Travel from Miami, Florida to Oslo, Norway or Copenhagen, Denmark for $99+ one way on SAS (Scandinavian Airlines). Most of the availability for these deals is the very end of this month and through next month (September and October 2016). You can book a roundtrip for as little as $227 from the end of this month through the beginning of November, 2016.
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$99 One Way from Miami to Oslo & Copenhagen
These are the dates that Secret Flying found with $99 one way deals:
$227 Roundtrips Between Miami and Oslo/Copenhagen
Here are example roundtrip dates from Secret Flying:
How to Search
For $99 One Way Fares
Search on ITA Matrix by calendar of lowest fares (under the one-way tab) starting September 29th if you want to fly to Oslo or September 28th if you want to fly to Copenhagen. This should show you the available $99 fares in September and October.
For Cheap Roundtrip Fares
Search on ITA Matrix by calendar of lowest fares for acceptable trip lengths the end September through beginning of November. Note that some trip examples given by Secret Flying above are longer than a week, which is the maximum roundtrip length you can search for via the calendar of lowest on ITA Matrix.
If the trip is longer than a week, search for those dates specifically (by checking the search exact dates box).
You can’t purchase airfare on ITA Matrix– see the next section to learn how to book.
Note the dates you find on ITA Matrix and search on Expedia (booking through that link supports this site).
SAS is a part of Star Alliance so you can credit redeemable miles earned to United MileagePlus. Since the ticket is bought through Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) and is in fare class (T), you will earn 50% of the miles flown.
Flight distance Miami to Oslo: 4,740
- Redeemable United miles you would earn: 2,370
Flight distance Miami to Copenhagen: 4,883
- Redeemable United miles you would earn: 2,441
You get a free carry on item up to 18 lbs and one free checked bag up to 51 pounds included in the ticket price.
Best Way to Buy the Ticket
Your top choice should be the Chase Sapphire Reserve or Citi Prestige® Card, since they come with a $300 Travel Credit (Sapphire Reserve) or $250 Air Travel Credit (Citi Prestige) every calendar year that will cover this ticket. If you haven’t used the credit yet, buy this fare with either your Sapphire Reserve or Prestige, and you will receive an offsetting credit on your next statement: a totally free trip to Europe!
Even if you’ve already used your $300 or $250 credit for this year, both cards offers 3x on all airfare purchases.
See Scott’s full breakdown of the Citi Prestige Card which explains its many benefits like the annual $250 Air Travel Credit, 40,000 point sign up bonus, access to Priority Pass lounges, and 3x points per dollar on air travel and hotels.
See Scott’s review of the Chase Sapphire Reserve and read about why it’s the best travel credit card ever to hit the market (hint: it comes with 100,000 Ultimate Rewards).
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