Business Class travel means more than just traveling for work – it is that happy medium between paying too high a price for a First Class seat on an airplane and being cramped in a microscopically small Economy Class seat.
Unfortunately, Business Class tickets are not an option on every flight – some airlines only offer Business Class on international flights, for example – but when it is available it can be a welcome respite from coach.
The following articles will help you decide whether paying extra for a Business Class seat is worth it.
Finding Cheap Business Class Airfare
Business Class airfare, like First Class airfare, costs more than coach – that is a given. But you might be surprised at how reasonable Business Class can be, especially when you consider the benefits of upgrading from economy class. Not only that, there are ways to avoid paying full price for a Business Class ticket – including, but not limited to, being smart about how you earn your frequent flyer miles.
>> Learn more about how to find cheap Business Class airfare
Flying Business Class
Flying Business Class is a different experience than Economy Class (that is, after all, why people opt to buy the more expensive ticket), but it is a little different than First Class, too. Some airlines have both First Class and Business Class, but more often airlines have one or the other – so while there are differences, they’re not as huge as they used to be. Find out what flying Business Class is all about.
>> Learn more about what flying Business Class is like
Business Class Domestic Travel
Not every airline offers Business Class Domestic Travel – some have eliminated this level of service in favor of just offering Economy Class and First Class, especially on short- and medium-haul flights. Others have chosen to eliminate First Class on those short flights, going with just Economy Class and Business Class instead. After you’ve read the article above about what to expect from Business Class, then you need to read this one about Business Class in domestic travel – it’s not quite the same thing.
>> Learn more about when Business Class for domestic travel is worth it
Business Class on Various Airlines
Although there are similarities when it comes to what’s offered by different airlines on Business Class, there are differences from airline to airline. The articles listed below are about a selection of airlines that are particularly noteworthy for their Business Class, and we’ll continue to add to this list of articles as well. Click the links below to read more about:
- Business Class on Air France – It sounds so much nicer when you call it “Affaires”
- Business Class on British Airways – With British Airways, you are part of the “Club”
- Business Class on Iberia – Business Class is good, but Business Plus is the way to go
- Business Class on Lufthansa – The seat is actually called a “PrivateBed”
- Business Class on Qantas – On international flights you get a “Skybed” that looks like a cocoon
- Business Class on United Airlines – United is the first U.S. airline to offer truly flat seats in Business Class
And if Business Class travel does not sound luxurious enough for you, there is always First Class travel!
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