Chances are you have seen your friends travelling in First Class and you wonder how your friends can spend more than ten thousand dollars for a single trip flight in First Class.
If you want to travel on premium airlines such as Singapore Airlines First Class or Business Class, it does not have to break the banks. You can literally fly for free on premium cabins.
Learn few tricks here on how you can fly First class or Business class for free.
- Upgrade from Economy class
There is no guarantee you can be upgraded from Economy class to Business class. But there are few lucky individuals that get free upgrades on their flights. Some instances where you can get free upgrades; Economy class is already full and oversold, so they bump last few passengers to check in to a higher class cabin. This is a rare occurrence but do happens on a high traffic flight such as Singapore to New York, London to New York.
2. Collect miles from credit cards
Credit cards offer travel rewards, where each transaction earn points that can be converted into frequent flyers’ miles. Andy from thegoodmiles has been collecting points from credit cards and redeem First class tickets around the world. In his travel hack blog, he shows his reader how to earn miles and how he can fly on First Class.
For example his recent post, he notes that First Class ticket on Singapore Airlines from Jakarta to Hong Kong costs only $16. He admits that he sits on First Class and paying less than what people behind (Economy class) is paying. In his other posts, he shows how we can earn miles quickly and legitimately. Do check out his blog.
3. Go Gold or Platinum
Credit cards come in different variety to suit different type of audience. Typically the travel credit cards come in few perks. Some of the perks include access to premium airport lounges. These lounges are normally reserved to Business or First Class passengers. So even if you are travelling on Economy class, you can use the premium lounges simply by showing your travel credit cards. Be sure to check prior to flying.
Flying in premium cabins can be enjoyable and brings comfort in flying. However, flying First Class does not mean you have to go broke. Long gone where you have to pay full fare for premium cabins flights.