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The UK seems to be on sale recently. Just a few days ago we posted a First Class deal with British Airways to North America and now today we have a good premium economy deal with Lufthansa! There is no reason to not pack your bags, so go get them ready and let’s go to Asia. Lufthansa Group is offering Premium Economy Class from UK cities to Bangkok/Asia from £591 R/T. Here are some routes that I have found:

Route (R/T)Price from Availability
London – Bangkok£591
£610
May to June
Scattered across 2019-2020
Manchester – Bangkok£597
£607
June
Scattered across 2019-2020
Edinburgh – Bangkok£629Scattered across 2019-2020
Manchester – Hong Kong£601Scattered across 2019-2020
London – Singapore£597 Scattered across 2019-2020

The above table is not an exhaustive list. It provides a minimum price guide, based on demand, prices may fluctuate. Any Intra-Europe connecting flights are high likely operated by aircraft not fitted with Premium Economy Class. Hence, you are most likely flying Economy Class on Intra-Europe route unless there is an aircraft equipment change.

Other things to note

Depending on the dates and flights selected, your flights may be operated by Austrian Airlines, Swiss or Sunexpress Germany (under LH flight number). Here are some examples:

1) Bangkok to London via Munich operated by Lufthansa and Sunexpress Germany.

London to Bangkok via Munich by Lufthansa and Sunexpress Germany on Lufthansa website

2) Bangkok to London via Vienna byAustrian Airlines

Bangkok to London via Vienna by Austrian Airlines on Lufthansa website.

How to find this deal?

The best way to find this deal is by searching Google Flights or via the ITA Matrix. As mentioned earlier, the above table is not an exhaustive list. Click on this link to play around with the calendar and destinations!

Some key general terms and conditions

  • Sales until 9 June 2019
  • Rebooking and refund are not allowed
  • No cabin upgrade by miles
  • 2 pieces of checked in baggage up to 23kg per piece

What is the Premium Economy product like?

The operating airlines and aircraft types are different and are dependent on the dates and routes chosen. Here are the Premium Economy Class offered by Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines.

Lufthansa Premium Economy class
Austrian Airlines Premium Economy Class

Where should I credit this ticket?

Check out where to credit. These tickets should book into fare code N (Premium Economy sector) and Y (Economy sector), for some great earnings on Singapore Airlines. Other great places to credit these miles include Aegean Airlines and United Airlines.

If this Premium Economy Class deal does not fancy you, Lufthansa and Swiss are currently running an excellent First & Business Class companion fares sale departing from the United Kingdom (LON / MAN / BHX / EDI / GLA) to several destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and South America. This offer is valid until 19 May 2019. Check out this promotion by clicking the post below.

How should I pay for this ticket?

I recommend booking this deal directly with the airline as that is the safest way to ensure that your tickets are in good hands.

The Platinum Card® from American Express offers 5x points on all airfare purchases made directly with airlines and Amex. If you purchased this ticket directly from the airline or with AmexTravel.com you should earn a minimum of 3,800 membership rewards points worth around ~$65 depending on how you value American Express Membership Rewards Points. You can learn more about The Platinum Card® from American Express here.

The Platinum Card® from American Express
Chase Sapphire Preferred Credit Card

If Amex isn’t your card of choice the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card offers 2x points on all airfare purchases. Regardless of where you purchase this ticket, if you pay with the Chase Sapphire Preferred you should earn ~1,500 Chase Ultimate rewards points worth around  ~$32 depending on how you value Chase Sapphire Rewards Points. You can learn
Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card here.

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