Deal alert: Fly to Spain for less than $400

Aug 24, 2021

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If you are looking to travel to Europe without the hassle of figuring out COVID-19 testing or proof-of-vaccination requirements, then have we got a deal for you: flights to Spain on Delta for under $400, thanks to Thrifty Traveler.

Flights are available from September 2021-May 2022 from several U.S. cities, including Chicago, New York City and Boston, to Barcelona and Madrid from as low as $370 round-trip.

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Madrid. (Photo by Zach Louw/EyeEm/Getty Images)

Airline: Delta (and partner airlines).
Routes: BOS/ORD/DFW/FLL/MIA/JFK to BCN and BWI/BOS/MDW/ORD/FLL/MIA/JFK/DCA/IAD to MAD.
Cost: From $360 depending on the departure city.
Dates: Book for travel between September 2021 and May 2022.
Pay with: The Platinum Card® from American Express for 5x on airfare booked directly with the airline or through American Express Travel (on up to $500,000 on these purchases per calendar year), the Citi Prestige® Card for 5x on airfare, the Citi Premier® Card or Chase Sapphire Reserve for 3x on air travel, the American Express® Gold Card for 3x on airfare when booked directly with the airline or through Amex Travel, or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card for 2x on travel.

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Round-trip flights from the below U.S. cities to Barcelona (BCN) are available:

  • New York City (JFK), nonstop flights starting at $370.
  • Boston (BOS), starting at $385.
  • Chicago (ORD), starting at $385.
  • Dallas (DFW), starting at $385.
  • Fort Lauderdale (FLL), starting at $385.
  • Miami (MIA), starting at $385.

The highlighted flights in today’s deal are for Delta basic economy fares. Delta is currently offering travel vouchers in exchange for free changes and cancellations for travel booked through Dec. 31.

For example, you could fly from Boston to Barcelona in less than a month from now for $386 round-trip. Although most of the featured flights are not nonstop, several have short layovers, like the one below.

Related: Americans welcomed back to Spain; here’s what it was like the first day

(Screenshot courtesy of Google)

Delta’s basic economy class does not include seat selection but does allow you to carry on one bag. A checked bag will cost you $150.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google)

The below round-trip flights are also available to the Spanish capital of Madrid (MAD):

  • New York City (JFK), nonstop flights starting at $375.
  • Baltimore (BWI), starting at $389.
  • Boston (BOS), starting at $389.
  • Chicago (MDW and ORD), starting at $389.
  • Fort Lauderdale (FLL), starting at $389.
  • Miami (MIA), starting at $389.
  • Washington, D.C. (DCA and IAD), starting at $389.

If you’d prefer a nonstop deal, try this one out of JFK to MAD for $375 round-trip.

Related: State Department and CDC advise against travel to Spain and Portugal

(Screenshot courtesy of Delta)

In searching this deal on Google Flights, you’ll find some flights on SkyTeam partner airlines, such as Air Europa. While the below flight would allow you to use and earn Delta SkyMiles, be sure to book through Delta directly to ensure you receive a Delta voucher should you decide to cancel your flight.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google)

Currently, Spain is one of the easiest places to travel as an American, as no testing protocols or COVID-19 vaccine is required. All travelers must complete an online Spain Travel Health form at least 48 hours before departing for the country.

Read more: Update: No test or vaccine proof required, Spain has fully reopened to Americans

Featured photo of Park Guell in Barcelona, Spain, by MasterLu/Getty Images.

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