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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to travel.

Last week, Korean Air offered great fares to Hong Kong, with prices starting at $574 round-trip. Today, travelers can find the same fares on Korean Air from San Francisco at $574 and other fantastic deals to Hong Kong out of Los Angeles and New York on Air China. Fares on Air China start at $613 with a short layover in Beijing.

The deals are available starting in late August through the end of 2015. Keep travel time in mind while booking, because many of these dates require an overnight stay (which can be annoying and expensive). Travelers can find the best fares on flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Hong Kong (HKG) on Korean Air, starting at $574, but the Air China fares from Los Angeles (LAX) and New York (JFK) to Hong Kong (HKG) are only a bit more expensive. All of these options are available on a number of dates until the end of the year.

Here are a few examples of what we found:

San Francisco (SFO)-Hong Kong (HKG) for $574 on September 14 via Korean Air:

San Francisco (SFO)-Hong Kong (HKG) for $574 on Korean Air.

San Francisco (SFO)-Hong Kong (HKG) for $574 on October 14 via Korean Air:

San Francisco (SFO)-Hong Kong (HKG) for $574 on October 14 via Korean Air.

Los Angeles (LAX)-Hong Kong (HKG) for $613 on October 2 via Air China:

Los Angeles (LAX)-Hong Kong (HKG) for $613 on Air China.

New York (JFK)-Hong Kong (HKG) for $683 on December 2 via Air China:

New York (JFK)-Hong Kong (HKG) for $683 on Air China.

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Premier Rewards Gold or Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

For more on Hong Kong, see Destination of the Week: Hong Kong, Hotel Review: W Hong Kong and TPG’s Why I Think The Upper House Hong Kong is Overrated.

If you’re able to score one of these tickets, please share the good news in the comments below!

H/T: The Flight Deal

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