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Looking to take wife and my 10 year old to Europe during July 2020 via business class. Id be leaving/returning to perth.
I have 650k+ FF points, so should be enough for two seats, and pay for the third. Im a Qantas Gold member.
July isnt yet available to book but from what i have seen, finding business class seats looks challenging, especially when I then have to pay for a third seat on exactly the same flights.
Destination wise, I dont really care if I fly into or leave via Italy, Germany, France or England, we are pretty flexible. Duration is likely to be around 3 weeks.
Can anyone make any suggestions on what might be my best options to achieve the above? Really appreciate any suggestions.
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Just building on some already good ideas:
1. Paying to get to Asia and then using FF for onwards legs is a strategy that many people use. Availability from HK/ Singapore to Europe is many time greater than Australia-Europe. One thing to bear in mind though though is that you might find yourself stranded if your flight to Asia is significantly delayed. For this reason I would look at stopping overnight to reduce the risk of missing your flight to Europe.
2. Destinations like Munich, Lyon, Milan and Madrid are worth a look as they may have seats available when other (big name) destinations don't.
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