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4 business class seats on ANA on Virgin Atlantic Award
I am planning to take a family trip to Japan. We are a family of 4.
I would like to take ANA Business class from LAX to Narita using Virgin Atlantic Miles.
I just started really planning.
I think we will have enough points (360,000) to book 4 business class seats in about a year.
My concern is there might not be 4 business class awards seats on one plane.
Can anybody tell me if this is a realistic option?
If not, I would like Premium Economy but I did not see Premium Economy award points for ANA through Virgin Atlantic.
Can I do better than just Economy class?
I don’t have personal experience with ANA but 4 business seats on most airlines is not the norm – though it does happen. But, ANA has 3 flights per day to Tokyo, at least during the summer: 2 to Haneda and one to Narita. If you’re staying in Tokyo itself, Haneda is much more convenient. Could you split up with a parent and a child on two different flights?
ANA is extremely stingy with premium awards, 4 tickets is definitely going to be a stretch. You may have better luck leaving from a less popular airport like ORD but even then, it’s going to be tricky.
I feel like ANA award space can vary. If you can split up the party, it definitely helps.
My friends found (and booked) 3 ANA F seats HND-JFK for late 2020.