Travel to China in style with Skytrax five-star ranked Hainan Airlines' last Early Bird Sale for the year. Nonstop flights departing from a handful of the carrier's U.S. gateways to various cities across China are marked as low as $319 roundtrip!

With prices this cheap, there's a slight catch – some of the lowest rates are for travel next autumn. So if you're the it's never too early to start planning type and likes to book way in advance, you won't find many better deals between these airports and on China's top-ranked airline to boot.

Travel Availability

  • Travel Period: September 1 - October 24, 2020.
  • Travel Days of the Week: Varies by city pairing as Hainan does not operate all routes daily.
  • Blackout Dates: October 5 - 11, 2020.

If September is too many pages to flip ahead in your calendar, we're seeing some better-unadvertised prices on tickets departing January through March, with returns into April.

Sale Period

Tickets must be purchased by Saturday, December 28, 2019.

Many third-party booking and search sites are listing prices higher than the official sale rate. So make sure to book these tickets directly on the Hainan website to find the listed prices below.

Advertised Sale Fares:

San Jose to Beijing $475 roundtrip, nonstop

Vancouver to Shenzen $477 USD roundtrip, nonstop

Chicago-ORD to Chengdu $485 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Xi'an $495 roundtrip, nonstop

Los Angeles to Chengdu $495 roundtrip, nonstop

Los Angeles to Chongqing $495 roundtrip, nonstop

Los Angeles to Changsha $495 roundtrip, nonstop

Unadvertised Cheap Fares:

Los Angeles to Shanghai $319 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Beijing $319 roundtrip

New York-JFK  to Beijing $414 roundtrip

Chicago-ORD to Chongqing $495 roundtrip

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These fares include one carry-on bag, a personal item, and two free checked bags.

Seat Assignments

Standard advanced seat selection is included.

Alternate Fares

Other airlines are also offering competitive prices to China; however, many will require connections and don't have as highly rated service as Hainan.

Example Booking

Searching Hainan's website, I found seats departing San Jose SJC on Wednesday, September 9, with a return flight from Beijing PEK on Monday, September 21, 2020, for $475 roundtrip.

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