Quick Trick to Save up to 20% on Norwegian Air Flights

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Take advantage of currency conversion rates to save up to ~20% on already cheap tickets when you fly Norwegian Air!

Quick Trick To Save Up To 20 On Norwegian Air Flights

Have You Brushed up on Your Norwegian Language Skills Lately? You’ll Want to Because You Can Save ~20% on Norwegian Air Flights!

The trick is to book your tickets on the Norwegian version of the website instead of the US site.

I’ll explain!

How to Save up to ~20% on Your Next Norwegian Air Flight

Link:   Norwegian Air’s US Site

Link:   Norwegian Air’s Norway Site

Here’s an easy way to save up to ~20% on your next Norwegian Air flight!

When you go to Norwegian.com, you can choose your preferred country to view the site.

Quick Trick To Save Up To 20 On Norwegian Air Flights

Be Norwegian (for a Few Minutes)! If You See This List of Countries, Choose Norway

Of course, you can go directly to Norwegian Air’s home website, which is in Norwegian.

Quick Trick To Save Up To 20 On Norwegian Air Flights

Don’t Worry About the Language Barrier. Simply Use Google Chrome or Google Translate. Or Follow Along on the US Version of the Site

If you use Google Chrome as your browser, the website will be automatically translated for you.  You can also copy and paste the text into Google Translate.  Or you can simply open up a new tab and repeat each step on both versions of the website.

This simple trick only takes a few minutes at most!  And you can save ~20% on your flights.

Let’s look at an example.

I looked up flights from New York to Oslo, Norway, in February 2016 on the US version of the Norwegian Air website.

Quick Trick To Save Up To 20 On Norwegian Air Flights

~$327 Round-Trip to Europe Is an Incredible Deal! This Couldn’t Possibly Get Any Better…or Could It?

Despite the fact that it will be very cold and dark there in February, ~$327 is an incredible price for a round-trip flight to Europe!

Then, I ran the exact same search on the Norwegian version of the site…

Quick Trick To Save Up To 20 On Norwegian Air Flights

The Same Flights Cost 2,318 Norwegian Krone

…and got a price of 2,318 Norwegian Krone.

So what does that mean?

Quick Trick To Save Up To 20 On Norwegian Air Flights

It Means You Save Money! You’ll Pay ~$261 for Your Flights

Converted to US dollars, you’ll pay ~$261 when you book on the Norwegian version of the site.  

Compare that to the ~$327 you’d pay on the US version of Norwegian’s website.  It’s ~20%, or $66, less!

If you bought tickets for 2 people, or for a family, the savings would add up fast!

Does This Work on Other Routes?

From New York – JFK, you can fly to 6 destinations non-stop, and ~60 destinations if you add a connection.

Quick Trick To Save Up To 20 On Norwegian Air Flights

Norwegian Flies Direct to 4 European Cities, and 2 in the French Caribbean From New York JFK

I tested the currency conversion trick on flights from New York to Martinique in the French Caribbean in February 2016, when the average daily temperature in Martinique is ~80 degrees.  A nice break from winter!

Quick Trick To Save Up To 20 On Norwegian Air Flights

This Sunny Beach in Martinique Looks Even Better When There’s Snow Outside Your Window 😉

I found non-stop flights for ~$257 round-trip in coach on the US version of the website.

The same flights cost ~$245 on the Norwegian version of the website.  A savings of ~$12!

That’s ~5% off.  It’s not as much of a difference as the flights to Europe, but you’ll still save a little when you book through Norway’s Norwegian site.  And I never say no to saving money – especially when it’s this easy!

When you find flights that work for you, go through the booking process like usual.  Enter your name, credit card, and passport information.  The only difference is the transaction will be in Norwegian.  Everything else is the same, except for the final price!

Save More by Having Flexible Dates and Avoiding Fees

To see the lowest fares each month, visit the Norwegian Air Low Fare Calendar.

You can often save a lot of money if you’re flexible with your dates.

And keep in mind, Norwegian Air charges lots of fees for things like checked baggage, seat assignments, and more.  So this deal is even better if you can pack light.

Make Sure to Pay With the Right Card

Because you’ll being paying in a foreign currency (in this case, Norwegian Krone), use a card that earns bonus points on airfare AND has no foreign transaction fees!

When you avoid foreign transaction fees, it’s almost like getting another discount!

Bottom Line

Save up to ~20% on Norwegian Air flights when you book on Norway’s version of the website and pay in Norwegian Krone.

With the currency conversion, you’ll pay much less than if you book on the US website and pay in US dollars.  You’ll save the most on flights to Europe, but this trick works on other routes, like New York (JFK) to the French Caribbean.

Because you’ll pay in a foreign currency, use a card that doesn’t charge foreign transaction fees like the Chase Sapphire Preferred or Citi ThankYou Premier.

This trick will add only a minute or 2 to the booking process.  But to save up to 20%, it’s well worth it to learn a few words in Norwegian! 😉

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15 responses to “Quick Trick to Save up to 20% on Norwegian Air Flights

  1. Just use google chrome to search and by the flight. Chrome will translate the words on the page to English.

  2. I’m seeing the same rate in USD and NOK for flights in November JFK to Oslo.

  3. @Stephen – That’s probably the easiest way. Thanks for reminding!

    @Vishal – It worked for all of the flights I searched, but I didn’t look as far out as November 2016. Thanks for sharing your findings!

  4. Thanks for the quick trick! I saved about $100 from NYC JFK to Stockholm in June.

  5. Anyone know how to get the “Campaign Codes” to get a discount on Norwegian?

  6. If you book through the Norwegian website is your confirmation email (assuming you get one) in Norwegian? And all other correspondence?

  7. @Ollie – You’re welcome! Glad you saved some money!

    @jackie – It might help to sign-up for their email list.

    @Brandi – Good question! I’m not sure what the answer is. But you can always use Google Translate to help you figure out what the emails say.

    You can also go back and sign-in to your account on the US website and all of the information should be back in English. Hope that helps you out!

  8. This hack just brought my flights down to $556 from $618. Thanks =-)

  9. Did anyone who did this have any trouble while flying? The ticket being in Norwegian didn’t cause a problem at customs or anything?

  10. @Daniel – I wonder the same thing? Has anyone completed a flight where they booked it through the Norwegian version of the site? Info would be greatly appreciated.

  11. I just checked flights from LAX to Paris and can save like 20%. Anyone had a problems with Norwegian when they fly? Don’t they ask questions like why I’m as a US citizen purchased tickets with their money?

  12. @Michael, @Catie, @Daniel – I would also like to know if there have been any problems with check in and customs, being a US citizen with a ticket in a different language. Not sure I would answer all the questions correctly. Has anyone flown on such a ticket yet? I’m wanting to purchase tickets in two weeks.

  13. In 2015, I booked a Norwegian flight using the UK site but changed the currency to Euro. I tried it again and saved almost 20% on the rt cost by paying in Euro. No language conversion needed. 😉

  14. Allegiant also flies into Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, CA. Looks like you have to call as this city doesn’t show up on their website, though it’s been in the news lately.

  15. This just worked for me! Thanks so much, you’re a star!!!