Deal Alert: US Cities to Southeast Asia From $410 Round-Trip

Jun 2, 2019

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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 11 p.m. Eastern Time within one day of booking. However, if you’re using The Platinum Card® from American Express, you’ll need to book directly with the airline or through the 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 from the West Coast to popular destinations throughout Southeast Asia are currently available starting at just $410 round-trip. Departure cities include Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle. Destinations include Bangkok, Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh and more. Flights are available on numerous airlines, and available dates include September through December.

To search, head to Priceline or Expedia.

Airline: ANA, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, Sichuan Airlines, United, Xiamen
Routes: LAX/SEA/SFO to BKK/DPS/CEB/CGK/KUL/SGN/SIN/SYX
Cost: $454+ round-trip in economy
Dates: select dates in September — December 2019
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Prestige Card (5x on airfare plus excellent trip delay insurance), Citi Premier® Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express® Gold Card (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Sanya (SYX) for $410 round-trip on Sichuan Airlines via Orbitz:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Jakarta (CGK) for $454 round-trip on Xiamen via Priceline:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Bangkok (BKK) for $466 round-trip on China Eastern via Expedia:

San Francisco (SFO) to Ho Chi Minh (SGN) for $473 round-trip on China Eastern via Expedia:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Ho Chi Minh (SGN) for $480 round-trip on Xiamen via Orbitz:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Denpasar (DPS) for $484 round-trip on Xiamen via Priceline:

San Francisco (SFO) to Singapore (SIN) for $493 round-trip on United, Cathay Pacific via United:

Seattle (SEA) to Cebu City (CEB) for $574 round-trip on Xiamen via Priceline:

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Citi Prestige Card (5x on airfare on plus excellent trip delay insurance), Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express® Gold Card, Citi Premier® Card (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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