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Offer: Lufthansa Group First Class to Miami for £1,889/€2,211pp Plus North America Destinations

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Ahead of Black Friday, there haven’t been many First Class fares at all to report on, but today’s is pretty good! These are promotional First Class fares across the Lufthansa Group, booked direct with Swiss. The ones worth your attention are flying Swiss and Lufthansa to US East Coast destinations and also a pretty good fare for Mexico City. My top pick is Stockholm to Miami for £1,889/€2,211pp.

The Facts

What: Travelling from Stockholm Arlanda ARN to North America in First Class with the long-haul segment on Swiss and Lufthansa. My top picks are Miami £1,889/€2,211pp, Boston £1,889/€2,211pp, Chicago £1,907/ €2,307pp and Mexico City £2,481/€ 2,905pp.

Offer: The fare rules say 2 adults must be travelling together, but it looks like the fare may also work if travelling solo, so give it a try! The fares are to North America across the Lufthansa Group (Swiss, Lufthansa, Austrian) and also United, Air Canada and Brussels Airlines. The best deals are where the long haul segment is travelling First in Swiss or Lufthansa.

Availability: Valid for travel between 22 Nov ’19 and 30 Sep ’20. Minimum stay 6 days and maximum stay 3 months. No stopovers allowed, but up to 5 transfers and open jaws permitted.

Book By: 2 Dec ’19.

The How

Book direct on Swiss Airlines. You may need to be booking for 2 Adults to get the fare, but give it a go. On the final selection box, “Airline”, make sure that “Lufthansa Group” is selected. To get the best rate, pay in the local currency (Swedish Krona) and use a credit card with a 0% foreign transaction fee, for example, I personally use the Halifax Clarity Mastercard.

You will need to position yourself in Stockholm first. I stayed in Stockholm for my First Class itinerary in October and thoroughly recommend an overnight stopover to explore this wonderful city! British Airways flights from London Heathrow are as little as £66 return.

Maximum Extravagance, Minimum Cost

I’ve picked my top deals from the offer below, there is good availability on dates for all of these.

  • Miami for £1,889/€2,211pp: E.g. Departing from ARN 6th Feb 07:20 (SAS) via Zurich 13:05 (SWISS) arriving in Miami 17:40. Returning 12th Feb 16:55 (SWISS) via Zurich 12:25 next day (SWISS) arriving 14:50.
  • Chicago for £1,907/ €2,307pp: e.g. Departing from ARN 7th Jan 08:50 (SWISS) via Zurich 13:20 (SWISS) arriving in Chicago 16:25. Returning 14th Jan 22:00 (Lufthansa) via Frankfurt 16:00 next day (Lufthansa) arriving 14:50.
  • Boston for £1,889/€2,211pp: e.g. Departing from ARN 11th Feb 08:50 (SWISS) via Zurich 17:25 (SWISS) arriving in Boston 20:05. Returning 18th Feb 20:20 (Lufthansa) via Munich 12:10 next day (Lufthansa) arriving 14:25.
  • Mexico City for £2,489/€ 2,917pp: e.g. Departing from ARN 10th Feb 06:50 (Lufthansa) via Frankfurt 13:35 (Lufthansa) arriving in Mexico City 18:55. Returning 18th Feb 20:55 (Lufthansa) via Frankfurt 17:30 next day (SAS) arriving 19:40.

Mix up airlines

For a wider experience, why not mix up the airlines you fly outbound versus inbound? You can then compare SWISS and Lufthansa First Class! For example, the Chicago itinerary above does this.

Give yourself enough time on the ground

As I mentioned in my post on the ultimate First Class, the ground experience from SWISS (Zurich) and Frankfurt (Lufthansa) is up there amongst the best First Class experiences in the world. So give yourself a lengthy connection to max out on these!

Need Help?

If you would like help booking these fares, contact me and I’d be happy to help!

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