Flying from Europe to Santiago de Chile will typically take you around 13 hours or even longer. Spending that much time cramped into a seat in economy class doesn’t sound tempting. But Iberia and its Oneworld partner airline LATAM have a great solution to this problem: cheap tickets for flights in business class. The connection between Milan and Chile is available for prices starting as low as €1,428.
Your first flight segment will always take you to Madrid onboard an Iberia aircraft. For the long-haul connection to South America, you have often the choice between Iberia’s business class or the premium cabin that LATAM equipped its Boeing 787 with.
Maybe, flying to Santiago isn’t exactly your dream, or you live quite far away from Milan. In that case, here are some other Oneworld business class deals that might interest you:
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According to the fare rules, tickets will be issued until March 26, 2020, and the deal is valid for travel until March 31st. That means, that you’ll have to be back from Chile by the 31st. So, you’ll have to be quite spontaneous for this one.
You will be able to find all connections with the help of Google Flights (instructions). Use the results to compare prices on our Travel-Dealz flight search or book the flights on iberia.com. It’s never a bad idea to purchase your tickets directly from the airlines if you are buying higher-priced business class tickets. This will increase your chances of getting reliable customer service should anything go wrong.
Iberia will issue all tickets in booking class I. Iberia Plus and British Airways’ Executive Club will credit you with a solid 150% of the actual miles traveled. Great Britain’s flagship carrier will also reward you with 400 tier points for the trip. So you’ll end up obtaining at least the Bronze tier.
On most other Oneworld frequent flyer programs, the earning rate will be between 125%. Here’s what you can expect on your account on select Oneworld programs:
- 33,180 Award Miles + 18,430 Tier Miles on Alaska Mileage Plan
- 29,670 Points on Finnair Plus
- 22,120 Avios + 400 TP on British Airways Executive Club
- 22,120 Avios + 1,700 TP on Iberia Plus
- 18,430 Award Miles + 29,490 EQMs on American AAdvantage
- 18,430 Award Miles + 180 Tier Miles on Asia Miles
- 18,430 Qmiles + 120 Qpoints on Qatar Privilege Club
- 18,430 Miles on Royal Air Maroc Safar Flyer
- 18,430 Miles on SriLankan FlySmiles
- 18,430 Miles on LATAM Pass
- 18,430 Miles on Royal Jordanian Royal Club
- 18,430 Miles on S7 Airlines Priority Club
- 18,430 Miles on Malaysia Airlines Enrich
- 10,320 Miles on Japan Airlines Mileage Bank
Information & Tips for Santiago de Chile
Santiago de Chile is the capital and most important economic center of Chile. With its 5.6 million inhabitants, the city is also a key cultural center which attracts numerous tourists thanks to its location near both the coast and the Andes Mountains.
From the Airport to the City Center
Two different airport busses, CentroPuerto and TurBus, run from the airport to the city. The fare is about 3€ per person and the journey takes about 30 to 50 minutes depending on traffic conditions. Credit cards are accepted when buying a ticket at the airport counter.
Unfortunately, none of the two buses take you directly into the city centre. The buses from CentroPuerto go to the “Los Héroes” station, from there you can walk to the central Plaza de Armas in about 20 minutes and a transfer to the metro is also possible quite easily. A taxi is a bit faster and costs approximately 20€.
Best Time to Travel
The best weather conditions for sightseeing and other touristic activities are in spring between September and November and in autumn between March and May. Temperatures during these months are moderate and rainfall is low.
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