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[Expired] [Deal Alert] Los Angeles to Tokyo in Economy From $421 Round-Trip Nonstop

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If you thought Tokyo was a once-in-a-lifetime kind of destination, wait until you see the deal we’ve found for you. These round-trip flights from Los Angeles to Tokyo for as little as $421 (about half of the usual cost) make this dream way more achievable, but for this insanely low price — it won’t last long.

Let’s get into it!

Fare Deal — Details

Availability for this low price is between October 2023 and January 2024. Pack light because you’ll be flying with ZIPAIR and United basic economy, which keep their costs down by sticking to the bare bones — this means no picking seats in advance and no checked baggage. But if a deal like this means packing a few snacks, we’ll dust off our bento boxes in a heartbeat.

We’ll be daydreaming of the bustling streets of Tokyo and its mix of tradition and innovation. It’s the home of world-renowned street markets with quirky and creative food vendors seamlessly blended with luxury boutiques and trendy shops. The city really has something for everybody.

  • Class: Economy
  • Routes: Los Angeles (LAX) to Tokyo (NRT)
  • Dates: October 2023 to January 2024
  • Rates: From $421 round-trip

All these savings are much better spent in one of the shopping meccas — or maybe you’ll have enough left over to dine at one of Tokyo’s Michelin-star restaurants. You’ll have plenty to choose from as Tokyo has more than any city in the world.

Although this sale is limited to flights from Los Angeles (LAX), it has a decent span of dates. Here’s an option in November:

LAX NRT cash rate
Image Credit: Skyscanner

Here’s another one in January 2024:

LAX NRT cash rate
Image Credit: Skyscanner

Best Ways To Book

To find these rates, you’ll want to head over to Skyscanner. You’ll be booking through an OTA (online travel agency), which has the benefit of lower rates and a consolidated itinerary. But be aware — it can be a bit of a headache if you need to cancel or adjust your flights.

For this kind of purchase, we recommend using a card such as the Chase Sapphire Reserve®, which offers 3x Ultimate Rewards points on all travel purchases and excellent travel insurance. Though typically a favorite of ours, The Platinum Card® from American Express only offers 1x points for flights booked with an online travel agency (excluding AmexTravel.com). 

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Check out our guide to the best websites for flight deal alerts to ensure you don’t miss out on the next great travel deal!

Final Thoughts

Go for the culture, go for the cuisine, or go to experience a place that’s truly unique in its own right — the diversity and vibrance of Tokyo has never been so accessible and affordable. Jump on this deal before it’s gone!

For rates and fees of The Platinum Card® from American Express, click here.

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Carissa served in the U.S. Air Force where she developed her love for travel and new cultures. She started her own blog and eventually joined The Points Guy. Since then, she’s contributed to Business Insider, Forbes, and more.

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