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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.
EVA Air is putting the Philippines on sale from all its US destinations. This is a big sale: $469 round-trip on most dates from September through the end of November including during Thanksgiving. You can fly from New York (JFK), Los Angeles (LAX), San Fransisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and Houston (IAH) to both Manila (MNL) and Cebu (CEB), all via Taipei. Additionally, EVA is starting service to Chicago (ORD) from its Taiwanese hub on November 3. You can book the inaugural flight with this deal at the same price of $469 round-trip.
The price is not coming up on many OTAs, so go directly to EVA’s website to book, then use the straightforward multi-day view to find the best price.
Airlines: EVA Air
Route(s): US cities to the Philippines
Cost: $469+ round-trip in economy
Dates: September 2016 – November 2016
Booking Link: EVA Air
Pay With: American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Citi Prestige or Chase Sapphire Preferred
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
New York (JFK) to Manila (MNL) on EVA Air from $469 round-trip in September:
Chicago (ORD) to Manila (MNL) on EVA Air from $469 round-trip in November:
Houston (IAH) to Cebu (CEB) on EVA Air from $469 round-trip in November:
San Fransisco (SFO) to Manila (MNL) on EVA Air from $469 round-trip in October:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Manila (MNL) on EVA Air from $469 round-trip in September:
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.
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H/T: The Flight Deal
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