Deal Alert: Providence and Newburgh to Norway From $183 Round-Trip
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Norwegian Air just announced its latest new routes from the US to Bergen, Norway (BGO). And with the announcement of these two new routes, the carrier is offering fares from $89 one-way from both Newburgh (SWF) and Providence (PVD), though the cheapest round-trip fares we found were NOK 1,546 ($183) from PVD when booking through the Norwegian version of the website.
While the US version was showing the round-trip cost at $195, the Norwegian site was showing $183 — a $12 or 6% savings. To search this way, go to Norwegian.com and click “Norway” as your preferred country of origin. Although you might not be searching in English, you can copy and paste the text into a translator and book that way to save a couple of extra dollars.
Route: PVD and SWF to BGO
Cost: $183+ round-trip in economy
Dates: July – October 2017
Booking Link: Norwegian.com
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:
Providence (PVD) to Bergen (BGO) for $183 round-trip in August/September:
Newburgh (SWF) to Bergen (BGO) for $230 round-trip in September:
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