This fall and winter, U.S.-based travelers can fly premium economy to multiple European cities, thanks to deals from Scandinavian Airlines. The carrier is offering discounted premium economy tickets, starting at about $765.
Routes: Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., to Amsterdam, London, Milan, Oslo, Paris and more
How to book: On Skyscanner or directly on the airline’s website
Travel dates: October 2023 through March 2024
Book by: As soon as possible
The following flights were priced as listed at the time of publication. We cannot guarantee the below round-trip flights will be available when you book:
- Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) to Brussels Airport (BRU), starting at $805
- Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Oslo Airport (OSL), starting at $818
- John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS), starting at $818
- Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Copenhagen Airport (CPH), starting at $917
- Miami International Airport (MIA) to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS), starting at $911
- O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN), starting at $788
Consider a nonstop flight from Chicago to Stockholm. An economy ticket would cost $650 total, while a premium economy (called SAS Plus) ticket would cost just a bit more at $788 total.
You can rebook or receive a refund on a premium economy ticket with no extra fees. The fare includes both a carry-on and a checked bag.
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Additionally, the premium economy cabin offers more comfortable seats with footrests, access to the SAS lounge, priority boarding, a three-course dining menu including drinks and more. All these perks should make the eight-hour flight more enjoyable.
These flights are perfect for travelers who want to visit multiple European destinations in one trip. You can book open-jaw flights, meaning you can fly into one airport and depart from another. (You’ll still be responsible for transportation costs between the two cities, but most intra-European train and plane tickets are relatively cheap.)
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If you want to fly to Europe in comfort, consider booking a premium economy ticket on SAS. The tickets are equivalent to normal basic economy prices, and you’ll get much more for your money.