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How about a trip to both Hong Kong and Tokyo for about $700?
Sample Travel Date:
- Newark to Hong Kong: January 22nd, 2018
- Hong Kong to Tokyo: January 29th, 2018
- Tokyo to Newark: February 5th, 2018
- Valid for travel on the outbound from January 2018 – early May 2018 for Monday through Thursday departures. Must purchase at least 3 days in advance of departure.
- Also available from November – early December for about $30 more.
- 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:
- This is just to search for availability. To buy your tickets, scroll down to “How to Buy” section of this post
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: EWR
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: ua
- Textbox 2:
- Destination: HKG
- Return Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: nrt
- Textbox 2: minconnect 4020
- The 4020 after minconnect is telling ITA to search for a connection of at least 4,020 minutes or 67 hours. ITA will start to error out once that number is greater than 4,020 or so, however, longer stopovers are still possible. Using the result as a guideline, play with the stopover length on Priceline’s multi-destination feature to see if it price. It is trial and error.
- We are showing NRT as the stopover on the return. If you would like to stopover in Tokyo first, then move nrt and minconnect 4020 on the Outbound Advanced Routing Code section and move ua to the Return Advanced Routing Code section
- (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)
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
- The ITA search page should be like below when all values are inputted
- You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Buy” section below.
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- EWR – HKG (Hong Kong) – NRT (Tokyo – Narita) – EWR
- Two permitted at $100 each. None in Guam
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
Global Premier Upgrade Fare (for United 1K and GS members):
- W Class
- Miles Flown: 18,019 miles or 3.9 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 18,019 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 2,883 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 select “Flights” and then “Multi-Destination” and enter each segment and dates for those segments individually as shown on ITA to price like this:
- Segment 1: Newark – Hong Kong
- Segment 2: Hong Kong – Tokyo
- Segment 3: Tokyo – Newark
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- Visa: US Citizens – Not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) – $1USD = 7.8 HKD
- Visa: US Citizens – not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Japanese Yen (JPY) – $1USD = 113 JPY
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