British Airways is really rolling out the welcome mat in 2013, offering two nights' accommodation for those who book round-trip airfare from the US or Canada to the UK before March 31. Visitors can enjoy stays at select hotels in London, Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester or Edinburgh from now until the end of May.
Participants also receive a "Better Island Band," qualifying them for perks like a 45-minute guided tour at Cardiff Castle, two-for-one admission at the Tower of London and a dram of Highland Single Malt Whisky at Glengoyne.
The deal, available until March 31, covers journeys from now until the end of May.
It's another incentive to discover one of the world's most prestigious and trusted airlines, known for offering excellent service and an extensive route network to cater for the needs of travelers around the globe.
Along with its early predecessors, the airline has been at the forefront of innovation and progression from the world’s first daily scheduled flights to the industry's first fully flat bed. With a heritage of stylish travel, expertise and innovation dating back 90 years, British Airways has a proud history and looks forward to an exciting future.
Here is more about what the airline offers.
"First epitomizes impeccable service, attention to detail and elegant surroundings."
British Airways has a reputation for ensuring that its first-class passengers enjoy a truly exclusive service from the moment they book until they complete their journeys. This means they can ease through dedicated check-in areas and priority security lanes before unwinding in the luxury of lounges including the stunning First Lounge or The Concorde Room at London Heathrow Terminal 5. Once passengers are onboard, their suites are designed as sanctuaries in the sky: discreetly serviced and smartly equipped havens of calm catering to your well-being. They can savor wide-ranging à la carte dining options and enjoy comfort in seats that convert to a 6.5-foot-long bed at the touch of a button.
Find out more at http://www.britishairways.com/travel/first/public/en_us
CLUB WORLD (BUSINESS CLASS)
"Style and service go hand in hand in Club World, where ime is your own to relax, sleep or work as you choose."
The Club World seat converts to a fully flat bed and guarantees comfort, whether passengers want to sleep, eat or relax. British Airways prides itself on serving the very best in local and international cuisine, along with expertly sourced wines, but if you are still hungry, you can help yourself to tasty treats from the onboard Club Kitchen.
Passengers can relax with a movie or listen to their favorite music with 10.4 inch personal flat screens, noise-canceling headphones and more than 200 entertainment options.
Find out more at http://www.britishairways.com/travel/club-world/public/en_us
WORLD TRAVELLER PLUS (PREMIUM ECONOMY)
"A more spacious journey in a quieter environment."
World Traveller Plus offers a separate, smaller cabin with a maximum of six rows designed to provide passengers with a relaxing and peaceful journey. They can unwind in the comfort of extra legroom and an improved, wider seat. For the main meal, they can choose from a menu offering two Club World options, served in white china crockery with metal cutlery and linen napkins.
"Whether you’re traveling for business or holiday, experience a more comfortable and enjoyable journey."
The World Traveller cabin is designed to offer freedom and comfort. A new adjustable hammock-style headrest provides support for relaxation and sleep, while a USB and RCA combo port allows flexibility to use personal electronic devices with the in-flight entertainment system. Passengers can enjoy a complimentary bar service throughout their flights and are served three-course meals designed by leading chefs.
LONDON HEATHROW TERMINAL 5
British Airways' state -of-the-art home is designed to change the way people fly. Spacious and light, with a design created to be modern yet practical, Terminal 5 is the place the airline calls home. After easing through the expansive check-in area, passengers can choose from more than 100 shopping and dining options, including stores such as Harrods, Tiffany & Co., Prada and Gordon Ramsay’s Plane Food restaurant. Eligible customers can unwind in the Galleries Lounges, the world’s largest lounge complex.
Find out more at http://www.britishairways.com/travel/terminal-5-changes/public/en_us
"A calm haven away from the crowd"
Those flying in First, Club World or Club Europe, or who are Executive Club Gold or Silver members, can enjoy the comfort of 60 British Airways lounges worldwide, plus more than 90 partner lounges. At London Heathrow Terminal 5, they can unwind in the luxury of the Galleries Lounges. Eligible customers can also receive soothing treatments at the Elemis Travel Spa. Complimentary food and drinks are available, including a selection of fine wines. As well as being a place to sit back and relax, most lounges are equipped with wireless broadband and complimentary computers to allow passengers to catch up on work.
Find out more at http://www.britishairways.com/travel/lounges/public/en_us
"Take control of your trip by utilizing our online and mobile options."
Find a wealth of knowledge and time-saving tips at www.ba.com to help you get the most from your journey. From destination guides and hotel recommendations to nline check-in, seat selection and boarding-pass printing, British Airways online services can help make your trip more enjoyable. And you can now manage your trip and download your boarding pass via your mobile phone with British Airways' Mobile App.
Find out more at http://www.britishairways.com/travel/preptravel/public/en_us