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Lufthansa Redemption from Aeroplan
Thank you for your posts. I have thoroughly enjoyed reading the blog over the last 6 months.
I have a question about redeeming aeroplan points for Lufthansa first class. Given the 15-day predeparture limit on when capacity is made available, have you been able to book business class in advance and change the reservation to first for a fee plus miles if and when capacity opens up? How would you recommend going about this?
Thank you in advance for your help.
Sure, but you’ll pay a [I]lot[/I] in fuel surcharges by booking through Aeroplan!
Ive done it before, from OS and TK J to LH F on Aeroplan. Just call Aeroplan when you see that space opens up. I was fine with the surcharges and change fees because I knew about it, expected it and was willing to pay it. What I hated was the [I][B]looooooooooooong[/B][/I] hold times and having the call get disconnected after an hour on hold. TWICE.