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Deal alert: Fly to the Faroe Islands from $457

March 26, 2022
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The Faroe Islands are sandwiched between Iceland and Norway. This destination is made up of 18 islands and is considered a hidden treasure in Europe. Scandinavian Airlines is offering some serious deals to the Faroe Islands from major U.S. cities, starting below $500 round-trip.

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TheFlightDeal alerted us to this deal, which is available from April to May.

Deal basics

Airline: Scandinavian Airlines
Routes: EWR/IAD/LAX/MIA to FAE
How to book: Search Google Flights and book directly through the airline
Travel dates: April – May

Related: Why You Should Visit the Faroe Islands, Europe’s Secret Island Paradise

Sample flights

The deals below are for basic economy tickets called SAS Go Light on Scandinavian Airlines, which include a carry-on. A checked bag will cost about $60 extra, each way. The flight below includes a stop in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Flights from Newark (EWR) to the Faroe Islands (FAE) are available for $457 round trip. though beware the layovers are long. This deal has the shortest stop in Copenhagen (CPH) that we found, and it is just under four hours each way.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

For the same price, travelers can fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to the Faroe Islands (FAE) for $457 round trip. On the return flight, there is an overnight stop in Copenhagen (CPH) over 17 hours long.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

You can book a trip from Miami (MIA) to the Faroe Islands (FAE) for $468 round trip. The price is cheaper by over $500 for these travel dates in May, according to Google Flights.

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(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

A trip from Washington, D.C., (IAD) to the Faroe Islands (FAE) will cost about $514 round-trip. There is nearly a 20-hour layover in Copenhagen (CPH), which actually might be just enough time for a day trip in the capital city of Denmark.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Maximize your purchase

Pay with: The Platinum Card® from American Express for 5 points per dollar on airfare booked directly with the airline or through American Express Travel (on up to $500,000 on these purchases per calendar year), the Citi Prestige® Card for 5 points per dollar on airfare, the Citi Premier® Card or Chase Sapphire Reserve for 3 points per dollar on air travel, the American Express® Gold Card for 3 points per dollar on airfare when booked directly with the airline or through Amex Travel, or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card for 2 points per dollar on travel.

The information for the Citi Prestige Card has been collected independently by The Points Guy. The card details on this page have not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer.

Related: You’ll finally be able to use points for a hotel stay in the Faroe Islands

Bottom line

You can check out the puffin colony on the island of Mykines for an overload of cuteness. If you want a view of stunning cliffs, waterfalls and picturesque landscapes, then this trip to the Faroe Islands could be for you and Instagram! There’s much to explore, so jump on these deals to the Faroe Islands.

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