American is attacking United’s fares to Shanghai. We found availability from:
- Washington D.C. [WAS]
- Newark [EWR]
- Cleveland [CLE]
Update 9/10/2016 @ 4:00AM – fare gone
Sample Travel Date:
- Sample from Washington D.C.
- September 28th – October 5th
- Valid for travel on the outbound from September – early December or late January, 2017 – April, 2017. Limited availability. Must purchase at least 3 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:
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: WAS
- For availability from other cities, replace WAS with airport code listed above
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: aa+ /f bc=O
- That’s the letter O and not number zero
- Destination: PVG
- Return Advanced Routing Code: aa+ /f bc=O
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “3-10” (This is just a sample, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14 etc)
- Departing from: WAS
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Book” section below.
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- DCA – LAX (Los Angeles) – PVG (Shanghai) – ORD (Chicago) – DCA
- Two permitted at $100 each in Asia
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
- Miles Flown: 16,419 miles or 3.5 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 16,419 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 2,450 miles
How to Book:
- Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you enter “American” on the Airline textbox under the Advanced Options section of the form.
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- Currency: Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY) – $1USD = 6.65 CNY
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