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United, Air Canada, Delta, and American Airlines have round-trip flights from Houston (IAH) to Shanghai (PVG) starting at $369 with a connection. Flights from February to April. 3-day minimum stay required. A Tourist Visa is Required for American Citizens.

Note: This fare allows for a free carry-on and two checked-bags.

Note: Unlike the Air Canada deal from last month, the other carriers don’t require an overnight stop in Canada.

Note: The Chinese Consulate is in Houston (Montrose), and you can apply and pick up your visa in person. When we did it, it took about 25-minutes, and the turn-around was 3-days.

Note: There is also visa free 72-hour transit, if you plan on only using China as a connection to elsewhere.

Read More Cheap Flights: Houston to Shanghai $369-$383 r/t – Air Canada / United / Delta / American

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United has round-trip flights from Houston (IAH) to Sydney or Melbourne (SYD/MEL) for $701-$716. Flights from February to September. July Blackout. 5-day minimum stay required. An Australian ETA (a Tourist Visa) is required for US Citizens.

Note: Nonstop flights to Sydney usually cost about $1600. While flights to Melbourne with stops usually cost about $1100.

Note: This is about -$130 cheaper than the same United deal in September.

Note: Make sure to keep in mind the date change and the flipped-season when planning your trip.

Read More Flights: Houston to Sydney (Nonstop) or Melbourne (with stop) $701-$716 r/t – United

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[01/16/2019 @ 4:48 PM] Fare gone. Expired.

American Airlines and Oneworld partners have round-trip flights from Houston (IAH/HOU) to Frankfurt (FRA) starting at $387 with a connection. Flights from February to March. 6-day minimum stay required. Expect prices to fluctuate by +/- $20. Flight may operate as a Oneworld code-share.

Note: Carry-on bag is allowed for free, but a checked bag will cost about +$60 each-way. You can avoid seat selection fees if you allow them to give you a randomly assigned seat at the gate.

Note: Availability seems better out of “IAH” not “HOU.

Read More Cheap Flights: Houston to Frankfurt $387-$412 r/t – American / British Airways

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KLM, Delta, and SkyTeam members have round-trip flights from Houston (IAH/HOU) to Madrid (MAD) for $467 with a connection. Flights from January to March.  7-day minimum stay required.

Note: Carry-on bag is allowed for free, but a checked bag will cost about +$60 each-way. Upgrades into “Regular Economy” are available for +$45 more each-way.

Note: Be sure to check both “IAH” and “HOU” for availability.

Read More Cheap Flights: Houston to Madrid $467 r/t – Delta / Air France / KLM

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American Airlines has round-trip flights from Houston (HOU/IAH) to San Francisco, New York, or Seattle (SFO/EWR/SEA) starting at $111, with a connection. $56 each-way. Flights January to April. A few weekends are available in January and February, but other months seem to be midweek only. Origin/Destination reversible.

Note: Fare allows for a free carry-on bag, but a checked bag will have a fee. Seats are assigned randomly at the gate.

Note: Spirit may be matching with fee encumbered fares. Avoid those unless you have a way to get around carry-on bag fees, seat selection fees, and various other fees.

Note: Check both “IAH” and “HOU” for availability.

Read More Cheap Flights: Houston to/from San Francisco / New York / Seattle $111-$114 r/t – American

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American Airlines and Oneworld partners have round-trip flights from Houston (IAH/HOU) to Munich or Frankfurt (MUC/FRA) starting at $477 with a connection. Flights from April to May. 6-day minimum stay required. Expect prices to fluctuate by +/- $20. Flight may operate as a SkyTeam/Oneworld code-share.

Note: Carry-on bag is allowed for free, but a checked bag will cost about +$60 each-way. You can avoid seat selection fees if you allow them to give you a randomly assigned seat at the gate.

Note: Availability seems better out of “IAH” not “HOU.

Read More Cheap Flights: Houston to Munich / Frankfurt $477-$491 r/t – American / Delta + Partners

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Southwest and JetBlue have round-trip flights from Houston (HOU) to New York (EWR/JFK) starting at $169 with a connection. $189 NONSTOP. About $83 to $99 each-way. Flights from January to mid-March. Origin/Destination reversible.

Note: This deal is about +$30 more than we usually aim for, but since there are no change fees on Southwest, if it gets priced for lower you can get the difference refunded as a travel voucher.

Note: JetBlue is a bit more expensive than Southwest, but has better time slots for their departures and arrivals and better weekend availability on this deal.

Note: You may find additional savings if you book your Flight+Hotel together as a package on Southwest Vacations and use the US100OFF coupon-code at checkout.

Read More Cheap Flights: Houston to/from New York/Newark $169-$187 r/t – JetBlue / Southwest

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[01/08/2019 @ 4:23 PM] Fare gone. Expired.

American Airlines and LATAM have round-trip flights from Houston (IAH/HOU) to Rio de Janeiro (GIG) for $509 with a connection. Flights sparse and scattered in August, September, October, and November.

Note: Sao Paulo is also on sale. See previous posts.

Note: Fare is “Regular Economy” carry-on and checked-bags are allowed for free.

Read More Cheap Flights: Houston to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil $509 r/t – American / LATAM

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