There has never been a better time to visit London with accommodation, shopping and dining now more affordable than ever. Over the last few months, Australia travellers into London have enjoyed a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness the sights and sounds of the city for less. British Airways is also offering customers exclusive discounts and offers at some of the UK’s best loved retailers.
Nicole Backo, British Airways’ regional general manager, South West Pacific, said, “Now is the best time to visit London, as the city is transformed into a truly magical place, with streets adorned with colourful lights and decorations. Christmas shopping at Harrods or Selfridges, a new winter coat from Paul Smith or Burberry, dinner at the Ivy, one of London’s most iconic restaurants; all now offer better value to international customers than ever. Don’t delay, take advantage of our fantastic pre-Christmas fares and enjoy a taste of luxury in one of the most exciting cities in the world.”
LONDON OFFERS BETTER VALUE: Some of the most sought after products and experiences on travellers’ itineraries have now become approximately 23 per cent more affordable for inbound passengers from Australia. For bookings and more information please visit ba.com.
|Tea at Fortnum & Mason||AUD 91.42||AUD 70.60|
|Paul Smith Jumper||AUD 363.60||AUD 280.81|
|Burberry Coat||AUD 3,521.70||AUD 2,719.80|
|Trip on the London Eye||AUD 44.05||AUD 34.02|
|Visit to the Tower of London||AUD 47.99||AUD 37.07|
|Lunch at Gastro Pub||AUD 31.17||AUD 24.07|
EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS ON FOR BRITISH AIRWAYS CUSTOMERS
Our international customers, can now take advantage of our fabulous range of discounts with some of the UK’s most famous brands. Simply present your British Airways boarding pass to London, at any of the participating stores and you’ll enjoy a selection of exclusive experiences and discounts, such as: Bicester Discount Shopping Village, DAKS, Hackett and Hotel Café Royal. Enjoy the shopping!
FANTASTIC SEASONAL EVENTS
The London winter season has much to offer Australian travellers with an array of interesting and incredible events occurring throughout the city.
- From the today until 2 January 2017, Christmas at Kew transforms the already breathtaking botanic gardens into one of the most magical displays in London. Make your way along the one, mile sparkling path, as coloured laser beams dance over water, alongside illuminated fountains and glowing waterside reflections, or whilst accompanied by the sweet aromas of the scented Fire Garden.
- Get in the festive spirit and celebrate 10 years of London’s magical Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, until 2 January 2017. Don your skates and glide around the UK’s largest outdoor ice rink.
- The Natural History Museum’s skating rink is open until 8 January 2017. Visit the museum’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year which displays extraordinary snaps of animals – as you’ve never seen them before, right up until 10 September 2017.
- Book tickets to see The Snowman at the Peacock Theatre to 1 January 2017. This much loved festive tale is told through dance, song and mesmerizing lighting effects.