We posted a similar deal to Beijing from Boston on All Nippon Airways (ANA) three weeks ago. ANA has extended the valid travel period and drop the price by $10.
Sample Travel Date:
- October 1st – 8th
- Must depart from October 1st – November 29th or January 7th, 2014 – March 7th, 2014 for Monday through Thursday departures. Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and flexible month search to see availability — enable advance routing codes and enter “nh+” on both the outbound and return advance routing code fields to search for ANA availability. Must purchase by August 28th
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
Partner Fare Class:
- BOS – IAD (Washington D.C) – NRT (Tokyo – Tokyo Narita) – PEK (Beijing) – NRT – ORD (Chicago) – BOS. The segments between Boston and Chicago/Washington D.C. will be operated by United.
- 2 Permitted in Asia at $100 Each
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- 16,965 miles or 4.7 cents per mile. ANA is a member of the Star Alliance and United Partner. This fare earns 100% mileage for the transpacific segments and 50% for the segments between Japan and China. Crediting with United will be 15,635 miles or 5.1 cents per mile. This is still better than crediting to ANA directly which would result in only a 25% mileage credit.
How to Book:
- Use dates found at ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and book on Orbitz.com. Make sure you select “Narrow the search to my preferred airlines” on “Additional search options” and select All Nippon Airways.
- Visa: US Citizens – required prior to arrival. $140. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY) – $1USD = 6.1 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
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