Iceland sits on the continental divide between Europe and North America. When you fly between the two continents, many flight paths cross over Iceland. A few airlines have taken advantage of this geographical fact and allow you to add a stopover to your trip at no extra airfare charge. You just pay for your travel expenses for a few hours or up to seven days. Here are the details on how to do it with Icelandair, WOW Air, and
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When you purchase tickets via the Icelandair website you can select Round Trip, One Way, or Icelandair Stopover when you begin your flight search. Choose Icelandair Stopover and you’ll be led step by step through the process, which works just like booking any other plane ticket. You can stay in Iceland for up to seven days without any additional fees for your flight between the US and Europe.
You must choose the stopover when you book your roundtrip plane ticket. When you’re searching for your flight, choose the STOPOVER option instead of ROUND TRIP. Then choose your departure city, final destination, and travel dates as normal. Plus, choose whether you want your stopover on your outbound or return flight. You’ll be able to choose between one to seven days in Iceland on your stopover. Press SEARCH FLIGHTS and you’ll see a list of your available flights so you can confirm dates and prices. Press continue to complete your booking as you would any other plane tickets, and you’ve successfully booked a long layover in Iceland.
Since AirWander is designed specifically to book cheap flights around stopovers, a stopover option is built into the flight search itself. Select a one-way, round-trip, multi-city, or world-tour flight option when you begin your search. Add your cities and dates of departure/arrival, and
Whether you're spending seven hours or seven days, our Iceland travel planners can help you find the best things to do in Iceland and help with the logistics, too.
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