WOW is finally launching service to the NY area with service to/from Newark this upcoming November. It is introducing this new service is $99 one-way fares. With the introduction of Newark service, WOW will now serve 5 cities in the US (Baltimore, Boston, Los Angeles, Newark, and San Francisco) and 2 in Canada (Montreal and Toronto).
Be mindful of their fees. If you are traveling with anything more than a small backpack that is more than 11 pounds, you should prepay for luggage at $48 per leg or $96 roundtrip. WOW Air WILL CHECK the weight of each bag. So realistically, the cheapest for most travelers is about $300 roundtrip.
Here are some practical travel tips to Iceland.
Sample Travel Date:
- November 30th – December 5th
- Available for travel from the U.S. on Wednesdays from November 30, 2016 through December 7, 2016 and on Wednesdays from January 10, 2017 through March 22, 2017. Return options are a lot better.
- 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:
- Use the WOW Air flexible date calendar to find availability.
- EWR – KEF (Reykjavik) – EWR
- Not permitted
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
- Miles Flown: 5,202 miles or 3.8 cents per mile
How to Book:
- Book on WOW Air.
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- Rental Cars - One of the world’s leading car rental agencies. Includes all the major brands like Hertz, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise etc.
Activities and Tours
- Viator – The world's largest marketplace for destination activities and tours
- Allianz Global Assistance – the world leader in travel insurance
- Visa: US Citizens – Not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Icelandic Krona (ISK). $1USD = 124 ISK
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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- Go to the The New York Flight Deals page
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