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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 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.

Flights to Hong Kong from the US are on sale, with prices for round-trip flights starting at $423. You can fly from Boston (BOS), Baltimore (BWI), Detroit (DTW), Philadelphia (PHL), San Diego (SAN), Seattle (SEA) and San Francisco (SFO) to Honk Kong (HKG). The big three airlines, American, Delta and United all have discounted fares. Most fares are available in September and October, while some cities have availability through December. We recommend using Google Flights to find the cities and dates that work for you and then completing your booking directly through the airlines.

Airline: American, Delta and United
Cost: $423+ round-trip in economy
Dates: September – December
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express, Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Seattle (SEA) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $423 round-trip on American:

San Diego (SAN) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $447 round-trip on United:

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San Francisco (SFO) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $508 round-trip on United:

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Detroit (DTW) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $513 round-trip on Delta:

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Boston (BOS) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $523 round-trip on United:

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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, 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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If you’re able to score one of these tickets, let us know in the comments below.

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