We have said it many times – Finnair along with Turkish are often the lowest price carriers to Europe if you are willing to deal slight detour in Helsinki or Istanbul and potential overnight layovers.
Sample Travel Date:
- November 11th – 18th
- Valid for travel from October 1st – April 30th, 2014 (at the moment, you can only book til about mid-March as booking engines only allows advance purchase 330 days out). Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and flexible month search to see availability — enable advanced routing codes and enter “ay+” on both the outbound and return fields to search only Finnair availability. Must purchase by October 1st
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
Partner Fare Class:
- JFK – HEL (Helsinki) – MAD (Madrid) – HEL – JFK. Includes an overnight layover in Helsinki on the return.
- 11,864 miles or 5.9 cents per mile. Finnair is a member of the OneWorld alliance and a partner of American Airlines. Provide the check-in staff with your AAdvantage frequent flyer number to receive 100% mileage credit for this fare.
How to Book:
- Visa: US Citizens – not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Euro (EUR) $1USD = 0.77 EUR
Tips for saving when using credit cards at international destinations:
- No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Cards to save on international purchases
- Don’t get hit with Dynamic Currency Conversion
- Get your taxes refunded when shopping
- How to Avoid International Data Roaming Charges
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