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A good sale in Milan
The $502 fare includes one checked bag each way.
The $447 fare is a Basic Economy / Economy Light fare with restrictions. Scandinavian Airlines Basic Economy / Economy Lights fares:
- NOT include checked baggage – it’s $60 each way if purchased 22 hours before check-in. It will be $120 at airport check-in.
- NOT allow changes
- NOT allow cancellations – so if you cancel after the 24-hour risk-free period, the Basic Economy version will have no value for a future purchase
- Most online travel agencies do not display Scandinavian Airlines Basic Economy / Economy Light fares as such.
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Example of travel date:
- This is just a SAMPLE travel date, for availability please follow the ‘Fare Availability’ and ‘How to Check Availability’ instructions below
- Valid for travel November through early December or January 2023 through mid-March 2023. Sunday stay required. Availability is limited. Must purchase at least 28 days prior to departure
- Please note that while this rate is valid at the time of publication, if this post is more than two days old, the rate is likely gone.
How to search for availability:
- It’s just to check availability. To buy your tickets, scroll down to the “How to buy” section of this article
- Use Matrix Airfare Search by ITA Software and use the following search criteria:
- Origin: FSO
- Original advanced routing code:
- Routing codes: sk sk
- Post codes: fbc=T
- This instructs Matrix Airfare Search by ITA Software to search for the Basic Economy fare. Use these dates on Scandinavian and you’ll have the option to upgrade to the regular economy rate.
- Destination: MXP
- Return advanced routing code:
- Routing codes: sk sk
- Post codes: fbc=T
- (Click the Advanced Codes link to enable advanced routing code entry)
- Select “View Lowest Fare Calendar”
- Duration “3-10” (this is just an example, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14, etc.)
- Beginner’s Guide to Using Matrix by ITA Software
- How to read airfare rules and use them to your advantage
- Matrix Airfare Search by ITA Software search page should be like below when all values are entered
- You cannot purchase tickets using Matrix Airfare Search by ITA Software. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to buy” section below.
- SFO – CPH (Copenhagen) – MXP (Milan) – CPH – SFO
Scandinavian Airlines is a member of Star Alliance and a partner of United. Mileage accrual with United is as follows:
- Miles traveled: 12,360 miles or 4.1 cents per mile
- Redeemable miles: 6,180 miles
How to buy:
- Book on Scandinavian with dates found on Matrix Airfare Search by ITA Software.
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