Why BA Holidays?

Plan and book your holiday with British Airways, online or by phone. Enjoy all these great benefits:

  • Combine and save - book your flight + hotel or flight + car rental together for the best deals
  • Choose from a wide range of hotels
  • 24-hour support helpline
  • Low online deposits
  • All holidays booked on ba.com are protected, giving you peace of mind whilst on holiday

London city breaks we recommend

London breaks combine culture and history with world-class dining and entertainment. Absorb the iconic sights, take in a West End show, shop until you drop or soak up the culture at London’s array of museums and galleries.

London has it all – fascinating history, the monarchy, superb shopping and world-famous tourist attractions. Our London hotels are located across the city. The choice ranges from comfortable 3 star accommodation to exclusive 5 star hotels. Spoil yourself on a deluxe break and stay at one of our chic luxury hotels in London. Enjoy a top West End show on London theatre breaks.

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Bus passing Trafalgar Square.

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London areas

St Pancras train station

Bloomsbury & St Pancras

Bloomsbury has attracted writers and liberal thinkers for centuries. Home to the British Museum, British Library and the Charles Dickens’ Museum. St. Pancras is the transport hub for Eurostar, and provides fantastic transport links to London areas and Europe.

Selfridge's on Oxford Street

Marble Arch & Oxford Street

London’s shopping institutions, such as Selfridges and Liberty, mix with fantastic high street shops and premium designer brands. Take a break from the shops and visit Baker Street, home to fictional detective Sherlock Holmes.

The Mall leading to Buckingham Palace

Victoria & Westminster

At the heart of London’s monarchy, politics and iconic landmarks. Visit Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s official residence, and Westminster Abbey, the chosen wedding venue of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

Colourful houses in London

Paddington & Notting Hill

Known as the leafy neighbourhoods of London, Paddington is bordered by Hyde Park and fashionable Notting Hill is characterised by its green squares. A haven for antiques, second hand books, and the weekly, Portobello Road Market.

Harrod's

Knightsbridge & Chelsea

This exclusive royal neighbourhood is a great place to shop for designer or vintage pieces. Knightsbridge is the home of Harrods, the world famous department store. And Chelsea is famous for the Kings Road, with its fashionable roots from the 60s.

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Discover the many sides of London

Damon Albarn goes back to east London

Damon-Albarn.

Britpop's biggest star

Protagonist of cool Britannia, co-founder of Africa Express and composer of two operas. As he releases his debut solo album, Damon Albarn is going back to his roots — London's East End. Craig McLean meets him there.

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