NEW YORK, June 8, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- British Airways today launches an extraordinary promotional offer to fly in its Club World business class at the lowest fares this year from all 24 British Airways U.S. and Canadian gateways. Fares start at only $2,110 roundtrip between New York and London. The offer also includes up to 50 percent off select four and five-star hotels in central London and 25 percent off Avis UK car rentals.
For travelers who wish to visit London in luxury during the summer months, British Airways Club World business class allows them to lie back and enjoy the fully flat beds, watch the latest movies and enjoy gourmet dining options.
Business class roundtrip airfares between New York (JFK or Newark) and London begin at $2,110 and between San Francisco and London at $2,746. Comparable airfares are available from all British Airways U.S. and Canadian gateways and British Airways codeshare services operated by American Airlines. Discounted seats are available for sale on ba.com through Thursday, 12:00am (EDT), June 16, 2011. Travel is valid June 28, 2011 through September 3, 2011 from U.S. gateways and from Canadian gateways June 24, 2011 through September 6, 2011.
Travelers may also take advantage of up to 50 percent off select centrally located hotels in London. The offer on www.ba.com is valid June 28, 2011 through September 3, 2011.
Participating five-star properties include:
- The Ritz London – 50 percent discount
- The Savoy – 50 percent discount
- The Athenaeum – 30 percent discount (valid July 1, 2011 through September 3, 2011)
- Grange St. Paul's Hotel – 30 percent discount
- Wyndham Grand London Chelsea Harbour – 30 percent discount
Participating four-star properties include:
- K+K George Hotel – 25 percent discount
- The Beauchamp – 25 percent discount
- The Rembrandt – 25 percent discount
British Airways is also offering 25 percent off U.K. car rental through Avis, based on a minimum three days and maximum 14 days car rental. Additional rental days will be available at normal prices. Cars must be booked by June 16, 2011 and are valid for travel June 28 through July 31, 2011.
Club World roundtrip fares must be booked and purchased 14 days in advance. Fares may be higher for other travel dates. Fares are subject to government approval and do not include government fees and taxes from approximately $308 and a $2.50 September 11th Security Fee. Prices for flights from Canada do not include fuel surcharge. Minimum stay of Saturday night is required and maximum stay is 11 months. Other restrictions may apply.
Sample roundtrip fares between U.S. gateways and London:
- New York (JFK and Newark), Washington, D.C., $2,110
- Boston, Philadelphia $2,310
- Houston $2,286
- Miami, $2,610
- Orlando, Tampa, Atlanta, Baltimore, $2,510
- Dallas/Ft. Worth $2,686
- Chicago, $2,270
- Seattle, San Diego, Las Vegas, Phoenix, $2,986
- San Francisco, Los Angeles, Denver, $2,746
- Raleigh/Durham, $2,710
Sample roundtrip fares between Canadian gateways and London:
- Montreal/Quebec, Toronto, $2,698
- Vancouver, Calgary, $3,298
Further information on this promotion and other British Airways offers are available by visiting the airline's Web site, www.ba.com/business-sale.
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