British Airways FIRST CLASS: U.S.A at €1,821 / £1,635 from Inverness, €2,008 nonstop from London

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Like most people, you might think that you could never afford flying First Class. But this deal could change your mind: Oneworld stalwart British Airways is selling flights to the United States for prices starting at €1,821 / £1,635. That’s what you’d normally pay for Business Class! You’ll get the cheapest fares for flights departing from Inverness, Schottland. But also nonstop flights from London are affordable and start at €2,008 / £1,803 .

BA INV IAD F €1810
First Class tickets aren’t normally that cheap.
BA LHR IAD F €2000
Nonstop flights are affordable as well.

You can easily gain frequent flyer status Oneworld Sapphire by booking a round trip. Here are possible destinations and what you can expect to pay for them:

Depending on your destination, British Airways will operate different aircraft. Just check with Google Flights to find out more about your route.

Search & Book

We couldn’t find out how long this offer will be available since there is no date mentioned in the fare rules. So it could be around for a while but could also end soon. There’s no way to tell. If your interested in this deal, don’t wait too long!

Travel is restricted to the following periods:

  • July 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019
  • December 18, 2019 through May 31, 2020

You have to stay at least from Saturday to Sunday to get the cheap rate. But since your departure from London has to take place on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday your minimum stay will be longer than just one night anyway.

Google Flights (instructions) will show you the availability for this deal. You can then book directly via BA’s website (recommended for higher priced tickets) or use our flight search to find a better price offered by an Online Travel Agency (OTA).

Mileage

Tickets for the long-haul First Class segments will be issued in booking class A. According to BA’s mileage table this will get you an earning rate of 250%!

Also, you will get 210 tier points for the flights from and to the USA. So you’ll earn 420 tier points for a round-trip which means that you’ll be promoted to Bronze status in BA’s Executive Club (if you’re a new member). Even more interesting are multi-stop flights: a trip from Inverness via London and New York to Las Vegas could earn you 780 tier points and Silver status!

Information & Tips for USA

The USA offers many sights, natural wonders and cultural significance. Thanks to numerous airlines offering flights across the Atlantic, it is always pretty inexpensive to get there. Alternatively, you can also cross the Atlantic by boat.

Immigration, ESTA & Visa Requirements

The USA has one of the strictest entry regulations in the world. Most EU citizens citizens, among others, are lucky to be able to participate in the so-called Visa Waiver Program. If you get an electronic entry permit (ESTA)  for about 12€, you don’t need a visa for entry.

Best Time to Visit

Due to its sheer size, the perfect time to visit the USA varies greatly from region to region. In winter, Florida is very popular due to the mild temperatures. In the summer the West and East Coasts are flooded by tourists which drives up the prices for hotels and flights and during the Indian Summer in late autumn New England is a very popular destination. The hurricane season between July and September can be dangerous in the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Florida and the southern states are regularly struck by these tropical storms. Blizzards occur from the East Coast to the Midwest during the winter months and regularly put air traffic and public life on hold.

Currency

The US dollar is widely used throughout the world and accepted as a currency in most tourist hotspots worldwide. That being said, carrying cash isn’t necessary in the US, all you need is a credit card! These are very common in the USA and are accepted pretty much everywhere without any issues. If you already have a credit card in your wallet, you should make sure that it does not charge a foreign currency fee if possible. Carrying a few dollars in cash doesn’t hurt though. You might need cash e.g. for the bus ticket if you want to buy it directly from the driver. Most of the time you even have to give exact change.

All Dealz for USA

Cover Picture: © British Airways

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