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Amazing Deal Alert: Los Angeles to Singapore for $384 Round-Trip Nonstop with United

Oct. 07, 2017
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Amazing Deal Alert: Los Angeles to Singapore for $384 Round-Trip Nonstop with United
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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.

Here's an excellent deal on United's nonstop between Los Angeles (LAX) and Singapore (SIN) — even on the inaugural flight on this route. Same-day returns are available if you need a late-year mileage run, or stick around and explore the wonderful city of Singapore.

If you're looking to do a mileage run, here are the earnings on some popular Star Alliance programs:

  • United MileagePlus: 17,540 PQM; 296 PQD; 2 PQS; 1,480 base award miles (before elite bonuses)
  • Singapore KrisFlyer: 4,385 elite-qualifying and award miles (25% of flight miles) due to the recent earning devaluation
  • Aeroplan: 8,770 miles (50% of flight miles)

For those wondering about the experience of flying that long in United economy, here's our review of San Francisco (SFO) to Singapore (SIN) on United.

Airline: United
Route: LAX - SIN
Cost: $384 round-trip
Dates: October to December 2017
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige (5x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Singapore (SIN) for $384 round-trip nonstop on the inaugural:

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LAX-SIN United $384 roundtrip inaugural

Los Angeles (LAX) to Singapore (SIN) for $384 round-trip nonstop in December:

LAX-SIN United $384 roundtrip December

Los Angeles (LAX) to Singapore (SIN) for $384 round-trip nonstop over Thanksgiving:

LAX-SIN United $384 roundtrip Thanksgiving

Los Angeles (LAX) to Singapore (SIN) for $384 round-trip weekend mileage run:

LAX-SIN United $384 roundtrip weekend mileage run

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 Card (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, let us know in the comments below.

H/T: Scott's Cheap Flights

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Editorial disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airline or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.

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