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Executive Club Reward Flight Prices Slashed by British Airways in Latest Offer


The British Airways Executive Club is slashing the number of Avios needed to book a Reward flight, in a new limited-time offer from the airline.

Members who book a Reward flight by November 21, 2019, for travel before April 30, 2020, will use 50 per cent less Avios than they would normally on World Traveller (long haul economy) and World Traveller Plus (long haul premium economy) redemptions.  Club World (long haul business class) and First redemptions can be booked with 10 per cent less Avios.

This means that customers would need just 13,000 Avios for a return World Traveller ticket to New York, half the 26,000 usually required. Equally, they would need just 90,000 for a Club World return to the Big Apple, reduced from 100,000. Across all long-haul flights, customers need to pay for taxes, fees and carrier charges.*

Further examples include:

  • Mumbai:
    1. World Traveller return: 16,250 Avios, down from 32,500
    2. World Traveller Plus return: 32,500 Avios, down from 65,000
    3. Club World return: 112,500 Avios, down from 125,000
    4. First return: 153,000 Avios, down from 170,000

  • Johannesburg or Los Angeles:
    1. World Traveller return: 19,500 Avios, down from 39,000
    2. World Traveller Plus return: 39,000 Avios, down from 78,000
    3. Club World return: 135,000 Avios, down from 150,000
    4. First return: 183,600 Avios, down from 204,000

Niall Rooney, Loyalty Manager at British Airways, said: “Today’s offer opens up a world of destinations for our loyal Members who wouldn’t yet be able to take a Reward Flight. The Executive Club remains a great way to travel the world or enjoy a number of exclusive deals.”

Alongside the discounted Reward flights, the British Airways Executive Club is offering 50 per cent bonus Avios when customers gift or purchase Avios before November 21, 2019. Members will be able to purchase or gift from as little as 1,000 to as much as 200,000, therefore receiving a bonus between 500 to 100,000 Avios.**

These bonus Avios can be spent in the same way as normal Avios, including on Reward flights, upgrades, hotels, car rental and being used for part payment, allowing customers to cut the cost of future flights. When using Avios part payment, customers can pick from a range of savings by destination and cabin. In doing so, Members can still collect Avios and Tier Points on their bookings.

And finally, British Airways Executive Club Members can also get 20% off the amount of Avios needed to book hotels rated 3* or above in New York, Boston, Dubai, Singapore, Johannesburg and Washington. Members must book by November 21, 2019, for travel before April 30, 2020.

Notes to editors

British Airways is investing £6.5 billion for its customers over five years, taking delivery of 73 new aircraft including A350 and 787s, refurbishing its long-haul fleet with new cabins so they look and feel new, introducing new, redesigned lounges, new dining across all cabins, new bedding and amenity kits for First, Club World and World Traveller Plus, best quality onboard WiFi to every aircraft and providing access to power at every aircraft seat. The airline recently introduced its Club Suite, a new business class seat with direct aisle access on its A350 aircraft, which will be rolled out across the British Airways’ long-haul fleet over the next few years.

Terms and Conditions 

Flight offer

An Executive Club Member can book between 7 November 2019 and 21 November 2019 for travel between 7 November 2019 and 30 April 2020. The required amount of Avios for reward flights in the World Traveller and World Traveller Plus Cabins, travelling to or from London Heathrow or London Gatwick will be reduced by 50%. The required amount of Avios for reward flights in the Club World and First Class Cabins, travelling to or from London Heathrow or London Gatwick will be reduced by 10%.  Discounts are available on direct one-way and return British Airways operated flights only.  The full airline taxes, fees and Carrier charges will apply per person, per flight.

Reward flights are strictly subject to availability which may be very limited or not available at all on some routes including Sydney, Miami, Sao Paulo, Calgary, Cape Town, Male, Mauritius and Punta Cana.   Reward flights may not be available on some dates.  This offer cannot be combined with any other offer.  No cash or credit alternative is available. Offer cannot be used retrospectively. 

Purchase Avios offer

The offer is available to British Airways Executive Club Members (’‘Eligible Participants’) between 7 November 2019 and 21 November 2019 only (the ‘Offer Period’). During the Offer Period, Eligible Participants will receive 50% extra Avios when they purchase or gift Avios at  Avios can only be purchased at using the Purchase Avios Application Form Eligible Participants may Gift Avios during the promotional period, provided that the recipient holds a British Airways Executive Club account with at least one Avios point in their account. The Bonus Avios will not count towards your promotional limit of 200,000 Avios. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other Purchase Avios offer. The Executive Club Terms and Conditions and Conditions of Use apply to this offer and can be found at BA reserves the right to cancel or amend the terms of this offer.

Hotel offer

Hotel bookings are subject to availability and Avios and its suppliers’ terms and conditions. The hotel offer is available to British Airways Executive Club Members. Discounts apply to hotels booked between 7 November 2019 and 21 November 2019 for hotel stays between 7 November 2019 to 30 April 2020. This applies to the following selected destinations only New York, Boston, Washington, Dubai, Singapore and Johannesburg. All offers are for full Avios or Avios & Money bookings only. Discount does not apply to cash only bookings. The discount has been applied to the price shown once logged into your Executive Club account.

*Full terms and conditions for the Reward flight offer here

**Full terms and conditions for the purchase/gift Avios offer here

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