Deal Alert: Flights to Hong Kong and Southeast Asia From $399 Round-Trip
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.
With a slew of low-cost low-service airlines, it's not too hard to find a cheap flight. But it's a bit harder to find a cheap flight on a nice airline. Luckily that's what we are seeing today. You can get nonstop flights to Hong Kong or Singapore starting at just $399 round-trip on United, Hong Kong or Cathay Pacific. Or you can book one-stop options on Skytrax 5-star airlines ANA and EVA Air for cheap.
Airline: United, Hong Kong Airlines, Cathay Pacific, ANA, EVA Air
Routes: SFO/LAX/PDX/ORD to HKG/BKK/SIN/MNL/SGN
Cost: $399+ round-trip in economy
Dates: August-December and February 2019, depending on the route
Booking Link: Orbitz, Expedia or directly with the airline
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige (5x on airfare plus excellent trip delay insurance) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)
San Francisco (SFO) to Hong Kong (HKG) nonstop on United for $399 round-trip:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Hong Kong (HKG) nonstop on Hong Kong Airlines for $438 round-trip:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Hong Kong (HKG) nonstop on Cathay Pacific for $438 round-trip:
Portland (PDX) to Hong Kong (HKG) on Air Canada for $489 round-trip:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Manila (MNL) on Hong Kong Airlines for $509 round-trip through Kayak:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Ho Chi Mihn, Vietnam (SGN) on Hong Kong Airlines for $514 round-trip through Kayak:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Bangkok (BKK) on ANA for $525 round-trip:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Singapore (SIN) nonstop on United for $599 round-trip:
Chicago (ORD) to Bali, Indonesia (DPS) on EVA Air for $609 round-trip via Orbitz:
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.