Deal Alert: US Cities to Scandinavia From $314 Round-Trip

Jul 20, 2017

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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 $314 round-trip on a variety of carriers. The cheapest flights depart from east coast hubs including New York (JFK), Newark (EWR) and Boston (BOS), with wide availability from late October through December 2017. For those based on the West Coast, low prices are available from Los Angeles (LAX) on Lufthansa and SAS. Since there are so many options available, 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: Icelandair, Lufthansa, SAS
Route: JFK/EWR/BOS/LAX to OSL/CPH/HEL/ARN
Cost: $314+ round-trip in economy
Dates: September — December 2017, January 2018
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, 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 Oslo (OSL) for $314 round-trip:

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Boston (BOS) to Oslo (OSL) for $341 round-trip:

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Boston (BOS) to Stockholm (ARN) for $359 round-trip:

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Boston (BOS) to Copenhagen (CPH) for $363 round-trip:

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Newark (EWR) to Stockholm (ARN) for $396 round-trip:

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Newark (EWR) to Helsinki (HEL) for $406 round-trip:

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Los Angeles (LAX) to Oslo (OSL) for $409 round-trip:

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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 (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

Featured image of Copenhagen courtesy of Yoann JEZEQUEL Photography via Getty Images.

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