Deal Alert: US Cities to Tokyo From $571 Round-Trip
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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.
Delta and Air Canada are offering solid flight deals from select US cities to Tokyo with prices starting as low as $571 round-trip. You can fly from Pittsburgh (PIT), San Diego (SAN), Cleveland (CLE), Los Angeles (LAX), Seattle (SEA), Portland (PDX), Orlando (MCO), Raleigh-Durham (RDU) and Cleveland (CLE) to Tokyo (HND/NRT). Flights are on full-service carriers (so no need to worry about checked baggage fees or seat selection) and include brief layovers.
If you’re looking to do some exploring, check out Get Your Guide for a list of the best activities to do in Tokyo. And if you have a stash of points, here’s our guide on three ways to do the world’s most populous city on points.
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: Delta, Air Canada
Routes: PIT/CLE/SEA/PDX/MCO/RCU/CLE/SAN/LAX to HND/NRT
Cost: $571+ round-trip
Travel Dates: November 2018 – May 2019, September 2019 – October 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, Citi Prestige (5x on airfare plus excellent trip delay insurance) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
Pittsburgh (PIT) to Tokyo (HND) for $571 round-trip on Delta:
Seattle (SEA) to Tokyo (NRT) for $583 round-trip on Air Canada via Priceline:
Portland (PDX) to Tokyo (NRT) for $583 round-trip on Air Canada via Priceline:
Orlando (MCO) to Tokyo (HND) for $590 round-trip on Delta:
Raleigh-Durham (RDU) to Tokyo (HND) for $612 round-trip on Delta:
Cleveland (CLE) to Tokyo (HND) for $613 round-trip on Delta:
San Diego (SAN) to Tokyo (NRT) for $629 round-trip on Air Canada via Priceline:
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, Citi Prestige (5x 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: Thrifty Traveler
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