2021 Deal: Bali Business Class £1,582/€1,760

We’ve spotted a rare business class deal to Bali with Singapore Airlines for the first half of 2021. That might be far enough away from the current travel mayhem to make it slightly tempting for some of you. Singapore Airlines is part of Star Alliance and has a 5-star Skytrax rating. Their business product is one of the most respected in the skies. Have a read about the wonders of Bali in our destination guide for May.

Destinations

Return prices in business class from Oslo

  • Bali – £1,582 / €1,760

The Catch

There are two stops each way on this one. After a short flight with Lufthansa in European business class, you’ll have a layover at Frankfurt before boarding a 12-hour Singapore Airlines flight to Singapore. Once there, you have another short layover before flying onwards to Bali.

As the flight departs from our old favourite, Oslo, you’ll also have to fly yourself there to begin with. We’ve done ex-EU departures plenty of times before and don’t mind it that much.

While coronavirus remains a threat, airline lounges may be closed at airports and in-flight meal services may be reduced or removed on some routes. Check with Singapore Airlines to be sure you’re getting a Business Class deal worth having.

You may find our 10 Things To Consider Before Booking A Coronavirus Travel Deal useful.

Ulun Danu Beratan Temple
Ulun Danu Beratan Temple

Travel Dates

There is very good availability from October 2020 through to May 2021.

Small Print

  • Departure points: Oslo
  • Book by: No published end date. Book at least 7 days before departure
  • Travel until: 31 May 2020
  • Minimum stay: 6 nights – must include a Saturday night
  • Weekend departures: Yes – Saturdays
  • Sectors: 3 each way (one intra-European)
  • Booking class: P
  • Stopovers: Permitted.
  • Frequent flyer points accrual: Yes. 125% miles flown
  • Refundable: No
  • Changes after booking: Yes – €250 fee.

How to Book

Use Google Flights calendar feature to find the cheap travel dates. Handily, you can then complete the booking directly through Google (read more about how that works here).

Where to credit the Points?

Singapore Airlines is part of Star Alliance, so we’d recommend crediting to Miles & More or KrisFlyer.

BG1 Verdict

This is a good price for Bali in business class. It works out at £47 per flying hour, which is £13 less than our price target for a 5-star airline. It’s also below our target for a 4-star carrier. Saying that, we suspect there might be more deals to come in this price bracket that have fewer sectors each way. We’ve discussed between us and decided we’re going to WAIT.

BG1 Tip

Book on an American Express Membership Rewards Gold or Platinum card to earn an additional 1,500 KrisFlyer Miles on the booking.

Take advantage of the free stopovers rule by breaking your journey at any of the transit points – Frankfurt or Singapore.

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