[FARE GONE] American – Starting $307 (Basic Economy): Miami – Barcelona / Madrid, Spain. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

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A good sale  for nonstop service to Barcelona or Madrid. These fares are BASIC ECONOMY / ECONOMY LIGHT fares. The gap between Basic Economy and Regular Economy is very big (at least $180 — so it doesn’t really make sense to buy regular economy). We don’t normally post Basic Economy only deals, but these are really cheap.

  • Madrid [MAD] – $312 (ITA will price this at $415, using those dates on Orbitz should reprice to $312 when you click through the confirmation screen)
  • Barcelona [BCN] – $307

If you are planning to take advantage of these fares, understand the restrictions below:

American / British Airways / Finnair / Iberia Basic Economy / Economy Light fares DO NOT:

  • Allow for advance seat assignment
  • Include checked bags – they are $60 each way
  • Allow for changes
  • Allow for cancellations – so if you cancel after the 24 hour risk free period, the Basic Economy version will have no value for future purchase
  • Most online travel agencies are not properly displaying these fares with American / British Airways / Finnair / Iberia as BASIC ECONOMY

If you fly on American operated flights, on Basic Economy fares, you do get normal size carry-on for free.

If you have elite status with any Oneworld airline (e.g., American, British Airways etc), we would recommend you buy this via Iberia for Iberia operated flights (it will require a connection for Barcelona and Paris). Oneworld elites on Iberia are entitled advance seat assignment, and checked bag for free. So find availability for American, and use those same exact dates on Iberia. You can hold for free for 24 hours on Iberia.

Here are some practical travel tips to Barcelona, Spain.

Update 9/26/2018 @ 1:40PM Eastern – fare gone

La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain – Photo: Boris Kasimov via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample to Barcelona
  • January 14th – 21st, 2019
  • This is just ONE SAMPLE travel date, for more availability, please follow the “Fare Availability” and “How to Search for Availability” instructions below

Fare Availability:

  • Madrid: Valid for travel from November – early December or January 2019 – March 2019. A 7 day minimum stay is required. Availability is limited. Must purchase at least 28 days in advance of departure
  • Barcelona: Valid for travel from January 2019 – February 2019. A 7 day minimum stay is required. Availability is limited. Must purchase at least 28 days in advance of departure
  • Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.

How to Search for Availability:

  • This is just to search for availability. To buy your tickets, scroll down to “How to Buy” section of this post
  • The ITA search page should be like below when all values are inputted


  • You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Buy” section below.

Fare Class:

  • B

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  • $218


  • MIA – BCN (Barcelona) – MIA



  • Miles Flown: 9,372 miles or 3.3 cents per mile
  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 4,686 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 1,090 miles

How to Buy:

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Background Information:

  • Visa: US Citizens – Not Required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Euro (EUR). $1 USD = 0.85 EUR

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