Korean Air – $574: San Francisco – Hong Kong. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

A very good sale to Hong Kong.

ITA will price this at $611, however, when you go and buy it on Orbitz, it will price at $574.

Sailing in Hong Kong - Photo: Prachanart Viriyaraks via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sailing in Hong Kong – Photo: Prachanart Viriyaraks via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • September 14th – 23rd

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel on the outbound from late August – early December for Monday through Thursday departures. All travel must be completed by December 31st. Must purchase at least 30 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:

  • N


  • SFO – ICN (Seoul) – HKG (Hong Kong) – ICN – SFO.



Korean Air is an Alaska Air partner. Mileage earning with Alaska is follows:

  • Miles Flown: 13,902 miles or 4.1 cents per mile
  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 6,951 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 6,951 miles

How to Book:

  • Support us by using our Orbitz link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you select “Additional Search Options” and then “Narrow the search to my preferred airlines” and select Korean Air



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Background Information:

  • Visa: US Citizens – Not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Hong Kong Dollar (HKD). $1USD = 7.8 HKD

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Comments (6)

  • Tony A. 9 years ago Reply

    This is an awesome fare! Just want to add a few tidbits:
    1.) 50 days advanced purchase required
    2.) No minimum stay requirement
    3.) Only USD 120 change penalty (plus fare difference of course)
    4.) Last ticket date is 30JUN 2015. So you don’t even have to rush to get a ticket.

    I wonder why KE is selling this route so low. I can’t find a reason for them to retaliate against CX. Anyone has any ideas?

    Tiffany 9 years ago Reply


    What do you mean by the last ticket date is June 30? We have until June 30 to book for this price?


    The Flight Deal 9 years ago

    @Tiffany — while the fare rules says that it is available until June 30th. It does not mean it is available until then:
    1) The number of seats available for sale might be sold out
    2) They can pull this at any time.

    As always with anything we post, buying it sooner is always better than buying later.

  • chindrgn 9 years ago Reply

    I am so happy I saw this deal. Thanks so much. I got deal and seeing friends who live their I will be visiting. All my friends say korean air is good.

  • Mike Griffin 9 years ago Reply

    I would like to stop for few days in Seoul. I called korean air and was informed that if i decide to have a stopover in Seoul I would be charge different rates not $100 for stopover as you mentioned in the post. Any advice is highly appreciated.


    The Flight Deal 9 years ago Reply

    @Mike –

    Using instructions on the post on how to build a stopover, here’s a stopover sample when booking via Orbitz — its $690. Stopover is $100 more, but stopping in Seoul results in $16 in new taxes and fees and that’s why its $690 and not $674. Follow the stopover guide and play with it. We doubt most reservation agents who are paid to get a booking done as quickly as possible is going to spend the time and effort to help you book a stopover. Stopover is an extremely manual process. Not plug and play.

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