Deal Alert: Cheap Flights from East Coast to Asia from $550

Apr 3, 2015

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On the heels of the Cheap Flights from West Coast to Asia from ~$600 earlier this week (some of which are still available), we’ve found some other great fares to Asia (including Hong Kong and Taipei) from the East Coast and the Southeast, with prices starting at under $550.

The best way to search for these flights is to head over to Google Flights, where you can enter your desired city pairs, in which, you’ll be given a calendar view of the different prices for each date.

Some sample flights we were able to find include:

Newark to Taipei for $543.20 round-trip on United (earns 18,040 PQM):

Newark to Taipei for $543.20 round-trip on United.
Newark to Taipei for $543.20 round-trip on United.

Lafayette, Louisiana to Hong Kong for $724.60 round-trip on American (earns 16,947 EQM):

$724.60
Lafayette, Louisiana to Hong Kong for $724.60

Washington, DC to Taipei for $666.20 round-trip on United (earns 17,748 PQM):

 Washington, DC  to Taipei for $ round-trip on United.
Washington, DC to Taipei for $666.20 round-trip on United.

New York to Hong Kong for $722.10 round-trip on American (earns 19,023 EQM):

New York to Hong Kong for $722.10 round-trip on American
New York to Hong Kong for $722.10 round-trip on American

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In addition to booking through the airline’s site directly, you should be able to book most of these through Orbitz, as well.

For Destination Guides check out these posts:

Destination of the Week: Taipei
Destination of the Week: Hong Kong

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

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