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Roundtrip flights in February and March 2018 from Honolulu, Kona, and Kahului to Madrid and Barcelona, Spain are pricing from $355 to $409 roundtrip all in.


  1. When are the cheap fares?
  2. Mileage Earning
  3. Baggage Allowance
  4. Best Credit Card to Buy the Ticket

When are the cheap fares?

You’ll find these cheap fares offered directly on for travel on United and Star Alliance partners in February and March 2018.

Mileage Earning

You earn United miles based on ticket price. If you credit these flights to United, you’ll get 5-11 miles per dollar based on your elite level. That will work out to only around 2,000 United miles if you have no status.

Baggage Allowance

United offers one free checked bag up to 50 pounds on economy tickets to Europe. Plus you’ll get a free carry on and free personal item.

So does Air Canada.

This ridiculously low price will not last, so book now and figure everything else out later. You have 24 hours to cancel for free on and often can cancel free for a limited time when booking on an OTA (look up the policy of the site where you book.)

Don’t book other non-refundable expenses for your trip to Spain, though, for at least a week in case United tries to weasel out of these tickets.

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