French all business class airline La Compagnie has just launched it’s annual Valentine’s Day fare sale, and it has the potential to be quite a good deal. While La Compagnie doesn’t have any loyalty program partners, this is ideal for anyone looking to travel nonstop between the New York area and Europe.
La Compagnie used to have a lot more fare sales in the past, but with the amount of premium demand there is across the Atlantic nowadays, they’ve become rarer. That’s why I think this deal could very well be worth taking advantage of, and I especially appreciate the long travel window.
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La Compagnie’s transatlantic business class fare sale
La Compagnie is running a fare sale, valid for tickets booked between February 1 and February 14, 2024. What’s awesome is that the promotion is valid for travel all the way through December 31, 2024, so that gives you nearly a year-long travel window. In order to take advantage of this sale, at least a Saturday night minimum stay is required.
As you might expect for a Valentine’s Day fare sale, tickets are being sold in pairs, to get the best price. Specifically:
- Fly Newark (EWR) to Milan (MXP) for as little as $3,800 per couple — this is an up to 5x weekly, year-round service
- Fly Newark (EWR) to Paris (ORY) for as little as $3,800 per couple — this is an up to 7x weekly, year-round service
- Fly Newark (EWR) to Nice (NCE) for as little as $4,800 per couple — this is an up 4x weekly, summer seasonal service
There are blackout dates, and you can see all available dates for the La Compagnie fare sale at this link. You can also search these fares through Google Flights. Fortunately availability is largely very good, with many dates during the promotion period being bookable.
This won’t be for everyone, but I do think this could make sense for some. If you value nonstop travel and/or don’t have miles to redeem, you won’t see business class fares much cheaper than this. For that matter, these fares are basically similar to the fuel surcharges that some airlines would impose on business class award tickets.
Note that these tickets are non-refundable, though are changeable. So you have flexibility to change the dates in the future, though any fare differences would apply.
The La Compagnie A321neo business class experience
La Compagnie currently operates a fleet of two Airbus A321neo aircraft, each featuring 76 seats in an all business class configuration. I’ve reviewed the La Compagnie experience, and was impressed.
While La Compagnie’s business class seats as such aren’t cutting edge, there is something nice about traveling on a jet with fewer people, and for that matter the cabin also looks really cool.
The value here is simply incredible, especially when you consider that the airline offers complimentary high speed Wi-Fi (and it’s actually high speed, similar to JetBlue). The food, drinks, and service are all quite good as well, though nothing that’ll blow you away. It’s all about the overall value, plus the convenience of traveling nonstop on a smaller jet.
I’d book La Compagnie again in a heartbeat if I had any firm travel plans that coincided with this sale.
All business class airline La Compagnie has a new fare sale for Valentine’s Day. Through February 14, 2024, you can use this fare sale to book travel all the way through December 31, 2024. Routes to Milan and Paris are bookable for $3,800 per couple, while the route to Nice is bookable for $4,800 per couple.
Does anyone plan on taking advantage of this La Compagnie fare sale?