Seoul: €1,443 in Turkish Airlines Business Class From Prague

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We’ve been promoting an offer for flights between Prague and Seoul for a while now. While CSA Czech Airlines and LOT Polish Airlines stopped to engage in competitive pricing, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines continues to sell discounted tickets for business class flights on the same route. Prices start at only €1,443 (~CZK 37,820).

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Turkish Airlines is offering the better price

No matter which carrier you opt for, your trip will always include one layover. Stops in Istanbul have the advantage of visiting the better lounge. Turkish Airlines schedules Boeing 777 aircraft on the long haul segments. These feature a 2-3-2 seating pattern with lie-flat-seats up front.

Warning

We expect major shakeups in the airline industry over the following months. Some services might be cancelled, aircraft changed or downgraded. The schedule we describe was planned under different economic circumstances and may very well change.

Search & Book

The fare rules for this deal offer no expiration date. The minimum stay requirement forces you to stay for five days or at least the night from Saturday to Sunday.

In order to find the connections that work best for you, we recommend using Google Flights (instructions). Once you’ve settled for a date, have our Travel Dealz flight search compare prices. Or just visit the carrier’s website for booking.

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:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

Mileage

Tickets for flights with Turkish Airlines will be issued in booking class J, resulting in an earning rate of around 100% on most Star Alliance frequent flyer programs.

  • 23,400 on TAP Miles & Go
  • 20,710 on Air China PhoenixMiles
  • 17,550 on Avianca LifeMiles
  • 17,270 on Miles & More
  • 15,990 on Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles
  • 14,620 on EgyptAir Plus
  • 12,870 on South African Voyager
  • 12,870 on Air Canada Aeroplan
  • 12,870 on EVA Infinity MileageLands
  • 11,700 on Ethiopian ShebaMiles
  • 11,700 on Singapore KrisFlyer
  • 11,700 on Asiana Club
  • 11,700 on Copa ConnectMiles
  • 11,700 on United MileagePlus
  • 11,700 on SAS EuroBonus
  • 11,700 on Air India Flying Returns
  • 11,700 on Thai Royal Orchid Plus
  • 11,700 on ANA Mileage Club
  • 11,700 on Aegean Miles+Bonus
Data provided by wheretocredit.com. Without guarantee on correctness.
Information & Tips for South Korea

South Korea, officially Republic of Korea, is a country located on the Southern part of the Korean peninsula. It is one of Asia’s fastest developing countries and features stand alone traits such as language, culture and cuisine. Especially Korean food (Teriyaki) and music (K-Pop) get more and more popular in Europe and North America.

Visa & Immigration

Citizens of the European Union, Canada, America and Australia get 90 days of visa free stay upon arrival. If you’re not from one of these countries or planning on a longer stay, this official website for foreigners travelling to Korea might be of help.

Currency

Korea’s currency is the Korean Won (KRW). €1 equals roughly KRW 1,300. You can exchange currency in cash or withdraw it by using your credit card at various ATMs. The most used banknotes are KRW 1,000; 5,000; 10,000 & 50,000. Paying with credit card is possible is many hotels, stores and restaurants, not unlike in Europe.

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Information & Tips for Seoul

Seoul is the capital of South Korea and with 11.8 million inhabitants and a metropolitan region of around 25.6 million also the largest. The city is an important cultural and economic center in the Asian region.

Flights to Seoul

Flights to Korea are unfortunately not as cheap as to China or Southeast Asia, but there are – especially if you are flexible – some bargains that are definitely worth it.

For flights to Seoul, one should usually be prepared to pay between 400€ and 500€ for a good deal. Often there are also bargains in Business Class, especially from LOT.

You should avoid the school holidays, especially the summer holidays. During this period, airfares quickly rise to more than 700€ and partly reach heights of up to 1.000€ for a direct flight in economy. Good deals are not to be expected during this period.

Best Time to Travel

The best time to visit Seoul is from March to May or from September to November. Thanks to comparatively mild temperatures and plenty of sunshine, these months are best suited for tourism.

From the Airport to the City Center

International long-haul flights usually arrive at Seoul-Incheon Airport. The express train to the city centre departs every 30 minutes and takes 40-45 minutes and costs approx. 6,50€. For a taxi you pay between 47€ and 70€.

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