Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Manhattan to Spain
Spain has reopened its borders to travelers from most EU and Schengen Area countries; however, entry remains restricted to travelers arriving from other areas, except for Spanish nationals and residents, and accompanying immediate family members.
Spain will not allow entry to inbound travelers that have been in the UK, Brazil or South Africa until at least March 16, with the exception of nationals and residents of Andorra and Spain.
As of July 22, travelers arriving from Serbia are no longer allowed to enter Spain.
For travelers arriving from outside the EU, only the following categories of travelers may enter:
•Habitual residents in the European Union, Schengen Associated States, Andorra, Monaco, The Vatican, or San Marino. •Holders of a long-term visa issued by a Schengen member of Schengen Associated State who are going to that country. •Health professionals coming to Spain for work. •Goods and transport personnel in the practice of their duties. •Diplomats, consular, international officials, military personnel, civil protection and members of humanitarian organizations in the practice of their duties. •Students who study in one of the EU/Schengen member states and possess the appropriate visa or equivalent permit and medical insurance. They may enter the country 15 days prior to the start of their studies. •Highly qualified workers, including participants in high-level sporting events that take place in Spain. •People traveling for duly accredited family reasons. •People traveling for duly accredited humanitarian reasons of reasons of force major. •Residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, or Uruguay, provided that they have come directly from these countries or only made international transits at airports outside of these countries.
From November 23, all travelers (including children) arriving from Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, France, French Polynesia, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guam, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Palestinian Territory, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, St. Martin, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, UAE, UK, Ukraine and US, must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 TMA, LAMP or PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to arrival with the exception of travelers arriving from Azores in Portugal; Rogaland, More og Romsdal, Nordland, Viken, Innlandet, Vestfold og Telemark, Agder, Vestland, Trondelag or Troms og Finnmarkin in Norway; Kitri, Ionia Nisia, Dytiki Ellada or Sterea Ellada in Greece; Faroe Island or Greenland.
Spot checks may be carried out on arrival to confirm travelers have undergone a COVID-19 PCR, TMA or LAMP test and have tested negative. A minimum fine of €3000 may be issued to anyone who does not comply.
Spain has reopened its borders to travelers from the EU, the Schengen area, and the UK. Travelers arriving from the aforementioned areas are no longer required to present a residency certificate or to self-isolate upon entry into Spain; however they will need to complete an "FCS health control form" 48 hours before arrival at https://www.spth.gob.es/. A QR code generated from the completed form must be presented upon arrival.
Travelers will also undergo a temperature check and visual health assessment.
From November 14, travelers visiting the Canary Islands and are booked into regulated tourist accommodation must present a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours earlier, when checking in to their accommodation, download and activate the Radar COVID notification app throughout their stay on the islands, and for 15 days after they return home. Children under the age of 7 are exempt from these requirements.
Regional authorities in the Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, Formentera) have introduced three stages of control for domestic arrivals by sea or air to the islands, in addition to those for international arrivals to Spain.
All tourists arriving from or via regions of Spain with a cumulative incidence of the virus of 150 cases per 100,000 inhabitants or greater must present a negative PCR or TMA carried out within 72 hours prior to arrival. A fine of up to € 3,000 is payable for anyone arriving without a valid test.
Those with a justified reason for travel must complete a declaration and an antigen test upon arrival at the airport or port or will have to undergo a 10-day quarantine.
Those resident in the Balearic islands must have a PCR at origin in the 72 hours prior to their arrival, or be tested on arrival or undergo a 10-day quarantine.
Travelers arriving from Brazil or South Africa are subject to quarantine.
Travelers transiting Spain via a Spanish airport on route to their final destination, the above mentioned PCR, TMA or Lamp test requirement and Health Control Form to enter the country does not apply. They should however, be prepared to show evidence of their onward journey such as flight tickets to their final destination.
Restrictions introduced by Spain on passenger travel from the UK from December 22 until January 19 may also apply to those transiting through Spain to other international destinations.
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Residency permits and D visas that expired between December 14, 2019 and June 21, 2020 are accepted for entry.
There are currently 172,807 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in ES and 4,359 deaths as of May 15 2021
Please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Restrictions page for more information on restrictions worldwide.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "La atención del crew en el avión"
Cons: "Aunque Sean viajes cortos ofrecer almenos bebidas"
Pros: "Tv, food, blanket with pillow"
Cons: "Everything was wonderful"
Cons: "Flight was an hour late."
Cons: "I could not fly"
Cons: "The airplane was super uncomfortable and it was a long flight. I’ve flown with Iberia to Europe in the past and this was my worst experience in terms of comfort."
Pros: "Timing, easy boarding."
Pros: "Delay of 1 hour, but flight was good!"
Cons: "Lost flight same airline delay at Paris :("
Cons: "All processed food. GMO’s. No organic options."
Pros: "On time departure and arrival early by an hour."
Cons: "Seats were quite uncomfortable."
Cons: "I couldn't check in online because I don't have 2 surnames. I arrived at Granada airport early to allow plenty of time to check-in. So did about a thousand other people. There was only one person available to check everyone in for Iberia. It was grateful. Plane was old. Not even a glass of water was offered."
Cons: "Lost bags, dirty plane, seats switched from together with my wife on our honeymoon to seperate."
Cons: "Delays an chaos"
Cons: "Why you have to charge for the bags ?"
Pros: "Iberia Premium Tourista is an absolute gem, don't overlook an upgrade from Tourista."
Cons: "The food is just marginal, but I wasn't expecting anything different"
Cons: "Lost our luggage"
Cons: "The seat very tight"
Pros: "On time, polite, comfortable"
Pros: "First flight ever where water or coffee we’re not offered. Good cart came out. Nothing offered. 3 attendants? To do what??"
Cons: "No beverage or food offered"
Cons: "My checked baggage was not trasnferred and did not arrive in Chicago."
Cons: "Our seats was almost the last seat of all our flights, even we checked in very early."
Cons: "Seating and not so friendly"
Cons: "The service was aweful. Right from getting my ticket, to getting served on the flight. Staff needs major improvement."
Pros: "The discomfort of the cramped seating overshadows everything"
Cons: "This was the 3rd time I had to take Iberia coach in Europe in 4 week. As horrible as the first 2 times. The rows are too close to each other. I can not sit straight. My knees hit the seat in front of me. I was not the only one measuring more than 6 feet. Other men equally were obliged to sit sort of diagonally. It a real torture. Horrible. Never again."
Pros: "Crew very nice"
Cons: "Food terrible."
Pros: "Flight amenities were great! When I discovered my passport was missing at my connection in London, John, the rep made calls to track it down where I left it in the tub at the security check point! He then walked with me to get it and then to re-book my flight since I had missed my scheduled flight......and there was no charge for the new flight! Unheard of in this day and age."
Pros: "The amability of the crees"
Cons: "All was excellent"
Cons: "Connecting flight by the same airline put us only 10 mil late. The plane was still at the gate, but they did not let 15+ of us on board and left. We had to wait for 2 hours at a very unfriendly customer service to get placed on another flight."
Pros: "Decent flight"
Cons: "No snack, no drink, no entertainment - not the end of the world on a short flight, but they're categories you asked about"
Cons: "They lost our four bags. Three were found two days later. One bag we never saw again on vacation so had to buy a fourth of the stuff a family of four had to survive in Europe for a month. Bag was eventually found and sent to our home in US. Iberia had connecting flight to Berlin so close to arrival in Madrid that we barely made it on flight and bags never did. We will never fly iberia again."
Pros: "Good movie selection"
Cons: "check-in very poor. Priority check-in was slower than the others. The attendant was unhelpful and had inaccurate information"
Cons: "Food was just ok"
Pros: "Food was good"
Cons: "I could not cross my legs and my purse would not fit under the seat. Very uncomfortable flight. Fortunately they had a good selection of movies and TV shows to watch"
Pros: "Movies, no delays"
Cons: "Luggage was not documented correctly to my final destination by Iberia"
Pros: "Fast check in"
Pros: "Commuter flight. Got me where I needed to go."
Cons: "Small plane, no leg room, very little carry-on space. All I had is a small backpack and I almost did have a place to put it."
Pros: "Crew was friendly and service was great. Food good and had a great selection of movies. Thanks."
Pros: "The crew were friendly and helpful."
Cons: "I think the Brie cheese I ate made me sick afterward. I wish the staff had brought water around more."
Pros: "On time and no hassles"
Pros: "I liked their service and warm nature of the staff."
Cons: "The flight was delayed one hour and 23 minutes so that affected my connection from LA to SFO. My bag couldn't reach back to SFO and I had to run to catch my flight in LA after a 12 hour flight."
Cons: "Went well"
Pros: "Everything. I made a mistake in thinking sandwich was for free and flight attendant did not hesitate to take it back without charging me for it"
Cons: "The seat did not recline, a bit ridiculous for a plane that size"
Cons: "Baggage lost."
Cons: "You get on a flight and you can't even get water without paying for it. How cheap can you get. I got better service from Ryan Air."
Pros: "Good flight"
Pros: "Seats are very comfortable compared to Emirates and other US Airlines."
Cons: "Crew only came around during service time. More choices on Food"
Airlines flying from Manhattan to Spain have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Manhattan to Spain
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Manhattan to Spain
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Manhattan to Spain
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Manhattan to Spain
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Manhattan to Spain