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Use companion tickets for business and first class flights

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Earlier this week I published a roundup companion ticket opportunities: The Complete Guide to Travel Companion Tickets. We have also recently published a few options for getting great business class flight prices.  For examples, please see the following: How to find great business class fares with Google Flights Build your own business class fare sale with vacation packages Business Class to Europe + 7 hotel nights for $2225: Investing in Marriott Travel Packages Another approach…

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Business Class: New York to Buenos Aires for $1733 RT

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Aeromexico has some excellent fares available in business class from New York to Buenos Aires, with prices from $1733 round trip when searched directly on the Aeromexico site. No Mas Coach is also reporting fares from the west coast starting at just over $2,000 to Buenos Aires or $1920 to Sao Paolo. Note that the lowest pricing requires an overnight connection in Mexico City — shorter connections are available for a couple hundred dollars more. I…

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Business Class to Europe + 7 hotel nights for $2225: Investing in Marriott Travel Packages

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This morning, Greg wrote about some of the potential opportunities that could be in store as the SPG/Marriott/Ritz loyalty schemes meld into one over the coming year(s).  The merger with SPG has presented some interesting opportunities for big wins both today down the road — even for those who do not yet have a large stash of Marriott Rewards points. I recently wrote about the possibility to indirectly buy a Southwest Companion Pass and 7 nights at a…

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FARE WAR: Business class to Europe from $1795 wide open cities and dates!

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UPDATE #1: We are adding new cities as we find them — there are now fares starting from $1795! UPDATE #2: Oneworld pricing appears to either be dead or extremely limited from Atlanta, but still alive on many dates from Pittsburgh. SkyTeam availability still appears to be very strong as of 2:30pm Eastern time. This fare sale is not likely to last, so we recommend booking if you find dates that work for you. We…

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Aer Lingus Business Class from $1999 New York or Boston to Ireland or beyond

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If you’ve just finished reading about how paying with points may soon yield 2.17 cents per point in value for Amex Business Platinum holders (and perhaps already does for those previously targeted for 5x airfare spend), you might be chomping at the bit for a cheap business class fare sale to Europe.  Wait no more — via View from the Wing, Aer Lingus has some great business class round trip fares to Ireland from New…

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New York to Naples, Italy in Business Class for ~$1860

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There are some fantastic business class airfares from New York to Naples, Italy, with prices around $1860.  Low-cost carrier Meridiana is pricing around $1550, but true business class on Air France (on either a 777 or A380) is coming in at $1855 round trip.  Alitalia is available at $1865: Dates look widely available throughout summer and into early fall.  These flights appear to be bookable via Amex Membership Rewards, meaning that Business Platinum cardholders could pay with…

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Singapore business class – great fares from New York, Houston, and LA

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As reported by Gary Leff at View from the Wing, Singapore Airlines is having a great business class fare sale with round trip fares starting under $2,000.  While the price is already terrific for long haul business class, this deal could be very attractive if you have an Amex Business Platinum and pay with points.  Assuming you book a $2,000 fare, you would initially need to have 200,000 Membership Rewards points. You would get half…

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Europe on sale with money or miles

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  Between cheap airfares and Iberia’s current promotion, there are a multitude of ways to get to Europe cheaply in 2017. Competition has meant that airfares on all alliances have been available to Europe at very competitive prices lately. On the other hand, Iberia’s current promotion means some fantastic business class pricing Europe on miles. Airfares available today Boston to Paris — from $354-368 Round Trip IcelandAir has this on sale from $368 on most…

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To Heathrow and back — AA vs. BA business class. Which was better?

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The weekend before last, I flew to London Heathrow airport on Saturday and returned home on Sunday… on purpose.  My goal wasn’t to visit London (which is a great city to visit, by the way), but rather to earn the remaining EQPs (Elite Qualifying Points) I needed to secure American Airlines Executive Platinum status for another year.  I had to earn a total of 100,000 EQPs by the end of this year, and I thought…

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