Fare conditions for topbonus award flights


Award flights on airberlin (AB) & NIKI (HG):


Award flight excluding taxes, fees and fuel surcharge

You have the option to book your award flight for a cheaper mileage rate and pay the applicable taxes, fees and fuel surcharge separately.


Award flight including taxes, fees and fuel surcharge

For award flights including taxes, fees and fuel surcharge, the full fare is paid with award miles. Taxes, fees and fuel surcharges are included in the required number of award miles.


Fare conditions:

  • topbonus award flights within the same booking must be booked in the same fare category (either including or excluding tax and fees).
  • In case of cancellation or non-use of an award, the redeemed miles will not be credited back to the member’s topbonus mileage account. Special conditions apply for award flight bookings with mileage insurance. If a monetary bonus from a bonus program of a topbonus partner is converted into topbonus miles, reconversion to the original currency is not possible.
  • An award flight can be rebooked within the award ticket’s period of validity and within the same flight region as long as the award flight quota has not been met on the desired flight at the time of rebooking. A fee of € 50 is charged for rebooking an award flight on a domestic route in Germany or within Europe. On all other routes the fee payable is € 75.  Flights can be rebooked by calling the topbonus Service-Team at 01805 737 888 (€ 0.14/min)*. A change in the persons travelling and the name specified in the booking ("Name Change") is not possible.
  • No Ticket Service Charge will apply to the booking of award flights (online via airberlin.com or by telephone through the topbonus Service-Team).
  • Please note that an optional Payment Charge may apply depending on the desired payment method for taxes/fees/fuel surcharge or other additional services.
  • Topdeal Tickets are subject to different conditions as described below.
  • An overview of other features of airberlin (AB) or NIKI (HG) award flights can be found at GTACC services and optional fees for award flights »


airberlin (AB) & NIKI (HG) Topdeal Tickets:


Please note that the conditions for booking Topdeal Tickets differ from the normal conditions for award flight bookings.

The following fare conditions apply to Topdeal Tickets:

  • Topdeal Tickets can only be booked exclusive of taxes, fees and fuel surcharge.
  • Topdeal Tickets within the same booking must be booked in the same fare category (either including or excluding taxes and fees).
  • Topdeal Tickets cannot be rebooked or cancelled.
  • Topdeal Tickets are only available for direct (non-stop) flights.
  • Topdeal Tickets can only be booked online and are only valid while supplies last.
  • Topdeal Tickets are available only in Economy Class and cannot be upgraded.


Award flights with topbonus airline partners:

  • Award flights with topbonus airline partners are only offered as award flights excluding taxes, fees and fuel surcharge: You have the option to book your award flight for a low mileage value and pay the applicable taxes, fees and fuel surcharge separately.
  • Special conditions » apply to the booking and rebooking of award flights with participating airline partners. In particular, please note the information under conditions for award flights » on the respective airline partner’s website.
  • No Ticket Service Charge will apply to the booking of award flights (by telephone through the topbonus Service-Team).
  • Please note that an optional Payment Charge may apply depending on the desired payment method for taxes/fees/fuel surcharge or other additional services.