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One of the best vacations I’ve taken was a trip to Iceland. I flew WOW Air, and since I did my homework and did extensive research, I knew what to expect, and was surprised that I had a great WOW experience.
WOW Air is celebrating by launching a new route from Orlando, FL to Iceland (KEF). WOW Air is Iceland’s low-cost transatlantic airline.  If visiting Iceland has been on your bucket list, check out the offer and see if it works for you.

What’s the deal

  • Intro fare for $99 one way – Orlando FL to Iceland (KEF)
  • Intro fare from $149 one way – Orlando, FL to Europe (such as London’s LGW), Frankfurt (FRA), Edinburgh (EDI), Dublin (DUB), Paris (CDG), Copenhagen (CPH), Stockholm (ARN), Brussels (BRU), Berlin (SFX), Amsterdam (AMS)
  • Travel between Jan-March 2019
  • Flights out of Orlando are available three days a week
  • Go to WOW Air and check available dates that work with you

Sample from Orlando to Reykjavik

Image courtesy of WOW Air

The return flights from KEF to MCO were priced as low as $229.

Do your homework

Please know that this price is their basic price, meaning it only includes bringing a small personal item. There are other charges to consider if you plan on bringing a carryon or a checked luggage. If you do so, I suggest prepaying for those ahead of time (versus at check-in at the airport). The price is cheaper when paid prior to the flight.

Image courtesy of WOW Air

You can also pre-select your seats, but they will cost you. My wife and I didn’t go this route, yet we were still seated together. We got window seats.

Image courtesy of WOW Air

Image courtesy of WOW Air

 

Sample fares to Europe from $149 one way

There are $149 one way fares from Orlando to the various European cities (see list above). Note that the return price back to Orlando is pricier, so find the ones that works well with you

IMAGE COURTESY OF WOW AIR

 

IMAGE COURTESY OF WOW AIR

Just as a point of reference, when we flew WOW Air in 2017, we went from LA to Iceland, and then Iceland to Stockholm, and then on the return we flew from Stockholm back to LA. The price breakdown was:

  • LA to Iceland (Reykjavik) – $99
  • Iceland to Sweden (Stockholm) – $80
  • Sweden to Los Angeles – $199

We grabbed the opportunity and had a great experience with WOW. As I had mentioned, we did our homework. We managed our expectation. We brought our own food onboard. There were a couple of times when we bought pizza sold by WOW and it wasn’t overly expensive. So if you consider WOW, just make sure you do your research. It could pay off if you’re on a budget. Just know that if you choose  to pay for reserve seating, carryon or checked luggage, the price will go up and you should consider pricing out the other competitors and see which one will work best with your budget. Good luck,

My wife with one of the helpful WOW Air Flight Attendants

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