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Been considering a trip to China? Now’s the time, because we’re seeing some amazing deals out of west coast airports to China, with nonstop flights going for a low as $283 round-trip.

Use some of that extra dough for a luxurious stay at somewhere like the Park Hyatt Beijing:

The Park Hyatt Beijing lobby. (Photo by Katie Genter/The Points Guy)

Luggage is included on these flights, so go wild on those souvenirs. These cheap fares can be a great way to mileage run, especially as the end of the year draws near.

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 American, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen
Routes: LAX to PKG/PVG/TSN
Cost: $283+ round-trip in economy
Travel Dates:
September 2019 — October 2019
Pay With:
The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Prestige® Card (5x on airfare), Citi Premier℠ Card (3x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve® (3x on travel), 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 Beijing (PEK) for $284 round-trip nonstop on Air China:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai (PVG) for $318 round-trip on Hainan Airlines:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Beijing (PEK) for $305 round-trip nonstop on American (operated by China Southern):

Los Angeles (LAX) to Tianjin (TSN) for $373 round-trip on Xiamen Air:

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.

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