(12/12/22)  British Airways has made significant changes to its Reward Flight Saver (RFS), extending it to 100% of the airline’s route network – including Club World (long-haul business class) and World Traveller Plus (premium economy) for every long-haul flight.

Previously, RFS was only available in Club Europe (short-haul business class), Euro Traveller (short-haul economy) and World Traveller (long-haul economy) cabins.

RFS is exclusively available on British Airways’ flights for the airline’s Executive Club Members, offering them reward seats at a flat fee, plus a fixed Avios amount.

Members can travel to and from Europe from as little as £1 plus 18,500 Avios, or to a long-haul destination, such as New York, from £100 plus 50,000 Avios.

British Airways B787-8 reg: G-ZBJM. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

British Airways B787-8 reg: G-ZBJM. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com

Return Club World RFS flights are available from as little as £350 plus 160,000 Avios, while return World Traveller Plus RFS flights are available from £280 plus 85,000 Avios.

British Airways has also doubled the number of long-haul destinations available with RFS, with 100% of its route network now on offer to members, including destinations such as New Orleans, Nashville, Austin, Sydney, Bermuda, Buenos Aires, and St Kitts and Nevis.

As part of its premium proposition for customers, the airline guarantees the following minimum number of Reward Seats are available to book on every flight to and from London Heathrow and London Gatwick:

– Eight in Euro/World Traveller;

– Two in World Traveller Plus; and

– Four in Club Europe/World.

RFS bookings are now also available for the first time to Executive Club Members based in the US.

Return flights are available to London Heathrow and London Gatwick from as little as $200 plus 50,000 in World Traveller, and $700 plus 160,000 Avios in Club World.

“Offering more choice than ever, this is an exciting development for our Executive Club programme and great news for our Members. We know they value flexibility, so we’ve also ensured plenty of opportunity to lower their cash spend by using more Avios,” said Ian Romanis, Director of Retail and Customer Relationship Management. “We listen to our Members’ feedback and continue to heavily invest in our Executive Club in recognition of their loyalty, offering as many options as possible for our customers to travel the world affordably.”

Baggage is included with all Reward Flight Saver bookings, starting from 23kg per person, and bookings can be changed or cancelled for a fee of £35 per person.

Reward Flight Saver flights are available to any British Airways Executive Club Member who has collected a minimum of 1 Avios in the last 12 months.

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