British Air Discounts for AARP Members

One unexpected benefit of AARP membership is a substantial discount on trans-Atlantic British Air flights. The discount ranges from $65 up to $400 per person. Best of all, anyone of any age can join AARP for just $16.

$400 AARP Discount On British Airways Business Class Tickets Extended

The Eiffel Tower, Photo by Miles
The Eiffel Tower, Photo by Miles

The discount applies not only to flights to London, but also to other trans-Atlantic flights as well.

British Airways Avios Points Explained

This blog post tells everything you want to know about British Air Avios points.

The first portion of the post is concerned with the current 50% bonus promotion, then the remainder of the post tells how to use Avios to best advantage for travel on OneWorld airlines. It is very comprehensive.


Handy Chart Shows Miles Needed from New York to Anywhere

Back in April Dan’s Deals posted a chart showing the number of frequent-flyer miles needed from travel from New York City to almost everywhere. Six airlines are included in the chart, as well as Coach and Business classes.

If you have frequent flyer miles, you should refer to this chart when planning a trip. If you have frequent flyer miles from several airlines, you really should refer to this chart.

American Airlines Frequent Flyer Card
American Airlines Frequent Flyer Card

Austin/San Antonio to Europe for $529 r/t on Delta & American

We see lots of deeply discounted airfares from major cities like New York and Los Angeles, but not so often from smaller places like Austin and San Antonio. Now Delta and American Airlines, and their partners, have addressed that with round-trip fares to Europe as low as $529.

Flights: Austin / San Antonio to Europe $529-$723 r/t – AA / DL + Partners

Destination cities include almost every major city in Europe! These low fares are available as soon as late August, continuing to winter.

For low low fares from other American cities to Europe, click here.

If you want to fly British Air, you may get a substantial discount if you are an AARP member. See this and this pages of this blog for details.

Fly American or Delta to Paris, Photo by hillarywilliamtanner / Flickr
Fly American or Delta to Paris, Photo by hillarywilliamtanner / Flickr

Chicago to London on AA/BA for $553 r/t

American Airlines and British Air are offering flights from Chicago ORD to London LHR for $553 round-trip, from September 2016 all the way to May 2017. Christmas and New Year’s are excluded from this low fare.

Low Fares to London
Low Fares to London

London is a fun city to visit, and from there you can take flights on ultra-low-cost carriers to other cities in Europe and Africa.


USA to Europe: Multiple Departure and Destination Cities, Multiple Airlines, <$600 r/t

Europe is on sale.

Round trip airfare from several US cities to several European cities, on several airlines, can be had for $500 to $600 round-trip.

Still Available! Under ~$600 Round-Trip to Europe From Multiple US Cities!

These low fares typically begin in September 2016 and continue into April 2017. Read the Million Mile Secrets blog post to see how best to find and book them.

Your U.S. Passport is needed to fly to Europe at these low fares.
Your U.S. Passport is needed to fly to Europe at these low fares.

Fly USA-Europe $1537 r/t in Business

Using 5 discounts together, you can fly JFK / Boston / Miami to Europe (including Paris and Venice) for $1537+ round-trip in Business Class on American / British Air this Fall and early Winter.

Dan’s Deals has the complete procedure to follow to get this incredible prices:

Other airlines may try to price-match, but it’s not likely that they can due to the complex set of discounts that are stacked to reach this low price.

American Airlines Flies to Europe, Photo by Thomas Hawk / Flickr
American Airlines, Photo by Thomas Hawk / Flickr

The largest part of the discount is $400 merely from being a member of AARP. The membership dues to this organization are low, and anyone of any age can join…just be prepared for plenty of solicitations for life insurance.