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(EXPIRED) Delta Premium Select: Boston-Beijing $880 RT or use ~59K points

Delta is offering some terrific round trip fares in premium select class from Boston to Beijing, connecting to the A350 service out of Detroit. That’s an excellent price and it should be available for less than 60,000 bank points round trip depending on which cards you hold (see below for more detail). These fares are showing up in Google Flights, but not in the initial calendar view — you have to pick an outbound date first and…

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(EXPIRED) Flights to China from $386 RT (West Coast) to $400’s RT (East Coast)

Air Canada is offering some excellent economy class fares that include 2 checked bags from a variety of US cities to Beijing and Shanghai. Some top deals include San Diego to Beijing for just $386 round trip and Orlando to Beijing for $413 round trip. China is certainly a long way to travel and some would no doubt prefer to use miles to fly in a premium cabin. However, prices this low could certainly be a great deal for…

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(EXPIRED) Delta Premium Economy sale to China from $722 RT

Yesterday, we reported a terrific airfare from San Jose to China for under $300 in economy class. Today, Delta has put premium economy on sale to and from China, with flights out of both Los Angeles and Detroit on the A350 in true premium economy starting from $722. The Deal Delta Premium Economy sale to/from China (including aboard the A350 in a true “premium economy” class) with Los Angeles-Shanghai from $722, Orlando to Beijing from $827, and…

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(EXPIRED) Cheap flights to China from $297 RT on Air Canada or United

Great Wall of China in Beijing

There aresome excellent fares to China available on Air Canada and United for travel this fall and next spring, with prices as low as $297 round trip out of San Jose, CA with a connection in Vancouver and from the mid-$400’s nonstop from Chicago among many other cities. Some of the cheapest fares require a long layover, but if you’re willing to either accept an overnight in Vancouver (or alternatively pay just a little bit more), you can snag a pretty…

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Great fare: US to China to Canada from $273

Secret Flying reported a great fare this morning from New York, Chicago, and San Francisco to China and returning to Canada with prices from $279 round trip. The fare works only with double open jaws — meaning that it will involve a couple of positioning flights since you’ll fly in and out of different airports and return to a different city from which you started. For example, you could fly from New York to Guangzhou, China…

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Airfare to Beijing, China from $445 round trip – many cities

Charlie at Running with Miles has uncovered a great sale from Boston to Beijing (leaving on American and returning on JAL) starting around $445. Note that while other cities are coming up at cheap prices in Google Flights, those prices are jumping at the final booking stage. However, many are coming up through the OTAs listed at Momondo. Keep an eye on your city as prices may be fluctuating as they did with the European sale we reported last…

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One day in Beijing. Fewer words, more photos

One day in Beijing

When I booked my flight to Beijing, many thought I was crazy.  My flight was scheduled to arrive in Beijing Wednesday evening and returning home Friday morning.  In other words I was flying to China in order to spend just one full day there.  I had taken advantage of a mistake fare: the round trip flight, in business class, cost me only $462.  Of course, that was just the beginning of my expenses.  I needed…

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