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United Airlines has great deals on flights to Barcelona, Dublin, Helsinki, and Madrid!
The Flight Deal reports you can fly from many cities in the US to Barcelona, Helsinki, and Madrid for ~$600 round-trip in coach. Or you can fly to Dublin for ~$520!
This deal will NOT last!
How To Book It
Link: ITA Matrix
Link: Google Flights
I found these fares using ITA Matrix and was able to book them on the airline website.
Note: You can cancel a United Airlines reservation within 24 hours of booking and get a full refund.
Remember, folks who have the Chase United MileagePlus Explorer card get 2X United Airlines miles per $1 spent on United Airlines!
What’s the Deal?
- Barcelona, Spain
- Helsinki, Finland
- Madrid, Spain
And flights to Dublin from select cities are ~$520 round-trip in coach!
Your trip must begin by March 17, 2016. I found lots of open dates!
You can depart from a long list of cities including:
- Austin (fare NOT available to Dublin)
- Kansas City
- Las Vegas (fare NOT available to Dublin)
- Los Angeles (fare NOT available to Dublin)
- Portland (fare NOT available to Dublin)
- Sacramento (fare only available to Barcelona and Madrid)
- Seattle (fare NOT available to Dublin)
- And many more!
If you don’t find your city on the list, it’s worth checking anyway because this fare is very widely spread!
Note: These fares do NOT seem to be available from Delta or United Airlines hub cities like Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis, or San Francisco.
There’s a 14-day advance ticket purchase requirement.
What If You’re Not in 1 of These Cities?
Southwest – If you need more Southwest points, Chase Ultimate Rewards points transfer to Southwest. Plus, if you have the Southwest Companion Pass, a friend can fly with you for (almost) free!
British Airways – If you’re a short flight away from 1 of the sale cities, you can save miles by using British Airways Avios points to book an award flight on American Airlines or US Airways. Chase Ultimate Rewards points, American Express Membership Rewards points, and Starwood Preferred Guest points transfer to British Airways.
Use the Right Credit Card!
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Get Free Hotel Nights With These Cards
If you book a cheap flight, remember there are lots of ways to get cheap or free hotel rooms with points from credit card bonuses and spending!
Here are some of my favorite Starwood hotels in Europe for ideas on where to stay.
Remember, you can transfer flexible points like Chase Ultimate Rewards or American Express Membership Rewards to different hotel programs.
Note: Folks who want to book paid stays could check out discount sites like Orbitz, Expedia, or TravelPony for deals. But remember you won’t get stay credits or points (and might not have your elite status recognized!).
And Airbnb is a great way to save money on accommodations, especially for longer stays. Here are some tips on how to negotiate a better Airbnb price!
Fares to Barcelona, Dublin, Helsinki, and Madrid are around ~$600 and fares to Dublin are ~$520 for travel dates through March 17, 2016, on United Airlines.
You can fly from many US cities, but the fares does NOT seem to work from Delta or United Airlines hub cities.
This fare deal is more widely available than most, including many cities on the West Coast! Let me know if you plan a trip!