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Maximum comfort at an attractive price – this is the BEST fare from Germanwings and Eurowings. Whether you are a frequent flyer, business or leisure traveller, our BEST fare is available on many selected routes and will leave you wanting for nothing.

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 Short and medium-haul routes include all destinations except Bangkok, Phuket, Dubai, Varadero, Punta Cana and Puerto Plata.

The following services are included in the BEST fare:

  • Preferred seating in rows 1–3 with more legroom (across the whole Airbus fleet)
  • Adjacent seat free
  • Lounge access (subject to availability)
  • Increased miles
  • Priority check-in, access to the security fast lane (subject to availability) and priority boarding
  • Reserved hand luggage compartment
  • À la carte catering
  • 2 bags up to 23 kg each included
  • 2 items of hand luggage

Additional benefits of the BEST fare

À la carte catering with the BEST fare

A la carte catering

With the BEST fare you can choose any of our on-board offers, as food and drink are included in the price. This applies to all products on our Sky Bistro menu and our monthly menu with fresh seasonal products.

Bookable on numerous routes

BEST fare

You can book BEST fare flights from just €149 for all German domestic flights and for our connections to Switzerland, Vienna, Nice, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Milan, London, Birmingham, Manchester and Moscow.

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Flex option

Flex option

Do you fly mostly for business reasons and need full flexibility? If so, the Flex option, which can be added to the BEST or SMART fare, is just right for you. It gives you the option of changing or cancelling your booking free of charge.

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Your status member benefits

Status member benefits

Our Lufthansa status members receive many benefits. For example, HON Circle members and Senators in all fares1 and Frequent Travellers in the SMART fare are entitled to lounge access.2

Experience complete comfort on your next Germanwings flight with the BEST fare! We look forward to welcoming you on board soon.

1 Including Lufthansa lounges in Germany and Europe, partner lounges (Austrian Airlines, SWISS and Brussels Airlines lounges) and the lounges at the Germanwings BEST departure points.
2 Austrian Airlines, SWISS and Brussels Airlines lounges.

 Long-haul routes include Bangkok, Phuket, Dubai, Varadero, Punta Cana and Puerto Plata.  

The following services are included in the BEST fare:

  • Premium seating in the exclusive area
  • More legroom and a comfortably adjustable backrest
  • 2 bags up to 23 kg each included
  • 2 items of hand luggage
  • À la carte catering
  • In-flight entertainment
  • Reserved hand luggage compartment
  • Lounge access (subject to availability)
  • Mileage credit, including HON Circle miles
  • Priority check-in, access to the security fast lane (subject to availability) and priority boarding

The cabin on long-haul flights

Experience complete comfort on your next Eurowings flight with the BEST fare! We look forward to welcoming you on board soon

Only in the BEST fare: Premium seats in the exclusive section

Enjoy maximum comfort on your long-haul flight: The premium seat in the exclusive section has a seat pitch of approximately 115 cm and a seat back adjustable by up to 20 cm. Leg and foot supports also ensure comfort while sitting and lying down.

Enjoy our extensive entertainment programme on your HD monitor – included in the BEST fare.

The seat’s USB port also lets you connect your own tablet or smartphone to our entertainment programme.

Every seat provides a 110-volt power connection to charge your electronic devices.

Additional benefits of the BEST fare

À la carte catering

The BEST fare gives you a free choice of our in-flight offers, because hot and cold dishes and drinks are included in the price. In addition, we serve you alcoholic drinks on our long-haul flights.

Your status member benefits

Our Lufthansa status members still have many advantages. On our long-haul flights, Frequent Travellers, HON Circle members and Senators who have booked a SMART or BEST fare are entitled to lounge access.

Flex option

Do you fly mostly for business reasons and need full flexibility? If so, the Flex option, which can be added to the BEST or SMART fare, is just right for you. It gives you the option of changing or cancelling your booking free of charge.

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Experience complete comfort on your next Eurowings flight with the BEST fare! We look forward to welcoming you on board soon.

1 Including Lufthansa lounges in Germany and Europe, partner lounges (Austrian Airlines, SWISS and Brussels Airlines lounges) and the lounges at the Germanwings BEST departure points.
2 Austrian Airlines, SWISS and Brussels Airlines lounges.

Type of service

Description

Short and medium-haul route

(Charges per person and flight segment)

Long-haul route

(Charges per person and flight segment)
 

Service for disabled passengers

   
BLND Boarding and disembarking assistance for visually impaired passengers no charge no charge
DEAF Boarding and disembarking assistance for deaf passengers and sign language users no charge no charge
WCHR Assistance for passengers with impaired mobility on airport apron no charge no charge
WCHS Assistance for passengers with impaired mobility on aircraft steps no charge no charge
WCHC Carrying passengers with impaired mobility to seat on aircraft no charge no charge
WCMP Transport of manually operated wheelchair no charge no charge
WCBD Transport of a motorised wheelchair operating on dry batteries no charge no charge
Guide dog Transport of a guide dog no charge no charge
       
 

Carriage of baggage

   
BAG Reduced baggage surcharge for a maximum of one item of checked luggage €15 / £14 / CHF 20 / $21 / CZK 420 / SEK 150 / NOK 123 / PLN 63 / HUF 4,950 €30 / £27 / CHF 40 / $42 / CZK 840 / SEK 300 / NOK 246 / PLN 126 / HUF 9,900 / AED 151 / THB 1,351
BAG (BM) Baggage surcharge for a maximum of one item of checked luggage €30 / £27 / CHF 40 / $42 / CZK 840 / SEK 300 / NOK 246 / PLN 126 / HUF 9,900 €60 / £54 / CHF 79 / $83 / CZK 1,680 / SEK 600 / NOK 492 / PLN 252 / HUF 19,800 HUF / AED 303 / THB 2,701
BAG 2 - 5 Baggage surcharge per additional item of checked luggage €75 / £68 / CHF 99 / $104 / CZK 2,100 / SEK 750 / NOK 615 / PLN 345 / HUF 24,750 €150 / £135 / CHF 198 / $209 / CZK 4,200 / SEK 1,500 / NOK 1,230 / PLN 630 / HUF 49,500 / AED 756 / THB 6,753
XBA/XMA Excess luggage surcharge for the first item of luggage of up to 9 kg of excess weight €50 / £45 / CHF 66 / $70 / CZK 1,400 / SEK 500 / NOK 410 / PLN 230 / HUF 16,500 €100 / £90 / CHF 132 / $139 / CZK 2,800 / SEK 1,000 / NOK 820 / PLN 420 / HUF 33,000 / AED 504 / THB 4,502
XBB-XBE/MBXME Excess luggage surcharge for additional items of excess luggage of up to 9 kg of excess weight €50 / £45 / CHF 66 / $70 / CZK 1,400 / SEK 500 / NOK 410 / PLN 230 / HUF 16,500 €100 / £90 / CHF 132 / $139 / CZK 2,800 / SEK 1,000 / NOK 820 / PLN 420 / HUF 33,000 / AED 504 / THB 4,502
SKI Transport of ski equipment weighing up to max. 30 kg (skis/snowboards – max. 3 pairs/boards per person) incl. accessories such as sticks and ski/snowboarding boots (depending on availability) no charge no charge
WEA Transport of sports weapons per item (incl. ammunition) €50 / £45 / CHF 66 / $70 / CZK 1,400 / SEK 500 / NOK 410 / PLN 230 / HUF 16,500 €100 / £90 / CHF 132 / $139 / CZK 2,800 / SEK 1,000 / NOK 820 / PLN 420 / HUF 33,000 / AED 504 / THB 4,502
GOLF Transport of golf equipment per set €50 / £45 / CHF 66 / $70 / CZK 1,400 / SEK 500 / NOK 410 / PLN 230 / HUF 16,500 €100 / £90 / CHF 132 / $139 / CZK 2,800 / SEK 1,000 / NOK 820 / PLN 420 / HUF 33,000 / AED 504 / THB 4,502
BIKE Transport of bicycle (packed securely for transport) per bike
Packing material is not provided by Germanwings/Eurowings (depending on availability)
€50 / £45 / CHF 66 / $70 / CZK 1,400 / SEK 500 / NOK 410 / PLN 230 / HUF 16,500 €100 / £90 / CHF 132 / $139 / CZK 2,800 CZK / SEK 1,000 / NOK 820 / PLN 420 / HUF 33,000 / AED 504 / THB 4,502
SPEQ Transport of the following specialised equipment: bodyboard, surfboard, sailboard/hang-glider, diving equipment (depending on availability) €50 / £45 / CHF 66 / $70 / CZK 1,400 / SEK 500 / NOK 410 / PLN 230 / HUF 16,500 €100 / £90 / CHF 132 / $139 / CZK 2,800 / SEK 1,000 / NOK 820 / PLN 420 / HUF 33,000 / AED 504 / THB 4,502
 

 Please note:

If your booking consists of an etix® ticket number and/or a Germanwings/Eurowings flight booked via one of our partner airlines or at a travel agency, luggage rules may vary. Please contact the relevant airline or travel agency for more information.
   
       
 

Specific services

   
ADD Service surcharge levied on a booking or booking change (flight date) in line with Article 5.2.3 of the GCC, as booked via the call centre, at a Germanwings/Eurowings airport sales desk or through a commercial agent €20 / £18 / CHF 26 / $28 / CZK 560 / SEK 200 / NOK 164 / PLN 92 / HUF 6,600 (per booking, not per person and per journey) €20 / £18 / CHF 26 / $28 / CZK 560 / SEK 200 / NOK 164 / PLN 92 / HUF 6.600 / AED 101 / THB 900 plus difference in current flight price
RBK Charge for a change to the flight date up to 30 minutes before departure €65 / £59 / CHF 86 / $90 / CZK 1,820 / SEK 650 / NOK 533 / PLN 273 / HUF 21,450 plus difference in current flight price €90 / £81 / CHF 119 / $125 / CZK 2.520 / SEK 900 / NOK 738 / PLN 378 / HUF 29.700 / AED 454 / THB 4.052 zzgl. Differenz zum aktuellen Flugpreis plus difference in current flight price
NC1 Change of name per person and per booking €65 / £59 / CHF 86 / $90 / CZK 1,820 / SEK 650 / NOK 533 / PLN 273 / HUF 21,450 plus difference in current flight price €120 / £108 / CHF 158 / $167 / CZK 3,360 / SEK 1,200 / NOK 984 / PLN 504 / HUF 39,600 / AED 605 / THB 5,403 plus difference in current flight price
PETC Transport of pets up to 8 kg in an appropriate container (Containers for transporting pets are not provided by Germanwings/Eurowings) €40 / £36 / CHF 53 / $56 / CZK 1,120 / SEK 400 / NOK 328 / PLN 184 / HUF 13,200 (no additional charge for guide dogs) €70 / £63 / CHF 92 / $97 / CZK 1,960 / SEK 700 / NOK 574 / PLN 294 / HUF 23,100 / AED 353 / THB 3,152 (no additional charge for guide dogs)
TAFR Surcharge per payment by credit card or Paypal (e.g. in the case of adding luggage or purchasing flight vouchers) 2% of the payment amount (for domestic German flights plus VAT) 2% of the payment amount
TAFG Surcharge for payments by credit card for group bookings per person and leg 2% of the payment amount (for domestic German flights plus VAT) 2% of the payment amount
INF Service charge per leg for children up to 2 years of age €15 / £14 / CHF 20 / $21 / CZK 420 / SEK 150 / NOK 123 / PLN 69 / HUF 4,950 €75 / £68 / CHF 99 / $104 / CZK 2,100 / SEK 750 / NOK 615 / PLN 315 / HUF 24,750 / AED 378 / THB 3,377
UM Supervision of children between 5 and 11 travelling alone (unaccompanied minor service in accordance with Article 21) only within Germany and on flights from Germany to Zurich and Vienna €50 / £45 / CHF 66 / $70 / CZK 1,400 / SEK 500 / NOK 410 / PLN 210 / HUF 16,500 not available
Pushchairs Transport of pushchairs on airport apron, on aircraft steps, in the airport no charge no charge
SEF Seat reservation – standard (Middle seat) €8 / £7 / CHF 11 / $11 / CZK 224 / SEK 80 / NOK 66 / PLN 34 / HUF 2,640 €10 / £9 / CHF 13 / $14 / CZK 280 / SEK 100 / NOK 82 / PLN 46 / HUF 3.300 / AED 50 / THB 450
SEF Seat reservation – standard (Aisle or window) €12 / £11 / CHF 16 / $17 / CZK 336 / SEK 120 / NOK 98 / PLN 50 / HUF 3,960 €20 / £18 / CHF 26 / $28 / CZK 560 / SEK 200 / NOK 164 / PLN 84 / HUF 6,600 / AED 101 / THB 900
SEF Seat reservation with more legroom (in BASIC fare) €20 / £18 / CHF 26 / $28 / CZK 560 / SEK 200 / NOK 164 / PLN 84 / HUF 6,600
(including snack & drink)
€90 / £81 / CHF 119 / $125 / CZK 2.520 / SEK 900 / NOK 738 / PLN 378 / HUF 29.700 / AED 454 / THB 4.052
SEF Seat reservation with more legroom (in SMART fare) no charge
(including snack & drink)
€50 / £45 / CHF 66 / $70 / CZK 1.400 / SEK 500 / NOK 410 / PLN 210 / HUF 16.500 / AED 252 / THB 2.251
  Extra seat: empty middle seat (valid for the transport of musical instruments larger than a guitar) Extra ticket (same price as existing ticket if booked by midnight on the same day; otherwise the flight fare on the day the private seat is booked) Extra ticket (same price as existing ticket if booked by midnight on the same day; otherwise the flight fare on the day the private seat is booked)
       
 

Other charges

   
CBF Flat-rate compensation per returned direct debit €7.65 / £7 / CHF 10 / $11 / CZK 214 / SEK 77 / NOK 63 / PLN 35 / HUF 2,525 €7,65 / £7 / CHF 10 / $11 / CZK 214 / SEK 77 / NOK 63 / PLN 35 / HUF 2.525 / AED 39 / THB 344
CXL/RBK
flex
Charge-incurring booking change and cancellation in fares with the Flex option in line with Article 19.4.3 €75 / £68 / CHF 99 / $104 / CZK 2,100 / SEK 750 / NOK 615 / PLN 345 / HUF 24,750 €90 / £81 / CHF 119 / $125 / CZK 2,520 / SEK 900 / NOK 738 / PLN 378 / HUF 29,700 / AED 454 / THB 4,052

ERRORS & OMISSIONS EXCEPTED.

For further information please consult our General Conditions of Carriage.

Our fares at a glance

   

BASIC

Our budget fare

SMART

Our standard fare

BEST

Our comfort fare
  Collect miles - Boomerang Club or Miles & More
          Increased mileage credit, including HON Circle miles
  Snack & drink From €6       À la carte catering
  1 bag up to 23 kg €15
if booked online
       
  2nd bag up to 23 kg €75
if booked online
€75
if booked online
   
  Preferred seating
(Middle Seat)
€8       In rows 1-3
  Preferred seating
(Aisle or window)
€12       In rows 1-3
  Seat with more legroom
Snack & drink included
€20
where available
Where available
  Throughout the 
Airbus fleet
  Adjacent seat free            
  Lounge access Lounge access at select airports for HON and SEN Lounge access at select airports for HON, SEN and FTL
Lounge access at select airports
  Reserved
hand luggage compartment
           
  Priority check-in
and boarding
           
  Access to security fast lane           At select airports
  Booking changes Surcharge Free with Flex option * Free with Flex option *
  Cancellation     Free with Flex option * Free with Flex option *
  Extras
Special luggage and sport equipment
Surcharge **
(price depends on service)
Surcharge **
(price depends on service)
Surcharge **
(price depends on service)
   

BASIC

Our budget fare

SMART

Our standard fare

BEST

Our Premium fare
  Collect miles - Boomerang Club or Miles & More
          Mileage credit, including HON Circle miles
  SMART-Meals       One warm and one cold meal incl.     À la carte catering
  Sky-Meals
(Six meals to chose from)
Sky-Meal from €7,90
  Can be added to SMART-Meals     À la carte catering
  À la carte catering            
  1 bag up to 23 kg €30
if booked online
       
  2nd bag up to 23 kg €150
if booked online
€150
if booked online
   
  Preferred seating
(Middle seat)
€10       In rows 1-3
  Preferred seating
(Aisle or window)
€20       In rows 1-3
  Seat with more legroom
€90
where available
€50
where available
   
  Premium seating in the exclusive area        
  More legroom and a comfortably adjustable backrest included        
  Lounge access   Lounge access at select airports for HON, SEN and FTL
Lounge access at select airports
  Reserved
hand luggage compartment
           
  Priority check-in
and boarding
           
  Access to security fast lane           At select airports
  Booking changes Surcharge Free with Flex option * Free with Flex option *
  Cancellation     Free with Flex option * Free with Flex option *
  Extras
Special luggage and sport equipment
Surcharge **
(price depends on service)
Surcharge **
(price depends on service)
Surcharge **
(price depends on service)

     Included           
 
     Cannot be added

* Can be added for a surcharge; free booking changes and cancellation possible until the end of the departure date
** Where available

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