Star Alliance member Brussels Airlines has issued a bunch of interesting fares from its hub in Brussels, selling tickets to many European cities like Barcelona, Madrid and Rome for less than €80. That fare includes a cabin bag of up to 8 kg, while an additional checked bag raises the price by €25 per flight. In most cases, roundtrips to Brussels are available for just a few euros more.
The following Southern European destinations are available for less than €80 roundtrip:
- Alicante at €62
- Malaga at €62
- Venice at €62
- Valencia at €64
- Madrid at €64
- Milan at €66
- Porto at €70
- Barcelona at €77
- Rome at €78
- Nice at €78
- Marseille at €79
The lowest fares are available for departures from October onward. Simply use our search form to try out some dates. It will redirect you to Brussels Airlines’ website, which is also the best place to book these flights. The lowest fares start in October 2022 and are available through May 2023.
Brussels Airlines mostly uses Airbus A320 family aircraft on these routes, with the usual 3-3 seating pattern in economy class. Snacks & drinks on board are available on purchase.
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We have not been able to locate fare rules for these flights, but they don’t seem to be restricted by a travel or sales period, nor by a minimum stay. Availability is pretty good in each direction, except during weekends and the holidays.
Google Flights gives you a great overview as to where cheap round-trip tickets are available. We recommend booking on Brussels Airlines’ website, as their prices edge out competition like Ryanair on most days while including a cabin in the price in contrast to the Irish competition. Of course, you can fire up our flight search to see if any cheaper flights are available.
Brussels Airlines issues these tickets in booking class K. If you need just a little extra mileage to gain or keep your Star Alliance status, this is what you can expect to earn for a roundtrip to Barcelona:
- 674 Award Miles + 134 PQP on United MileagePlus
- 336 Miles on Asiana Club
- 336 Miles on Etihad Guest
- 36 Award Miles + 250 Tier Miles on Miles&More
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