Another day, another chunk of awesome fares, with a bunch of cheap Asia fares coming into the mix with cheap European fares.
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Fare sales like this don’t come along often. Lots and lots of cities available. If you’re thinking of booking, it might be worth taking advantage of the ability to cancel within 24 hours while you think about it.
Wow Air, the discount carrier based in Iceland, is hitting East Coast customers with another fare sale. And, availability is actually pretty decent. I spent some time poking around on their website and found decent availability to Paris and Copenhagen, where pretty much every Sunday in February and most in April had 2 seats for $149 one-way from BWI (Washington, DC). For returns, I found CPH had better availability, mostly at $179. There also are a bunch of dates where you’ll find $99 one-way flights to Iceland, though there’s a […]
If you read my post yesterday about some of the humorous epic fails from our trip, you may have gotten the impression that some more time planning that trip would have likely removed some of the self-inflicted road blocks. The reality is that I need a few more hours in the day to keep up with everything on my plate. Who doesn’t? While I was on the road in Europe for the last two weeks, I did my best to keep up on blogging as well as reading all the […]
IAG, the parent of British Airways and Iberia, is acquiring a significant stake in Aer Lingus. That almost certainly means a move back to oneworld for Aer Lingus in the future. Check out their new business class product already flying to and from the US.
ETA: I put a few of these on hold and even though they show a Business Saver award, the cabin says “Economy”. Beware before ticketing. Not sure how this will work out. The toughest part about getting to and from Europe as an American Airlines elite member who lives on the east coast is fuel surcharges on British Airways. There’s reasonable availability for business class travel for my family, but the fuel surcharges make it much more expensive. That’s the positive and negative of oneworld availability. US Airways has flights […]