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A good sale for nonstop service to Reykjavik with availability for PEAK Summr travel
The $368 fare is the regular fare which allows advanced seat assignment and ONE checked bag in addition to normal size carry-on and personal it.
Delta also have $298 fare but it is a Basic Economy fare. Delta’s Basic Economy fares for international travel means:
- No advance seat assignment
- $35 each way for checked luggage
- No changes
- No cancellations after the initial 24 hour risk free cancellation period
Air France / KLM Royal will codeshare (meaning, marketed by Air France and KLM Royal Dutch with their flight numbers but operated by Delta planes) on this route, they share the same restrictions. Online travel agencies are not showing this correctly.
WOW Air on some dates will be cheaper, but it does not include advance seat assignment, normal size carry-on or checked luggage. Factoring those in, you will pay more.
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. With checked luggage included, Icelandair is more than the Delta fare.
Sample Travel Date:
- July 17th – 23rd
- This is just ONE SAMPLE travel date, for more availability, please follow the “Fare Availability” and “How to Search for Availability” instructions below
- Valid for travel from mid July – early April 2019. 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: JFK
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: DL
- Textbox 2: f ~bc=E
- Destination: KEF
- Return Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: DL
- Textbox 2: f ~bc=E
- (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.
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- JFK – KEF (Reykjavik) – JFK
- Not permitted
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
- Miles Flown: 5,170 miles
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 5,170 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 1,370 miles
How to Buy:
- Support us by using our Orbitz link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
- Select the $298 fare in the search results, you’ll be presented with the option to upgrade to a regular fare for $70 more (or $368 total roundtrip). The regular fare with advance seat assignment and one CHECKED bag included
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- Currency: Icelandic Krona (ISK). $1USD = 106 ISK
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