From $6431 (inc taxes)
Airline: British Airways
Status Credits: 280-640
This British Airways fare is particularly useful for it's range of Asian stopovers, fly with Qantas or Cathay Pacific from Australia to a BA Asian gateway, Our consultants will recommend a QF flight wherever possible to increase your Status Credit accrual. From Asia, BA have a huge range of European destinations available.
Stopover options: Singapore, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Bangkok or Beijing. Mix and match different stopovers in each direction.
Destinations via London: Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Alicante, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Bari, Basel, Bergen, Berlin, Biarritz, Billund, Bologna, Bordeaux, Brussels, Budapest, Cagliari, Catania, Copenhagen, Dublin, Dubrovnik, Dusseldorf, Faro, Frankfurt, Funchal, Geneva, Genoa, Gibraltar, Goteborg, Hamburg, Hanover, Helsinki, Ibiza, Innsbruck, Inverness, Krakow, Lanzarote, Lisbon, Luxembourg, Lyon, Madrid, Malaga, Marseille, Menorca, Milan, Munich, Naples, Nice, Olbia, Oslo, Palermo, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Paris, Pisa, Porto, Prague, Rome, Rotterdam, Salzburg, Split, Stavanger, Stockholm, Stuttgart, Tenerife, Tirana, Toulouse, Turin, Valencia, Venice, Vienna, Verona, Warsaw, Zagreb and Zurich.
With add-on's available to: Agadir, Athens, Bodrum, Bucharest, Cork, Dalaman, Irakleion, Istanbul, Kiev, Larnaca, Moscow, Mykonos, Rhodes, St Petersburg, Shannon, Sofia, Thessaloniki & Thira.
Base status credits is for Sydney-Dublin return, with BA but adding in domestic flights in Australia and additional sectors in Europe will help max out the status accrual and potentially add another 80-120 status credits. If you take Qantas to/from Asia, instead of BA, this will help add even more status credits, up towards 640 depending on the European destination and use of domestic sectors in Aus. Example itinerary which would achieve 560 status credits: Sydney - Singapore/Hong Kong/Tokyo [Qantas] - London - Rome [BA] and return. Add on a domestic flight in Australia in each direction to achieve 640 status credits.
Seasons: Departures to 5 January 2020, subject to availability. 21 Day Advance purchase period may apply
Departure ports: Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Hobart
Lead in price: Sydney-London return. Transits in Singapore
Book by: February 19, 2019
Deposit to book: $175
Full payment by: 3 days of booking
Change fee: $225