Icelandair – $493 (Regular Economy) / $393 (Basic Economy): Minneapolis – Helsinki, Finland. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

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A good sale to Helsinki

The regular economy fare at $493 fare includes ONE checked bag. If you do not select the regular economy fare, checked luggage is $95 each way at check-in.

The $393 fare is a Basic Economy/Economy Light fare which does not include checked luggage. It does include advance seat assignment, one carry-on (up to 22lbs) and one personal item. If you select this option and decide to check a bag at check-in, it will be $95 each way.

Helsinki, Finland. Photo: Sami C via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • April 15th – 22nd, 2019
    • This is a sample date. See below for more available travel dates

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel in April 2019. A Sunday stay is required. Availability is extremely limited with just a few scattered dates. Must purchase at least 14 days in advance of departure.

Note: This fare is valid at the time of posting. If this post is more than two days old, the fare is most likely gone.

How to Search for Availability:

This instructs ITA to search for the Basic Economy fare. When using the same dates on Priceline, you will be presented with an option to upgrade to a regular economy fare.

  • Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
    • Departing from: MSP
    • Outbound Advanced Routing Code:
      • Textbox 1: kef
      • Textbox 2: maxconnect 240
    • Destination: HEL
    • Return Advanced Routing Code: 
      • Textbox 1: kef
      • Textbox 2: maxconnect 240
    • Click on the “Advanced Routing Codes” link to enable advanced routing code input
    • Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
    • Enter departure date
    • Length of stay: 3-10
      • The maximum search range is 7 days, so enter ranges in this format: 0-7, 3-10, 5-12, etc.

The ITA search page should look like the following when all values are inputted.

You cannot buy tickets through ITA. To buy tickets, follow our instructions below in the “How to Buy Airline Tickets” section.

Fare Class:

  • U

Sample Routing:

  • MSP – KEF (Reykjavik) – HEL (Helsinki) – KEF – MSP

Sample Mileage:

Icelandair is an Alaska Air partner. Mileage earning with Alaska Air is below.

  • Miles Flown: 8,906 miles or 5.5 cents per mile
  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 2,226 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 2,226 miles

How to Buy Airline Tickets:

  • Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
  • From the search results, after selecting the basic economy fare at $393 you will have the option to select the regular economy fare at $493. The regular economy fare includes advance seat assignment and a normal sized carry-on.


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