A good sale to Reykjavik
The $489 fare includes advance seat assignment, normal size carry-on and one checked bag.
Delta / Air France / KLM Royal Dutch also have a $339 fare, but it is a Basic Economy fare with restrictions. Delta / Air France / KLM Royal Dutch International Basic Economy fares:
DO NOT allow for advance seat assignment
DO NOT include checked bags – they are $60 each way for the 1st bag and $100 for the 2nd
DO NOT allow for changes
DO NOT allow for cancellations – so if you cancel after the 24 hour risk free period, the Basic Economy version will have no value for future travel
Most online travel agencies are not displaying Air France / KLM Royal Dutch Basic Economy / Economy Light fares as such.
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Reykjavik, Iceland – Photo: Marco Belluci via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)
Sample Travel Date:
September 24th – 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
Valid for travel from late September – October. Availability is limited. Must purchase at least 21 days in advance of departure
Also available from August – September for an $9 for Basic Economy and Regular Economy
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=v
This is instructing ITA to search for the REGULAR Economy fare. Using those dates on Priceline and you will be presented with an option for the BASIC and REGULAR economy fare.
Return Advanced Routing Code:
Textbox 1: DL
Textbox 2: f bc=v
(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)
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
Miles Flown: 5,170 miles
Elite Qualifying Miles: 5,170 miles
Redeemable Miles: 2,025 miles
How to Buy:
Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
Select the $339 fare in the search results and you will be presented with the option to upgrade to a regular fare for $150 more (or $489 total roundtrip). The regular fare with advance seat assignment and ONE checked bag included.
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Currency: Icelandic Krona (ISK). $1USD = 123 ISK