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Deal Alert: East and West Coast to Hong Kong From $341 Round-Trip

Feb. 14, 2019
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Deal Alert: East and West Coast to Hong Kong From $341 Round-Trip
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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 11pm 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.

Hong Kong is a city that offers the best of everything — fantastic food, culture, nightlife and activities. There are some crazy cheap options from both the East and West Coasts of the US to Hong Kong (HKG) with fares starting at just $341 round-trip on Air Canada. Tickets include seat selection, checked baggage and a meal.

If you’re looking for something interesting to do while there, check out Get Your Guide’s list of best activities in Hong Kong to maximize your time while on vacation. See our Points and Miles Guide to Hong Kong for places to stay and more things to do.

To search, head to Google Flights and enter your origin and destination cities. Scroll through the calendar function to find dates and prices that work for you. Finally, click through to book directly with the airline or through an OTA like Priceline or Expedia.

Airlines: Air Canada, United, Hong Kong Airlines
Routes: SAN/SFO/EWR/ORD/IAH/LAX to HKG
Cost: $341+ round-trip in economy
Travel Dates: February-May and September-December
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare), Citi Prestige (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express® Gold Card, Citi Premier® Card (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

San Francisco (SFO) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $341 round-trip on Air Canada via Orbitz:

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San Diego (SAN) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $341 round-trip on Air Canada via Orbitz:

Newark (EWR) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $354 round-trip on Air Canada via Priceline:

Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $357 round-trip on Air Canada/United:

Houston Intercontinental (IAH) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $363 round-trip on Air Canada:

San Francisco (SFO) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $447 round-trip nonstop on United:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $449 round-trip nonstop on Hong Kong Airlines:

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases to pay the taxes and fees, such as the Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), American Express® Gold Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Premier, 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.

H/T: Scott's Cheap Flights

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