Star Alliance members Lufthansa and Swiss are selling discounted Business Class flights from Copenhagen to Bangkok, starting at DKK 10,573 (~€1,422). This is a great opportunity to enjoy excellent food, a generous luggage allowance, lie-flat seats, lounge access, and many other benefits of a business class flight.
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.
The European flights are often operated by SAS. The flights to Bangkok are then operated by Lufthansa or Swiss, either from Frankfurt or from Zurich.
We expect further shakeups in the airline industry over the following months. Some services might be cancelled, aircraft changed or downgraded. The schedule we describe may very well change.
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There are not many restrictions on this fare. According to fare rules, your minimum stay has to be six nights (or a weekend) and may last up to one year. There is no official expiration date, but nonetheless, this fare can be pulled from booking systems at any time. It seems to available all the way to the end of the year, except the summer vacation.
Why is booking with an airline better than with an online travel agency?
More often than not, online travel agencies offer lower fares than airlines do. We still recommend booking with the airlines directly. There are three main reasons for that:
- The Covid-19 Pandemic
During the worldwide outbreak of Covid-19, planning international travel got more and more risky because of ever-changing restrictions. In contrast to many online travel agencies, most airlines modified their terms & conditions to become more customer friendly. Rebooking conditions are eased, change fees are waived and cancellations are much easier when there is no third party involved.
Further, by adding an OTA to your plans, you increase the risk of one service provider involved going bankrupt. Now, the airline and the online travel agency involved could vanish along with your money.
- Better Customer Service
In case any problems like delays, cancellations or missed connections arise, you can communicate directly with the airline. The airlines has to take care of you because you have a contract with them.
If a travel agency issues your ticket, you may have to reach out to them first. You also depend on your OTA to forward you information like flight changes instead receiving them directly from the airline. You may get a prime exhibition of responsibility shifting rather than problem solving.
This especially applies for premium tickets. You don’t want to spend more than €1,000 to wind up with some budget OTA’s telephone hotline in case anything goes wrong.
- Baggage Fees
Economy fares not including hold luggage are more and more common. In most cases, travel agencies charge much higher baggage fees than the airlines themselves. If bags are not included in your fare, airlines are often the cheaper alternative.
The tickets will be issued in booking class P on the short and long haul segment. This booking class gets you 100% of the distance in most frequent flyer programs (roughly 12,850 miles). Here’s what you’d get if you fly all segments with Swiss, via Zurich:
- 20,010 on Air China PhoenixMiles
- 15,540 on Singapore KrisFlyer
- 12,850 on Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles
- 12,750 on Miles & More
- 12,450 on SAS EuroBonus
- 12,430 on EVA Infinity MileageLands
- 12,430 on United MileagePlus
- 12,430 on South African Voyager
- 12,430 on Copa ConnectMiles
- 12,430 on Ethiopian ShebaMiles
- 12,430 on Air India Flying Returns
- 12,430 on Avianca LifeMiles
- 12,430 on LATAM Pass
- 12,430 on EgyptAir Plus
- 12,430 on TAP Miles & Go
- 12,430 on Aegean Miles+Bonus
- 12,430 on Asiana Club
- 12,430 on Thai Royal Orchid Plus
- 8,700 on ANA Mileage Club
- 6,210 on Air Canada Aeroplan
- 1,180 on Asia Miles
Information & Tips for Bangkok
Bangkok is both the capital and the largest metropolis of Southeast Asian Thailand. We often have reasonable offers to share with you. No matter if in Economy, Business or First Class – you can almost always find bargains for flights to Bangkok! Also, even luxurious 5-star hotels are available at excellent prices. Just some reasons why you shouldn’t miss Bangkok!
From the airport to the city center
Suvarnabhumi Airport is connected to the city center by train. Trains run between 06:00 and 23:59 approximately every 15 minutes and the journey takes 24 minutes. A taxi ride costs about 400 Baht and takes, depending on the traffic, 30 minutes to more than an hour.
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Information & Tips for Thailand
Thailand is an increasingly popular holiday destination for Europeans – both beach and party tourists get their money’s worth in the South Asian tropical state.
Whether Bangkok, Koh Samui or Phuket, Thailand offers multi-faceted cities and quiet beaches. Also, the country is always easy to reach from Europe. Especially to Bangkok, there is almost always at least a good deal!
Best Time to Visit
While hot summer temperatures prevail the whole year long in tropical Thailand, the best travel time is definitely the winter from November to February. Thanks to the northwest monsoon it doesn’t get warmer than 33 degrees. In summer the temperatures can quickly reach 40 degrees. The rainy season also starts in June and will last until October – high humidity is what you’ll have to prepare for!
Entry & Visa
Most EU citizens do not need a visa for stays up to a length of 30 days. The entry permit can be extended by another 30 days before expiration by local immigration authorities.
The national currency of Thailand is the Baht (THB) which is divided into Satang. One Euro is about 40 THB.
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