$313 all-in – Los Angeles to Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Los Angeles (LAX) to Phnom Penh (PNH) on China Airlines (CI). Change planes in Tapei. Bookable at Travelocity. Non-refundable, non-changeable. Usual fare is ~ $1000.

Travel on the outbound transpacific sector must commence between 5 September and 4 November, so there’s just a two month window for travel.

If you have Priority Club points you could pair this deal with a special at the Phnom Penh Intercontinental, which is showing up as a “Point Breaks” hotel at only 5000 points a night instead of the usual 40,000.

Or you could travel a bit farther to Siem Reap and see Angkor Wat.

Personally this is another one I’m not taking advantage of. I’d first have to buy airfare to Los Angeles. I don’t have any means to upgrade on China Airlines. CI travel earns 100% of flown miles — but not elite qualifying miles — on Delta (80% on Northwest).

Flyertalk Discussion here.

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  1. Gary,

    While I agree with you, there are those that will pounce all over this deal for $300. While it’s a long ride in coach, you’ll have the miles, and the memories forever!

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