North America: Star Alliance Business Class From Amsterdam Starting at €960 (Hawaii €1,540)

Star Alliance

Since a few days, the Oneworld and SkyTeam alliances are selling extremely reasonable business class tickets from Luxembourg and Brussels to North America. They are starting at €822. Now, Star Alliance is reacting and offers reasonable fares from Amsterdam. You can choose between flights with Lufthansa, Swiss, United or Air Canada. Prices start at €960 and flights go to Boston, Miami, Montreal and more. There are availabilities until September 2021.

Seit ein paar Tagen verkaufen Oneworld und SkyTeam Business-Class-Flüge von Luxemburg und Belgien nach Nordamerika ab nur 813€. Jetzt hat auch die Star Alliance reagiert und ergänzt das ganze durch günstige Tickets ab Amsterdam. So könnt ihr mit Lufthansa, Swiss, United und Air Canada nur 960€ nach z.B. Boston, Miami oder Montreal fliegen. Verfügbarkeiten gibt es bis September 2021.

Info

Because of Corona, both USA and Canada do not allow tourists to enter the country. From what point on tourists will be allowed entering again is unclear at this point in time. However, this deal at least offers availability until September 2021.

If you would like to rebook your travel because of entry requirements respectively quarantine requirements, you can easily do so with Lufthansa as well as Air Canada without a rebooking fee. You will have to pay the fare difference however. For Air Canada tickets, you can also choose to get a voucher in the amount of the ticket price. This voucher will be valid indefinitely.

The following destinations are possible:

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If you missed the other business class offers to North America, check them here:

How to get to Amsterdam

Schiphol International Airport, located in Amsterdam is the largest airport in the Netherlands. With over 50 million passengers a year, it is the fourth largest airport in Europe and KLM’s home base.

Amsterdam is easy to reach by car from the Benelux countries as well as from Denmark. Alternatively, you can also travel to Amsterdam with Flixbus.

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Most of the destinations will be reached with just one layover in either Toronto, New York, Houston, Zurich or Frankfurt depending on if you chose to fly with Air Canada, United, Lufthansa or Swiss.

Please note that transits are not possible in the US, you will have to have the visa or ESTA that would be needed to also enter the country. Stopover are not allowed.

Search & Book

We were not able to find out in fare rules, when this deal expires. The minimum stay requirement is just 12 hours. The inbound flight has to commence no later than 3 months after the outbound flight. There are availabilities from now to September 2021.

You can find your preferred travel dates with Google Flights (instructions). The fare is so now that not all prices and availabilites are listed on Google flights.

Alternatively, you can just simply go to the websites of Lufthansa, United or Air Canada and look for your preferred travel dates over there. Generally speaking, you should book with the airlines directly, especially in times like these.

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:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

If you are flying to or though USA, you will need an ESTA for €12 or a visa. For flights to Canada, you will need an eTA for approx. €5 or a visa.

Mileage

The tickets are issued in booking class P. Most of the frequent flyer programs of the Star alliance will credit these at 100%. If you are flying with Air Canada via Toronto to Boston, the mileage accrual will look like this:

  • 16,884 Miles on Aegean Miles+Bonus
  • 16,754 Kilometers on Air China PhoenixMiles
  • 16,656 Miles on TAP Miles & Go
  • 16,656 Miles on Ethiopian ShebaMiles
  • 12,662 Miles on Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles
  • 12,502 Award Miles + 2,502 PQP on United MileagePlus
  • 12,492 Miles on Air Canada Aeroplan
  • 12,492 Miles on GOL Aéreos Smiles
  • 12,492 Miles on Copa ConnectMiles
  • 10,410 Miles on Air India Flying Returns
  • 10,410 Miles on Avianca LifeMiles
  • 10,410 Miles on ANA Mileage Club
  • 8,444 Miles on Miles&More
  • 8,442 Miles on Thai Royal Orchid Plus
  • 8,442 Miles on Asiana Club
  • 8,328 Points on SAS EuroBonus
Data provided by wheretocredit.com. Without guarantee on correctness.

Please note: If you book your tickets via Lufthansa, you will only accrue award miles based on the revenue. You will only receive 4 to 6 award miles per Euro of the net flight price.

Hotels

Hotels in North America are generally speaking pretty expensive. We recommend, not only comparing prices, but also location and reviews. A good website for that is booking.com:

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