London Calling

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Byline: Thomas Walter, THE WASHINGTON TIMES


With the Christmas shopping season right around the corner, British Airways has announced an all-inclusive shopping trip to London.

Priced at $580 from Washington Dulles International Airport, the three-day, three-night package includes nonstop, round-trip economy airfare, accommodations at Jurys Inn, Chelsea, daily breakfast, champagne afternoon tea at Selfridges Gallery restaurant and a voucher worth about $35.

Those looking to add a little luxury to the shopping trip can upgrade to the Shopping in Style package for an additional $2,179 ($2,728 total). This package features an upgrade to Club World - business class - accommodations at the five-star Marriott County Hall, a Selfridges personal shopper and limousine transfers between the hotel and airport.

Both packages are on sale through Dec. 16 for travel between Oct. 27 and Jan. 31. The cost is per person, based on double occupancy, and does not include taxes of up to $128. To book, call 877/428-2228.


JetBlue has announced a cross-country SuperFly fare sale for travel from Dulles airport. Sample one-way fares to Long Beach, Oakland, San Diego and Sacramento, Calif., begin at $99.

Fares are lowest for midweek travel. A seven-day advance purchase is required. Travel is valid through Dec. …