British Airways

Escape To The City And Enjoy A Break From £139 Per Person

Press Release   •   Feb 09, 2011 16:10 GMT

British Airways has more than 45 city breaks up for grabs with prices including flights and accommodation from as little as £139 for two nights in Rome or £429 for three nights in New York.

Destinations available when the ‘around every corner is a new adventure’ sale launches on February 10 include Las VegasLisbonStockholmMarrakech andGothenburg making breaks for Easter, Mother’s Day, the Royal Wedding and May bank holidays an easy reality.  Travel dates vary for travel from now though to December 16, 2011

To help travellers make the most of their trip, British Airways has also pulled together some top travel tips.

In Sweden travellers can try the 60-metre high Wheel of Gothenburg ride, offering spectacular views of the city. On the ground there is a thriving café culture and over 500 stores to stock up on some Swedish style.

In Las Vegas hotels can be selected by theme – perhaps a stay in Paris, New York or Ancient Rome? The nightlife along the world-famous strip is sensational, and it’s worth catching one of the amazing shows.

In Marrakech, the city’s bustling main square comes to life in the evenings. There’s great entertainment from snake charmers, storytellers, dancers and acrobats and local cuisine at the dozens of food stalls.

In Europe, two nights in Rome at the 3* Giotto including continental breakfast starts from £139 per person and includes return BA flights from Gatwick and accommodation.

For cultural breaks Budapest or Prague are well worth the visit:
·        Two nights at the 3* Korona Pension Budapest costs from £209 per person (including return BA flights from Heathrow and accommodation with continental breakfast).
·        Two nights at the 4* Duo Hotel, Prague costs from £229 per person (including return BA flights from Heathrow and accommodation with breakfast).

For early Winter sun:
·        Two nights at the 3* Marina Hotel, Athens costs from £199 per person (including return BA flights and accommodation including continental breakfast).  
·        Two nights at the 3* Bilinic Hotel, Istanbul costs from £219 per person (including return BA flights from Heathrow and accommodation with continental breakfast).  
·        Two nights at the 5* Hotel Du Golf, Marrakech costs from £289 per person (including return BA flights from Gatwick and accommodation including breakfast)

For pure luxury, two nights at the 5* Hotel Lapad, Dubrovnik costs from £229 per person (including return BA flights from Gatwick and accommodation with continental breakfast).

For those looking to bag a bargain, retail therapy in the US has become even easier:
·        Three nights at the 3.5* Metro, New York costs from £429 per person (including return BA flights from Heathrow and accommodation only).  
·        Three nights at the 4.5* Sheraton Boston costs from £459 per person (including return BA flights from Heathrow and accommodation only).  
·        Cruise through California and enjoy a seven-night fly-drive to San Franciscofrom £489 per person (including return BA flights from Heathrow and inclusive AVIS car rental for the duration).

And further afield:
·        Three nights at the 5* Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort, Abu Dhabi costs from £639 per person (including return BA flights from Heathrow and accommodation with full-board)
·        Three nights at the 4.5* Sheraton Buenos Aires costs from £999 per person (including return BA flights from Heathrow and accommodation only).  
·        Three nights at the 3* Regal Riverside, Hong Kong costs from £719 per person (including return BA flights from Heathrow and accommodation only)

Book by February 28, 2011.

For reservations visit ba.com/cities or call 0844 493 0758.

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Notes to the editors:
1.        The above offers are subject to availability, based on two travelling and include all UK taxes
2.        Based on various travel departure from February through to December 16, 2011
3.        Book by February 28, 2011
4.        All holidays are ATOL protected