8 international destinations you can get to for under $500

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Budget airline Norwegian Air recently announced that it will soon offer non-stop flights to Italy's Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Refinery29 reports. One-way fares from Newark, Los Angeles and Oakland, Calif., will start at $189 to celebrate the new route.

The first flights aren't heading overseas from Newark and L.A. until November, with Oakland following in 2018, but that doesn't mean you can't go ahead and book an international getaway without depleting your savings right now.

CNBC rounded up eight equally beautiful places where flights from the U.S. will get you overseas for under $500.

If you're willing to trade the benefits of luxury travel for budget airlines and prime rates, here are a few international destinations to consider.

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Edinburgh, Scotland

Soon, it will be cheaper than ever to travel from the U.S. to Edinburgh, thanks to rates as low as $69 one-way on Norwegian. The low fares are scheduled to begin this month, Travel and Leisure reports. The catch: They're taking off from smaller airports, including Providence, R.I., and Hartford, Conn.

Reykjavík, Iceland
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Reykjavik, Iceland

WOW Air, another budget airline, offers deals to Iceland's capital from Boston and Washington, D.C., for as low as $109 one-way.

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Paris, France

Save your travel budget for wine and cheese by grabbing a WOW Air flight to Paris from Boston, Newark, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles or San Francisco from $199 for a one-way flight.

Sailboats in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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Copenhagen, Denmark

Flying from Boston to Copenhagen, you can find flights as low as $221 round-trip on Kayak.

San Jose, Costa Rica
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San Jose, Costa Rica

You can get to Costa Rica's capital from Miami for around $217 round-trip on Spirit Airlines. Or fly on American Airlines for $236 round-trip.

Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden

Fly into Stockholm for as little as $267 round-trip from New York City on Norwegian Air. If you're willing to spend a little more, Kayak reports there are other deals available as well: Icelandair will get you there for $399 from Newark and Lufthansa will make it happen for $390 from Minneapolis, Minn.

Malaga, Spain

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will get you from New York City to Malaga, Spain, for as little as $419 one-way.

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Dublin, Ireland

Visit Ireland's capital city via WOW Air for fares starting as low as $410 round-trip from Washington, D.C.

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