British Airways Offers Free London Pass With Low-Cost Sale Fares for Spring

Prices Start at $398 Round-Trip From JFK

NEW YORK, March 14 /PRNewswire/ — British Airways, the airline that knows London best and proves it everyday, is giving travelers a free London Pass when they book a round-trip sale fare ticket to London from any USA gateway.

Starting today, this money saving offer, which starts at $398 from JFK or Newark, guarantees that travelers — especially families — will get the most out of their journey across the pond.

“For first-time visitors to the city, including groups with children and grandparents, the London Pass is the best way to see all the top tourist attractions,” said Woody Harford, Senior Vice President, British Airways, Commercial North America. “From St. Paul’s Cathedral to the Tower of London to the London Aquarium, London Pass gives travelers the opportunity to see London landmarks at a discounted rate or in most cases, gives them free entry. More seasoned visitors will also love the benefits of London Pass, which will give them a chance to visit the city’s roads less traveled.”

Visit London with Those Who Know

Travelers who purchase a round-trip ticket from any of British Airways’ 19 USA gateways get a free two-day London Pass, providing free admission to over 50 of London’s top attractions and special discounts on tours, dining and shopping — over $500 worth of savings. With London Pass, travelers may:

— Learn about 900 years of history and view the Crown Jewels with a free
pass to the Tower of London.

– See amazing animals, including the world’s largest lizards at the new
Komodo dragon exhibit, at the world renowned London Zoo with free

– Enjoy a free starter or dessert when ordering an adult meal at the
world’s most famous fish and chips restaurant, Harry Ramsden’s.

– Experience how Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson lived at 221b Baker
Street with free admission to the Sherlock Holmes Museum.

– Purchase a ticket at a discounted rate to view London from a famous
open-topped, live-guided double-decker bus.

– Receive a free Hamley’s Bear when spending over 25 Pounds Sterling at
Hamley’s, one of the world’s greatest toy stores.

The airline’s web site,, shows a huge range of insider’s tips for a thoroughly successful London holiday.

British Airways also provides a wide choice of London hotels at very reasonable prices. Through British Airways Holidays, travelers may choose hotel deals starting at $59 per person per night at the four-star Park Inn Hyde Park. Special rates also are available at other centrally-located hotels throughout London when booking round-trip airfare on British Airways.

Promotional Details

The free two-day London Pass and USA/UK round-trip sale fares are valid for travel through Oct. 31, 2006, from any USA British Airways gateway. Sale tickets are available through midnight (EST) Wednesday, March 22, 2006, and the offer is subject to availability. Prices do not include government fees and taxes of approximately $110 and a $2.50 September 11 security fee. Other significant restrictions may apply.

Upon arrival in London, travelers must redeem a special voucher for their London Pass at the Britain and London Visitor Centre, located at 1 Regent Street, London, W1.

Additional information, as well as travel tips and other spring/summer vacation ideas, is available from British Airways’ website, Travel agents also may access this information at

Sample round-trip sale fares to London
JFK/Newark $398
Baltimore/Washington, D.C. $458
Boston/Philadelphia $418
Miami/Orlando/Tampa/Chicago $518
Atlanta $498
Dallas/Ft. Worth/Houston $508
Detroit/Los Angeles/San Francisco $538
Denver/Phoenix $578
Seattle $558

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