British Airways slashes flight and holiday prices

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(BA) has today launched a brand new sale offering customers the chance to make some impressive savings on flights and holidays. Deals span current green list destinations, such as and Gibraltar, as well as usually popular European beach destinations, the Caribbean and the in anticipation of further traffic light changes.

Customers can save hundreds of pounds on return flights such as New York from £329, San Francisco from £348, Barbados from £415 and Singapore from £460.

BA Holidays, meanwhile, is offering a wide range of flight and hotel deals spanning destinations in Europe, the USA, the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean.

Those jetting off to the Caribbean can bag a week-long holiday to Barbados from £589 per person, St. Lucia from £599 per person and Mauritius from £839 per person.

There is are also plenty of US holidays on offer.


a plane flying over a body of water: British Airways sale © Getty Images British Airways sale

Urbanites can enjoy a three-night city break to New York are available from £399 per person, while sun-seekers can jet off on a seven-night holiday to Orlando starting from £499 per person.

Closer to home, customers can soak up the sun in The Algarve with seven-night holidays from £189 per person, plus Mallorca, Corfu and Malta from £199 per person.

However, budding holidaymakers must act fast with the sale only running from June 3, 2021 to June 22, 2021, inclusive.

While the sale offers the perfect opportunity to get booked up for later in the summer, customers can also look ahead to the future and plan a 2022 trip.


BA Holidays deposits start at just £60 per person.

Customers will then have the option to pay their balance in as many instalments as they wish or, if preferred, wait to settle their balance until three weeks before travel.

To add further “flexibility” and “confidence”, all flights and holidays in the sale will fall under the British Airways’ and British Airways Holidays’ Customer Promise.

This will allow passengers to rearrange their travel plans free of charge before April 30, 2022.

diagram, map: Green list at the time of writing © DX Green list at the time of writing

As part of the sale, there are also a number of Avios part payment deals on offer for Executive Club Members to make trips even more affordable.

These include New York World Traveller return flights for £179 plus 29,900 Avios, or Barbados for £215 plus 41,600 Avios.

In Club Europe, customers can pick up return flights to Malaga for £53 plus 27,300 Avios, Faro for £75 plus 27,300 Avios or Nice for £97 plus 38,900 Avios.

BA has introduced a range of safety measures throughout the pandemic to ensure the safety of passengers and crew onboard.

These include partnerships with a range of testing providers, mobile travel health app VeriFly and cleaning brand Dettol.

Passengers travelling to select destinations can upload their negative COVID-19 test results and other travel declaration forms directly into their booking on the airline’s website, in advance of travel.

BA is also offering discounted tests via a partnership with testing provider Qured.

Discount codes are available on the BA website, with packages starting at £40.