The travel industry is going through a very tough time at the moment but for those willing to take advantage of relaxed booking rules such as flexible tickets, now could be a good time to lock in some great deals speculatively.
Or.. if you have family in Europe and want to evacuate them to Australia, this deal could be for you!
What’s on offer
Right now you can get business class return flights with a variety of airlines starting at just $1731 for a return ticket. Business class!
To get this deal, you will need to start your trip in Paris (CDG) with destinations such as Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland on offer.
Paris to Sydney
Flights to Sydney are predominantly operated by Star Alliance partners, but on some itineraries, it’s also possible to get a mix with One World airlines such as British Airways and Cathay Pacific.
Paris to Brisbane
Flights to Brisbane are a mix of Swiss Airlines or Lufthansa and Singapore Airlines with prices starting around AU$1889 or $1731 if booked via Skyscanner.
Paris to Auckland
Paris to Auckland is even cheaper, starting at just AU$1797 return! Just keep in mind that you will need to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in New Zealand.
Flights are a mix of Swiss Air, Lufthansa and Air New Zealand or Cathay Pacific.
Paris to Singapore
While Perth is not on the list, you can also take a similar itinerary to Singapore with prices starting at AU$1769 for a return flight with either Lufthansa or Swiss Airlines.
How Many Points?
Flights with Swiss will credit in P class and Singapore Airlines in D class.
To calculate how many miles you can earn check out the Where To Credit Calculator. Click here for a sample itinerary link
While I understand that right now is probably not an ideal time to travel, these fares are excellent and might be of use for those looking to escape Europe for a while!
H/T: FT User mlqsko