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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 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.

Low-cost carrier WOW is offering some fantastic fares from its US gateways to Reykjavik, Iceland (KEF). You can fly for as little as $200 round-trip from Baltimore (BWI), though discounted fares are available from other US cities as well, including Newark (EWR), Pittsburgh (PIT), Los Angeles (LAX), Chicago (ORD) and more. Exact availability depends on where you’re originating from, but we’re seeing low fares for departures from September through January 2018. Use Google Flights to find the dates you want, then book directly with the airline.

Airlines: WOW Air
Routes: BWI/BOS/PIT/MIA/EWR/SFO/LAX/ORD to KEF
Cost: $200+ round-trip in economy
Dates: September 2017 – January 2018
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire ReservePremier Rewards Gold Card from American ExpressCiti Prestige (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Baltimore (BWI) to Reykjavik (KEF) for $200 round-trip:

Screen Shot 2017-08-18 at 4.19.58 PMBoston (BOS) to Reykjavik (KEF) for $220 round-trip:

Screen Shot 2017-08-18 at 4.38.07 PMPittsburgh (PIT) to Reykjavik (KEF) for $250 round-trip:

Screen Shot 2017-08-18 at 4.33.58 PMMiami (MIA) to Reykjavik (KEF) for $300 round-trip:

Screen Shot 2017-08-18 at 4.33.10 PMNewark (EWR) to Reykjavik (KEF) for $300 round-trip:

Screen Shot 2017-08-18 at 4.34.56 PMSan Francisco (SFO) to Reykjavik (KEF) for $300 round-trip:

Screen Shot 2017-08-18 at 4.35.40 PMLos Angeles (LAX) to Reykjavik (KEF) for $340 round-trip:

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Chicago (ORD) to Reykjavik (KEF) for $340 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 ReserveAmerican Express Premier Rewards Gold or Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

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