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British Airways Sale through July 14th.

Dates available for purchase through June 2022. I priced out several routes in Business Class and they all came in under $2000. If you are going to need airfare, you may want to check this out for yourself.

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Which routes did out check- east or west coast? Thanks so much for the heads up!

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2063 posts

I found low BS from San Diego to Frankfurt thru June, but other cities thru Feb. Do you know if you can also get the AARP discount added on?
Thx again .

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5110 posts

I checked out west coast (SEA) routes. I’m unsure about the other discount, you may have to check with BA.

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4978 posts

This is what we need, but I don't know if our routes will be available yet. We'll be returning somewhere around June 14 or 15, 2022. I'll check it out next week, though. And there's an AARP discount, as well. Does that factor in?

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1. Offer can be booked online at ba.com or through a travel agent. If you book through a British Airways call center, you will be charged an additional $25 per ticket for processing.

  1. This promotion applies to round-trip World Traveller (economy class), World Traveller Plus (premium economy) and Club World (business class) cabins.

  2. Sale fares quoted are for outbound travel from September 5, 2021 – Oct 24, 2021 with all travel completed by October 30, 2021. Great fares also available to certain destinations from November 1 – December 14, 2021 and January 11, 2022 – Feb28, 2022.

  3. Economy & Premium Economy fares require 28-day advance purchase. Prices vary depending on travel dates selected.

  4. For new bookings only made between July 7 – 14, 2021 at 11:59pm EST.

  5. Travel beyond London to select European cities only on British Airways, British Airways codeshare services operated by American Airlines, Iberia and Finnair. Travel beyond London on British Airways requires you to transfer in LHR or LGW.

  6. Sale World Traveller (economy class) and World Traveller Plus (premium economy) fares to Europe are available for travel to Athens, Dubrovnik, Helsinki, London, Milan, Paris, Rome, Venice, and Zagreb. Sales fares do not include travel to Athens from Atlanta, Baltimore and Washington. To Dubrovnik from NY. To Helsinki from Boston. To London from Boston, Detroit, Minneapolis, Washington, Baltimore, New York, Miami, and Salt Lake City. To Milan from Atlanta and Miami. To Paris from Atlanta, Cincinnati, Denver, Detroit, Seattle, Washington, Baltimore, Houston, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Raleigh-Durham, and Salt Lake City. To Rome from Atlanta, Miami, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Baltimore, and Washington. To Venice from Atlanta and NY. Sale fares for other travel periods and other European destinations may be available.

  7. Sale Club World (business class) fares to Europe are available to travel to Athens, Barcelona, Dubrovnik, London, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Rome and Venice. Sale fares do not include travel to Athens from Atlanta or Washington. To Barcelona from Atlanta, Baltimore, or Washington. To Dubrovnik from New York. To London from Detroit, Minneapolis, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles or San Francisco. To Marid or Milan from Atlanta. To Paris from Atlanta, Boston, Cincinnati, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Raleigh-Durham, Seattle, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Baltimore, or Washington. To Rome from Atlanta, Boston Cincinnati, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, Baltimore or Washington. To Venice from Atlanta or New York.

  8. Lowest World Traveller (economy class) /World Traveller Plus (premium economy) prices are for midweek travel from the US to London or Europe. Midweek consists of outbound travel Monday Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday, with return on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

  9. Lowest Club World (business class) prices are for midweek travel from the US to London or Europe. Midweek consists of outbound travel Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday and return on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday

  10. For weekend travel in World Traveller (economy) and World Traveller Plus (premium economy), a surcharge of $50 applies in each direction. For Club World (business class), a surcharge of $150 applies in each direction.

  11. Minimum stay for travel in World Traveller (economy class) or World Traveller Plus (premium economy) requires a 7-night stay. For Club World (business class) requi

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Just copied above from British Airways site- couldn't copy all of it, and couldn't figure out the link, which would have been easier.

Posted by
5110 posts

Look beyond the dates listed above. There are some good prices out there on other dates, especially to Frankfurt.

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Before snapping up a nice fare for this fall, check carefully what Covid-related requirements a transfer through LHR may trigger in your destination country. I chose Lufthansa over BA to fly to Germany this fall because Germany was requiring testing or quarantine (I forget which) of arrivals from the UK, while letting in vaccinated arrivals from US. I haven't tried to keep up with the details, but I think LHR is a problematic hub now and may continue to be for months to come.

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There has been extensive discussion of the situation with transiting through Heathrow in the Switzerland forum. The discussion focused on filling out the required Swiss entry form, and the question of which is one's "departure country" if you have a two-leg journey, one US to Heathrow and the second Heathrow to Switzerland. The answer is that if you stay airside for the transfer between flights, you have not entered the U.K. and your departure country for the pirposes of the form is the US. In other words, you are considered to have traveled from the US to Switzerland, not as having been in the UK.

It appears that Germany follows the same reasoning. Scroll down to the second section, regarding flights from countries affected by a travel ban due to widespread circulation of variants.

https://www.germany.info/us-en/coronavirus/2317268#3

You will see there is an exception for travelers who catch a connecting flight at the airport in such a country (such as the UK) without leaving the airport transit zone (meaning they stay airside). As long as passengers observe that rule, there is no problem with BA flights through Heathrow to Germany. You still need proof of vaccination, or a negative covid test, or proof of recovery, however.

And note that other countries, even within the EU, may have different rules. Italy currently requires a 5-day quarantine for passengers arriving on a flight from the UK, even if the journey originated n the US and the passenger transited airside.

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You will see there is an exception for travelers who catch a
connecting flight at the airport in such a country (such as the UK)
without leaving the airport transit zone (meaning they stay airside).
As long as passengers observe that rule, there is no problem with BA
flights through Heathrow to Germany (or elsewhere in the EU).

At the moment, but things can (and probably will) change. For the better or for the worse, who knows.

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Yes, things can, and will change. But if they do change for the worse, the effect will be much wider than simply transiting through Heathrow. All travel plans, for the next 6 months to a year, should be considered tentative and subject to revision (or cancellation) this point.

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Well, it won't let me book a return flight later than June 6. The prices aren't cheaper for my practice itinerary, Tulsa - Paris, Rome - Tulsa, business class, but there is an AARP discount of 200 per person.

Our RS tour ends June 4, and we want to spend at least another 10 days in Italy, so I'll just wait and try again later. Or try another airline.

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847 posts

Bear in mind that most of the business seats in BA flights are of a 2-3-2 configuration, with some seats facing backwards. There are some ex-US routes flown by aircrafts with new seats, but there is no guarantee that there won't be an aircraft change in the future.

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2063 posts

Anyone having luck with finding these good fares past Feb, 2022? I have found San Diego to Frankfurt into June, but can't find anywhere else.
Thanks so much!

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2063 posts

Germany in April-May is starting to look good....
Munich is also showing sale prices into June.
We have the British Airways visa, so there should be 10% off this price.
Safe travels!

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2063 posts

Carol,
How did you find out about this sale? I never received any BA alerts. Thanks so much for sharing- we are going!
Safe and healthy travels to you!