Punta Cana: Lufthansa Group Business Class from Sweden Starting at €1,484

BusinessClass Cabin Seat

Star Alliance members Edelweiss Air, SWISS (and for a little extra Lufthansa and Eurowings Discover Airlines) came together to offer business class flights from Göteborg and Stockholm in Sweden to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic starting at just SEK 16,662 (~€1,441). The fare includes two checked bags weighing 32 kilos, lounge access and a lie-flat seat on the long flight.

Our availability calendar highlights all possible flight dates at the lowest price for trips up to 28 days. It will forward you to Lufthansa with your selected flight dates. We have created two calendars, one called ARN with one-stop trips to Punta Cana and another one called STO with two stops. This option offers more choices during the summer vacations.

ARN PUJ C 2024

You would first fly to Zürich in SWISS’ large selection of narrowbody jets. Luckily they block the middle or adjacent seat even on regional planes. From Zürich, you would fly Edelweiss’ Airbus A340 planes which have an alternating 1-2-2 & 2-2-1 configuration. For about €30 more, you can choose Discover Airlines’ A330s, although they don’t have window seats with direct aisle access.

Search & Book

The fare rules do not state how long this fare will remain valid, but outline a travel period of March through October 2024. There is a minimum stay of 8 nights and a maximum stay of 12 months.

You can use our calendar above that will show you availabilities. Once you select your dates, it will forward you to Lufthansa’s website with your preselected flight dates. In this case, we don’t recommend booking through online travel agencies (OTAs), as they don’t offer a price advantage. You can also search more specifically on Google Flights (instructions) for example by setting filters. You can then use our Go2 browser extension to book your flights.

Why is booking with an airline better than with an online travel agency?

More often than not, online travel agencies offer lower fares than airlines do. We still recommend booking with the airlines directly. There are two main reasons for that:

Better Customer Service
In case any problems like delays, cancellations or missed connections arise, you can communicate directly with the airline. The airline has to take care of you because you have a contract with them.

If a travel agency issues your ticket, you may have to reach out to them first. You also depend on your OTA to forward information like flight changes instead of receiving them directly from the airline. In many cases, you may get a prime exhibition of responsibility shifting rather than problem-solving.

This especially applies to premium tickets. You don’t want to spend more than €1,000 to wind up with some budget OTA’s telephone hotline in case anything goes wrong.

Baggage and Other Fees
Economy fares not including hold luggage are industry standard by now. In most cases, travel agencies charge much higher baggage fees than the airlines themselves. If bags are not included in your fare, airlines are often the cheaper alternative.

This also applies to other things like food services, insurances or priority treatment. In almost all cases, you pay less for additional amenities when booking on the airlines’ website.

Mileage

The tickets are issued in booking class P with SWISS and Edelweiss. These are the miles and points you will earn from Gothenburg to Punta Cana:

  • 5,132 Award Miles + 80 Points on Miles&More
  • 1,806 Miles on Singapore KrisFlyer
  • 1,600 Miles on Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles
  • 1,444 Award Miles + 288 PQP on United MileagePlus
  • 1,444 Miles on Aegean Miles+Bonus
  • 1,444 Points on SAS EuroBonus
  • 1,444 Miles on Asiana Club
  • 1,444 Miles on Avianca LifeMiles
  • 1,444 Miles on Copa ConnectMiles
  • 1,444 Miles on Ethiopian ShebaMiles
  • 1,444 Miles on EVA Infinity MileageLands
  • 1,444 Award Miles on LATAM Pass
  • 1,444 Miles on TAP Miles&Go
  • 1,444 Miles on Thai Royal Orchid Plus
  • 1,444 Miles on Egyptair Plus
  • 1,010 Miles on ANA Mileage Club
  • 722 Miles on Air Canada Aeroplan
Data provided by miles.travel-dealz.com. Without guarantee on correctness.

You can use our mileage calculator if you want to check how many miles or points you will earn with a different routing.

Destination

Hotel prices in Punta Cana usually start at roughly €40, depending on the hotel category. Whichever category and hotel you opt for, make sure to get the best price! Our recommendation is to search on booking.com, or even on our own Travel-Dealz hotel search:

Cover Picture: © Edelweiss

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