Airfare of the Day: Lufthansa PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS Los Angeles CA (LAX), United States to Madrid (MAD)/Barcelona (BCN)/Bilbao (BIO), Spain from $867 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Lufthansa and their low/off-peak season midweek premium economy instant purchase round trip fares between Los Angeles and Spain.

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Fare Details:

  • Fare: Lufthansa (LH) NLXNC87S LAX to BCN
  • Booking class: N.
  • Price: from $867 ($350 base fare + taxes & surcharges).
  • Day/Time restrictions: outbound – permitted SUN through WED on each transatlantic sector. Inbound – permitted TUE through FRI on each transatlantic sector.
  • Seasonal restrictions: outbound – permitted 28OCT 18 through 13DEC 18 or 24DEC 18 through 31MAR 19 or 30SEP 19 through 12DEC 19 or 24DEC 19 through 31MAR 20 for each transatlantic sector. Inbound – permitted 29OCT 18 through 31DEC 18 or 08JAN 19 through 31MAR 19 or 29OCT 19 through 24DEC 19 or 08JAN 20 through 31MAR 20 for each transatlantic sector.
  • Flight restrictions: transatlantic sectors must be on any LH flight operated by LH/AC/OS/UA.
  • Advanced reservation/Ticketing restrictions: reservations for all sectors are required at least 28 days before departure.
  • Minimum stay requirements: 7 days.
  • Maximum stay requirements: 6 months.
  • Stopovers: do not apply.
  • Transfers: 5 transfers permitted in each direction.
  • Blackout dates: do not apply.
  • Travel restrictions: do not apply.
  • Sales restrictions: tickets must be issued on/before 21DEC 18.
  • Cancellations: ticket is non-refundable in case of cancel/no-show/refund.
  • Changes: charge $300.00€ for reissue/revalidation.

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I was able to find availability from January to March and from October to November 2019 using Matrix:

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This fare can be booked on Lufthansa:

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The following accruals were estimated using wheretocredit calculator for LAX-MUC-MAD one-way travel on LH marketed and operated flights without considering any elite status bonuses or ongoing promotions.

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