China Southern – About $480: San Francisco – Bangkok / Phuket / Manila / Jakarta / Ho Chi Minh City / Phnom Penh. Roundtrip, including all Taxes
China Southern is at it again. Like the deal out of Los Angeles last week for about the same price, you have to leave by the end of the month.
Except for Bangkok, all other destinations requires a double connection.
Here’s what we found:
- Jakarta, Indonesia [CGK]
- Manila, Philippines [MNL]
- Bangkok, Thailand [BKK]
- Phuket, Thailand [HKT]
- Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam [SGN]
- Phnom Penh, Cambodia [PNH]
Sample Travel Date:
- Sample to Bangkok
- September 22th – October 8th
- Valid for travel on the outbound in September with a 5 day minimum stay and 3 month maximum stay. Availability is limited. 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: SFO
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: cz+ /f bc=T
- Destination: BKK
- For availability to other destinations, replace BKK with airport code listed above
- Return Advanced Routing Code: cz+ /f bc=T
- (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)
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Book” section below.
- SFO – WUH (Wuhan) – BKK (Bangkok) – WUH – SFO
- Not permitted
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
China Southern is a member of the SkyTeam Alliance and Delta. Mileage earning with Delta is as follows:
- Miles Flown: 15,836 miles or 3.0 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 7,918 miles or 6.0 cents per mile
- Redeemable Miles: 3,959 miles
How to Book:
- Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you select “More Options” and enter “China Southern” on the Airline textbox.
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- Visa: US Citizens – Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia, no visa required. Cambodia and Vietnam – requires visa. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Various. Check XE.COM
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