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Business Class from Berlin to Islamabad
I’m quite new to the miles and points game and wondering if there is a way I could travel business class by buying miles? I have to fly from Berlin to ISB. Economy flights already cost $800. Can I buy a business class with $1000?
I looked at life miles and I can get an award flight by roughly buying miles with 200% free points. But i’m not sure about their financial issues. Turkish business class needs about 90K life miles which roughly cost $1000
i have to fly in start of January. Do I have any other options except lifemiles?
Do you have any points currently, or are you starting from scratch?
It is definitely possible to get to Islamabad on points, but with your time frame of January travel, you are somewhat limited to buying points, since any credit card bonus or spend would probably not post to your account in time
If you’re planning on buying points, Lucky listed quite a few options recently:
From Berlin to ISB, you could buy Avios to fly on British Airways or buy points from a Star Alliance airline (United, Avianca Lifemiles, Aeroplan… They all have a sale right now) and fly on Turkish. As you said, Lifemiles might be the best option right now and I highly highly doubt they will go bankrupt or anything before January, so I would absolutely go for it.