Visit both London and Reykjavik. You can go to London with or without the stopover.
Unlike other low cost carriers (Norwegian, WOW etc), Icelandair allows for 2 free checked bags. That is a large saving compared to Norwegian or WOW whose baggage fees are over $150 roundtrip.
Sample Travel Date:
- New York to London: October 2nd
- London to Reykjavik: October 6th
- Reykjavik to New York: October 10th
- Valid for travel from September – October. Must purchase at least 1 day in advance of departure
- 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.
How to Search for Availability:
- Search on Icelandair. Just enter your dates like the above and let it see if there’s availability. On Icelandair, enter New York to search for availability from both Newark and JFK. Likewise for London, enter London to search for availability to/from both London/Heathrow and London/Gatwick. We would do the Reykjavik stopover last as the connection between the London to Reyjkavik to New York flight will required an overnight regardless.
- JFK – KEF (Reykjavik) – LHR (London – Heathrow) // LGW (London – Gatwick) – KEF – JFK. Also available from EWR
- Miles Flown: 7,574 miles or 5.3 cents per mile
How to Book:
- Book on Icelandair. Select “Icelandair Stopover/Return from another city” and enter it as three segments and the respective dates for those segments:
- Segment 1: New York – London
- Segment 2: London – Reykjavik
- Segment 3: Reykjavik – New York
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- Currency: British Pound (GBP). $1USD = 0.70 GBP
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- Currency: Icelandic Krona (ISK). $1USD = 123.10 ISK
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