Sunday, 16 September 2018

Deals of the month - September 2018 (Buy cheap Avios, Business class from £1150)

From winter sun to next years summer holiday there are plenty offers flying around the Internet right now (pardon the pun) but we have picked out a few of the best. From Business Class flights to Cape Town for £1150 to a weekend at the Christmas markets in Dusseldorf from £22 we have you covered! All prices are correct at the time of posting and are for 1 adult return fare (16th Sep).



Buy cheap Avios

Avios from 0.85p

Groupon Spain seems to be doing more and more of these deals where you can buy 2000 Avios for just €18 which works out at just 0.85p per Avios (anything less than 1p is a great deal). If you don't speak Spanish like me then its best to open up Google translate to help you navigate the website but its fairly straight forward.

  1. Open a Groupon Spain account.
  2. Open an Iberia Account .
  3. Click here to get the Groupon deal .
  4. Buy the 2000 avios package. 
  5. After payment view your Groupons.
  6. Open the voucher for 2000 avios. 
  7. Click the website link on the left had side of the voucher (use google translate to help find it).
  8. Fill in the details from the voucher on the website.
  9. After the Avios are in your Iberia Account go to British Airways and transfer avios between your Iberia and BA account. 
  10. You can open multiple Groupon accounts and send the point all to one Iberia Account. 


BA Sale (Business Class from £1150)


British Airways currently have a special offer flying from Amsterdam to South Africa and are also running their end of summer sale, below are the best deals available. One additional note is if you book a British Airways flight it can actually be cheaper to add a hotel or car hire on for just 1 night. You don't even need to pick the car up or stay at the hotel but for some reason it can drop the price of a flight only fare.


Promotional Business Class Fare


Amsterdam to Capetown or Johannesburg - £1150
  • Book before the 27th September 
  • Travel between 20th Nov to 11th Dec 
  • Travel between 6th Jan to 30th Jan 
  • Travel between 18th Feb to 3rd April 

BA Sale from UK


There are quite a few good deals this time round and as ever you will get the best deals if you fly out of London or Inverness (with Inverness being £150 cheaper than London in most cases). Best way to find the deals is go to Google flights and enter where you want to fly to from the destinations below and then put in some random dates and click search. Once you get the results click on the calendar to bring up a view of prices through each month.

Alternatively you can you head to the BA Low Fare Finder to see prices for all destinations.

Prices are for Business Class return, if you are looking for the best business class experience then fly from London Heathrow as they have the newer aircraft's as well as a better lounge.

Prices from Inverness are around £1200 and from London are £1350

  • Boston
  • Chicago
  • Nashville
  • New York
  • Washington DC
  • Toronto
  • Jamaica (only £1200 from London)
  • Dominican Republic (only £1150 from London)


Remember you will earn around 340 Tier Points (which is enough for Bronze status) and around 15,000 Avios (which is worth about £150) on any of these bookings.


Bargain Flights - Economy

Inverness to New York = £221 to £250 (various dates)
Inverness to Boston - £317 (various dates) 
Inverness to Toronto = £241 (Jan 2018) 
Inverness to Orlando = £264 (Jan 2018) 

Glasgow to Wroclaw = £29 from 19th Nov to 23rd Nov 2018
Glasgow to Brussels = £27 from 13th Oct to 16th Oct 2018 
Glasgow to Madrid = £31 from 8th Oct to 13th Oct 2018 
Glasgow to Barcelona = £33 from 1st Oct to 4th Oct 2018 
Glasgow to Valencia = £33 from the 5th Oct to 12th Oct 2018
Glasgow to Pisa = £33 from 3rd Oct to 14th Oct 2018 fly here to visit Florence and Cinque Terre which are featured in our top things to do in Italy post 

Edinburgh to Dusseldorf = £21 from 6th Nov to 10th Nov 2018 
Edinburgh to Berlin =£24 from 14th to 20th Nov 2018 
Edinburgh to Hamburg = £26 from 6th Oct to 13th Oct 2018
Edinburgh to Stockholm = £24 from 29th Oct to 5th Nov 2018
Edinburgh to Venice = £24 from 21st Nov to 24th Nov 2018 
Edinburgh to Copenhagen = £27 from 6th Dec to 10th Dec 2018 
Edinburgh to Potro (Portugal) = £33 from 17th Nov to 20th Nov 2018

Aberdeen to Faro (Portugal) = £35 from 3rd Oct to 9th Oct 2018

Package Holidays 

Tenerife Holiday From £329pp 



4 night holiday to the awesome Hard Rock hotel in Tenerife with Broadway Travel flying from various airports throughout the UK with availability from Sep 2018 to Feb 2019.


Bangkok and Krabi From £1099pp 



10 night holiday to Bangkok and Krabi with Premier Travel flying from various UK Airports with selected dates between now and June 2019.


4* Croatia Holiday From £299pp



7 nights staying the Aminess Grand Azur 4* hotel in Croatia All Inclusive with Jet Line Holidays, flying from various UK Airports in October (with a few cheap dates in April / May 2019).



Hopefully there is something there for everyone and if you do end up booking a deal please let me know in the comments below! Also if you missed out on any of the deals why not sign up to my mailing list to get the latest deals right to your inbox.

Thanks for reading

Cal Mc
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