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JFK-BCN 10/7-10/12
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Looking to book a flight from NYC to Barcelona for 10/7-10/12. Ive checked ITA, booking buddy, etc. The best ive found is $626 on Iberia through cheapoair.com.

Think I will be able to do any better on a fall fare deal? Or should I just book it now?

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For October, nonstop, 626 from JFK or EWR might be the best you can do. A lot depends on where fuel prices head. The lowest you might reasonably expect is maybe low 500s, but it could easily rise a couple hundred—who knows for sure?

Myself, if I had some flexibility, I’d sign up for sale alerts with Farecompare and Airfarewatchdog, and I’d be ready to book if/when it drops into the mid-low $500s. Consolidators, like CheapOair, usually have rates locked in for an upcoming season and do not tend to fluctuate much—except when seats sell out (not as likely in Oct. as, say, June, July, or Aug.); it’s possible an airline sale could go cheaper than consolidators, however.

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Great, thanks! I think I will keep an eye out for a couple of weeks.