SkyTeam member Air France is currently selling business class tickets from Amsterdam to Delhi, India for roughly €1,250. There’s availability for this price until June 2021. You’ll be allowed to bring 2 pieces of luggage (32 kg each), get lounge access, and enjoy many other comforts.
Worldwide travel restrictions are in place to slow the spread of Covid-19. We strongly recommend gathering detailed information about the travel and quarantine restrictions that apply to your desired origin and destination.
A good start is the International Air Transport Association (IATA) website. It provides current updates on a country’s immigration policies. Even better, the Covid-19 Travel Regulations Map is one of the most useful tools you can find.
Should you later on change your mind and not want to travel, you can make use of Air France – KLM’s Coronavirus policy. You can rebook your flight without having to pay the rebooking fee. You can either change the dates or even the destination (or both), but will have to pay the price difference. If you’re traveling before March 31st, you can also cancel the flight and get a voucher.
The flight will include a layover at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport. The flight to Paris will either be carried out by KLM or Air France, while the long haul flight will definitely be operated with an Air France Airbus A330. Flying nonstop with KLM sadly costs far more – €1,700.
How to get to Amsterdam
Schiphol International Airport, located in Amsterdam is the largest airport in the Netherlands. With over 50 million passengers a year, it is the fourth largest airport in Europe and KLM’s home base.
Amsterdam is easy to reach by car from the Benelux countries as well as from Denmark. Alternatively, you can also travel to Amsterdam with Flixbus.
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Search & Book
According to the fare rules, these flights are bookable until October 15, 2020. There availability between January 4th and June 30th, 2021.
The minimum stay requirement is of six days (or a Sunday), while the maximum is set at three months. Stopovers are not permitted.
The tickets are issued in booking class O. At Flying Blue you’ll get 90 XP for the roundtrip, and 5,000 – 10,000 award miles, depending on your status. Sadly, there aren’t many other options for where to credit your miles:
- 9,150 on Alitalia MileMiglia
- 9,150 on Aerolineas Argentinas Plus
- 8,650 on Delta SkyMiles
Information & Tips for Delhi
Delhi or New Delhi is the capital of India, the world’s second most popoulos country. The city combines architectural elements from more than 1,000 years. Therefore it appears as a timeless conflux of several cultures. From Hinduism, Moghul India through British colonial influences, the poeple of Delhi inhabited and preserved what they got from whomever ruled the city.
The result is a city full of sights like pompous temples and mosques, regal colonial buildings and buzzing shopping districts. One of India’s best public transport systems and a steady flow of taxis and rickshaws help you get around. With its undeniable contemporary influences, Delhi is the best gateway to enter the culturally vastly different country of India.
Best Time to Travel
Delhi is hot – from May through August, the average daily temperature is above 30 degrees, making this an unpleasant time to visit the city. From mid-september, when monsoon season is finished, to November is a great time go. While December and January can be cold and unpleasant, from February to April is another good time frame for a trip to India’s capital.
From the Airport to the City
Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Int’l Airport serves as hub for Air India. Delhi’s excellent subway connects it to the city. A ride to the city center takes around 20 minutes and costs less than €1. Furthermore, al large number of air conditioned buses are available, charging an ever lower fare. Taking a taxi can take up to an hour, due to heavy traffic. Prices are around €5.
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Translated by Ditmar Lange
Cover Picture: © Kriangkrai