At the moment Icelandair has some spectacular business class fares from the US and Canada to Iceland, starting at just $740 roundtrip.
Now before you get too excited, Icelandair’s business class isn’t amazing, as it’s more like domestic first class than international business class. However, the price is most definitely right here, and it’s also a great way to earn miles.
Premium-flights.com reports the following fares roundtrip from the US and Canada to Iceland:
- Boston for $740
- Chicago for $740
- Montreal for $740
- Washington for $790
- Vancouver for $820
- Denver for $740
- Orlando for $860
- Seattle for $860
- Tampa for $860
These fares are valid for travel between July 1, 2019, and March 28, 2020, so you have a huge window during which you can travel. Your best bet for searching these fares is to use Google Flights, then book on Priceline or Expedia.
Those are some spectacular fares. If you’re crediting these flights to Alaska Mileage Plan you’d earn 125% redeemable miles, not including any elite bonuses. Then you can earn a further 50-125% bonus on base miles depending on your status.
For example, a roundtrip ticket from Seattle covers a distance of over 7,200 flown miles, so an MVP Gold 75K member would be earning 17,500 Alaska miles.
These fares definitely won’t last, so if you’re interested I’d recommend booking ASAP.
I’m planning a trip to Iceland this fall, and I booked when I saw ~$1,200 roundtrip fares from Tampa to Keflavik on Icelandair, but obviously this is even better, and I wish I had waited to book.
These are the cheapest Icelandair business class tickets I ever recall seeing, so if interested I’d recommend booking ASAP. This is even valid for travel in the peak summer season. The value of the Alaska miles you earn with this fare can almost cover the cost of the ticket.
If you book you should even be able to cancel within 24 hours, so I’d recommend locking in something now, and then you can always change your mind later. But these fares won’t last.
Anyone plan to take advantage of these great Icelandair business class fares?