$1,995.39 Business Class Return, $425.39 Economy Class: Aer Lingus Sale 2021

The Aer Lingus Sale 2021 is offering at least three deals which are worthy of your consideration — including seats aboard airplanes for transatlantic flights round trip in the:

  • Business class cabin starting at $1,995.39 for travel between Wednesday, September 1, 2021 and Thursday, March 31, 2022
  • Economy class cabin starting at $529.00 for travel between Wednesday, September 1, 2021 and Sunday, October 31, 2021
  • Economy class cabin starting at $425.39 for travel between Monday, November 1, 2021 and Thursday, March 31, 2022

$1,995.39 Business Class Return, $425.39 Economy Class: Aer Lingus Sale 2021

Although the sale claims that airfares for a seat in the business class cabin start at $2,199.00, fares between New York and Dublin are as low as $1,995.39 as shown in the following example if leaving New York on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 and returning from Dublin on Wednesday, November 17, 2021…

Click on the image for an enlarged version. Source: Aer Lingus.

…but keep in mind that this fare is a Business fare — which is not fully refundable, as you must pay a penalty of 15 percent plus fees — and not a Business Flex fare.

Click on the image for an enlarged version. Source: Aer Lingus.

Although the sale claims that airfares for a seat in the economy class cabin start at $429.00, fares between New York and Dublin are as low as $425.39 as shown in the following example if leaving New York on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 and returning from Dublin on Wednesday, November 17, 2021…

Click on the image for an enlarged version. Source: Aer Lingus.

…but keep in mind that this fare is a Saver fare — which does not include advance seat selection, a checked bag, and eligibility for a refund voucher — and not a Smart fare nor a Flex fare.

Click on the image for an enlarged version. Source: Aer Lingus.

The sale also works in reverse — albeit less expensive — as a:

  • Business class flight on the same days costs a total of €893.87 round trip, which is equivalent to almost $1,078.00 in United States dollars
  • Economy class flight on the same days costs a total of €337.37 round trip, which is equivalent to almost $407.00 in United States dollars

Select Terms and Conditions

Saver / Smart

Fare / Travel Validity

  • Fares are only available until tomorrow, Friday, May 7, 2021 at 7:00 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time.
  • Fares are round trip per person including carrier and government imposed fees and taxes. Fluctuations in exchange rates may affect some taxes and fees.
  • 5 day minimum stay is required.
  • Stopovers are permitted.
  • Travel to Britain / Continental Europe are via connecting service in Dublin, Ireland or requires a stopover in Dublin at no additional charge and may be operated by our partners Stobart Air (operating Aer Lingus Regional), British Airways and Flybe.
  • Fares shown for travel to Dublin or Shannon, Ireland are based on Saver fares.
  • Fares shown for travel to destinations in the UK and Continental Europe are based on Smart fares.

Days of Travel Validity

  • Flights between Boston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco and Ireland must travel Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Restrictions

  • Valid for new bookings only and must be purchased at time of reservation.
  • Fares are subject to availability in Economy Class; may not be available on all flights and may not be available during holidays or other peak travel days.
  • Fare applies to North American originating guests only.
  • Cannot be combined with any other discounts/promotions.

Baggage Charges

Cancellations / Refunds

  • Fares are not refundable — except that if the reservation is cancelled within 24 hours after it was made, the amounts will be refunded provided the reservation was made one week or more prior to departure.

Changes

AerClub / Avios

  • On Aer Lingus flights: AerClub members can get 3 Avios points for every USD$1 spent on flights booked with Aer Lingus. Avios points are awarded based on what you paid for the Aer Lingus flight, excluding government taxes and any ancillaries like bags or seats.
  • On partner airlines’ flights: Avios points are awarded based on the distance flown and fare class. The percentage of the mileage that’s applied differs per fare class on each partner airline.
  • On combined flights: For flights with multiple airlines, Avios points are awarded based on a combination of what you paid (on the Aer Lingus portion of the flight) and the distance flown and fare class (on the partner airline).
  • Learn more about collecting Avios points.

Miscellaneous

  • Child (2-11 years) fare is 90 percent of the adult fare. Infant (<2 years) fare is 10% of the adult fare.
  • All fares, taxes, fees, rules and offers are subject to change or be withdrawn without notice.
  • Fares are $140 more if purchased from Aer Lingus over the phone or at an Aer Lingus ticket counter. Fares are nonrefundable, except that if the reservation is cancelled within 24 hours after it was made, the amounts will be refunded provided the reservation was made one week or more prior to departure. To avoid paying this additional expense, book and ticket your reservation here.

Summary

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Photograph ©2014 by Brian Cohen.

The Aer Lingus Sale 2021 offers some interesting deals from which you can potentially benefit — but if you do plan on taking advantage of this sale, do so as soon as possible before supplies are depleted or before the sale concludes.

All photographs ©2014 and ©2017 by Brian Cohen.


 

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