Cheap RT flights to Korea from $434 (west) to $520 (east)

Several airlines are offering nice deals on round trip travel to and from South Korea, with prices starting as low as $434 round trip from West Coast cities or $520 RT from New York. Those are solid prices for this long trip. To get the best prices, you’ll need to book via small OTAs listed at sites like Momondo or Skyscanner.

The Deal

  • Cheap flights to and from South Korea from several US cities, with prices as low as $434 round trip

Quick Thoughts

As with all airfare sales, this can change at any minute. Prices are cheapest through small OTAs you’ll find at metasearch sites like Momondo and Skyscanner. Keep in mind that cancellation policies at some of those small OTAs may vary, so check the details if your plans aren’t firm.

Scott’s Cheap Flights reports these fares being available from various US gateways (like JFK, LAX, SFO, ORD, and SEA) to Seoul, South Korea from September through March. Prices vary depending on where you book and there are quite a few airlines with similar pricing depending on your dates/route. For instance, here’s Los Angeles to Seoul from October 1st to 10th, 2019 via Google Flights showing up at $512.

The same dates are as cheap as $434 through Skyscanner.

But if you look at those dates through Momondo, the best you’ll find is $466 round trip.

In other words, you better shop around. Flights reportedly range from as low as $434 from Los Angeles to 48$520 out of New York, with other gateways falling in between. South Korea is a long way to fly, but if you’re comfortable in economy class, a sale like this can save you points to so you can use them to splurge on accommodation instead. It’s further nice that these fares are being offered on a variety of airlines, with some of them being decent options.

H/T: Scott’s Cheap Flights via TPG

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Nick Reyes is a (fairly) regular guy with an animalistic passion for maximizing the value of miles and money to travel the world in comfort and style. There is little in life that he loves more than finding a fantastic deal and helping you shop smarter & harder to achieve your travel dreams.

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I see in the example that you gave, you list Hong Hong Airlines. If I were to fly them, I’d pick a date no more than 2 months out, if that. Too many reports of infighting among investor groups, the Chinese government threatening to revolt Their permit to fly, and overall financial problems.


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