Deal Alert: US to Spain and Portugal From $376 Round-Trip
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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz or Expedia, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. However, if you’re using the American Express Platinum Card, you’ll need to book directly with the airline or through Amex Travel portal to get 5x MR points. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz or Expedia’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to get the time away from work or family.
We’re seeing more amazing sub-$400 fares to Europe — this time you can fly from Boston (BOS) or New York City (JFK) to Barcelona (BCN), Madrid (MAD) and Porto (OPO) with fares starting at just $376 round-trip. Flights are available for departures from February through May 2017. Although fares in April and May will be a tad bit higher, they’re still a steal for spring travel. This is a great opportunity to visit Portugal, which was listed on TPG’s Best Places to Visit in 2017! Make sure you use Google Flights to find your desired itinerary and book fast as these prices will likely go quickly!
Airline: American, Iberia
Route: BOS and JFK to BCN, MAD and OPO
Cost: $376+ round-trip in economy
Dates: February – May 2017
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express, Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
New York (JFK) to Barcelona (BCN) for $376 round-trip in February:
New York (JFK) to Madrid (MAD) for $381 round-trip in March:
Boston (BOS) to Madrid (MAD) for $393 round-trip in April:
Maximize Your Purchase
Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Platinum Card (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express Premier Rewards Gold or Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.
Featured image of Porto, Portugal courtesy of Getty Images.
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