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 trip around the world, with every little detail! To help you get started we have created a series of Dream Now, Travel Later Travel Itineraries to keep your dreams alive.
Our latest itinerary travels from Australia to Singapore, Budapest, Rio De Janeiro, and Santiago on a SWISS/Lufthansa 3 Continent Global Airfare.
Arrive from Brisbane with Qantas and start off your dream round the world trip with a weekend stopover in Singapore. There is something for everyone in Singapore, taste the delights of an amazing food scene from the hawker centres to fine dining, shop to your heart’s content with multiple malls featuring one of a kind pieces, or take in some culture and history at one of the many art galleries or Museums.
You may even want to head to the airport early when it is time to leave and check out the new Changi Jewel, with early check in counters, and is an immersive dining and retail space, it will make your time at the airport fly by, read more about the Changi Jewel here. While at Changi Airport you will also have the chance to visit the new Qantas Lounges that opened in November 2019. The lounges feature shower facilities, a cocktail bar and a la carte dining. Find out more about the Qantas Singapore Lounges here.
How You’ll Get There – Australia to Singapore
Qantas fly a number of different aircraft between Australia and Singapore include 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. The large suite is very spacious with a wide entertainment screen and a seat which converts to a fully flatbed.Read more about the new Qantas A380 Business Class here
After a weekend stopover in Singapore, this itinerary travels to Budapest with transit in Frankfurt with Lufthansa. Arrive in Budapest ready to explore the city which has it all, castles, palaces, parks, the iconic thermal baths and some of the best Art Nouveau architecture in Europe. Sitting on the banks of the Danube River there isn’t a bad time to visit, enjoy riverside picnics in the summer or marvel at the city in winter.
How You’ll Get There – Singapore to Budapest
Lufthansa’s business class cabins are in a 2-2-2 configuration with an open design creating a feeling of space. While onboard passengers enjoy a restaurant-style dining experience served on high-quality tableware. The inflight entertainment features over 500 options including movies, TV Shows, music and Sports. Passengers are also able to get a good night sleep, the seat converts to a fully flat bed that measures almost 2 metres in length. Take a closer look at the Lufthansa Business Class Cabin here.
With hundreds of floats and dancers, the Carnival is the best time to see Brazil with the whole country out celebrating. The Festival starts the week before Ash Wednesday with smaller parades throughout the week leading up to the main parade. Purchasing a ticket to view the parade is the best way to see all of the colour and dancing, but after all of the official events the party spills out onto the streets and in every corner of the city people celebrate.
Rio is also a great place to start exploring the rest of South America, after Carnival travel with LATAM across to Santiago, Chile. Impressive views of the Andes, modern architecture, bustling markets are just some of the reasons to visit Santiago. The delightful Mediterranean climate means that there is no bad time to visit this vibrant city.
How You’ll Get There – Budapest to South America
Travel with SWISS to Rio de Janeiro from Budapest in the comfortable SWISS Business class with a brief transit in Zurich where you can visit one of SWISS’s Business Class lounges.
SWISS Business class features a high end design, award winning service and fully flat beds. Read our review of SWISS Business Class to find out more. This will give you plenty of time to rest and relax before you join one of the biggest parties in the world.
How You’ll Get There – South America to Australia
Santiago is the last stop on this round the world trip before heading back to Australia. You’ll fly with Qantas onboard one of their new Dreamliners direct to Sydney. Read our review of flying business class on the Qantas Dreamliner here.