Star Alliance carrier Lufthansa offers people from all over France a discounted first class experience to Bogota, Colombia. Including business class connection flights to Frankfurt from Nice and five other French airports, roundtrips start at €2,544. Besides a luxurious ride to South America, this is a great chance to earn miles aplenty, as well.
This offer has been extended until October 16, 2019!
*Flights from Bordeaux require an overnight layover in Frankfurt. All other cities connect with less than 2 hour layovers.
Schengen flights feature Lufthansa’s European Business on their Airbus A320 family aircraft. An Airbus A340-600 will host you during the eleven hour flight to Bogota, with all Lufthansa first class amenities. Especially from Paris, you have plenty of possible connections you can choose from at the same fare. In the end, it depends on how much time you want to spend in Lufthansa’s First Class Lounge. Have at look at this review to find out what Lufthansa’s top-notch product is like:
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According to fare rules, this offer will be available until October 16, 2019. It is valid for flights leaving France before August 31st, 2020 without any blockout dates. Your stay in Colombia must be at least five days long or cover a night from Saturday to Sunday. Further, it may not exceed three months. At time of writing, availability is great througout the entire travel period.
Since Google Flights displays these flights accurately, you can use its calendar function to find suiting flight dates (instructions). If you use the dates with the lowest fare in our flight search, tickets may get up to €150 cheaper. Nonethenless, we strongly recommend booking via lufthansa.com.
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 to book with the airlines directly. There are two main reasons for that:
- 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.
Lufthansa tickets short haul segments in booking class J and transatlantic flights in booking class A. Both are full premium fare booking classes that generate awesome earnings. Even without tier bonuses, some frequent flyer programs will credit 300% of your travel distance. You can expect the following harvest for a Paris to Bogota roundtrip:
- 47,230 on Air China PhoenixMiles
- 37,960 on LATAM Pass
- 37,880 on Miles & More
- 37,880 on Aegean Miles+Bonus
- 37,880 on SAS EuroBonus
- 35,880 on Ethiopian ShebaMiles
- 34,990 on Copa ConnectMiles
- 34,990 on TAP Miles & Go
- 24,980 on Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles
- 23,700 on United MileagePlus
- 23,700 on Avianca LifeMiles
- 23,420 on EgyptAir Plus
- 23,420 on Singapore KrisFlyer
- 18,190 on Asiana Club
- 17,770 on ANA Mileage Club
- 17,770 on Air Canada Aeroplan
- 17,660 on EVA Infinity MileageLands
- 17,630 on South African Voyager
- 17,630 on Thai Royal Orchid Plus
- 1,110 on Air India Flying Returns
- 690 on Asia Miles