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Deal alert: Round-trip flights to Sweden from $435

Jan. 31, 2022
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If you’ve always wanted to visit Sweden, now could be the time to book an affordable trip to the country’s capital. American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia and Finnair are offering deals to Stockholm starting at $435 round-trip. You’ll be wandering around museums, cathedrals and historic landmarks in no time if you book one of these fares.

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Stockholm in August 2019. (Photo by Clint Henderson/The Points Guy)

Secret Flying reported this deal, which is available for travel from February to April.

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Deal basics

Airlines: American, British Airways, Finnair and Iberia.
Routes: CLT/EWR/JFK/MIA/PHX/ORD to ARN.
How to book: Directly through the airlines or through Google Flights.
Travel dates: February-April.

Related: How to plan an affordable family trip to Stockholm

Sample flights

The deals below are for basic economy fares, which include a standard seat and carry-on. A checked bag, seat selection and changes to the booking will cost more. Most of the flights featured below are less than $500 round-trip.

One of the cheapest fares we found was a direct flight on Finnair from New York (JFK) to Stockholm (ARN) for $435 round-trip in mid-March. There is wide availability for this fare throughout the month.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Another flight at the same price of $435 round-trip is available from Miami (MIA) to Stockholm from the end of March to the beginning of April. This is also a direct flight on Finnair.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

There are flights from Chicago (ORD) to Stockholm at $465 round-trip in the middle of March. The deal we found was for a departure on American Airlines with a stop in Miami (MIA), and then on Finnair to Stockholm. The return is on Finnair with a short stop in Helsinki (HEL).

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Travelers can fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Stockholm for $467 round-trip from the end of February to the beginning of March. There is a stop in Miami (MIA) on the departure flight, and on the return flight there is an overnight layover in New York (JFK).

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

For a buck more, you can head to Stockholm from Newark (EWR) at $468 round-trip with stops in Miami (MIA) each way at the beginning of March.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

On the West Coast, there are flights widely available from Phoenix (PHX) to Stockholm for $512 round-trip at the beginning of March. According to Google Flights, the trip is $682 cheaper than usual for these dates. The deal includes a stop in Los Angeles (LAX) on the departure and an overnight layover in New York (JFK) on the return.

(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.

Bottom line

Don’t miss out on experiencing the majestic cityscapes, architecture and greenery of Stockholm. Jump on these affordable offers to Sweden’s capital city before it’s too late.

Featured image by (Photo by leoks / Shutterstock.com)
Editorial disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airline or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.

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Why We Chose It

The Citi Premier’s 3 points per dollar spent across a wide range of popular categories is one of the more lucrative offerings in the world of points and miles. The Citi Premier comes with a $95 annual fee and is currently offering a solid sign up bonus of 80,000 points after you spend $4,000 on purchases within the first three months. It also has some valuable transfer partners to make the most of your rewards. Add in access to Citi Entertainment plus a $100 hotel credit for any single-stay hotel booking that exceeds $500 or more, excluding taxes and fees, booked through the Citi travel website, there are few reasons why the Citi Premier should not be in every traveler’s wallet.

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  • Earns 3x points on restaurants, supermarkets, gas stations, air travel and hotels.
  • $100 annual hotel savings benefit (on single hotel stay bookings of $500 or more, excluding taxes and fees, booked through thankyou.com)
  • Points transfer to 16 airline programs, from JetBlue to Virgin Atlantic.
  • World Elite Mastercard benefits, extended warranty, damage and theft protection.

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  • Lacks travel protections that other travel rewards cards come with
  • For a limited time, earn 80,000 bonus ThankYou® Points after you spend $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening
  • Earn 3 Points per $1 spent at Restaurants and Supermarkets
  • Earn 3 Points per $1 spent at Gas Stations, Air Travel and Hotels
  • Earn 1 Point per $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Annual Hotel Savings Benefit
  • 80,000 Points are redeemable for $800 in gift cards when redeemed at thankyou.com
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  • No Foreign Transaction Fees on purchases