Dream Now, Travel Later: Christmas Around The World
Staying home for the coronavirus doesn’t mean you have to stop thinking about travel, in fact, it is the perfect time to plan your dream Christmas holidays and celebrate around the world. See how different cultures celebrate and maybe even see a white Christmas. To help you get started we have created an itinerary that travels from Australia to Los Angeles, New York, Rome and Singapore on a SWISS/Lufthansa 3 Continent Global Airfare.
Arrive from Australia with Qantas in Los Angeles and see the city all lit up with lights for the festive season, and they go all out for Christmas with outdoor Ice Skating rinks, tree lighting festivals and parades. Even attractions like The LA Zoo and Disneyland get into the spirt with longer opening hours and Christmas lights. This all on top of the amazing food scene and shopping that are all in Los Angeles as well, the weather is cooler at this time of the year but it is still warm enough to go out and see the sites.
How You’ll Get There – Australia to Los Angeles
Qantas flies direct from the East Coast of Australia to Los Angeles, with a number of different aircraft including the A380 and Dreamliner. Recently they started retrofitting the A380 to match the Dreamliner interior with a 1-2-1 configuration. The spacious Business Class suite features a wide entertainment screen and a seat that converts to a fully flat bed. While onboard guests can enjoy a delicious menu design by Rockpool chef Neil Perry. Read our review of Qantas Business Class Australia to Los Angeles here.
New York City
There is nothing quite like Christmas in New York Ice skating in Central Park, the Rockefeller Christmas Tree and the amazing New York City Rockettes. Along with these big-ticket attractions are some truly one of a kind experiences, see the Harlem Gospel Choir sing carols, visit bars with themed cocktails in snow globes or visit the Union Square Holiday Market.
How You’ll Get There – Los Angeles to New York
Travel from Los Angeles to New York with United Airlines, in a state of the art business class with seats that convert to fully flat beds in a 2-2- configuration. Before departing Los Angeles Business Class passengers access to the United Polaris Business Class Lounges. Read our review of the United Business Class here.
After leaving the United States you arrive in Rome after a short transit in Frankfurt, and there is so much to see and do in Rome for Christmas. See the Christmas trees in Saint Peter’s square, and around the city including next to the Colosseum, before visiting Christmas Markets and picking up glass blown ornaments made in Italy. Be sure to see the display of 100 Nativity scenes which happens every year with scenes from all over the world, as well as the first ever Nativity which was created in Rome in the 1300s.
How You’ll Get There – New York to Rome
Fly Business Class from New York to Rome with Lufthansa in their comfortable 2-2-2 cabin. While onboard you can enjoy an excellent dining experience and inflight entertainment featuring over 500 different options. Read more about Lufthansa Business Class here.
Lufthansa Business Class passengers have access to the Lufthansa Lounges in at JFK and while transiting through Frankfurt. Take a closer look inside the Lufthansa lounges here.
Finish your trip with New Year’s Eve in Singapore whether you want to party on Sentosa, go to one of the amazing restaurants in the city or simply watch the fireworks over the river there are plenty of options to ring in the new year. There is never a bad time to visit Singapore, as a melting pot of so many different cultures you will never find yourself faced with shops or restaurants closed for the holiday period.
How You’ll Get There – Rome to Singapore
Again fly with Lufthansa from Rome to Singapore with a short transit in Munich, rest and relax in their lounges in the Munich Airport. Find out more about the Lufthansa service here.
How You’ll Get There – Singapore – Australia
Qantas fly a number of different aircraft between Australia and Singapore including the A380 which they have started retrofitting with their new Business Suite in a 1-2-1 configuration to match the design in the Qantas Dreamliners. Find out more about the Qantas Business Class experience here.