Act fast: Flights to Barcelona from $187 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 Platinum Card® from American Express, you’ll need to book directly with the airline or through the 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.
Flights to Barcelona have dropped down to a crazy low of $187 round-trip.
These ultra low-fares are limited to Boston and New York departures in April and May, but if if you can snag a cheap positioning flight to either of the U.S. cities then this could be a great deal to take advantage of. It’s worth noting, that in order to get the ultra low-fares you will have to book the tickets separately.
To search, head to Google Flights and enter your origin and destination cities. Scroll through the calendar function to find dates and prices that work for you. Finally, click through to book directly with the airline or through an OTA like Priceline, Orbitz or Expedia.
Routes: BOS/JFK to BCN
Cost: $187+ round-trip
Travel Dates: April – May 2020
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Citi Prestige® Card (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express® Gold Card (3x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Citi Premier℠ Card (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)
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Here are a few examples of what you can book:
Boston (BOS) to Barcelona (BCN) for $187 round-trip when booked separately on Iberia:
New York (JFK) to Barcelona (BCN) for $205 round-trip when booked separately on Iberia:
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