Update: this fare has passed you by, sadly. It lasted about 4 hours and congrats to all who got in on the deal in time. If you missed out, follow us on Twitter and Facebook to get news of these kind of things immediately.
From the aviation geek who brought you the Cathay Pacific First Class “error fare” comes the latest and greatest work of Dominicus of HK Travel Blog– a $600 Emirates A380 First Class fare from Asia to Dubai, round trip. This will last hours at best, and is arguably the greatest ever chance to book into Emirates First Class, and if the dust settles on this fare favorably, it’s worth flying to Asia just to take part. What are miles for anyway?
Emirates has a new route between Singapore and Penang, and they’ve loaded some special first class fares, which allow you to take a slightly oblong routing….via Dubai. In other words, you start in Penang, Malaysia, one of the best foodie cities in the world, and then are able to fly to Dubai in Emirates First Class. Here’s a review of that stunning experience, complete with on board shower and Dom Perignon.
So the first catch is you’ll need to start in Penang. The next catch: if you want to fly the round trip properly, you’ll need to be in Dubai for less than 24 hours, since this is technically the “long way” between Penang and Singapore and… yeah – that’s that.
The Dates You Can Travel
Dates are limited, and if you want in, you really can’t be too picky. With that said, you’ll find availability in May, and virtually any month beyond then. Remember, you can’t space out dates. Just follow the links below for simplicity…
How To Book
These Skyscanner links are the best way to book, and the master himself, Dominicus, was kind enough to share them with us. Run for it, hope it sticks and then when and if it does, do your happy dance because you’re going to experience one of the three greatest first class offerings in the sky.
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Dates are drying up by the minute, so when it’s done it’s done. No complaining, we live to play another day. And to get you excited, here’s that Emirates A380 First Class Review again.
These deals are flexible, so best to get in and cancel than dilly-dally and miss out. It’s best to wait at least a week for these deals to thaw out before you plan any non refundable travel to Penang, or hotels. Happy hunting…