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  • #555097

    Anonymous
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    continentalclub
    Participant

    The Summer Sale is now live at:

    http://tidd.ly/1e93e8ad

    Examples:

    World Traveller/World Traveller Plus/Club World/First

    New York fr £396 / £674 / £1752 / £2750
    Boston fr £360 / £638 / £1740 / £2738
    Los Angeles fr £457 / £895 / £2318 / £3032

    Amongst these destinations, in Y&W, Boston is cheaper than last time; NYC and Los Angeles are more expensive.

    Tel Aviv fr £380 / £560 / £1010 / £2010
    Dubai fr £453 / £648 / £1700 / £3000
    Abu Dhabi £379 / £609 / £1541 / £2741

    Tokyo £543 / £955 / £2398 / £4098
    Hong Kong £617 / £1029 / £2447 / £4147
    Singapore £669 / £1091 / £2697 / £4197
    Sydney £979 / £1488 / £3264 / £4764

    Overall, discounts in F are the largest in % terms with Y much more marginal.

    As always, the best availability is likely to exist now, before the marketing starts.

    Sale fares are valid for outbound travel on selected routes from 01 September to 30 June; book by 20 September.

    Edited: to update Sale landing page. The further 10% discount code offer has now also expired.

    #555100

    Bullfrog
    Participant

    So can we book now or we have to wait until tomorrow ?

    Are the fares which are discounted by the code ‘brighton’ also available with a shareholder discount ?

    #555101

    continentalclub
    Participant

    You can book now, Bullfrog. I think, but I’m not sure, that you can combine the shareholder and ‘brighton’ discounts.

    Just try a booking and see what happens.

    #555102

    Danwolf
    Participant

    @ ContinentalClub: Thanks for the 10% discount code, just booked 2x CW flights. Helped especially as one of them was an open jaw!!

    #555103

    NTarrant
    Participant

    Bullfrog yes you can use the brighton code with shareholders discount. I have already done it.

    #555104

    AdrianHenryAsia
    Participant

    I got a great deal this morning flying to SYD in F for the family and used the 10% discount – so very pleased (and will also get New First!)

    #555105

    continentalclub
    Participant

    There remains a little over 4 hours to take advantage of the ‘brighton’ 10% off promotion code on top of the newly-loaded sale fares.

    #555099

    continentalclub
    Participant

    The ‘brighton’ code has now expired and public advertising of the sale has begun:

    http://tidd.ly/1e93e8ad

    There’s also an opportunity to win a holiday to St Lucia.

    #555106

    JordanD
    Participant

    The only problem with this sale and with the brighton code before is the restriction attached to it.

    I’m not trying to look a gift horse in the mouth, but if you’re trying to go anywhere that’s a little off network – Peru for example – you’re scuppered because the discounts only apply to BA metals or relevant codeshares (JSA, TATL Agreement). So to get to Peru, the discount is only valid as far as Madrid (or Miami, which is the less preferred route). Great offer, just a shame that it doesn’t extend further into the OneWorld alliance (I am trying to spend my money with them after all).

    #555107

    RICHARDGALE
    Participant

    When will BA launch an “autumn” sales for passengers ticketed from the US and members of US BA Exec Club?

    #555108

    Stretch
    Participant

    Will there be another sale later this year? I can vaguely remember there being one towards end October/beginning November, or am I imagining things?

    #555109

    openfly
    Participant

    BA Sale…whos kidding who?

    Just looked at LHR-CPT, LGW-AGP, LHR-JNB and all the premium fares are the same as pre-sale last week…except that LHR-CPT First is MORE expensive!!!!

    #555110

    AuldReekie39
    Participant

    I booked 2 tickets on WT+ upgrading with miles to CW from LGW-MCO-LGW in the BA June sale for travel in May/June 2012 as they were supposedly good value. The current August sale for the same itinerary is 20% cheaper. My wife and I are Silver members so I contacted the Exec. Club and tried to cancel and re-book but was told the original booking is not refundable. I enquired if they would offer a credit rather than a refund to book other BA flights to other destinations in the future up to the value of the credit. No was the response. The lesson for me is ‘Do not book 11 months in advance’ and give serious consideration if trying to stay loyal to BA is worth it as they do not appear to reciprocate by their rigid inflexibility. Is there a procedure to appeal higher up the chain?

    #555111

    NTarrant
    Participant

    DFS have a sale on almost every day of the year, if you buy a sofa in the January sale for £1,000 and then find in in the August summer sale at £700 and nothing to pay until 2020 do you go back to the shop and ask for your money back? Simple answer no and if you did the answer would be the same as BA.

    A friend of mine had exactly the same problem as you AuldReekie39 but with Virgin to the same destination. However, if you are fixed on your holiday dates, not booking 11 months ahead may mean you don’t get the flights you want or the price is much higher.

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