Los Angeles: €739 Finnair Premium Economy Flights from Stockholm (€858 with 2x23Kg Checked Luggage)

Finnair A350

Oneworld member Finnair brings us a deal in premium economy from Stockholm to Los Angeles starting at SEK 8,341 (~€746). If you want to travel with checked luggage, the price rises to SEK 9,681 (~€866) but you get to travel with 2 pieces of up to 23 kg luggage. Departures are scattered between March to May and August to December.

Our availability calendar highlights all possible flight dates at the lowest price for trips up to 28 days. It will forward you to Finnair with your selected flight dates.

If you are interested in traveling to Northern California you can find this deal with SAS Scandinavian Airlines from Stockholm to San Francisco at €792 (~SEK 8,855) with checked luggage included.

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Your feeder flights to/from Helsinki are operated on Finnair Airbus 320 family in a 3-3 economy configuration, and your transatlantic flights are operated on Finnair Airbus 350 with a 2-4-2 configuration in premium economy.

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This deal does not have an expiration date, but a minimum stay of six days or a Saturday overnight stay, and a maximum stay of twelve months applies. Available dates are scattered between March to May and August to December.

You can find suitable dates using our calendar above or with the help of Google Flights. We recommend booking directly on Finnair’s website, but you can find cheaper prices with Skyscanner. However, booking on OTAs has its downsides.

Why is booking with an airline better than with an online travel agency?

More often than not, online travel agencies offer lower fares than airlines do. We still recommend booking with the airlines directly. There are two main reasons for that:

Better Customer Service
In case any problems like delays, cancellations or missed connections arise, you can communicate directly with the airline. The airline has to take care of you because you have a contract with them.

If a travel agency issues your ticket, you may have to reach out to them first. You also depend on your OTA to forward information like flight changes instead of receiving them directly from the airline. In many cases, you may get a prime exhibition of responsibility shifting rather than problem-solving.

This especially applies to premium tickets. You don’t want to spend more than €1,000 to wind up with some budget OTA’s telephone hotline in case anything goes wrong.

Baggage and Other Fees
Economy fares not including hold luggage are industry standard by now. In most cases, travel agencies charge much higher baggage fees than the airlines themselves. If bags are not included in your fare, airlines are often the cheaper alternative.

This also applies to other things like food services, insurances or priority treatment. In almost all cases, you pay less for additional amenities when booking on the airlines’ website.

Mileage

This ticket is issued by Finnair in booking class H for the feeder flight in economy and booking class T for the premium economy leg. Here are the miles and points you can earn from this deal:

  • 12,202 Avios + 110 Tier Points on British Airways Executive Club
  • 11,698 Award Miles on LATAM Pass
  • 6,602 Avios + 280 Elite Points on Iberia Plus
  • 6,602 Miles on Alaska Mileage Plan
  • 6,098 Avios + 60 Qpoints on Qatar Privilege Club
  • 6,098 Miles on Royal Jordanian Royal Club
  • 6,098 Miles on SriLankan FlySmiLes
  • 5,850 Miles on American AAdvantage
  • 4,206 Award Miles + 6,200 Points on Finnair Plus
  • 496 AsiaMiles + 10 Club Points on Asia Miles
  • 496 Miles on Royal Air Maroc Safar Flyer
  • 496 Points + 2 Elite Points on Malaysia Airlines Enrich
Data provided by miles.travel-dealz.com. Without guarantee on correctness.

Destination

Information & Tips for USA

The USA offers many sights, natural wonders and cultural significance. Thanks to numerous airlines offering flights across the Atlantic, it is always pretty inexpensive to get there. Alternatively, you can also cross the Atlantic by boat.

Immigration, ESTA & Visa Requirements

The USA has one of the strictest entry regulations in the world. Most EU citizens, among others, are lucky to be able to participate in the so-called Visa Waiver Program. If you get an electronic entry permit (ESTA)  for approximately €20, you don’t need a visa for entry.

The Best Time to Visit

Due to its sheer size, the perfect time to visit the USA varies greatly from region to region. In winter, Florida is very popular due to the mild temperatures. In the summer the West and East Coasts are flooded by tourists which drives up the prices for hotels and flights and during the Indian Summer in late autumn New England is a very popular destination. The hurricane season between July and September can be dangerous in the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Florida and the southern states are regularly struck by these tropical storms. Blizzards occur from the East Coast to the Midwest during the winter months and regularly put air traffic and public life on hold.

Climate diagram for New York City, New York (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)
Climate diagram for Los Angeles, California (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)
Climate diagram for Miami, Florida (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

Currency

The US dollar is widely used throughout the world and accepted as a currency in most tourist hotspots worldwide. That being said, carrying cash isn’t necessary in the US, all you need is a credit card! These are very common in the USA and are accepted pretty much everywhere without any issues. If you already have a credit card in your wallet, you should make sure that it does not charge a foreign currency fee if possible. Carrying a few dollars in cash doesn’t hurt though. You might need cash e.g. for the bus ticket if you want to buy it directly from the driver. Most of the time you even have to give exact change.

Finding the Best eSIM Plan

We’ve compared various eSIM providers, such as Knowroaming and Ubigi. To see which plan is best for your travel needs, and which network offers the best coverage, feel free to read our detailed guide:

The Best eSIM Plans for the USA 🇺🇸 Compared

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Information & Tips for Los Angeles

The metropolis in California, USA is especially famous for Hollywood. But Los Angeles offers much more to discover.

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