Act Quick: BA Offering 100 Seats for $128 One-Way From London to Rio and Pittsburgh
Update 1/23/2019 7:16am ET: The BA sale page is now showing that this deal is no longer active. Check back Thursday to see the newest cities that are part of this 100-year sale.
With British Airways entering its centenary year, the deal hunters among us should be poised for some goodness coming from London.
The 100-year-old airline announced on Monday that it would sell 100 seats for £100 to different destinations each day of the week. Monday’s offering disappeared within the hour and Tuesday’s within 20 minutes, so be quick if you want to get in on the action on Wednesday and throughout the rest of the week.
Tickets go on sale at midday GMT (7am ET) each day from January 21-24.
Two destinations, unknown in advance, will be offered each day.
Monday: New York and Cape Town (SOLD OUT)
Tuesday: Boston and Abu Dhabi (SOLD OUT)
Wednesday: Rio de Janeiro and Pittsburgh
Rio de Janeiro tickets are available are for outbound travel from September 5 to October 8, 2019, with a return before October 15, 2019.
Pittsburgh tickets are available from for outbound travel beginning May 1 through May 31, 2019, with a return before June 7.
£100 ($128) each way for coach seats including 23kg checked baggage.
How to Book?
The offer is bookable here directly with British Airways.
Will I Earn Miles and Can I Upgrade?
The ticket books into M class. Monday’s deal to Cape Town would have earned a BA Executive Club Blue member 6,020 Avios (18,060 Avios for a Gold member) and 80 tier points. M class tickets are also upgradable using Avios to World Traveller Plus, should you be able to find redemption availability.
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