New York: €1,367 Skyteam Business Class From Budapest

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The SkyTeam partners KLM and Air France are currently offering discounted tickets for business class flights to the USA. Departing from Budapest, you can book a trip to New York for just HUF 557,900 (~€1,423). Availability is best in 2023, but you can also find flight dates in 2022. The flights would have a layover in Amsterdam and/or Paris.

Our availability shows all possible flight dates for less than €1,400 with a trip length of 28 days or less. After selecting an out- and inbound flight date, it will forward you to delta.com, where the cheapest tickets are sold.

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First, you would fly to Paris or Amsterdam with KLM or Air France. Then you’ll fly to New York with Delta, Air France, or KLM.

Possible Business Class Cabins

If you’re traveling to North America, Delta is surely not a bad choice, especially if the route is operated with an Airbus plane. The seats in the Boeing 767 are good, but already quite old. The seats in the A330 and especially the A350, however, are on an extremely high level. All A330neo and A350 planes already have the Suite seats installed, which offer maximum privacy.

Delta One Business Class Boeing 767 400
© Delta Air Lines

By now, modern seats have also become the norm at KLM. Its business class is definitely not a bad choice, also thanks to the good service. Like many other airlines, the Boeing 787 always has the newest business class seats installed.

KLM 777 Business Class
© KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Before Covid-19, Air France still had 4 different business class versions, but now, as the A380 & A340 have left the fleet, only 3 remain. The business class in the A380 was no longer up to today’s standards, unlike the business class that’s installed in the Boeing 787-Dreamliner and Airbus A350, which is modern and comfortable. This business class is now continuously being installed in other Air France planes as well.

Air France Business Class Airbus A350
© Air France

Search & Book

The fare rules do not mention an expiry date for this deal. Availability is good from November through March 2023. Even Christmas and New Year’s Eve flight dates are possible.

The minimum stay requirement is 6 days, and according to the fare rules, you can spend a maximum of 12 months at the destination. Google Flights is suitable for the search of available dates, and you should book directly with on KLM’s website.

Mileage

The tickets are issued in booking class Z. When booking and flying Delta, you should roughly get:

  • 21,052 Miles on China Eastern Eastern Miles
  • 17,542 Miles on Aeromexico Club Premier
  • 17,442 Miles on Czech Airlines OK Plus
  • 17,442 Miles on Virgin Atlantic Flying Club
  • 14,034 Miles on China Southern Sky Pearl Club
  • 13,082 Miles on Saudia Alfursan
  • 10,900 Miles on Air Europa Club
  • 10,900 Miles on Korean Air Skypass
  • 10,900 Miles on Aeroflot Bonus
  • 10,900 Miles on Virgin Australia Velocity
  • 8,720 Miles on Vietnam Golden Lotus Plus
  • 8,720 Miles on Garuda Indonesia GarudaMiles
  • 8,720 Miles on China Airlines Dynasty Flyer
  • 8,720 Miles on Xiamen Airlines Egret Club
  • 8,720 Miles on MEA Cedar Miles
  • 8,720 Miles on Aerolineas Argentinas Plus
  • 8,718 Award Miles + 90 XP on FlyingBlue
  • 6,232 Award Miles + 13,078 MQM on Delta SkyMiles
Data provided by wheretocredit.com. Without guarantee on correctness.

Hotels

Hotels in New York City are infamously expensive, in almost any hotel category. Whichever category and hotel you opt for, make sure to get the best price! Our recommendation is searching on booking.com, or even on our own Travel-Dealz hotel search:

Information & Tips for USA

The USA offers many sights, natural wonders and cultural significance. Thanks to numerous airlines offering flights across the Atlantic, it is always pretty inexpensive to get there. Alternatively, you can also cross the Atlantic by boat.

Immigration, ESTA & Visa Requirements

The USA has one of the strictest entry regulations in the world. Most EU citizens, among others, are lucky to be able to participate in the so-called Visa Waiver Program. If you get an electronic entry permit (ESTA)  for approximately €20, you don’t need a visa for entry.

The Best Time to Visit

Due to its sheer size, the perfect time to visit the USA varies greatly from region to region. In winter, Florida is very popular due to the mild temperatures. In the summer the West and East Coasts are flooded by tourists which drives up the prices for hotels and flights and during the Indian Summer in late autumn New England is a very popular destination. The hurricane season between July and September can be dangerous in the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Florida and the southern states are regularly struck by these tropical storms. Blizzards occur from the East Coast to the Midwest during the winter months and regularly put air traffic and public life on hold.

Climate diagram for New York City, New York (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)
Climate diagram for Los Angeles, California (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)
Climate diagram for Miami, Florida (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

Currency

The US dollar is widely used throughout the world and accepted as a currency in most tourist hotspots worldwide. That being said, carrying cash isn’t necessary in the US, all you need is a credit card! These are very common in the USA and are accepted pretty much everywhere without any issues. If you already have a credit card in your wallet, you should make sure that it does not charge a foreign currency fee if possible. Carrying a few dollars in cash doesn’t hurt though. You might need cash e.g. for the bus ticket if you want to buy it directly from the driver. Most of the time you even have to give exact change.

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Information & Tips for New York

It is THE dream destination in the USA. The 5 districts of New York City offer more than any other metropolis in the world. And due to the high number of flights to New York, it is usually the cheapest way to get to the USA.

The Best Time to Travel

The best travel time with moderate temperatures is from April to June and from September to November. Summers can bring heat waves with high humidity. Winters are often snowy and very cold.

Climate diagram for New York City, New York (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

From the airport to the city

New York City is served by three commercial airports: John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport in Queens (probably the most famous), Newark Intl. Airport in Newark, New Jersey (which is not located in NYC, but serves the metropolitan area just like the others) and LaGuardia Airport also in Queens (which is closest to the city).

John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport

Public transport: From Manhattan by subway or LIRR to Jamaica (price varies from $2.75 – $10.00), continue with AirTrain to JFK ($6). Travel time 45 – 60 minutes.

Taxi: To Manhattan $52.50 (+ $5.50 toll), 45 – 90 minutes depending on traffic.

Newark Intl. Airport

Public transport: Almost $20 with a combination of AirTrain Newark and NJ Transit to Penn Station. Almost 45 minutes drive.

Taxi: To Manhattan $50 – $70 (+ $8 toll), journey time 35 – 60 minutes depending on traffic.

LaGuardia Airport

Public transport: LaGuardia is only served by buses, these are slow and don’t have much space to store luggage, but with $2,75 they are very cheap.

Taxi: To Manhattan $20 – $30, journey time 15 – 30 minutes depending on traffic.

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  1. Risto says:

    ESTA is no more 14§.

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