Special winter offers on vacations to Iceland

Icelandair is offering flights and packages to Reykjavik, Iceland from as little as $399 round trip.

With the dramatic increase in the value of the US Dollar against the Icelandic Krona, Iceland is now a top bargain destination, giving consumers nearly twice the spending power compared to last year.

In August 2008, USA today picked Iceland as one of the Top 5 destinations for Fall ’08 travel. Since then the Dollar has become even stronger against the Krona, increasing in value by at least 25%.

Icelandair is currently offering flights to Reykjavik from just $399 per person, round trip. The Winter Airfare Special applies only to flights to Iceland from Boston or New York and is valid for travel between November 1st 2008 and March 31st 2009. Booking has been extended until October 31st 2008.

Icelandair also has winter vacation packages from Boston starting at $559 per person. The Iceland Winter Frenzy package includes round-trip airfare from Boston, a discount shopping card, 3 nights at the luxurious Hilton Reykjavik Nordica (with Scandinavian / American breakfast buffet each morning after arrival day) and free shuttle service to the old town and the Kringlan Mall.

Passengers must travel between November 1st and December 15th and flights must be booked by October 31st.

To take advantage of the great exchange rate in Iceland and to book a vacation to Reykjavik, visit www.icelandair.com.