Devaluation Cometh: Should You Nab The United Credit Card’s Bonus Before It’s Gone?

You have until the end of the month to take advantage of the United MileagePlus Explorer Card’s 50,000 welcome bonus If you’ve been thinking of applying for a new airline rewards card then you may want to act fast and take a look at the United MileagePlus Explorer credit card. With the upcoming devaluation on November 1st, should you nab this chance to spend more valuable miles before the opportunity is gone? LEARN MORE!

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Flights to Colombia from all over the U.S. & Canada in the $200s-$400s roundtrip!

Great deals to all over Colombia! There’s a $25 checked bag fee for flights with JetBlue and a $35 checked bag fee for flights with Silver Airways, but free on all other airlines.Pro-tip: You can take a tour — and even play paintball — at Pablo Escobar’s Medellin estate. LEARN MORE!

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Deal Alert: Long-Haul in Qatar’s Fantastic Business Class From $555 Round-Trip!


This is easily one of the best business-class deals we’ve ever seen — currently, you can book round-trip business-class fares from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to many destinations around the world (including the US) starting at just $555 round-trip. These flights are operated by Qatar Airways, giving you a chance to try one of the world’s best biz products on the Airbus A350 and Boeing 777-300ER — which should soon offer Qsuite on flights between Doha (DOH) and New York (JFK). LEARN MORE!

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Deal Alert: Boston and Chicago to West Coast From $98 Round-Trip

West Coast, Best Coast, right? Find out for yourself this fall with cheap flights to Los Angeles (LAX) and Portland (PDX) from both Chicago or Boston (and vice versa). The cheap fares are available on American and United from late October through early November for as little as $98 round-trip. Do your research on Google Flights and then you can complete booking through an OTA like Expedia or Orbitz. LEARN MORE!

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Nonstop Flights: New York/Newark to Hong Kong $585 r/t – United

United has round-trip flights from New York/Newark (EWR) to Hong Kong (HKG) for $585, NONSTOP. Flights on Weekdays, September to November 2017 and also January to May 2018. Holiday blackouts apply. 7-day minimum stay required.
Example Dates: (Priceline / BookingBuddy) Sep 20 – Sep 27 / Sep 28 – Oct 05 / Oct 04 – Oct 11 / Oct 11 – Oct 18 / Oct 19 – Oct 26 / Oct 26 – Nov 02 / Nov 02 – Nov 09 / Nov 09 – Nov 16 / Nov 16 – Nov 23 / Nov 23 – Nov 30 / Nov 30 – Dec 07, 11, 14, 20 / NONE IN DECEMBER / Jan 10 – Jan 17 / Jan 18 – Jan 25 / Jan 25 – Feb 01 / Feb 08 – Feb 15 / etc… (Pick any 7-day date pair in any other month must depart/return midweek.) Other dates: There are more dates available than the ones we list here, experiment on your own. LEARN MORE!

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Flights to the US Virgin Islands in the $200s/$300s roundtrip, incl. winter time!

Sweet fares to the US Virgin Islands of St. Thomas and St. Croix!
Bag fees are going to be $25, but do you really need to pack much more than a swimsuit?
How to book: Reminder: Scott’s Cheap Flights does not receive referral fees from Google Flights, Momondo, or any other booking sites. Our only incentive is to find you a good deal 🙂 LEARN MORE!

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Why One-way Plane Tickets Are Getting Cheaper

Antalya, Turkey JULY 12, 2017: Turkish Airlines charter airplane is landing to Antalya International Airport

One-way plane tickets are growing in popularity, according to a study from the Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC). Over the past three years, there has been a dramatic increase in customers purchasing one-way tickets while those buying round-trip tickets have seen a correlated decline.
In 2014, only about 29 percent of air travel bought from travel agencies was one-way. Today that number is about 42 percent. (Round-trip ticketing decreased from 71 percent to 58 percent.)“In summary, the long-held belief that it is better to purchase round-trip tickets whenever possible to get the best fares, is simply no longer true,” the study said.LEARN MORE!

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