Deal Alert: US to Scandinavia from $327 Round-Trip
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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 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.
Flights to Scandinavia are on sale with fares starting from just $327 round-trip on a variety of carriers. You can fly from Boston (BOS), Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK), Newark (EWR) and San Francisco (SFO) to Copenhagen (CPH), Helsinki (HEL), Oslo (OSL) and Stockholm (ARN) with availability from January through May with limited availability on some routes in October and November of this year.
Since there are so many options available on a wide variety of carriers, we’d recommend using Google Flights to find your desired itinerary. Keep in mind that on carriers like Icelandair, you can take advantage of a free stopover in Iceland before continuing on to your final destination.
Airline: Finnair, Icelandair, Air France, Swiss, United, Air Canada
Route: BOS, EWR, LAX, JFK and SFO to ARN, CPH, HEL and OSL
Cost: $327+ round-trip in economy
Dates: January – May 2017 and October – November 2017
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express, 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 Stockholm (ARN) for $327 round-trip in March on Finnair:
Boston (BOS) to Stockholm (ARN) for $336 round-trip in February on Icelandair:
Boston (BOS) to Copenhagen (CPH) for $344 round-trip in March on Star Alliance:
Newark (EWR) to Oslo (OSL) for $352 round-trip in May on Icelandair:
New York (JFK) to Helsinki (HEL) for $353 round-trip in March on Finnair:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Copenhagen (CPH) for $393 round-trip in March on Star Alliance:
San Francisco (SFO) to Copenhagen (CPH) for $412 round-trip in March on Air France:
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.
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