Fly4Free highlights a fantastic roundtrip fare of less than $300 between either Portland or Seattle and Beijing or Chengdu, China. [Update: apparently also available from Chicago and to Guangzhou as well.]
The fare appears to be available for August through November travel. Book at ExploreTrip.com.
Here’s a link to a search, you can change the dates and cities if you wish. You’ll want to change the currency in the upper right hand corner from Canadian dollars to US dollars.
Here’s a link to a search, you can change the dates and cities if you wish.
Wait a few days to make additional non-refundable travel arrangements to ensure they stand behind these deep discount sale fares. (Although if by chance they don’t, the DOT should require them to cover any non-refundable costs incurred in reliance on their fare however we don’t have a lot of real world experience with that either.)