IHG Rewards Club Lufthansa Miles&More 50% Bonus Miles In The US June 1 – December 30, 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

LufthansaIHG Rewards Club has launched an offer for Lufthansa Miles&More program member stays in the US. Miles&More members can earn 50% bonus miles for stays between June 1 – December 30, 2019. You can access this offer on IHG’s website here. READ MORE: IHG Rewards Club Rate & Bonus Points And Miles Promotions Members must […]

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Hearing-Impaired Passenger Lauds Lufthansa Crew For Going Above and Beyond

Written by Max Prosperi @ The Points Guy

For passengers with disabilities, air travel can come with challenges. Airlines offer accommodations and special assistance to travelers. For some passengers, however, these accommodations represent a bare minimum. Antonia Rodrigues da Silva, who is hearing impaired, recently took to social media to detail her experience of traveling while deaf. She detailed the experience in which …

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All Hotel Point Transfers to Lufthansa Suspended With No Notice

Written by Benji Stawski @ The Points Guy

Lufthansa’s Miles & More program has just become even less accessible to US-based award travelers. Not being a part a partner of any of the major transferable credit card points programs, the only way to transfer points into Miles & More has been through hotels. However, that’s not possible anymore. As first reported by a …

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Lufthansa Caught Collecting Non-Existing Taxes On Awards Tickets Ex-US

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

United States Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a consent order against Deutsche Lufthansa that had incorrectly collected a tax that doesn’t apply for non-revenue tickets (awards). The tax amount itself was close to immaterial ($17.80 per ticket). Lufthansa was blaming “software error” and that only one passenger had complained about it. Here’s the consent order: […]

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Marriott Bonvoy Lufthansa Miles&More Up To 1,000 Bonus Miles Per Stay In Europe June 1 – December 31, 2019 (Book By August 31)

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Marriott Bonvoy Lufthansa Miles&More Bonus Offer Summer 2019Marriott Bonvoy has launched new bonus miles offer for Lufthansa Miles&More program member stays at participating hotels in Europe. Miles&More members earn 500 or 1,000 bonus miles per stay in addition to the base ones between June 1 – December 31, 2019 if booked June 1 – August 31. You can access this offer on […]

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Exciting New Airline Routes for May 2019 and Beyond

Written by Kaeli Conforti @ The Points Guy

Airlines around the world launch and announce dozens of new flight routes and service changes every month. Today, we’ll share just a few of the latest flights that will take to the skies this month or in the near future. Keep in mind that exact flight details (like schedules and aircraft, among other things) may …

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IHG Rewards Club Discontinues Lufthansa Miles&More Points To Miles Conversions Effective May 24, 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Lufthansa A380IHG Rewards Club members can convert points to airline miles at 10,000 points to 2,000 airline miles ratio with number of partners. Lufthansa Miles&More has been IHG conversion partner for as long as I can recall. This partnership has now ended effective May 24, 2019. You can access IHG’s page for airline partners here. READ […]

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Lufthansa’s New Short-Haul Economy Seats Offer Increased Recline and USB Power Ports

Written by Max Prosperi @ The Points Guy

Intra-European economy class is not known for comfort or premium service. Rather, it is an accepted reality amongst frequent flyers that economy class cabins aboard narrowbody aircraft operated by European carriers are cramped, bland, and devoid of (most) passenger-centric amenities. Germany’s largest carrier, Lufthansa, is no exception, offering thin seats with little recline on the …

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LAST CALL: Lufthansa / Swiss First Class Companion Fares Sale ex-Norway/Sweden (from 1,667€/$1,868 per Passenger!)

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Lufthansa and Swiss are currently running a First Class companion fares sale departing from Norway (OSL/SVG/BGO/TRD/AES) and Sweden (ARN/GOT) to several destinations in South America, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia. There are some very interesting prices in this sale, starting from 1,667€/$1,868 per passenger. This companion sale is being discussed on FlyerTalk. Here are […]

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Lufthansa Ditching Mercedes for First Class Transfers

Written by Max Prosperi @ The Points Guy

The Lufthansa First Class experience is about to get a little less luxurious. According to The Frankfurter Allgemeine, Lufthansa is getting rid of its fleet of super luxe Mercedes and adding standard Volkswagen minivans for some first class transfers. While Lufthansa will no longer offer Mercedes vehicles, it will continue to offer Porsche transfers. Lufthansa …

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United Bug Limiting Lufthansa First Class Award Bookings

Written by Zach Honig @ The Points Guy

Lufthansa first class is easily one of the world’s most sought after award redemptions. Availability is incredibly limited — Lufthansa itself doesn’t make first-class seats available via partner programs until roughly two weeks before departure. But as long as you’re somewhat flexible about your travel dates and/or routing, it’s often possible to score one of …

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So Sweet: Lufthansa in Business Class on the 747-8 From New York to Frankfurt

Written by Nick Ellis @ The Points Guy

I had heard tales of Lufthansa’s premium offerings being some of the best, from caviar and roses in first class to impeccable service in business class and even in economy. Add that you could be on a Boeing 747, and suddenly Lufthansa business class joins your bucket list. That’s how it worked for me. On …

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Lufthansa Group Says It’s Committed to Keeping First Class

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

TPG considers Lufthansa First Class one of the top products in the sky. Its large seat and stellar onboard service is matched by an amazing ground experience that includes top-shelf drinks and even being driven directly from the lounge to the aircraft in a Mercedes. While other airlines are slashing their first class cabins and …

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Airfare of the Day: Lufthansa/Swiss First & Business Class Companion Fares Sale ex-United Kingdom (from £499 per Passenger!)

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Lufthansa and Swiss are currently running a 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. There are some very interesting prices in this sale, starting from £999/person for Business Class […]

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Fabulous Fridays: Lufthansa Premium Economy Upgrades Via Plusgrade Bidding – Minimum Bid Successful

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

It’s another Fabulous Friday and this week we’re going to have a look at very affordable Lufthansa Premium Economy Upgrades available through the Plusgrade Upgrade Bidding process. Lufthansa offers a variety of cash upgrade options ranging from the bidding process to pre-confirmed upgrades on the website (expensive) to onboard upgrades (rarely worth it). This month […]

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How to Save Money on Child Airline Tickets

Written by Kathleen Porter Kristiansen @ The Points Guy

Last chance reminder! Until Apr. 24, the Marriot Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express Card and the Marriott Bonvoy Business™ American Express® Card are offering 100,000-point welcome bonuses. The bonuses have identical terms: Spend $5,000 in the first three months to earn 100,000 Marriott points. Terms Apply. While most families know about lap infant tickets, there is …

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