Flash Deal Summary

Sample Savings via Starwood’s (now Marriott Points) points-to-miles transfer partnership with Iberia Avios: Boston to Madrid for 68,000 Iberia Avios and it costs even less if you have a Starwood/Marriott account: only 58,000 Starpoints (now 174,000 Marriott Points). American charges 60,000 miles for economy class.

Sample Savings via Starwood’s (now Marriott Points) points-to-miles transfer partnership with Iberia Avios: Boston to Madrid for 68,000 Iberia Avios and it costs even less if you have a Starwood/Marriott account: only 58,000 Starpoints (now 174,000 Marriott Points). American charges 60,000 miles for economy class.

For up to four travelers (and possibly more), FCF’s research team has discovered an opportunity to save up to $2,640/69% if you don’t have any miles and want to pay in cash OR save 152,000 miles when compared to normal/everyday prices traveling between the U.S. and Europe.

Note: Award rates are seasonal and based on off-peak, more details here.

In other words, if you have a Starwood/Marriott card and book via Iberia, as opposed to earning miles via mainstream ways, you’re getting Business Class for less than coach.

NO MILES? NO PROBLEM

Iberia is currently running a deal whereby miles can be acquired for as low as 1.3¢ each* (*based on maximum purchase 200,000; includes taxes and processing fee), through a new, 50% bonus miles buy promo, which runs through July 25, 2019.

More Info on Iberia’s Promotion.

New to buying miles? Know: FCF’s Beginner’s Guide: How to Play the “Buy Miles to Fly In Style” Strategy to Net Up to 90% Off Premium Travel.

SAMPLE SAVINGS FROM U.S. TO EUROPE IN BUSINESS CLASS:

The published Business Class fare on Iberia’s Boston to Madrid route is $3,800 r/t; through Iberia’s purchase strategy, you can pay $1,160 r/t * (*based on maximum purchase 200,000; includes taxes and about $242 in award tax), a savings of $2,640 (69%).

More here on getting free or low-cost add-on flights (based on availability) from around the U.S. to the hub (Boston, New York, Chicago or Miami) AND/OR free or low-cost flights from the destination (Madrid) to all over Europe.

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Deal Routes

Depending on the program, you may qualify for free connecting flights to and from your deal route airports. Learn more.

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