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Flying transpacific business class is a dream for many travelers, but it’s also out of reach for many due to the high cost of most seats. However, Delta’s currently offering discounted business-class fares that make that goal much more feasible. This deal can make that goal much more achievable with business-class seats from Canada to Beijing starting at $1,677 round-trip on Delta.

We’re seeing fares from Toronto (YYZ) and Montreal (YUL) to Beijing (PEK) from just $1,677 round-trip in Delta One, valid for departures from November through July 2017. Note that you’ll have to make a connection in Detroit (DTW) before you head to China on an Airbus A330 in a lie-flat seat. These business-class fares are definitely cheap enough to justify purchasing round-trip tickets to Toronto or Montreal to position yourself for the discounted long-haul segment.

Airline: Delta
Route: YYZ, YUL – PEK
Cost: $1,677+ round-trip in Business Class
Dates: November 2016 – July 2017
Booking Link: Expedia
Pay With: Chase Sapphire Reserve, Premier Rewards Gold Card from American ExpressCiti Prestige Card or Chase Sapphire Preferred

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Montreal (YUL) to Beijing (PEK) for $1,677 round-trip on Delta in November:

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Montreal (YUL) to Beijing (PEK) for $1,677 round-trip on Delta.

Toronto (YYZ) to Beijing (PEK) for $1,677 round-trip on Delta in February:

Toronto (YYZ) to Beijing (PEK) for $1,677 round-trip on Delta.

Toronto (YYZ) to Beijing (PEK) for $1,677 round-trip on Delta in July:

Toronto (YYZ) to Beijing (PEK) for $1,677 round-trip on Delta.

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the Chase Sapphire ReserveAmerican 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.

Featured image courtesy of Shutterstock.

H/T: FlyerTalk

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