Miles & More is offering a promotion that will award members double miles for certain flights between Europe and the USA. The offer is valid for flights that are booked by May 15, 2017, for travel that is completed by September 15, 2017.
The eligible flights include Lufthansa, Austrian, and SWISS operated flights.
For Lufthansa operated flights the routes eligible for the mileage bonus include Frankfurt to New York JFK, New York Newark, Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco, Orlando, Miami, Seattle, San Jose and Tampa, or from Munich to New York JFK, New York Newark, Boston, San Francisco and los Angeles.
For Austrian operated flights the routes eligible for the mileage bonus include Vienna to New York JFK, New York Newark, Los Angeles and Miami.
For SWISS operated flights the routes eligible for the mileage bonus include Zurich to New York JFK, New York Newark, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and Miami.
According to the webpage that provides the details, it appears that bonus only applies to Economy Class bookings. Additionally, the bonus will only be credited to the aforementioned routes. Connecting to other flights that are on the same itinerary do no earn the extra miles.
To be eligible for the bonus miles, you need to register for the promo by visiting this site and entering your information, including your Miles & More number.
Please note that these miles are bonus miles and do not count towards status miles, and the bonus is calculated based on the miles that you fare class offers.
H/T: Oliver2002 & Flyertalk’s Miles&More Forum
SWISS has launched extremely attractive premium fares for travel originating from their Italian gateways to most of their global destinations.
One of the better deals is Hong Kong for only €3000 in First or in Business Class for a ridiculously low price of only €1400.
Other examples include Bangkok for €2500 in First / €1340 in Business, Sao Paulo for only €2900 in First / €1400 in Business, Delhi for €2500 in First / €1340 in Business.
Unfortunately the fare sale does not extend to North American destinations, but there are plenty of fantastic prices available to the rest of the world if you don’t mind originating your SWISS ticket in Italy. A minor inconvenience considering the impressive pricing for their premium cabins.
This offer obviously requires you to connect through Zurich, so you connecting flight from Italy would be a Business Class seat aboard a SWISS narrow body aircraft (A319/20).
The fares are available for booking until May 22, and valid travel windows extend all the way to February 28, 2018 so there is plenty of room to find a ticket!
A minimum stay of 5 nights is required to qualify for these fares.
What It’s Like To Have A SWISS First Class Cabin All To Myself
A Visit To The SWISS First Class Lounge in Zurich
H/T: Sky Travel Agency (Contact them for booking assistance if you can’t readily find the deal yourself).
Between now and April 30, you can book roundtrip travel in Business Class aboard Lufthansa / SWISS / Austrian / Brussels to the USA for only $1400 (Roundtrip). The minor catch is that you have to begin your travels from Berlin. But for a $1400 Business Class ticket, that may be a very minor thing to worry about.
The fare sale covers travel between May 26 and September 4, 2017 and only requires a Saturday night stay. You must purchase your tickets 14 days ahead of your planned departure. This pricing is also available on flight operated by United and Air Canada, so you can get quite creative in how you route your travel from Berlin.
This special fare was published on the SkyTravelAgent.de website. Sky Travel specializes in finding and booking LH Group deals and promos that may not normally be published by the airlines. I’ve used them a few times in the past when I needed to build creative routings for mileage runs, or to get the best possible price for premium cabin tickets. If you’re looking to build a fun and creative itinerary, reach out to them and see what they can do for you. If you can’t find this fare deal on the airline websites, contact Sky Travel directly.
But Hurry, you only have 3 days to get this deal!