I know it is too late to book a flight only a few weeks away but that’s the way it is. I have already spent lots of time on the Aeroplan site for a return flight Vancouver – Frankfurt and some findings:
- The fuel surcharge is higher for ‘business’ (why’s that?, because the pods are heavier and you can bring more baggage!).
- If you want to return ‘economy’ (flying from Europe is during the day so you don’t need really need the business class) the number of miles you need is still the same! I would have thought that you could have booked the flight for less (75,000 miles for example, 90,000 being required for business all the way and 60,000 for economy all the way).
The taxes with the ‘dreaded’ fuel surcharge: