Deal Alert: US Cities to Southeast Asia From $556 Round-Trip
This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. Terms apply to the offers listed on this page. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page.
Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here.
Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz or Expedia, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. However, if you’re using the American Express Platinum Card, you’ll need to book directly with the airline or through Amex Travel portal to get 5x MR points. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz or Expedia’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to get the time away from work or family.
Several carriers are offering great deals to Southeast Asia, with fares from just $556 round-trip from several US cities. You can fly to destinations like Hong Kong (HKG) or Bangkok (BKK) from all over the US, including major gateways like New York (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX). Availability depends on your desired route, but generally flights are available from September through November 2017. Since so many airlines and destinations are involved in this sale, make sure you use Google Flights to find your desired itinerary.
Airline: Air China, EVA Air, ANA, Asiana, China Airlines
Routes: JFK/ORD/LAX/SFO to BKK/HKG/SGN
Cost: $556+ round-trip in economy
Dates: September 2017 – November 2017
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
San Francisco (SFO) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) for $556 round-trip on Air China:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $557 round-trip on Air China:
New York (JFK) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $577 round-trip on China Airlines:
New York (JFK) to Bangkok (BKK) for $584 round-trip on Eva Air:
Chicago (ORD) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $594 round-trip on Asiana:
Chicago (ORD) to Bangkok (BKK) for $620 round-trip on ANA:
Maximize Your Purchase
Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Platinum Card (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Chase Sapphire Reserve, or Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.
If you’re able to score one of these tickets, please share the good news in the comments below!
Welcome to The Points Guy!
WELCOME OFFER: 80,000 Points
TPG'S BONUS VALUATION*: $1,600
CARD HIGHLIGHTS: 3X points on dining and 2x points on travel, points transferrable to over a dozen travel partners
*Bonus value is an estimated value calculated by TPG and not the card issuer. View our latest valuations here.
- Earn 80,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $1,000 when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®.
- Enjoy benefits such as a $50 annual Ultimate Rewards Hotel Credit, 5x on travel purchased through Chase Ultimate Rewards®, 3x on dining and 2x on all other travel purchases, plus more.
- Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards®. For example, 80,000 points are worth $1,000 toward travel.
- With Pay Yourself Back℠, your points are worth 25% more during the current offer when you redeem them for statement credits against existing purchases in select, rotating categories
- Count on Trip Cancellation/Interruption Insurance, Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver, Lost Luggage Insurance and more.