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Claim your £17 Lufthansa discount voucher

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Lufthansa has put out a new set of electronic discount vouchers.

Go to this website, select your country, and Lufthansa will email you a discount code off your next flight. The UK voucher is worth £17.

Now, here is the interesting bit.

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Usually Lufthansa only releases these vouchers for one country at a time. This time, they are available from pretty much everywhere.

So … if you are booking a European route where Lufthansa sells one-way seats, you can use two vouchers. If you want a weekend in Berlin, get a £17 voucher to use against a UK-Berlin one-way, and a €20 voucher to use against a Berlin-UK return leg.  You may need to clear cookies or use a different browser to get a second voucher in a different currency.

Flights must be booked by 10th March, for travel by 10th June.

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None of the Star Alliance airlines currently have a UK credit card.

There is, however, still a way to earn Star Alliance miles from a UK credit card

The route is via Marriott Bonvoy. Marriott Bonvoy hotel loyalty points convert to over 40 airlines at the rate of 3:1.

The best way to earn Marriott Bonvoy points is via the official Marriott Bonvoy American Express card. It comes with 20,000 points for signing up and 2 points for every £1 you spend. At 2 Bonvoy points per £1, you are earning (at 3:1) 0.66 airline miles per £1 spent on the card.

There is a preferential conversion rate to United Airlines – which is a Star Alliance member – of 2 : 1 if you convert 60,000 Bonvoy points at once.

The Star Alliance members which are Marriott Bonvoy transfer partners are: Aegean, Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Avianca, Copa Airlines, Singapore Airlines, TAP Air Portugal, Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines and United Airlines.

You can apply here.

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Comments (4)

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  • Jovan says:

    And for cheaper flights to/from TXL, check BHX and MAN. I am doing MAN-TXL-BHX in February, used previous version of these vouchers at £20/€25.

  • David Murray says:

    Thanks Raffles. A couple of small points about using two vouchers to book two one-ways:

    1. Lufthansa only tend to sell cheap one-ways between the UK and Germany, so if you want to fly anywhere other than those two countries a return ticket will almost certainly be cheaper.
    2. Booking two one-ways will incur two credit card fees (£4.50 I think?).
    3. Entering your browser’s “private browsing mode” will allow you obtain the second voucher without the pain of clearing cookies.

    Still a good deal nonetheless.

  • Mark says:

    Just a warning regarding the tip for splitting a UK-Germany return flight into two singles and using a voucher for each leg: I tested it and it seems to be working fine with the online booking system (though obviously I didn’t take the very last step and booked the flights); I identified myself with my M&M number and the system was apparently prepared to accept one voucher each way. BUT I found this in the terms of use: “Limit per promotion is one voucher per person. Lufthansa reserves the right to cancel the booking when the same passenger uses several vouchers.”

    It’s also worth checking the single and return prices in detail, as I found that my chosen flight out was about 25% more expensive if booked on its own, whereas the Euro-denominated flight back was actually about 10% cheaper. And the for the flight originating in Germany only Visa Debit or Electron cards are accepted without a surcharge, no Maestro cards, which will probably add 8 EUR to most bookings.

    In my example, the return flight booked in the UK with a single voucher would have come to £102 and the two singles with two vouchers and one credit card fee to £94, with a risk of cancellation attached. Perhaps not worth it.

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