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A good sale for nonstop service to Reykjavik
WOW Air on some dates will be cheaper, but it does not include advance seat assignment, normal size carry-on or checked luggage. Icelandair on some dates will be cheaper but only includes advance seat assignment and will charge you for anything carry-on above 26lbs and any checked luggage. Factoring in those fees, you will likely pay more than this.
Delta also have a similar fare from JFK but it is a Basic Economy fare. Delta’s Basic Economy fares for international travel means:
- No advance seat assignment
- $45 each way for checked luggage
- No changes
- No cancellations after the initial 24 hour risk free cancellation period
In contrast, United and Air Canada will include advance seat assignment, normal size carry-on and one checked bag with the fare.
Sample Travel Date:
- September 27th – October 1st
- This is just ONE SAMPLE travel date, for more availability, please follow the “Fare Availability” and “How to Search for Availability” instructions below
- $369: Valid for travel mid September – early October. Must purchase at least 50 days in advance of departure
- $424: Valid for travel in June Must purchase at least 50 days in advance of departure
- $444: Valid for travel July – August. Must purchase at least 50 days 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:
- This is just to search for availability. To buy your tickets, scroll down to “How to Buy” section of this post
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: EWR
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: ua
- Textbox 2:
- Destination: KEF
- Return Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: ua
- Textbox 2:
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “3-10” (This is just a sample, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14 etc)
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
- The ITA search page should be like below when all values are inputted
- You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Buy” section below.
- T and K
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- EWR (Newark) – KEF (Reykjavik) – EWR
- Not permitted
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
Global Premier Upgrade Fare (for United 1K and GS members):
- W Class
- Miles Flown: 5,180 miles
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 5,180 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 1,357 miles
How to Buy:
- Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
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- Currency: Icelandic Krona (ISK). $1USD = 99.61 ISK
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