Routes: From Washington, Chicago, New York, Baltimore, Boston, Denver and Seattle to London, Dublin, Paris, Zurich, Amsterdam, Munich, Prague and others.
How to book: Browse Google Flights and book directly with the airline.
Travel dates: February to May and September to November.
Book by: Within the next one to two days.
This deal was originally sent out by Going, formerly known as Scott’s Cheap Flights. Sign up for Going to get deals up to 90% off via its Premium membership, which users can try for free for 14 days and then $49 per year. You can also upgrade to the Elite tier for $199 per year and receive all the Premium deals plus premium economy, business-class and first-class alerts.
Luckily for travelers, this deal is wide-reaching, with flights departing from various U.S. cities to destinations across Europe, including the below round-trip routes:
- Dulles International Airport (IAD) and O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Dublin Airport (DUB), starting at $387.
- IAD to Helsinki Airport (HEL), starting at $390.
- IAD to Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG), starting at $401.
- ORD to Prague Airport (PRG), starting at $402.
- IAD and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) to Zurich Airport (ZUR), starting at $411.
- IAD to Brussels Airport (BRU), starting at $423.
- Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS), starting at $425.
- Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), starting at $440.
- ORD and BOS to Heathrow Airport (LHR), starting at $486.
Since this deal is expansive, search your desired route on Google Flights before booking directly with Icelandair. For example, you could book a round-trip flight, IAD-CDG, over Thanksgiving for $401.
This deal features flights in Icelandair’s Economy Light class; tickets are nonrefundable and cannot be changed. Tickets do permit travelers one free full-size carry-on item, but you’ll have to pay to check a bag. Meals also cost extra.
Be sure to research the other flight routes as part of this deal, including Hamburg and Frankfurt in Germany; Glasgow and Manchester in the United Kingdom; and Rome.
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Flying economy from the U.S. to Europe usually can cost around $800, so these flights present the opportunity to save up to $400.