Deal Alert: East Coast to Sweden From $342 Round-Trip

Mar 5, 2017

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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend 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 Platinum Card® from American Express, 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.

If you’ve been fixing to go to Northern Europe, now’s your chance, as flights from the East Coast to Stockholm are on sale. You can fly from Boston (BOS), New York City/Newark (JFK/EWR), and Washington D.C. (IAD) to Stockholm (ARN) from just $342 round-trip.

These prices are available on Finnair, Icelandair, Lufthansa and Swiss with lots availability from April through mid-June and late August through January 2018. You’ll want to use Google Flights to find your desired dates and carrier, then book on OrbitzExpedia or directly with the airline itself. Since these are all full service airlines, you’ll get one free checked bag and a meal (no meals on Icelandair) when you’re flying internationally.

Airlines: Finnair, Icelandair, Lufthansa and Swiss
Routes: BOS, EWR, IAD and JFK to ARN
Cost: $342+ round-trip in economy
Dates: April – June and August – December
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige Card (5x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

New York (JFK) to Stockholm (ARN) on Finnair for $342 round-trip:

New York (JFK) to Stockholm (ARN) on Icelandair for $380 round-trip:

Washington D.C. (IAD) to Stockholm (ARN) on Icelandair for $391 round-trip:

Boston (BOS) to Stockholm (ARN) on Swiss for $396 round-trip:

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, or Citi Prestige Card (5x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

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

Featured image of Sweden courtesy of Getty Images.

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