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British Airways sale: How to find a bargain holiday online

Our pick of the best cheap flights and holiday bargains on offer in the British Airways January sale

If you haven’t booked an exotic escape or a city break for 2018 yet, there’s still time to bag a bargain in the British Airways January sale, the airline’s biggest promotion of the year. 

You have until midnight on Tuesday 30 January to score solid savings on British Airways flights and holidays to popular destinations including New York, Barcelona and Dubai on select dates throughout 2018.

We’ve combed through the British Airways site to find our pick of the best offers, but if you’re hunting for your own deals, we’ve highlighted a couple of handy booking tips below.

British Airways sale: Flight-only deals (return)

London Gatwick to Bordeaux… £55pp

London Gatwick to Barcelona… £71pp

London Heathrow to Dubai… £311pp

London Heathrow to New York… £367pp

London Heathrow to Bangkok… £498pp

British Airways sale: Holiday deals

Prague: Two-night 4-star city break including breakfast… £99pp

Algarve: Seven-night 4-star holiday… £139pp

Marrakech: Seven-night 5-star holiday including breakfast… £352pp

Boston: Three-night 4-star city break… £399pp

How to track down the best deals in the British Airways sale:

  • Avoid departing on a Saturday if you’re able to. Tuesday and Wednesday are generally the cheapest days of the week to fly.
  • Consider travelling during “shoulder season” (the period of time between peak and off-peak seasons). Not only will you find the biggest savings, but you’ll swerve the crowds too. May and September are great months to pick up bargains in resorts across southern Europe, and March sees prices drop and temperatures pick up in New York.

Note: The prices listed are example fares found at 11am on 25 January. The flight prices are based on seven-night stays flying in economy class. The holiday prices are based on departures from London.

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