Discover Norway touts Oslo winter packages

OSLO, Norway -- The Discover Norway marketing alliance is peddling new winter packages to the capital of Oslo via SAS.

Available from Jan. 9 to March 31, a three-night weekend program includes roundtrip economy air; accommodations at one of five Oslo hotels, ranging from tourist class to deluxe; daily breakfast; and taxes and service charges.

The weekend trip -- priced from $488 to $588 per person, depending on hotel -- departs Thursdays and Fridays, returning Mondays and Tuesdays.

The similar two-night Weekend Breakaway is priced from $438 to $508, while a five-night version costs $658 to $898.

Prices are based on travel from Newark via Copenhagen, Denmark; add-on fares are $30 from Chicago and Washington and $120 from Minneapolis.

In other SAS news, the airline will resume nonstop service to Oslo from Newark on March 29.

To book the weekend plans or for more information, call Passage Tours -- which pays 10% commission -- at (800) 548-5960, e-mail [email protected] or visit

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