Discover Brazil with the new Star Alliance Airpass
Saturday 4, September 2010
It is now possible to discover Brazil's multitude of attractions and natural beauty thanks to the best travel offers provided by the new Brazil Airpass launched by the Star Alliance.
Brazil is not only the biggest county in South America but probably also one of the most fascinating, offering an incredible diversity to impress the most experienced and demanding of travellers.
The Brazil Airpass covers TAM’s entire domestic network, which includes more than 45 destinations. Itineraries can be selected according to individual travel plans and must include between four and nine flight coupons. Each city can be visited once although it is possible to use the same airport more than once for connecting flights. Prices vary according to the number of coupons purchased and the booking class available and range between USD 133 and 212 per coupon (without taxes and surcharges).
“The Star Alliance Brazil Airpass is another good example of the benefits that only an alliance of airlines can offer to its customers. Through the partnership work with our member-company TAM, we are now in a position to offer all customers a fare with the best price-quality ratio for flights in Brazil, enabling them to explore all the diversity and attractions this fascinating country has to offer", confirmed Christopher Korenke, Star Alliance Commercial Vice-President.
The new Airpass can be purchased by all non-Brazil residents, in combination with an international ticket from any Star Alliance member-company which flies to Brazil or as a complement to a round-the-world journey price with an itinerary that includes a destination in Brazil.
To make journey planning using the Brazil Airpass easier, the Star Alliance website has a special tool for customers to help calculate journey prices. http://www.staralliance.com/en/fares/regional-fares/brazil-airpass.
Once the selected route planning has been completed, all the passengers have to do is send an email directly to the call center, or print it and request the booking, price and issue of tickets from any travel agent or from any of the Star Alliance companies.
The launch of this Brazil Airpass is the result of the recent membership of the Brazilian Airline TAM, which has brought new dynamism to and reinforced the presence of the Star Alliance in South America. The Star Alliance can now offer a total of 14 different fares - the highlights of which are the regional passes and the popular round-the-world airfares.
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