British Airways Executive Club has launched new promotion to get members to book short-haul flights between UK and Europe by offering bonus Avios.
Executive Club members can earn up to 16,000 extra Avios for flights taken between March 2 – June 30, 2018.
You can access and register for this offer on BA’s website here.
Here’s how the bonus Avios add up:
Note that these are per one-way and not round-trip. Domestic flights are excluded.
The eligible European countries are:
Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine.
Nice little bonus Avios promotion from British Airways. The short-haul bookings must be on the soft side or they are losing traffic to EasyJet and other competitors and are trying to win some back by this offer.
Here are the terms and conditions of this promotion:
Long Terms and Conditions
1. Eligibility and Pre-registration
1.1. This offer is only open to Eligible Participants and valid from 2 March 2018 to 30 June 2018 23.59 GMT. An Eligible Participant is a British Airways (“BA”) Executive Club Member, aged 18 or over, who books and travels on a Qualifying Flight (see definition below). BA reserves the right to verify the eligibility of Eligible Participants. By taking part in this promotion, Eligible Participants confirm that they accept the terms and conditions set out below.
1.2. To participate in this promotion, Eligible Participants must:
a) pre-register for the offer by following the “Register now” link on the promotion email, or dedicated promotion webpage on ba.com and complete the registration process on the same webpage (a “thank you” message will be displayed to confirm that registration has been successful); and
b) book and fly the minimum required number of Qualifying Flights by 30 June 2018 23.59 GMT (“Promotional Period”).
1.3. Eligible Participants must quote their Executive Club membership number at the time of booking each Qualifying Flight and also at check-in for each outbound and return part of their journey in order to qualify for the promotion.
1.4. Qualifying Flights
A Qualifying Flight is a sector (which is a single flight between the point of departure and final destination with no scheduled change of aircraft) published or corporate negotiated net fare flight in any selling class or cabin on any BA operated flights only (i) departing from any UK airports (where BA flies from) to any of the participating destinations listed below (where BA flies to); and (ii) departing from any of the participating destinations listed below (where BA flies) to any UK destinations (where BA flies to). For the avoidance of doubts, UK domestic flights or reward flights are not included in this promotion.
Participating destinations include the following: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine
1.5. The promotion does not apply to travel on flights operated by any other BA franchisees, codeshare partners or Oneworld Alliance members. The promotion does not apply to any travel on Iberia, Finnair or American Airlines.
1.6. All Qualifying Flights bookings are subject to availability and capacity control in the booking classes eligible for this promotion at the time of booking. BA does not accept any liability in the event that Eligible Participants are unable to book a Qualifying Flight for their chosen period of travel.
2.1. Eligible Participants will only collect Bonus Avios Points if they book and fly at least 4 Qualifying Flights. Subject to paragraph 1, the number of Bonus Avios Points that an Eligible participant may collect is based on the following:
• A total of 4,000 Bonus Avios Points can be collected by the Eligible Participant if the Eligible Participant books and flies between four (4) and seven (7) Qualifying Flights within the Promotional Period;
• A total of 16,000 Bonus Avios Points can be collected by the Eligible Participant if the Eligible Participant books and flies at least eight (8) Qualifying Flights (or more) within the Promotional Period.
2.2. For the avoidance of doubts, no Bonus Avios Points will be awarded until 15 July 2018 and Eligible Participants will only qualify for one promotional award within the Promotional Period.
2.3. Reward flights are paid for with a combination of Avios plus a cash amount for taxes, fees and carrier charges. Avios amounts required vary depending on whether the travel date is a peak or off-peak day. Get a Reward flight quote with the BA Reward flight calculator.
2.4. Bonus Avios Points will be collected in addition to any Avios Points earned under normal circumstances in accordance with the applicable Executive Club membership terms and conditions.
2.5. All Avios Points (including Bonus Avios Points) and Tier Points are issued subject to the Executive Club membership terms and conditions, a copy of which can be viewed here.
2.6. Bonus Avios Points are not transferable and no cash or credit alternative will be offered. This promotion has no cash value..
3. Change of travel arrangements
3.1. Eligible Participants who change their travel arrangements after the date of booking will not be eligible for any Avios bonus award unless their revised travel arrangements also qualify under the terms and conditions of this promotion.
3.2. All bookings under this promotion will be covered by the fare rules and conditions of the original fare. This includes any applicable refund and change fees. All refunds are subject to the fare rules for the class of ticket booked. Fare rules and conditions appear in your booking details when you access your booking on ba.com through the ‘Manage my booking’ functionality.
4.1. Bookings made over the telephone from the UK and Ireland will carry a non-refundable £5 offline booking fee per person per ticket. Calls cost up to 5p per minute from a BT landline. Calls from mobiles may vary. Bookings from other Participating Countries may incur a booking fee. Please contact your travel agent / travel partner for any applicable service fees when purchasing a ticket from them.
4.2. This promotion cannot be used retrospectively.
4.3. This promotion cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, promotion or deal, including but not limited to: (i) redemption bookings; (ii) travel agent or industry discounted fares (including agency, industry, employee discounts), inclusive holidays, group discount fares, child/infant fares or senior citizen fares, whether or not booked in one of the qualifying classes; and (iii) bookings made with vouchers (e.g. shareholder’s discount voucher).
4.4. All Qualifying Flights are carried by BA in accordance with its General Conditions of Carriage for Passengers and Baggage and its Notice and Conditions of Contract as stated on each ticket or itinerary as provided.
4.5. BA reserves the right to cancel this promotion or amend the terms of this promotion without notice in the event of major catastrophe, war, strike, civil or military disturbance, earthquake or any actual, anticipated or alleged breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other similar events beyond the reasonable control of BA.
4.7. BA is in no way liable for the reproduction or indirect access via third party website or homepage access which reproduction misstates or omits any of the information or terms and conditions of this promotion.
4.8. Subject to clauses 4.8(a) to 4.8(c) below, this promotion and any other non-contractual obligations arising out of or in connection with it is governed exclusively by English law and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales:
a) If you are resident in the United Kingdom but outside of England and Wales, then the courts of Scotland or Northern Ireland (depending on your residence) also have jurisdiction;
b) If you are a resident in a member state of the European Union (EU) other than the United Kingdom, then the courts of that member state also have jurisdiction; and
c) If you are a resident of a country which is a signatory to the Rome Convention, your contract is governed in all aspects by English law but you will have the benefit of any mandatory rules of law applicable in your country of residence.
4.9. Promotional materials form part of these terms and conditions. These Terms and Conditions will prevail in the event of any conflict between these and the promotional materials.
4.10. The promoter is: British Airways Plc, Waterside, PO Box 365, Harmondsworth, West Drayton, UB7 0GB. Registered No. 1777777 England.