It’s been a while since we posted a deal to Shanghai from Boston (since April, 2015 to be exact). Please go and eat a lot of xiao long bao for us if you go.
Sample Travel Date:
- January 14th – 21st, 2015
- Valid for travel on the outbound from January 11th, 2015 – February 13th, 2015 or March 8th, 2015 – April 30th, 2015 to China and January 21st, 2015 – February 4th, 2015 or February 25th,2015 – May 31st, 2015 from China for Monday through Thursday departures with a 3 day minimum stay. 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: BOS
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: aa aa
- Destination: PVG
- Return Advanced Routing Code: aa aa
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “5-12” (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
- BOS – DFW (Dallas) – PVG (Shanghai) – LAX (Los Angeles) – BOS
- Not permitted
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
- 17,992 miles or 4.9 cents per mile. There are itineraries that are $860 but they are marketed as the same flight # from Boston to Chicago to Shanghai. If you care about miles and you should because it’s the least expensive way to travel, American and everyone else will credit it as Boston to Shanghai. When that happens, you will lose out on a few thousand miles depending on routing. While you might save $15, you will lose on miles that at minimum is worth $30.
How to Book:
- Support us by using our Orbitz link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you select “Additional Search Options” and then “Narrow the search to my preferred airlines” and select American
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- Visa: US Citizens – required prior to arrival. $140. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY) – $1USD = 6.08 CNY
- How to Visit Shanghai or Beijing for Up to 72 Hours without a Visa
Tips for saving when using credit cards at international destinations:
- No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Cards to save on international purchases
- Don’t get hit with Dynamic Currency Conversion
- Get your taxes refunded when shopping
- How to Avoid International Data Roaming Charges
For more of the latest cheap Boston Flight Deals:
- Go to the The Boston Flight Deals page
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