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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 one of my favorite cities in the world. The wonderful blend of western culture and eastern culture makes the city approachable yet fascinating. And now you can fly to Hong Kong (HKG) nonstop for just $510 round-trip.

The cheapest departure cities are where there are at least three airlines competing: Los Angeles (LAX; Hong Kong Airlines, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific) and San Francisco (SFO; Hong Kong Airlines, Cathay Pacific, United). Flights from LAX and SFO to HKG are running as cheap as $510 round-trip.

While Los Angeles and San Francisco see many great fares to Hong Kong, the notable part about this deal is the widespread sub-$600 round-trip fares from Cathay Pacific’s other US gateways to Hong Kong — including Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Newark (EWR), New York’s Kennedy (JFK), Seattle (SEA) and even Cathay Pacific’s new route from Washington DC (IAD). On these routes, there’s availability almost daily for outbound flights from January 11 to May 15, 2019.

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.

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: Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong Airlines, American Airlines, United
Routes: LAX/SFO/JFK/EWR/IAD/BOS/ORD/SEA to HKG
Cost: $510+ round-trip
Travel Dates: November 2018 to May 2019 excluding Christmas/New Years
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Premier CardChase Sapphire ReserveAmerican Express® Gold Card, 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 $510 round-trip nonstop on United:

San Francisco (SFO) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $511 round-trip nonstop on Hong Kong Airlines via Expedia:

San Francisco (SFO) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $511 round-trip nonstop on Cathay Pacific via Expedia:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $511 round-trip nonstop on Cathay Pacific via Expedia:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $511 round-trip nonstop on Hong Kong Airlines:

New York Kennedy (JFK) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $593 round-trip nonstop on Cathay Pacific via Expedia:

Newark (EWR) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $593 round-trip nonstop on Cathay Pacific via Expedia:

Boston (BOS) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $593 round-trip nonstop on Cathay Pacific via Expedia:

Washington DC (IAD) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $593 round-trip nonstop on Cathay Pacific via Expedia:

Chicago (ORD) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $593 round-trip nonstop on Cathay Pacific via Expedia:

Seattle (SEA) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $593 round-trip nonstop on Cathay Pacific via Expedia:

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), Chase Sapphire ReserveAmerican Express® Gold CardCiti Premier, or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

H/T: Thrifty Traveler

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