American – $888: Boston – Penang, Malaysia. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

First time we found a deal to Penang.

Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia - Photo: cat_collector via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia – Photo: cat_collector via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • September 15th – 24th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel on the outbound from late August – early December. Must purchase at least 7 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:

Fare Class:

  • Q


  • BOS – DFW (Dallas) – HKG (Hong Kong) – PEN (Penang) – HKG – DFW – BOS.



  • Miles Flown: 22,300 miles or 4.0 cents per mile
  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 19,326 miles or 4.6 cents per mile
  • Redeemable Miles: 19,326 miles

The segments between Hong Kong and Malaysia are non-mileage earning with American. Those two segments can be credited to British Airways or Cathay Pacific’s program at 25% — we recommend you send those two segments to British Airways. At checkin for those segments, have the gate agent change the frequent flyer number to British Airways or Cathay Pacific and confirm its on the boarding pass prior to leaving the checkin desk.

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Background Information:

  • Visa Requirements: US Citizens – Not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Malaysian Ringgit (MYR). $1USD = 3.69 MYR

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