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Book Quickly: Lufthansa First Class Awards On Partner Programs More Than 15 Days Out

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If you’ve ever wanted to book Lufthansa First Class awards far in advance using miles from a partner program, you’ve been out of luck. That’s because they don’t usually make First Class awards available until just over two weeks out, but your luck has (temporarily) changed. The Deal Book Lufthansa First Class awards using some partner programs such as Avianca LifeMiles more than 15 days ahead of departure. Key Terms Book quickly – this is…

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(EXPIRED) Wide open transcon business & first availability

Yesterday, Greg wrote a post titled, “Best options for domestic first class awards“. If you were reading that post wishing to find transcontinental business or first class flights on American Airlines, a genie has emerged from the bottle and granted your wish: premium cabin transcon awards are available right now over the coming months, with more than one seat open in 3-cabin business and first class in fully flat beds between New York and San Francisco and…

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Best options for domestic first class awards

A newer version of this post is now available here: Best options for domestic first class awards The original post follows… Domestic first class is nicer than coach, but, in most cases, it’s hardly something to write home about.  Usually you’ll simply get a bigger seat and a few snacks and drinks, or a meal if you’re lucky.  If you’re really lucky, you might find yourself on an internationally configured aircraft flying a domestic route. …

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(EXPIRED) First Class deals: British Airways Europe to the US from ~$2100

Via German blog You Have Been Upgraded and Flyertalk’s Premium Fare Deals, there are some amazing prices on first class airfares between Europe and the US on British Airways and American Airlines — starting from $2,162 round trip from Bucharest, Romania to Phoenix, Arizona. Great deals are also available to New York, Chicago, Washington, DC, Honolulu, and West Coast cities. These prices are available on flights that are marketed by American, so I believe they will not qualify for the big Alaska Airlines bonuses on paid premium cabin British Airways…

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[Expired] First class mileage run: BA First from $1045 earns ~50K Alaska miles

God Save the Points is reporting an amazing airfare sale that was first posted on Flyertalk: British Airways first class (mixed with AA or LATAM Business) from London to Guayaquil, Ecuador from $1045 round trip! These flights include British Airways first class from London to New York or Miami and then either American or LATAM between the US and Ecuador. With the current Alaska bonuses on paid premium cabins with British Airways, this looks like a decent mileage run.…

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Making good choices can be tough. Here’s some help.

Ketchup or mustard? Paper (check) or Plastiq? First class 777 or A380? Life is full of tough choices. In this week in review around the web, we bring you some information on making good choices — or avoiding bad ones. How to Find Which Flights Have A Better / New Business Class If you’re relatively new to redeeming points and miles for first and business class, it’s important to know that not all premium cabin…

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Use companion tickets for business and first class flights

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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Some Lufthansa First Class Awards Available in Advance

Lufthansa generally doesn’t release first class award space to partners until 14 days out, but it seems there is availability on some routes to/from Munich in advance. Through September, there is some availability on routes between Munich and Washington DC, Chicago, Charlotte and a few other cities. You can use United.com to search for flights. Simply select the cities you are searching and check the box for nonstop flights only. I was able to find first class…

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