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Norwegian Air
« on: September 11, 2017, 01:44:50 PM »
Has anyone every flown this airline to Europe? Is it a no frills like a WOW?  do they have any partners/reward tickets or its all cash?

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Re: Norwegian Air
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2017, 02:37:34 PM »
If you book online than it is no frills. If you book with a travel agent than you get two free bags and KSML's.
If you have a number of people going, I will be happy to take care of all the booking details for you (I am a travel agent).

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Re: Norwegian Air
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2017, 02:51:05 PM »
If you book online than it is no frills. If you book with a travel agent than you get two free bags and KSML's.
If you have a number of people going, I will be happy to take care of all the booking details for you (I am a travel agent).
Is it more expensive to book with a travel agent?

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Re: Norwegian Air
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2017, 03:42:24 PM »
You can buy their tickets on the Chase Ultimate Reward Portal with chase points, which is nice.

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Re: Norwegian Air
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2017, 04:11:15 PM »
If you book online than it is no frills. If you book with a travel agent than you get two free bags and KSML's.
If you have a number of people going, I will be happy to take care of all the booking details for you (I am a travel agent).
More details? Same price? That changes things a lot.

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Re: Norwegian Air
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2017, 05:10:09 PM »
Is it more expensive to book with a travel agent?
More details? Same price? That changes things a lot.
More expensive than the no frills, no luggage, no meal, no seat selection, no one to talk to if something goes wrong option. Cheaper than booking the ticket with add-ons online. Can't say exactly how much more since it depends on the route but ballpark is around $80-150 extra. For that price you get two suitcases, a meal, seat selection and a travel expert to help with any questions or issues.

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Re: Norwegian Air
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2017, 05:35:08 PM »
More expensive than the no frills, no luggage, no meal, no seat selection, no one to talk to if something goes wrong option. Cheaper than booking the ticket with add-ons online. Can't say exactly how much more since it depends on the route but ballpark is around $80-150 extra. For that price you get two suitcases, a meal, seat selection and a travel expert to help with any questions or issues.

Very interesting info.

How about the better seats?

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Re: Norwegian Air
« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2017, 08:08:11 PM »
Very interesting info.

How about the better seats?
GDS fares can take any seat

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Re: Norwegian Air
« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2017, 08:13:09 PM »
GDS fares can take any seat

Wow. Thanks.

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Re: Norwegian Air
« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2017, 10:14:46 PM »
You can buy their tickets on the Chase Ultimate Reward Portal with chase points, which is nice.
Would this have all the benefits that a TA booking would give?

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Re: Norwegian Air
« Reply #10 on: September 11, 2017, 10:15:24 PM »
Would this have all the benefits that a TA booking would give?
I don't know what benefits a travel agent gives so I can't say.

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Re: Norwegian Air
« Reply #11 on: September 11, 2017, 10:20:00 PM »
I don't know what benefits a travel agent gives so I can't say.
If you book online than it is no frills. If you book with a travel agent than you get two free bags and KSML's.

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Re: Norwegian Air
« Reply #12 on: September 11, 2017, 10:27:11 PM »

Gotcha. I don't think you will get that. But you can always just purchase the "plus ticket" on Norwegians website. After selecting your flight, they offer you an upgrade that includes the bags and meal for a combined reduced fee.

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Re: Norwegian Air
« Reply #13 on: September 11, 2017, 10:35:16 PM »
Gotcha. I don't think you will get that. But you can always just purchase the "plus ticket" on Norwegians website. After selecting your flight, they offer you an upgrade that includes the bags and meal for a combined reduced fee.
Thanks

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Re: Norwegian Air
« Reply #14 on: September 13, 2017, 05:03:20 PM »
I have flown them several times from BWI/NYC to Guadeloupe/Martinique. I've had a great experience every time, both at check-in where they are almost ridiculously helpful to the flight itself which is very pleasant in new planes that seem to have good seat pitch. And that's before you take into account that I generally end up paying something on the order of $200 for a direct non-stop to the Caribbean from Northeast in the middle of winter when everyone else charges min of $500 with at least one stop.

I haven't flown them to Europe, but based on my experience I would choose them over a legacy U.S. carrier in coach any day, even with elite status on several of said legacy carriers. I'd say they're way more like a JetBlue or Virgin America than a Spirit which is what I'd equate WOW to.