try checking through your phone a price of economy. Then ensure you use a browser on your laptop in which you never browsed the BA site (if you browsed the BA site, please clear all cookies and cache from browser). Then choose economy flight + car through the browser on laptop, and see if the combo gives you a cheaper price than the individual flight, plus see if it will give you by default a business flight which is cheaper (you can always change the flight in the package).

Rudess16 h, 53 m ago

I bet you are fun at parties



Mate it's a deals site not a talent show.

Nope.. still can't get any deals.. Every option I try (with different browser) shows Business / club class about double that of Economy.

Need more details on how/where this deal/glitch will work.

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elixeh3 h, 27 m ago

This is not new and not a glitch and the example is ridiculous. Over 400 …This is not new and not a glitch and the example is ridiculous. Over 400 for so called business to Italy?



When the economy costs £462 and you get a business and a car for £450, it's a deal. Like it or not, the purpose of publishing the deal is letting others to try and save money on their holidays, using the trick I just described, whether you book it a week or a year in advance.
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Florida Flight & Car 12 nights February Half Term - 2 Adults & 2 Children  BA.COM
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Great price for February half Term family of 4 with fully insured Group B Car Direct flights with BA from London Gatwick to Tampa on 08/02/2018 returning 20/02/2018 Car can be up… Read more

stuh0115th Dec

Voted cold but No one has posted a better deal, I am wondering why i …Voted cold but No one has posted a better deal, I am wondering why i bother????


Was a great deal thank you

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Voted cold but No one has posted a better deal, I am wondering why i bother????

Always fly to Tampa. Great airport. Very easy to get to Orlando.

CKBhuna40 m ago

It depends where your staying. If you're staying in the Davenport area …It depends where your staying. If you're staying in the Davenport area then I've always found the drive from Tampa as easy (if not easier) than from Orlando International. Also, the airport at Tampa is much quieter than Orlando so you can usually get through security, etc quicker.


Love Florida but careful driving out of Tampa at night. I've been probably 30 times and Tampa is the only place where I found trouble when I got a little lost.
Get a sat nav and stay on main road and you'll be fine.

mastablasta33 m ago

Cold as I wouldn’t want to fly into Tampa and then a have long drive.


It depends where your staying. If you're staying in the Davenport area then I've always found the drive from Tampa as easy (if not easier) than from Orlando International. Also, the airport at Tampa is much quieter than Orlando so you can usually get through security, etc quicker.
50% off avios redemptions on BA from LHR and LGW. Book by 17th Dec, Fly by 30th June
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Great deal on all avios flights out of Heathrow and Gatwick. World Traveller ONLY (so only longhaul economy). Few examples.... these are RETURN avios values.. (All PLUS taxes) Bo… Read more

Dehero I was going to signpost HFP myself. 5years in and going strong!

stave848 h, 54 m ago

Ahhh if only this was for CW/F. Never fly WT/WT+Have a BA First addiction …Ahhh if only this was for CW/F. Never fly WT/WT+Have a BA First addiction as a result of Avios 🙈


Agree! First went first with Avios for our Honeymoon to NYC, bargain when combined with Amex companion voucher.

I've since been a few times in F and have managed to not fly below CW since, that won't last forever though! If I keep flying for work the way I do though then my miles will keep racking up. Although only got 205k at the moment so not anywhere near what I had at maximum!

And to reiterate, using them for WT redemptions are really bad value. Read the headforpoints.com website for tips on the best way to spend them. It will explain everything you need to know.

Bad idea to fly BA in the first place.

yus7864th Dec

Kind of off topic but I've always thought about using my tesco clubcard …Kind of off topic but I've always thought about using my tesco clubcard vouchers to get avios points, is it worth cashing them out to avios points? What's the best way to use them? I have approx £450 worth of clubcard vouchersI normally book holidays separately using skyscanner and a hotel website so always go for the cheapest option


Don't trade them for Avios until you have a very clear plan about how you would use them (i.e Avios / cash cost of where you want to go; whether it is good value compared to a straight cash fare and using the Clubcard vouchers for other uses etc).

Never use Avios on hotels and other services as the value per point offered is terrible.

As Portillos states, if you're going to fly economy, then long-haul ex-DUB on Aer Lingus is just about the only way you'll get reasonable value for your Avios as you're not getting ripped off with BA level service charges and taxes.

If you're looking short haul then Reward Flight Saver fares (i.e within Europe) still offer >1p/avios value, as well as short haul overseas routes with no or low taxes (e.g internal flights in US, Japan).
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I went direct with BA (for peace of mind) - managed to get over £100 refunded as omega flights had the same flights on for less.

woldranger18th Oct

Call flight centre and they'll price match ANY flight departing from the …Call flight centre and they'll price match ANY flight departing from the UK as long as it's through a UK based company that's ATOL protected. I've used them for years. You just need a full screenshot of the fare you're trying to get matched - I've managed to get lots of cheap long haul flights that were through random little companies I've never heard of matched.

Any advice on getting best flights to florida..there is six of us leaving end of March until mid April.. (so a 3 weeks or so trip can alter it suit price ) As have wedding on 13th April to attend.. With it been easter no sure leaving last min will be way to go this time as we did that last time as was out of season (do have airports I prefer to fly from and to) Have nut allergy just to add another problem.. Lol
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Further to my previous post..

The e-tickets have arrived in my inbox.
All API date input on BA site - confirmed booking made.
Seats booked for FREE both journeys on American Airlines site

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fish3232 h, 23 m ago

I ha I hadn't realised that. Now I know I will do that.Many thanks.

No worries. They've improved the process recently, you used to have to pay over the phone but now it's online

Booked a BA flight LHR to JFK on Omega, £100 less than BA site, hoping all goes well.

We looked at BA best price small print and decided too many get out clauses

I ha
woldranger1 h, 0 m ago

Call flight centre and they'll price match ANY flight departing from the …Call flight centre and they'll price match ANY flight departing from the UK as long as it's through a UK based company that's ATOL protected. I've used them for years. You just need a full screenshot of the fare you're trying to get matched - I've managed to get lots of cheap long haul flights that were through random little companies I've never heard of matched.


I hadn't realised that. Now I know I will do that.Many thanks.
Family New York break 4 nights February half term £500 pp (Based on 2 adults, 2 kids) - £2000 flight and hotel @ BA
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2 adults 2 kids february 11th to February 15th (2018) half term break. I've booked this for us and it's approx £500 each staying at 5 star Intercontinental Times Square. Flight tim… Read more
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Had a look on there earlier, and some of the prices don't appear to have shot up massively on Hotel + Flight packages.... only £100 - 300 ish dependant on flights/hotels.

Obviously not as cheap as they were, but perhaps still a decent price for some.
Edited by: "johnson293" 27th Sep 2017

Only 40 mins left before this expires at midnight.

Booked ! Cheers Op !

Not for the dates above though.....doesn't appear to matter what dates you book ....it's still discounted !

I booked later this year.

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See you at the intercontinental!

Probably gonna book this today/tomorrow before the offer ends. As mentioned above, Expedia require the full cost payable at booking, whereas BA can be secured with £300 deposit.

Got it to an average of £2200 with selecting flights to Newark with decent enough times (we have to change at Heathrow each way), and adding in a return transfer service to/from the airport to Manhatten.

Just got to decide on the hotel now, but looking like it will be the RIU Plaza or Intercontinental, both near Times Sq.

Wife has been on for ages about going to NYC, and son is also excited at prospect of doing some shopping.

I understand it will be cold in February, but it'll make a change to experience a bit of winter for once, as we dont really get them in the UK anymore!!


EDIT:

Well, thats it booked!!!

Staying at the Intercontinental Times Sq, flying to/from JFK airport. Price cam in a shade over £2100 for the 3 of us, which isn't too bad.

Missus is mega excited now (brownie points), and son is already planning which shops he wants to go to!!
Edited by: "johnson293" 25th Sep 2017
British Airways flash sale £30 each way from Gatwick
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British Airways has launched a flash sale offering a quarter of a million seats on 22 routes from Gatwick airport for £30. The sale runs from 1100 today until midnight on Septembe… Read more
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Thanks op.

pantaiema1 h, 11 m ago

I did that is why I get £39 each way so return should be 78 . But after …I did that is why I get £39 each way so return should be 78 . But after the payment it comes up with £90.70. Where is the addtional of £12.70 coming from ?


No idea. You positive you hit the 'lowest fare' radio buttons as I noticed it didn't do that automatically when I selected that option for my outbound flight.

What dates, times, airports are you inputting?

chocci5 h, 6 m ago

You have to click on the lowest fare buttons



I did that is why I get £39 each way so return should be 78 . But after the payment it comes up with £90.70. Where is the addtional of £12.70 coming from ?

pantaiema2 h, 44 m ago

I search the flight to Berlin in December with £39 each ways. When I am …I search the flight to Berlin in December with £39 each ways. When I am about to pay It comes £90.70. what did I get wrong here.


You have to click on the lowest fare buttons

I search the flight to Berlin in December with £39 each ways. When I am about to pay It comes £90.70.
what did I get wrong here.
Why not visit Istanbul in Turkey Jan/Feb/March 2018 - BA sale city break. 3 nights in a 4* hotel £145 p/p Economy or £280 Business class
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BA sale city break. 3 nights in a 4* hotel (quite a few choices) in the tourist area of Istanbul. Based on a couple sharing a double bed. £145 p/p Economy or £280 Business class-… Read more
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Heat, funny how some people are complaining about Erdogan being a dictator instead of ACTUAL dictators (cough syria, russia, iran, egypt, israel). Me thinks they are just a bit mad that the current leadership actually represents the populace values and faith.
Edited by: "Ridan" 12th Sep 2017

Been there and its a fantastic place. However, I wouldn't do anything that would support the current Turkish government dictatorship so a definite no from me.

Destard6 m ago

Take me with you.


No worries. Hotels will all be empty anyway because it is so dangerous.

psychobitchfromhell19 m ago

If they offer you free all inclusive five star let me know and i'll go …If they offer you free all inclusive five star let me know and i'll go instead. I'll send you a postcard


Take me with you.

BigCheeseGlenni1 h, 40 m ago

I just feel it's easy to enter turkey from neighbouring problematic …I just feel it's easy to enter turkey from neighbouring problematic countries,so for that reason I'm out & even if it was free all inclusive 5 star I wouldn't be entertaining it sorry


If they offer you free all inclusive five star let me know and i'll go instead. I'll send you a postcard
Today (31st July) BA flash sale
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BA Holidays Flash Sale – New York in Club World with hotel from £1293!
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They will probably be on strike when you come to fly anyway.

Couldn't see anything

Need to update the link please OP

Where's the sale?

There's no sale.
Barbados 7 nights self catering holiday including return direct flights from London Gatwick £599 @ 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… Read more

jumpinoffthbed

If was early September I'd bite but I'm pretty sure they've had massive … 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?



Er, No.
Due to its location in the Caribbean Sea, Barbados is fortunate to not experience hurricanes in the last who knows how many decades,which have devastated other Caribbean islands and parts of the US.
Instead they experience tropical storms (quite scary heavy winds, rough seas) which clips the island as it travels further up the Caribbean then turns into a hurricane (for their Caribbean neighbours & US).

I would love to go at this price however prepping the minion for upcoming GCSEs.
Should be a criminal offence the prices the travel industry is allowed to charge during school holidays!! oO

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jumpinoffthbed

If was early September I'd bite but I'm pretty sure they've had massive … 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.
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 … Read more
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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

Of course they say it's nothing to do with the fact they laid off 700 … 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" 13th Jun 2017

afroylnt

Best Avoid until they invest in their IT infrastructure, either they know … 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!
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 Ni… Read more

Grill24 m ago

How is this getting cold votes? It is a wonder that anybody takes time to …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.
Edited by: "waterloo" 11th Jun 2017
BA Price Drop in Reaction To Virgin Sale! £480
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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… Read more

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.

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waterloo

This thread cold this one hot … 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

This thread cold this one hot hotukdeals.com/dea…766 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 … 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.

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Muir

I fully agree, I fly for work as well, and the rare opportunities I get … 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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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 … 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

​My statement was made based on the redemption value only - he's got 90k w … ​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.
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A13

You need hundreds of thousands of points to do that. I have a AMEX … 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.