Deal Alert: US Cities to Southeast Asia From $484 Round-Trip
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Several Star Alliance carriers are offering great deals to Southeast Asia, with fares starting at just $484 round-trip from several US cities. You can fly to popular destinations like Kuala Lumpur (KUL) or Bangkok (BKK) from all over the US, including major gateways like Chicago (ORD), Los Angeles (LAX) and New York (JFK). Availability depends on your desired route, but generally flights are available from September through November 2017.
Airline: ANA, Air China, Asiana
Route: LAX/SFO/JFK/ORD to MNL/KUL/BKK/SGN
Cost: $484+ round-trip in economy
Dates: September 2017 – April 2018
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: 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:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) for $484 round-trip:
San Francisco (SFO) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) for $498 round-trip:
Chicago (ORD) to Manila (MNL) for $525 round-trip:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Bangkok (BKK) for $527 round-trip:
New York (JFK) to Manila (MNL) for $535 round-trip:
New York (JFK) to Bangkok (BKK) for $548 round-trip:
Maximize Your Purchase
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Featured image of Kuala Lumpur courtesy of Fakrul Jamil Photography via Getty Images.
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