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Sunday Someday: Lofoten Islands, Norway

The Sunday Someday weekly series features bucket list destinations and how to get there using miles and points.

Lofoten Islands, Norway

Today’s Sunday Someday is Lofoten Islands, Norway.

Loften Islands Norway Traveling Well For Less

Loften Islands, Norway
Photo courtesy of Beathe Helen Jakobsen,


Beathe from Beatravelling shared her photos of of her trip to the Lofoten Islands.

Lofoten Islands are a group of islands in northern Norway where you can fish, hike, and enjoy nature.

Lofoten Islands is 2 hours from the Narvik airport and a 22 hour train ride (or 3 hour flight) from Oslo.

The weather is the warmest in July and August. But if you want to see the Northern Lights, you should visit during September to April.

Loften Islands Norway Village Traveling Well For Less

Norwegian village
Photo courtesy of Beathe Helen Jakobsen,


How to get to Norway using miles and points

You can fly to Norway using airline miles and points.

You can fly 1-way coach for 20,000 American Airlines miles or 20,000 Alaska Airlines miles (between October 15 and May 15).  Or you can use 30,000 United Airlines miles.

The cheapest 1-way Business Class ticket will cost 42,500 Alaska Airlines miles.

You can fly 1-way First Class ticket for 62,500 American Airlines or 62,500 Alaska Airlines miles.

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Sunday 9th of November 2014

Beautiful pics!


Monday 12th of January 2015

Thank you! You can check out more photos from Arctic Norway here: And maybe I'll see you up there some day :)

Debbie @ Traveling Well For Less

Monday 10th of November 2014

Hi Sher,

They are gorgeous. Although I can't take credit because Beathe from Beatravelling took them.


Sunday 2nd of November 2014

This looks good :) Thank you! Tag me in your posts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and I'll repost, retweet etc. Also let me know if you need other photos in the future. I have photos from lots of different places. Have written blog posts on a few of those places, but plenty more in the bag :) Enjoy your travels!

Debra Schroeder

Saturday 8th of November 2014

Hi Beathe,

Tried tagging you on FB (from the Traveling Well For Less FB page - but it didn't work so I included a link to your FB page.

Debbie @ Traveling Well For Less

Wednesday 5th of November 2014

Hi Beathe,

Thanks, will do. :)

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