Good Lufthansa First Class Availability From The US, But Be Careful…

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A couple of weeks ago, a bunch of Lufthansa first class awards became available for booking more than 14 days out, although none of that included routes to or from US cities.

It looks like that availability might’ve expanded to include some US cities but beware – some of it might be phantom availability.

Lufthansa First Class Awards.

Lucky at One Mile At A Time has found quite a bit of availability from US cities such as Washington D.C. to Frankfurt…

Lufthansa IAD-FRA

…and New York to Frankfurt.

Lufthansa JFK-FRA

These awards can be booked through Avianca LifeMiles. They’re a transfer partner of Citi ThankYou and SPG, plus they’re offering a 125% bonus on purchased miles at the moment.

If you don’t already have one, you’ll need to create an Avianca LifeMiles account in order to search for award flights (you don’t have to have a mileage balance with them). It’s easy to filter for Lufthansa-only flights – on the initial search page, click in the ‘Smart Search’ box and select Lufthansa.

Be careful when transferring points or purchasing miles – there are several comments on the OMAAT post stating that much of this is phantom availability. There are several other comments though stating that they’ve been able to book first class awards through LifeMiles, so there’s definitely some availability.

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Mike

Booked MUC-FRA-ORD in F for three weeks from now. Thrilled

Jay

Recycled news, post something original

Jay

It’s been widely covered by other blogs, come up with something unique instead of stealing content from others.

JayP

For the record, please please continue posting high value deals/availability/etc as they show up. I used to read many blogs. Now, I’m busier and know most everything about this hobby so I’ve basically gotten down to just following this blog regularly, then using the weekly recap of posts around the web to stay up to date with some more interesting developments. It saves me a lot of time and I still know most everything that is important to me. Sure, I miss some valuable information, but for my extra time that’s a trade off I’m ok with. Thanks for the referral posts, they’re very helpful to many I’m sure.