Deal Alert: Los Angeles to Singapore from $384 Round-Trip

Nov 1, 2017

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Looking for a last-minute mileage run — or do you enjoy torturing yourself with 18 hours in economy? Well, here’s your chance, as United’s new nonstop from Los Angeles (LAX) to Singapore (SIN) is on sale with prices starting at just $384 round-trip. Availability is solely for flights in November, although you can depart this month and return in December. This route now holds the record for the longest nonstop flight departing from the US, clocking in at 17 hours and 55 minutes.

This is a great opportunity for those who might need some United Premier Qualifying Miles to re-qualify for status in 2018 — you’ll receive a whopping 17,740 PQMs for the round-trip itinerary.

Singapore is a great place to visit, but also a great jumping off point for other Southeast Asian destinations. You can grab a one-way flight on Scoot to Ho Chi Minh City or Bangkok for only $37.

Airline: United
Routes: LAX to SIN
Cost: $384+ round-trip in economy
Dates: November 2017 — December 2017 (for return flights only)
Booking Link: OrbitzExpedia or with the airline directly
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige (5x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

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

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

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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, or Citi Prestige (5x 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, please share the good news in the comments below!

Featured image courtesy of Visit Singapore’s Facebook page.

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