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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to travel. Additionally, keep in mind that discounted partner fares may not earn miles with US-based carriers.
There aren’t too many flyers who can say they’ve flown an all-business class plane, especially after the end of SAS’ all-business 737 flight to Norway. Enter all-business class airline La Compagnie, now running a promotion on travel to London from New York starting at $1,100 per person round-trip if you book for two, or $1,300 for individual tickets.
The lowest prices are available on the airline’s service between Newark (EWR) and London-Luton (LTN), but there are also some decent fares to Paris in the mix. You won’t be able to credit miles or points to any alliance partners like Delta or United, however, the airline launched its own program in 2015. These promotional fares are available to book until February 29, and low prices are available through the end of the 2016 schedule.
If you’re wondering what a flight in La Compagnie’s business class looks like, The Points Guy flew and reviewed the product last May and found it to be a solid option for crossing the Atlantic.
Airline: La Compagnie
Route: Newark to London-Luton
Cost: $1,100-$1,300+ round-trip in business
Dates: February 2016 through December 2016
Booking Link: Orbitz
Pay With: American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Citi Prestige or Chase Sapphire Preferred
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
Newark (EWR) to London (LTN) for $1,100 per person when you book for two in business class on La Compagnie:
Newark (EWR) to London (LTN) for $1,300 in business on La Compagnie:
Maximize Your Purchase
Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Premier Rewards Gold or Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.
If you’re able to score one of these tickets, please share the good news in the comments below! Even after the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is still a fantastic choice if you want to avoid the Reserve’s $450 annual fee, earn 2x on all travel & dining and earn a 50,000 point sign up bonus.
Even after the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is still a fantastic choice if you want to avoid the Reserve’s $450 annual fee, earn 2x on all travel & dining and earn a 50,000 point sign up bonus.