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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to travel. Additionally, keep in mind that discounted partner fares may not earn miles with US-based carriers.
Some of Europe’s most coveted capitals are on sale right now: London, Paris, Stockholm and Oslo starting at just $239 round-trip. Flights are operated by low-cost carrier Norwegian on its 787 Dreamliner aircraft. We’re seeing nonstop round-trip fares from New York (JFK) to Oslo (OSL) for $239, Stockholm (ARN) from $279 and Paris (CDG) from $354, and Boston (BOS) to London (LGW) from $302. Flights from Oakland (OAK) and Fort Lauderdale (FLL) are also on sale. This sale starts in October and has many dates available through March 2017. Keep in mind that Norwegian is a low-cost carrier and will charge you for certain things that are not typically an additional cost on other airlines. However, even with these extra fees, the total cost is still significantly lower than what other carriers are charging for similar flights.
Don’t forget that you can find even cheaper fares by completing your booking on the Norwegian version of the website (select “Norge” as the language). Prices will be displayed in the Norwegian Krone, but you can save money on flights this way — the New York to Oslo flight costs $291 on the English version of the site, but only $239 (2,020 NOK) on the Norwegian version.
Route: BOS, FLL, JFK and OAK to ARN, CDG, LGW and OSL
Cost: $239+ round-trip in economy
Dates: October 2016 – March 2017
Booking Link: Orbitz
Pay With: American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Citi Prestige or Chase Sapphire Preferred
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
New York (JFK) to Oslo (OSL) for $291 round-trip in January:
The same flights are 2,020 NOK ($239 USD) when booked in Norwegian Krone.
Boston (BOS) to London (LGW) for $358 round-trip in November:
The same flights are 2,555 NOK ($302 USD) when booked in Norwegian Krone.
New York (JFK) to Paris (CDG) for $399 round-trip in December:
The same flights are 320 EUR ($355 USD) when booked in euros.
New York (JFK) to London (LGW) for $418 round-trip in February:
The same flights are 2,882 NOK ($341 USD) when booked in Norwegian Krone.
Maximize Your Purchase
Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Premier Rewards Gold or Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.
H/T: The Flight Deal
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If you’re able to score one of these tickets, please share the good news in the comments below! Even after the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is still a fantastic choice if you want to avoid the Reserve’s $450 annual fee, earn 2x on all travel & dining and earn a 50,000 point sign up bonus.
Even after the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is still a fantastic choice if you want to avoid the Reserve’s $450 annual fee, earn 2x on all travel & dining and earn a 50,000 point sign up bonus.