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new British Airways special offer: need advice

Old May 18th, 2007, 01:02 PM
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new British Airways special offer: need advice

BA has special offer , fly out of NY to HTR starting at $319USD each way with 2 hotel nights free. Has anyone ever used this before? If I use the website will I actually get the correct offer(I've read here you don't)? It seems like such a great deal considerd summer is Europe busiest time. Please advise. Thanks
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Old May 18th, 2007, 01:04 PM
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Cost out the complete price with taxes and fees. There are always so many surcharges that the information you have provided doesn't tell much.
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Old May 18th, 2007, 01:18 PM
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It is pretty much the typical airline offer designed to generate revenue/seat sales.

The final amount you pay will depend on the total taxes and fees as WillTravle has indicated.

I would also check out just which hotels are included in terms of their location, etc.
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Old May 18th, 2007, 01:23 PM
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We took that offer and indeed got a 2 night free in Premier Inn Hotel near Earl's court
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Old May 18th, 2007, 01:26 PM
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Pretty sure you don't mean HTR. That is in Japan. Assuming you mean LHR (Heathrow)

"If I use the website will I actually get the correct offer" I don't understand your question - it is a BA offer so you can book it on their site.

No one will force you to book if the price ends up different. Which is a definite possiblity. IF the cheap seats are sold out for the dates you use. Or if the hotel you choose has no availability for the same nights and a more expensive one comes up.

There are lots of reason the price may be different - but if it is too much - don't book it.
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I suppose you mean Heathrow. I did read in the paper recently that BA was having some special deals and the rates did sound very good for summer. Of course with taxes and everything I think it ends up around $900 RT or something, but that is very good for summer and to include the hotel.

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Old May 18th, 2007, 02:36 PM
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4 yrs ago we bot a similar deal with ba

the hotel was a block from hyde park
some would say the room was small, but on a cost/sq ft basis, truly a bargain

i think the roundtrip tax/fees are about $250, so $550 total for flight + 2 nites is still great
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That $319 is for one way based on round trip purchase, then add the usual fees and taxes. I think it will come out close to $775 +.

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We've used those deals several times. You will get to choose from a couple of different hotels - check Tripadvisor before booking. Again, with taxes it will be more, but for summer travel that's not a bad deal, especially as London hotels are so pricey.
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