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Exploring China is made easy with Lufthansa

If you’re planning a trip to see the Forbidden City or experience the shopping wonderland of Hong Kong, Lufthansa has some great flight deals to China. And the airline’s entertainment, upgrade options and service are some of the best in the world – which is why it’s been voted Best Airline in Europe by passengers for two years running.

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Access six different destinations in China

Lufthansa flies direct to six destinations in China from their hubs of Frankfurt and Munich. Besides flying to the well-known cities of Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong, they also fly from the UK to the cities of Chengdu, Dalian, Guangzhou, Nanjing, Shenzhen, Taipei and many more. So it’s totally up to you where you want to start your China trip.

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Return flights to Hong Kong from £399

For under £400, you can get to one of Asia’s most exciting cities. Head up the 552-metre-tall Victoria Peak to get a grand view of the forest of skyscrapers stretching down to Kowloon Bay, or head out on a day trip to Hong Kong Disneyland, which was built in 2005 to incorporate the rules of feng shui. And then there’s the siren neon lights of the Tsim Sha Tsui district, home to gigantic luxury shopping malls and countless restaurants.

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Take masses of baggage

You needn’t worry about being too choosy in what you back on your Lufthansa flight to China: Economy passengers can stow a 23-kilogram suitcase in the hold and carry-on an additional 8-kilogram bag for absolutely free. And if you upgrade to Premium Economy, you can take TWO 23-kilogram bags. That’s not all though: Business Class customers get to take two pieces of 8-kilogram carry-on baggage and two 32-kilogram suitcases, and if you’re in First Class, you can stow THREE 32-kilogram bags. Time to go crazy with all the Chinese shopping gems you can find!

Lufthansa was voted Best Airline in Europe in 2018

For the second consecutive year, Lufthansa won Best Airline in Europe at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, which are voted for by customers. And Skytrax has also awarded Lufthansa the coveted 5-Star Airline status, meaning Lufthansa is ranked among the top 10 premium airlines in the world.

Return flights to Beijing from £449

You can explore the historic Chinese capital of Beijing from just £449 return from Manchester – but you can also board Lufthansa flights to the world’s most populous capital city from London, Bristol and Birmingham as well. Make sure to stop by the gigantic Forbidden City, home to Chinese emperors for nearly 500 years, or take a trip out to the Great Wall of China, which stretches for nearly 9,000 kilometres.

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Up to six scheduled flights to Beijing

Lufthansa has six weekly flights from the UK to Beijing, connecting via the hubs of Munich or Frankfurt, so you have a huge choice about when you travel. And Lufthansa is part of the Star Alliance, so if you include partner airlines like Swiss Air and Austrian Airlines, you have even more choice.

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Use Miles & More to get flights for free

Lufthansa launched Miles & More in 1993, and now this loyalty programme encompasses around 40 airlines, including all airlines in the Star Alliance. Miles & More is the largest traveller royalty programme in Europe with around 25 million members, and you can earn miles by booking flights, using certain car rental companies, staying at selected hotels, and much more. And if you have a Miles & More credit card, you can earn miles every time you spend. Time to get saving for that trip to China!

Luxuriate in Business Class

You can opt to travel in serious comfort by upgrading to Lufthansa Business Class. Not only do you get a marvellously comfortable seat that transforms into a fully flat bed almost 2 metres long, you also have a personal assistant who will take your coat, serve you a welcome drink and look after your every need. And of course, you get access to the airport Business Lounge as well as fine food served on china plates.

Fly to Shanghai for as little as £389 return

Fly to Shanghai for just a shade under £400 return and explore the world’s second-most populous city, with a population of a gobsmacking 24 million. Shanghai is where China’s past meets its space-age future – and nowhere gives a better impression of this than The Bund, a waterfront stretch of historical buildings just across the river from a forest of futuristic skyscrapers that could be straight out of a science-fiction movie. And you can get some fine views of this astonishing city by climbing The Pearl, a 468-metre-high TV tower made from 11 spheres. Lufthansa flights to Shanghai from numerous UK airports, including Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol and London.

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No need to queue for check-in

There’s no need for tedious waiting in line when you check-in for a flight with Lufthansa – the airline has a range of hassle-free check-in options. You can check-in online and print out your boarding pass at home, or you can download your boarding pass to your smartphone using the Lufthansa app. Or if you prefer, you can scan your passport and credit card at one of the hundreds of Lufthansa check-in machines at airports worldwide, which will print your boarding pass and give you a number for a baggage counter where you can drop off your luggage. Nice and simple.

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Bid to upgrade to Business Class

Now this is a bit of fun. If you want to upgrade your Economy ticket but don’t want to pay full price, you can submit a bid for a Premium Economy or Business Class upgrade up to 72 hours before your flight – simply name the price you want to pay. Lufthansa will assess all the bids they receive and let you know whether your bid was successful 36 to 24 hours before your flight. Viel Glück!

Flexible flights

Decided you want to travel a day earlier? Or stay an extra week? No problem – rebooking your flight with Lufthansa is incredibly easy. You can change your flights up to one hour before departure just using your mobile or computer. And if your new flight is cheaper, you’ll get a refund of the difference, minus any fees.

Hours of entertainment options

There are tonnes of entertainment options on Lufthansa long-haul flights. Choose from more than 180 films and 270 TV programmes, watch live news and sport broadcasts, pick one of 60 audio books or select one of more than 50 music playlists. The trip to China will just fly by.

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Published October 2018. Any prices are lowest estimated prices only at the time of publication and are subject to change and/or availability.