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Score a United flight from Los Angeles to Tokyo for as low as $655

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If you’ve been hoping to take a trip to Japan, United Airlines can help you make it happen with flight deals as low as $655 for this November and December.

Flights leave from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and land at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport (NRT), and they are currently priced more than $400 cheaper than usual, according to Google Flights.

Deal basics

Airline: United Airlines

Routes: Los Angeles to Tokyo

How to book: Directly through the airline

Travel dates: November and December 2023

Book by: As soon as possible

Blackout dates: Select holiday travel dates

Thanks to Going (formerly known as Scott’s Cheap Flights) for scouting these deals. For $49 a year, the site’s Premium membership offers discounts of up to 90% and comes with a 14-day free trial. The Elite membership also finds premium economy, business-class and first-class deals.

Sample flights

To find the cheapest possible dates, go to Google Flights and filter by airline or head straight to United’s website. At the date of publishing, there was plenty of pre-Thanksgiving travel dates available in November.


There are also many flights to choose from prior to Christmas and New Year’s Eve in December.


For $655, you could secure a nonstop, round-trip fare from Dec. 1 to Dec. 16, 2023.


The best part of this deal is that the fares include a personal item, a carry-on bag and two checked bags.

When booking, be sure to enter your United MileagePlus number to earn miles on your flight to use toward future travel.

Maximize your purchase

Book using your United Quest℠ Card to earn 3 United MileagePlus miles per dollar spent on United purchases or your United Club℠ Infinite Card to earn 4 United MileagePlus miles per dollar spent on United purchases.

Other credit cards that earn bonus points on airfare purchases include:

Bottom line

It’s rare to find such inexpensive fares to Tokyo that include multiple bag allowances, so this is definitely a deal worth booking. With a bit of luck, you might also be able to snag cheaper hotel rates and enjoy thinner crowds at attractions since you’ll be traveling during the offseason.

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