San Francisco is one of the tech hotspots in the United States, where young professionals and adventurers are seeking to do business with those also in the tech world. China is a huge partner in technology and flights between San Francisco and China are popular, and often, not cheap.
This makes United Airlines’ round trip price of $629 from San Francisco to Shanghai, China, an incredible deal. Valid for travel from September to early December, whether you are traveling on business or pleasure, take advantage of this deal while you can.
Sample Travel Date
September 12th to September 19th
This fare is available and valid for travel from September to early December, 2016.
You must purchase your ticket(s) at least 3 days in advance of the departure date. But availability is limited, so do not wait too long to book.
How to Search for Availability
To search for available dates that fit your schedule, use the ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search tool and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: SFO
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: ua
- Destination: PVG
- Return Advanced Routing Code: ua
- (Click on ‘Advanced Routing Codes’ link in order to enable code input)
- Select “see calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of Stay: (You can input any 7 day date range). Example: “3-10,” “7-14,” etc…
Note that you cannot purchase airline tickets on the ITA tool. To buy, head to our “How to Book” section for instructions.
Elite Qualifying Dollars
Global Premier Upgrade Fare (for United 1K and GS members)
SFO (San Francisco) — PVG (Shanghai) — SFO
Elite Qualifying Miles: 12,266 miles
Redeemable Miles: 2,765 miles
*How to Book*
Be sure to enter “United” on the airline text box under the ‘Advanced Options’ section.
Below is a screen capture of this United Airlines deal from San Francisco to Shanghai, China via Priceline.com. This information is as current as the publication of this article (7.7.2016).