China: €1,396 for Lufthansa Business Class From Riga – Only Today

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We posted a similar deal just yesterday, and now we can also bring you a Lufthansa offer for business class flights to China. In coopration with its partner Air China, the German 5-star-carrier is selling discounted tickets for flights from Riga to Beijing and Shanghai. Prices start at €1,396.

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The deal will most likely only be around until August 31st. If you’re interested, you should better act fast!

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Some conections include flights with Air China

Availability is excellent until May 2020. As always, Lufthansa business class fares include 2 pieces of checked luggage.

From Riga, Lufthansa will fly you to its hub in Frankfurt. After your layover, the trip to China will continue. The carrier operates several aircraft on this route, all equipped with lie-flat seats. If you want to get an idea of how Lufthansa’s business class looks like, check out our review:

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Tickets will only be sold until August 31st, so you should book today if you want to take advantage of this offer. There are quite some restrictions as to the travel period. But you should find connections starting in October all through to May 2020. Flights to Beijing are even available around Xmas and New Year’s Eve.

The minimum stay requirements are 6 days, and you could spend up to 12 months in the People’s Republic of China before returning back to Europe.

As always, we recommend using Google Flights (instructions) to find all the available connections. If you go to the carrier’s website for booking, you will pay a little more than the promoted price. Use our Travel Dealz flight search if you want to save that extra money.

Mileage

Tickets for all flights should be issued in booking class P. This can get you an earning rate of up to 100% with some Star Alliance frequent flyer programs:

  • 20,250 Kilometers on Air China PhoenixMiles
  • 15,728 Miles on Singapore KrisFlyer
  • 12,586 Award Miles + 2,518 PQP on United MileagePlus
  • 12,584 Miles on LATAM Pass
  • 12,584 Miles on Copa ConnectMiles
  • 12,584 Miles on Thai Royal Orchid Plus
  • 12,508 Miles on Miles&More
  • 12,506 Points on SAS EuroBonus
  • 11,794 Miles on Air Canada Aeroplan
Data provided by wheretocredit.com. Without guarantee on correctness.
Information & Tips for Shanghai

Shanghai is the most important financial and commercial center of China. But not only business travelers are welcome here. Also, regular tourists can get there money’s worth. And this is great because the city is connected to many major airports and therfor we’ll often present you with good deals for flights to Shanghai.

Best Time to Visit

Since Shanghai is located in a subtropical climate zone, spring and autumn are the best travel times thanks to moderate temperatures and a few rainy days. April, May, September, and October are particularly suitable for a visit to the Chinese city thanks to the low rainfall and humidity.

Climate diagram for Shanghai (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

From the airport to the city

Shanghai Pudong Airport is located 40km east of the city center. Probably the fastest and most exciting method is the Maglev. The magnetic levitation train takes only 7 minutes, and with costs of around 5€ it is also a rather inexpensive (and of course faster!) alternative to a taxi, which would cost about 20€.

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Information & Tips for Beijing

China’s capital Beijing is full of historically and contemporary important buildings. Most of them concentrate arround Tian’anmen square – which is sorrounded by government buildings and the entrance to the Forbidden City, the palace that hosted China’s emperors for more than 500 years. Beijing itself is full of attraction that take weeks to discover, but the fun doesn’t end there. Just a 90-minute bus ride away is The Great Wall at Badaling, the best known section of the Great Wall of China.

The Best Time to Visit

Beijing is located in a continental climate zone and is known for its hot, humid summers and its harsh, cold winters. Therefore, the best times to visit are from late March through May and late August through November.

Please be aware that during the Chinese National holidays, usually two weeks after October 1st, the city is overcrowded with Chinese tourists and should be avoided.

Climate diagram for Beijing (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

From the airport to the city
Beijing Capital Airport, the second busiest worldwide, is very well-connected by public transport. It is served by a regular subway line and an express rail way to the edge of the city centre, which takes 20 Minutes and costs about €3 one way. Further, there are 18 bus lines to different parts of the city (costing €3-5). Of course, taxis are an option as well. A trip to the city centre costs around €12-15, but often take over an hour.

It is not possible to rent a car in China without a Chinese drivers licence.

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