All Nippon Airways / United – $698: Los Angeles – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Roundtrip, including all Taxes
Looking back on all the deals we have done from Los Angeles to Ho Chi Minh City over the last 3+ years, this is the first time we have been found a deal under $700 on a non-Chinese or Taiwanese carrier. This is cheap!
This is for travel in April, for maximum mileage accrual, take All Nippon Airways over United even if United is about $10 cheaper.
Sample Travel Date:
- April 14th – 21st, 2015
- Valid for travel on the outbound in April, 2015. Must purchase at least 3 days in advance of departure
- Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.
How to Search for Availability:
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: LAX
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: nh+
- Destination: SGN
- Return Advanced Routing Code: nh+
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- (For United availability, replace nh+ with ua+ /f bc=k on the Advanced Routing Code fields)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “0-7” (This is just a sample, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14 etc)
- You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions below
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- LAX – NRT (Tokyo) – SGN (Ho Chi Minh City) – NRT – LAX.
- Two permitted at $100 each. None in Guam.
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
- 16,316 miles or 4.3 cents per mile. All NIppon Airways is a member of the Star Alliance and United partner. This fare will earn 100% elite qualifying miles and redeemable miles when crediting to United. It will not earn elite qualifying dollars.
How to Book:
- Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you enter “ANA All Nippon Airways” or “United” on the Airline textbox in the Advanced Flight Options section.
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- Visa Requirements: US Citizens – Visa required prior to arrival. Prices vary. However, you may have an agent arrange a visa for pick-up upon arrival at Ho Chi Minh City Airport for a $20-25 handling fee paid upfront + $45 for the visa itself (also payable upon arrival). The Flight Deal team has used VietnamStay.com in the past for this service. It is much better than sending away your passport. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database.
- Currency: Vietnamese Dong (VND). $1USD = 21,276 VND
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