Deal Alert: Flights to Hong Kong From $446 Round-Trip

Apr 5, 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.

Cheap flights from across the country to Hong Kong are available on Star Alliance carriers. We’ve found good deals from San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, New York, Washington DC and Las Vegas with prices starting at $446 round-trip. Most flights are on United, Air Canada or Asiana — all part of the Star Alliance — but the least expensive flights from Chicago are on Hainan and Hong Kong Airlines.

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

To search, head to Priceline or Expedia.

Airline: Air Canada, United, Asiana, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines
Cost: $446+ round-trip in economy
Dates: select dates in April – May, September – December
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:

San Francisco (LAX) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $446 round-trip on United:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $463 round-trip on United:

Seattle (SEA) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $536 round-trip on Asiana via CheapoAir:

Washington DC (IAD) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $600 round-trip on Air Canada via CheapoAir:

New York (JFK) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $623 round-trip on Asiana via CheapoAir:

Chicago (ORD) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $635 round-trip on Hainan/Hong Kong Airlines via Expedia:

San Diego (SAN) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $651 round-trip on United:

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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