Mar292019

United LAX to Barcelona $335 July departure

United Airlines has tickets at $334.43 round trip for LAX to Barcelona departing late July in Basic Economy. That means no checked bag or add $160 for a checked bag each way. Still, $495 is a good summer fare deal.

One thing I can thank the now defunct WOW Air for is teaching me how to travel really light. I am heading to Europe today with a Scandinavian SAS GoLight fare and only an 8kg carry-on bag weight limit for ten days travel. United is not as restrictive on carry-on bag weight.

Barcelona seen from Parc Güell

United Airlines Los Angeles LAX – Washington IAD – Barcelona BCN – (Swiss Airlines) Zurich – LAX

$334.43 round trip  Mon July 29 – Wed Aug 14

Overnight in Zurich, Switzerland

An overnight in Zurich might negate the ticket value for some if you do not have hotel points to redeem. I enjoyed Zurich a few years back on a daytime 8 hour layover with efficient airport transportation to the city center. There are several airport hotels.

Zurich in March

Air Canada and American have tickets around $525 during this time frame.

About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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