The PR reps for WOW at Weber Shandwick sent us a press release announcing WOW’s $99 one-way’s from Boston and Baltimore to Paris or Amsterdam earlier today. The PR release sounds great…at first.
It is $99 from the Boston or Baltimore to Paris or Amsterdam. However, the cheapest fare we found coming back from Paris or Amsterdam was in the mid $240s. (If you have miles and want to use those to get back, AA saver awards from Europe to the US requires 20K miles while United needs 30K miles). This is still a very good deal if you’re paying $240 for the return.
Remember, WOW charges for everything. We HIGHLY recommend you prepay for your luggage. A 20 kilo (~44 pounds) checked bag is $67. They only allow ONE personal item to carry-on and it cannot be more than 5 kilos (or ~11 pounds) for free. A team member recently flew them to Iceland. While a pleasant experience, be mindful that they will check and weigh your personal item and anything you check in!
And no, we are not being compensated for this post from WOW or their PR agency.
- Per WOW’s Press Release, here’s when you can expect to find the $99 one-ways
- Based on lowest one-way fare from BWI to Amsterdam including taxes and charges, booked on www.wowair.com. Available for travel from BWI on Thursdays from October 1 through December 10, 2015 and January 10 through March 10, 2016. Restrictions and baggage fees may apply.
- Based on lowest one-way fare from BWI to Paris including taxes and charges, booked on www.wowair.com. Available for travel from BWI on Sundays from October 1 through December 13, 2015 and January 10 through March 10, 2016. Restrictions and baggage fees may apply.
- Based on lowest one-way fare from BOS to Amsterdam including taxes and charges, booked on www.wowair.com. Available for travel from BOS on Sundays from October 1 through December 13, 2015 and January 10 through March 10, 2016. Restrictions and baggage fees may apply.
- Based on lowest one-way fare from BOS to Paris including taxes and charges, booked on www.wowair.com. Available for travel from BOS on Thursdays from October 1 through December 12, 2015 and January 10 through March 10, 2016. Restrictions and baggage fees may apply.
- Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.
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- Use the WOW Air flexible date calendar to find availability.
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