Fly to Europe for Just $69 on WOW Air

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If you have been thinking about getting one of those really cheap flights to Europe but haven’t pulled the trigger, fear not because you haven’t missed your chance. Now WOW air is offering $69 one-way fares from six United States cities to eight European cities…because $99 one-way just isn’t cheap enough!

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There is a little bit of a catch in that to get the cheapest $69 outbound flight, you also have to book a return flight. The returns I checked are not $69, but they seemed to start at about $149. This brings your round trip total to about $218 if you don’t add any extras liked checked bags or seat assignments.

The reduced WOW rates are from these US cities:

  • Boston (BOS)
  • Washington, D.C. (BWI)
  • Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Los Angeles (LAX)
  • San Francisco (SFO)
  • Miami (MIA)

The reduced rate destinations in Europe are:

  • Paris (CDG)
  • Brussels (BRU)
  • Stockholm (ARN)
  • Dublin (DUB)
  • Berlin (SXF)
  • London (LGW)
  • Copenhagen (CPH)
  • Edinburgh (EDI)

You will be connecting through Iceland, which may or may not make this a better or worse deal to you. The reduced one-way fares will be offered for flights departing September through November 2017 with 200 discounted seats reportedly available on each eligible flight.

To give an idea as to what the extra fees are beyond one personal item, you are looking at $39.99 each way for a carry-on bag and $8.99 – $49.99 on each segment if you need a pre-assigned seat. In other words, this is only dirt cheap if you don’t care about where you sit and can pack lightly. If you meet those criteria, then have at it and go explore some of my favorite European cities for a very fair price!

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Comments

  1. We have flown WOW twice and this last time out of BWI, they were absolutely militant about personal item/carry-on size/weight. No mercy if you were a 1/2 inch over! Be forewarned. Otherwise, the flight was just fine as long as you expect nothing besides getting there safely:).

  2. In other words, they are not really offering tickets for $69. They are offering round-trips for $228 and up. That’s still a good price, but I thought the kind of pricing gimmick where you advertise a one-way ticket for a fare that is unobtainable one way wasn’t permitted. Why not just advertise a ticket at one cent if you’re doing it that way?

  3. You can fly one way to some destinations for $69. There is no need to book a round trip ticket.

    SFO-SXF Berlin is $69 one way if you can fly with only a permitted size carry-on free bag and no advance seat prepaid selection.

    I flew two $69 one way tickets SFO to Copenhagen in winter and spring 2017.

  4. WOW Air changed from yesterday when I left the comment. I found lots of $69 one way fares yesterday, but today the website is pricing one way flights at $240 that were bookable for $69 yesterday. The price drops to $69 when searching round trip.

    That was definitely not the case when I priced several tickets out of SFO yesterday.

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