Deal alert: New York to Barcelona from $240 round-trip

Dec 15, 2019

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Ever wanted to visit Spain? Now’s your chance, with some of the lowest fares of the year meaning you can score a round-trip ticket from New York for only $240. These fares are unbundled, which means you’ll likely pay extra for checked bags or seat selection. Secret Flying first found this deal.

Airline: Iberia/Norwegian
Routes: JFK to BCN
Cost: from $240
Dates: February-March 2020
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Prestige® Card (5x on airfare),  Citi Premier® CardChase Sapphire Reserve (3x on airfare), American Express® Gold Card (3x on airfare when booked directly with the airline) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

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Here are some examples of what you can book:

New York City (JFK) to Barcelona (BCN) for $240 roundtrip via Google Flights:

New York City (JFK) to Barcelona (BCN) for $240 roundtrip via Google Flights:

New York City (JFK) to Barcelona (BCN) for $240 roundtrip via Google Flights:

New York City (JFK) to Barcelona (BCN) for $270 roundtrip via Google Flights:

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Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as 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 (3x on travel), American Express® Gold Card (3x on airfare booked directly with the airline or amextravel.com),  Citi Premier® Card (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out our guide to the best cards for airfare purchases to learn more.

Let us know in the comments if you were able to grab this great deal.

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