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Deal Alert: US Cities to Barcelona From $272 Round-Trip

Dec. 12, 2017
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Deal Alert: US Cities to Barcelona From $272 Round-Trip
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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.

Low cost carriers LEVEL and Norwegian are offering great deals from several US cities to Spain, with fares starting as low as $272 round-trip. These low fares are available from Boston (BOS), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Los Angeles (LAX), Newark (EWR) and Oakland (OAK) to Barcelona (BCN) from January through May 2018. Keep in mind that both budget carriers will charge for things like checked bags and seat selection, but at this price there's still plenty of room for savings. Plus, legacy carriers like Delta are now charging for checked luggage on transatlantic itineraries.

Availability is scattered for some cities — head to Google Flights and enter your origin and destination cities. Then, scroll through Google Flights’ calendar function to find dates that work best for you. Finally, click through to book with the airline itself. Note that some itineraries will require you to book tickets as separate one-way flights.

Airline: LEVEL and Norwegian
Routes: BOS/FLL/LAX/JFK/OAK to BCN
Cost: $272+ round-trip in economy
Dates: January-May 2018
Booking Link: Norwegian or LEVEL
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Boston (BOS) to Barcelona (BCN) in March/April on LEVEL for $272 round-trip:

Oakland (OAK) to Barcelona (BCN) in April on LEVEL for $308 round-trip:

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Newark (EWR) to Barcelona (BCN) in February on Norwegian for $324 round-trip:

Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Barcelona (BCN) in April on Norwegian for $335 round-trip:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Barcelona (BCN) in February on Norwegian for $349 round-trip:

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 (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

If you’re able to score one of these tickets, please share the good news in the comments below.

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