Deal Alert: New York to Finland From $405 Round-Trip

Nov 4, 2016

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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 or Expedia, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. However, if you’re using the American Express Platinum Card, you’ll need to book directly with the airline or through the Amex Travel portal to get 5x MR points. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz or Expedia’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to get the time away from work or family.

Finnair has a great sale for flights from New York City to Helsinki with fares starting at just $405 round-trip. Departures are available from January through March 2017, with availability on almost every day of the month for these nonstop flights. Keep in mind that it will be pretty cold in Finland during winter, but visiting during this time will give you a better chance to catch the majestic northern lights.

Airline: Finnair
Route: JFK – HEL
Cost: $405 round-trip in economy
Dates: January — March 2017
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia 
Pay With: American Express Platinum Card (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

New York (JFK) to Helsinki (HEL) for $405 round-trip in February:

New York (JFK) to Helsinki (HEL) for $405 round-trip in February.

New York (JFK) to Helsinki (HEL) for $405 round-trip in March:

New York (JFK) to Helsinki (HEL) for $405 round-trip in March.

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Platinum Card (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Chase Sapphire Reserve, 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

Featured image of Finland courtesy of Getty Images. 

If you’re able to score one of these tickets, please share the good news in the comments below!

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