American: Fly Nonstop From Los Angeles To Beijing For Just $305 Or 19.8K Hybrid Points Round-Trip!

Great Wall of China, Nicolas Perrault III [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Read more about travel to Beijing in the Beijing Master Thread on DDF.

This O class fare earns 3,125 miles on most AA partners like Alaska and BA.

2 free checked bags are included with this fare!

Los Angeles to Beijing $305 outbound dates in bold, $395-$415 dates in plain font:
August 27, 28, 29, 30
September 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 21, 22 through 30
October 1, 2, 4, 9, 10, 14 through 31
November: Entire month

Beijing to Los Angeles $305 return dates in bold, $395-$415 dates in plain font:
September 8, 9, 11, 17, 20, 22
October 3, 4 through 31
November: Entire month
December 1, 2, 4 through 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26

Using Chase Points:

If you have a Chase Sapphire Reserve card you can redeem points for 1.5 cents each towards travel. If you have a Chase Sapphire Preferred or Chase Ink Preferred you can redeem points for 1.25 cents each towards travel.

You can login to your account and redeem Chase points for travel here. The cost will be 20,342 points round-trip with a Sapphire Reserve. That rate include all taxes and you will still earn flight miles as well!


Using AMEX points:

You can login to your account and redeem AMEX points for travel here.

This is bookable for 30,513 AMEX points. Plus you’ll get back a rebate of 10,679 points with the Business Platinum Card or 7,628 points with the Business Gold Card, dropping the total needed to as low as 19,834 points. That includes all taxes and you can still earn miles for flying!

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dan where are you going this summer? venice? china please tell us thanks


in general how come all the flights on sale you post are always cheaper only when you book for 7 days or more? like to london if i go sunday come back thursday its 700 but from sunday till sunday or monday its 350 why do airlines charge more for staying less days/

Not that Dan

Hey @Dan. Is this a really good price for Beijing (in cash) or have you seen anything better in the past?


I was just there two days ago, prepare to see a lot of pollution:
If you want get to the Great Wall (which is less polluted than the city) by public transport is not hard just Google it there are lots of online guides with pictures, I was also there again two month ago. It is way cheaper that if you take a taxi or a tour company. I did it for less than 20 USD from the hotel (near the airport) to the wall and back:

ahvas yis

what is the cheapest place to stay?
kosher food?


The last times I used points. Here is a good guide for kosher food: