A great non-stop direct fare from Los Angeles to Shanghai. The flight from San Francisco connects in Los Angeles or Chicago. This is as about as cheap as it gets for Trans-Pacific service. You can celebrate Chinese New Years in China!
- January 26th – February 2nd. Valid for outbound departures on January 13th, 15th – 18th, 21st – 29th. Return from February 1st – 29th. Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and flexible month search to see availability. Must purchase by January 13th.
- Sample only from Los Angeles
- LAX – PVG (Shanghai) – LAX
- 12,938 miles or 5.1 cents per mile. If you are flying between now and January 31st, 2012 , remember to sign up for American Airlines’ double elite miles promotion.
- Use dates found at ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and book on AA.com.
- Use the 10% off Costco AA Gift Cards to save more
- AA’s risk free cancellation policy here
- Visa: US Citizens – required prior to arrival. $140
- Currency: Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY) – $1USD = 6.3 CNY
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