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Why not upgrade to business for just 22k Avios?…

New York City, Boston and Washington DC are always the places to be. With shopping for days, pro sports teams, some of the world’s best museums, galleries and restaurants and a distinct knack for winter, they’re fantastic escapes. These flight deals bring prices you once would’ve been lucky to pay for economy into the premium cabin, and if you’re really clever – you can use just 22,000 points to upgrade to business class!

a bed with pillows and a purse on itThe Deals

British Airways is quietly selling premium economy at exceptionally good prices. How good? As low as £520 round trip to New York, Washington DC and Boston, from quite a few European cities – and even the UK. These deals present an amazing opportunity to use just 44,000 points round trip and upgrade to business class, locking in less than £600 all in for business class flights to the USA. You can depart from Inverness, Geneva, Amsterdam and London.

a tall monument and a buildingThe Dates

Each city will offer slightly different deals, but most of these great premium economy deals are available from November 2018 thru May 2019. Availability will be better in some months than others, but we’ve made easy to use links which take you to the best prices. All you’ll need to do is play around to find dates that work for you. You’ll do best if you look for week long trips or more.

How To Book

These deals are easy to book, but if you want to upgrade you should do some planning first. The easiest way to upgrade these flights is to book flights with availability in business class from the get go. Simply search on British Airways as if you’re looking for a flight using points. If one is available in business class using Avios, it’s also available to upgrade after you purchase your flight with cash. If one isn’t, you can set free alerts. Here are some of the best round trip deals in premium economy, like…

In some cases it may make sense to book these deals as a package, since savings found with British Airways flight + hotel deals can be huge. Either way, you’re locking in great comfort for a very good price. Enjoy the USA.

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Gilbert Ott

Gilbert Ott is an ever curious traveler and one of the world's leading travel experts. His adventures take him all over the globe, often spanning over 200,000 miles a year and his travel exploits are regularly...

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  1. Good base price but unless you have status you’re looking at another £90 or so to choose your seat! That’s a hefty chunk of change and makes the price not look so appealing!

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