It might be dubbed Black Friday, but Icelandair wants flyers to add a flash of color to your travels this winter with some city sights and Northern Lights. Flights to destination in Europe are as low as $339 roundtrip, and nonstop itineraries to the carrier's hometown hub near Reykjavik (KEF) are starting at $363 roundtrip.
If you're looking for more Black Friday bang for your buck. If traveling onward to the UK or mainland Europe, take advantage of a free stopover in Iceland along the way and see two destinations for the price of one!
- Travel Period: January 9 - May 31, 2020. MSP flights starting in mid-March. Travel to KEF available through March 28, 2020. Some dates in April and May might be a few dollars more.
- Travel Days of the Week: Varies by route, mostly midweek travel.
- Blackout Dates: Limited availability during April 5 - 16, 2020
- Minimum Stay: 3-day or Saturday night stay required on flights to mainland Europe and the UK.
Tickets at the listed sale prices must be purchased by midnight ET on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.
Cheap flights from New York (JFK)
New York to Reykjavik $363 roundtrip, nonstop
Cheap flights from Newark (EWR)
Newark to Reykjavik $363 roundtrip, nonstop
Cheap flights from Boston (BOS)
Boston to Reykjavik $363 roundtrip, nonstop
Cheap flights from Chicago (ORD)
Chicago-ORD to Dublin $339 roundtrip
Chicago-ORD to Paris-CDG $375 roundtrip
Chicago-ORD to Amsterdam $378 roundtrip
Chicago-ORD to Copenhagen $379 roundtrip
Chicago-ORD to Helsinki $389 roundtrip
Chicago-ORD to London-LHR $398 roundtrip
Chicago-ORD to Hamburg $400 roundtrip
Chicago-ORD to Munich $437 roundtrip
Chicago-ORD to Reykjavik $453 roundtrip, nonstop
Chicago-ORD to Glasgow $490 roundtrip
Cheap flights from Washington DC (IAD)
Washington DC-IAD to Dublin $340 roundtrip
Washington DC-IAD to Helsinki $340 roundtrip
Washington DC-IAD to Copenhagen $376 roundtrip
Washington DC-IAD to Amsterdam $377 roundtrip
Washington DC-IAD to Paris-CDG $390 roundtrip
Washington DC-IAD to Hamburg $390 roundtrip
Washington DC-IAD to London-LHR $399 roundtrip
Washington DC-IAD to Reykjavik $433 roundtrip, nonstop
Cheap flights from Seattle (SEA)
Seattle to Dublin $399 roundtrip
Seattle to Helsinki $399 roundtrip
Seattle to Copenhagen $400 roundtrip
Seattle to London-LHR $407 roundtrip
Seattle to Munich $448 roundtrip
Seattle to Hamburg $449 roundtrip
Seattle to Paris-CDG $499 roundtrip
Seattle to Reykjavik $500 roundtrip, nonstop
Seattle to Glasgow $504 roundtrip
Cheap flights from Denver (DEN)
Denver to Paris-CDG $390 roundtrip
Denver to Dublin $399 roundtrip
Denver to London-LHR $411 roundtrip
Denver to Reykjavik $428 roundtrip, nonstop
Denver to Copenhagen $439 roundtrip
Denver to Munich $479 roundtrip
Denver DC-IAD to Helsinki $499 roundtrip
Denver to Glasgow $555 roundtrip
Cheap flights from Minneapolis (MSP)
Minneapolis to Dublin $400 roundtrip
Minneapolis to Copenhagen $433 roundtrip
Minneapolis to Helsinki $449 roundtrip
Minneapolis to Munich $449 roundtrip
Minneapolis to Paris-CDG $500 roundtrip
Minneapolis to Amsterdam $501 roundtrip
Minneapolis to London-LHR $503 roundtrip
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Icelandair's Economy Light fares only include a standard-sized carry-on bag plus one personal item. Checked bag fees are $76 each-way when purchased online. If you need to check bags, it's cheaper to buy an Economy Standard fare (+$120 USD), which includes one free checked bag.
You may choose your own assignments from standard economy class seats that are still available at no extra charge.
Free Stopover in Iceland
You can book a free stopover in Iceland for up to 3 days on the Economy Light fare. Extra taxes and separate bag fees may apply. If you want to stay longer in Iceland, the Economy Standard fare allows stopovers up to 7 days.
Related: 9 Easiest Airlines for Booking Free Stopovers
The upgrade to standard Economy costs an extra $120. This includes one free checked bag and allows stopovers up to 7 days.
Occasionally, you can find a cheaper rate on a third party site, when two separate tickets are booked together or if a forced overnight in Iceland is required.
Other airlines such as SAS, Norwegian, and TAP Air Portugal may offer better prices in some markets, with possible nonstop options on other major carriers. Choose the airline according to your needs. Icelandair may have better routing and allows for free stopovers in Iceland if that is something that interests you.
As an example, I found flights departing Washington DC IAD on Tuesday, March 10, returning from Dublin Dub on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, for $340 roundtrip, overlapping with the weekend before St. Patrick's Day.
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