American – $1,004: Dallas – Manila, Philippines. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

American has an interesting fare to Manila. It allows you to route via Hong Kong, Tokyo or Seoul. The best routing option would be via Hong Kong if you are an Executive Platinum since you can ride on the 77W.

Routing through Seoul is the cheapest at $970. You would then connect to either Asiana or Korean Air. If you go via Tokyo, it is $980 and you will connect with JAL. We picked the Hong Kong option because it is a new plane and if you have Systemwide upgrades, significantly less coach time.

The intra-Asia segments are not available as a codeshare. So you will not earn full AA mileage. If you want some AA miles for those segments, select the Tokyo routing.

And if you are still reading, Air China has this for about $50 – $80 cheaper. However, it requires a double connection.

Manila, Philippines. Photo: jdn, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Manila, Philippines. Photo: jdn, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • October 6th – 14th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel on the outbound from August 21st – November 30th or January 15th, 2015 – April 30th, 2015 for Sunday through Thursday departures. Must purchase by July 7th

How to Search for Availability:

Fare Class:

  • American: Q
  • Cathay Pacific: Q (25% with BA or Cathay)
  • Japan Airlines: Q (30% with AA)
  • Asiana: W (70% with United)
  • Korean Air: T (70% with Alaska)


  • DFW – HKG (Hong Kong) – MNL (Manila) – HKG – DFW.



  • 17,667 miles or 5.7 cents per mile. You will earn 16,246 miles with American if you take the Hong Kong routing (and 25% mileage for the HKG -> MNL segments with Cathay Pacific or British Airways’ programs or 355 miles). If you take the Tokyo routing, you will earn 13,939 miles. If you take the Seoul routing, you will earn 13,682 miles and whatever you will earn for the Asiana or Korean Air segments.

How to Book:

  • Book on AA.COM with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you select “All Carriers” on “Choose a Carrier:” section of the AA advanced search.



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Background Information:

  • Visa: US Citizens – not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Philippine Peso (PHP) $1USD = 44.56 PHP

Tips for saving when using credit cards at international destinations:

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