Changes To Star Alliance First Class To Sydney

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    Australia can be a rather difficult destination to get to using Star Alliance miles, in particular in first class. Finding nonstop award availability between the US and Australia/New Zealand is difficult, given that United releases very little saver premium cabin award space. Air New Zealand is even worse, and releases virtually no premium cabin award space between the US mainland and New Zealand. It has literally been years since I've seen a business class award seat on them out of Los Angeles or San Francisco. That's why historically the best way to redeem Star Alliance miles for travel to Australia is by routing through Asia, as there are quite a few airlines with service between the continents, and they do seem to release more award space. The post Changes To Star Alliance First Class To Sydney appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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