Deal alert: London to NYC from £534 return in premium economy for late 2020 to early 2021 travel

Apr 21, 2020

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Flying in premium economy is the perfect way to upgrade a trip and make it that little bit more special — especially when return flights to New York in World Traveller Plus (premium economy) with BA cost only £534.

Related: The best British Airways World Traveller Plus seats

Flights are available from November 2020 to March 2021, excluding the Christmas season. The extra perks like priority boarding, enhanced meal service and extra legroom will be sure to make for a more relaxing and comfortable trip. You also get a rather generous allowance of two 23kg checked luggage — perfect for filling with Christmas shopping or splurges in the new year sales.

If you really want to treat yourself, you can upgrade yourself nearer the time of travel to Club World for 24,000 Avios on off-peak dates or 20,000 Avios on peak dates.

Related reading: Understanding the differences between economy and premium economy

To book, head to Google Flights and enter London as your departure city and New York as your destination. Set the class of service to premium economy and the airline to British Airways. Scroll through the calendar function to find dates and prices that work best for you. If possible, choose day flights when flying East across the Atlantic to help ease the effects of jetlag. Click through to book directly with BA.

Airline: British Airways
Routes: LGW to JFK
Cost: £534+ return
Travel Dates: November 2020 – March 2021

Here are some examples of what you can book:

London (LGW/LHR) to New York (JFK) for £534 return:

London (LGW/LHR) to New York (JFK) for £534 return:

London (LGW) to New York (JFK) for £534 return:

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