Deal Alert: US Cities to Bali From $453 Round-Trip

Oct 9, 2018

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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.

Been dreaming of a getaway to beautiful Bali? Now might be a good time to book if you’re looking for cheap airfare. China Southern and Xiamen Airlines are offering discounted tickets from a handful of US cities to Denpasar (DPS) from $453 round-trip. We’re seeing the cheapest tickets from Los Angeles (LAX), but New York (JFK) and San Francisco (SFO) round-trips can be found for not much more.

Note that for each of the routes you’ll be required to make a stop. And with that, some of the layovers are longer than others so be sure to check your connection time before booking.

If you’re looking for something interesting to do while on the Indonesian island, check out Get Your Guide’s list of the best activities in Bali to maximize your time while on vacation.

The best way to search is to head to Google Flights, enter your departure city and destination, scroll through the calendar to find dates that work best for you and book directly with the airline or an OTA like Orbitz, Expedia or Priceline.

Airlines: China Southern, Xiamen Air
Routes: LAX/JFK/SFO to DPS
Cost: $453+ round-trip in economy
Travel Dates: February – April 2019
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline),  Citi Premier® Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express® Gold Card, or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)
Booking Link: PricelineOrbitzExpedia or directly with the airline

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Bali (DPS) for $453 round-trip via Expedia:

New York (JFK) to Bali (DPS) for $500 round-trip:

San Francisco (SFO) to Bali (DPS) for $500 round-trip:

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

Featured image by Francisco Goncalves – Getty Images.

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