Deal Alert: Flights to Hong Kong From $385 Round-Trip

May 6, 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 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.

Getting to Hong Kong has become cheaper and cheaper over the years with increased competition to one of the world’s busiest airports. However, prices have dropped even further with flights from the US to Hong Kong starting at just $385 round-trip. We’re seeing low fares from Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO), San Diego (SAN), Boston (BOS), Washington, DC (IAD), Cincinnati (CVG) and Las Vegas (LAS). Other cities may be available with low prices, too, so it may be worth checking if your city isn’t listed below.

There are plenty of points hotels in the Hong Kong: check out our reviews for the Conrad Hong Kong, the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong and the newly opened St. Regis Hong Kong.

The St. Regis Hong Kong. Image by Zach Honig / The Points Guy.

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.

Airline: Air Canada, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, United, ANA
Routes: LAX/SFO/SAN/BOS/IAD/LAS/CVG and likely more to HKG
Cost: $385+ round-trip in economy
Dates: August – March 2020
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Prestige Card (5x on airfare),  Citi Premier® CardChase Sapphire Reserve (3x on airfare), American Express® Gold Card (3x on airfare booked directly with the airline or amextravel.com) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $385 round-trip on Air Canada:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $385 round-trip on Air Canada:

San Francisco (SFO) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $445 round-trip on United/Cathay Dragon/Asiana:

San Diego (SAN) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $501 round-trip on Air Canada:

Las Vegas (LAS) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $502 round-trip on Air Canada:

Boston (BOS) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $547 round-trip on Air Canada:

Washington DC (IAD) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $554 round-trip on Air Canada:

Cincinnati (CVG) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $579 round-trip on Air Canada:

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), Chase Sapphire ReserveAmerican Express® Gold CardCiti 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.

H/T: Dollar Flight Club

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