Flash Sale: WOW Air offers $69 flights from California to Europe


Wow is offering $69 one-way flights to Europe from California. Photo: willc33

Wow! Literally.

WOW Air announced today that they are offering $69 one-way flights from California to Europe for a limited time. These mega-cheap flights are from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Stockholm, Copenhagen, Bristol, and Edinburgh (with more European destinations available at slightly higher rates).

The Wow Air sale also includes:

• $99 seats from Miami and Boston to Iceland
• $129 – $149 seats from Miami and Boston to Paris, London, Amsterdam, Berlin and Frankfurt

Sale fares are for travel between January 15, 2017 and April 5, 2017.

Wow Air Sale: Our tests

So how do you find this deal? We did a quick search and found flights in February, March and April on select Tuesdays from both California cities to Stockholm and Copenhagen at the $69 rate. Flying on the weekend will dramatically increase the fare, from $219 and up (each way).

As always, the early bird gets the cheap seats. Snag these sale fares now before they’re all gone, Cheapos! Visit the airline’s official website to check prices.

Search from Los Angeles to Copenhagen on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.

Search from Los Angeles to Copenhagen on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.

The fine print

So what do you get for $69? This special fare is a bare-bones ticket. It will get you to Europe, but if you want an assigned seat, checked baggage, meals, or anything else, you’ll have to pony up some cash. Even with these extra charges, however, you can fly to Europe for a shockingly low ticket price.

For much more on the airline, check out:

• Our guide to the flying the cheapo skies on WOW Airlines and

• WOW, $99 to Europe? Yes, but the devil is in the details

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