West Coast airports to Beijing, Xi’an under $500, even regional airports

As I studied fare deals today from LAX, SFO, SJC, PDX and SEA to Beijing, the itinerary routing of flights with American Airlines via LAX and United Airlines via San Francisco became apparent. These airlines are funneling passengers from airports across the west to their LAX and SFO flights to Beijing and Shanghai, China.

Even more added value to this deal is finding regional airports across the west in places like Fresno, Monterey and Sacramento with United ticket prices around $483 round trip to Beijing and other interior China regional cities like Xi’an. Even Medford, Oregon has United fares at $518 to Xi’an XIY, China with United Airlines.

Why go to Xi’an? One of oldest cities of China, Xi’an is also where you find the Terracotta Army Museum.

Travel Departure Dates: January – May 2018.

$483 Monterey MRY – Beijing PEK United Airlines April 23 – May 1

$498 Monterey MRY – Xi’an XIY United Airlines Jan 16-24

$489 San Francisco SFO – Beijing PEK United Airlines April 23-May 1

$483 Seattle SEA – Shanghai PVG American Airlines May 1-9

$483 Seattle SEA – Shanghai PVG United Airlines May 2-9

$483 Portland PDX – Shanghai PVG United Airlines May 2-9

$483 Fresno FAT – Beijing PEK United Airlines April 5-16

$483 Fresno FAT – Beijing PEK American Airlines April 5-16

$488 Fresno FAT – Beijing PEK Delta Airlines May 6-17

$473 Las Vegas LAS – Beijing PEK United Airlines April 2-11

American Airlines Las Vegas LAS – Beijing PEK 

$468.26 round trip Tue March 6 – Thu March 15

LAS-PEK $469 AA Mar6-15

United Airlines Monterey MRY – Xi’an, China XIY

$517.76 round trip  Tue March 6 – March 15

MRY-XIY $518 UA Mar6-15

There is a United ticket priced at $20 less at $498, but requires a change of airport in Shanghai.

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About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined in 2008.

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