Deal Alert: East Coast to Spain From $350 Round-Trip
Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available – View the current offers here
Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend 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.
Airlines are putting Spain on sale, with flights from just $350 round-trip. Fly from East Coast cities like New York (JFK), Boston (BOS) and Miami (MIA) to either Madrid (MAD) or Barcelona (BCN), with availability from October 2017 through the end of the schedule in March 2018. Nonstop and connecting flights are available — the majority of them on Air Europa, Iberia or TAP Portugal. As always, make sure you use Google Flights to find your desired itinerary and then you can complete booking with the airline or an OTA in some cases.
Airline: Air Europa, Iberia, TAP Portugal
Routes: JFK/BOS/MIA to BCN/MAD
Cost: $350+ round-trip in economy
Dates: October 2017 - March 2018
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige (5x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
New York (JFK) to Madrid (MAD) for $350 round-trip on TAP Portugal:
Boston (BOS) to Madrid (MAD) for $381 round-trip on Iberia:
New York (JFK) to Barcelona (BCN) for $408 round-trip on Iberia:
Miami (MIA) to Madrid (MAD) for $421 round-trip on Air Europa:
New York (JFK) to Madrid (MAD) for $431 round-trip on Iberia:
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, or Citi Prestige (5x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.
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