Some points to consider…
Fully flat beds are progressively being rolled out by most airlines and really make a huge difference to your ability to sleep onboard.
If it achieves a dollar saving a day flight with an angled bed, on an airline like Thai Airways, Malaysia Airlines or Lufthansa, can be absolutely fine as you’re unlikely to want to sleep for a significant amount of time.
With the move to fully flat beds on most carriers the trade off has been in the width department, upgrades to first class may achieve additional width and space.
It is often worth going for the cheapest deal with good business class product and forgetting about frequent flyer point loyalty. After all, in today’s economy cash is king.
You may be able to look at some internal flights in economy to achieve a significant cash saving, particularly through Asia and North America.
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