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United has round-trip flights from Houston (IAH) to Cancun (CUN) for $179-$194, NONSTOP. Flights September to December. Origin/Destination reversible.

Note: United “Basic Economy” fares do not include a free carry-on bag. Only a personal item (like a small laptop bag) is free. Seats are randomly assigned for free prior to boarding.

Note: The personal item size on United flights is smaller (9-in/10-in/17-in) than Frontier or Spirit (8-in/14-in/18-in).

Read More Nonstop Flights: Houston to/from Cancun $179-$194 r/t – United Basic Economy

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United has round-trip flights from Houston (IAH) to Shanghai (PVG) for $499-$514 with a connection. Flights September to December. A Tourist Visa is Required for American Citizens.

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 $499-$514 r/t – United / ANA

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United has round-trip flights from Houston (IAH) to Baltimore (BWI) for $97, NONSTOP. Flights September, October, November, December, February, March, and April. No Sunday departures. Very few weekends available. Origin/Destination reversible.

Note: United “Basic Economy” fares do not include a free carry-on bag. Only a personal item (like a small laptop bag) is free. Seats are randomly assigned for free prior to boarding. If you have the United MileagePlus credit-card, use the “free checked bag” perk.

Note: The personal item size on United flights is smaller (9-in/10-in/17-in) than Frontier or Spirit (8-in/14-in/18-in).

Read More Nonstop Flights: Houston to/from Baltimore $97 r/t – United Basic Economy

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United and ANA have round-trip flights from Houston (IAH) to Bangkok (BKK) for $536-$548 with a connection.  Flights in September, December, January, February, and March. No Weekends. Departures on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. 

Note: Fare allows for a stopover in Japan for +$120 more. If you’re wanting to spend a few days (or weeks) in Japan before going to Bangkok, consider doing IAH-NRT-s-BKK-IAH. Example screenshot below.

Note: ANA tends to have better service and cabins than UA.

Note: Avoid Air China flights on these dates, they have long connection times and bad routing.

Read More Cheap Flights: Houston to Bangkok $536-$548 r/t – United / ANA

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Lufthansa and United have round-trip flights from Houston (IAH) to Frankfurt (FRA) for $509, NONSTOP. Flights October to March. No Weekends. Departures on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Note: Previous deals to Frankfurt had stops, but were only about -$60 cheaper than these.

Note: Carry-on bag is allowed for free, but there is a fee if you want to check a bag or select a seat. You can avoid seat selection fees by accepting the randomly assigned seat at the gate.

Note: Lufthansa “Light Fares” allow for 1 carry-on bag with a maximum weight restriction of 18-lbs. This will probably not be enough weight for those of you who wish to do a carry-on only trip. You can avoid seat selection fees by accepting the randomly assigned seat at the gate.

Read More Nonstop Flights: Houston to Frankfurt $509 r/t – Lufthansa / United

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Air New Zealand has round-trip flights from Houston (IAH) to Auckland (AKL) for $849, NONSTOP. Flights September, October, December, February, March, April, May, and June. No Weekends. Departures on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Note: The lowest price found was on CheapOAir. Be advised that they charge a fee to cancel a ticket, even if it’s within the 24-hour free period. 

Note: The previous deal in April to Auckland was about -$50 cheaper than this.

Read More Nonstop Flights: Houston to Auckland $849 r/t – Air New Zealand

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United has round-trip flights from Houston (IAH) to Orlando (MCO) for $105-$115, NONSTOP. Flights September to October. No Friday departures. Very few extended weekends available. Origin/Destination reversible.

Note: United “Basic Economy” fares do not include a free carry-on bag. Only a personal item (like a small laptop bag) is free. Seats are randomly assigned for free prior to boarding. If you have the United MileagePlus credit-card, use the “free checked bag” perk.

Note: The personal item size on United flights is smaller (9-in/10-in/17-in) than Frontier or Spirit (8-in/14-in/18-in).

Read More Nonstop Flights: Houston to/from Orlando $105-$115 r/t – United

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United has round-trip flights from Houston (IAH) to Cancun (CUN) for $190, NONSTOP. Flights September to February. Origin/Destination reversible.

Note: United “Basic Economy” fares do not include a free carry-on bag. Only a personal item (like a small laptop bag) is free. Seats are randomly assigned for free prior to boarding.

Note: The personal item size on United flights is smaller (9-in/10-in/17-in) than Frontier or Spirit (8-in/14-in/18-in).

Read More Nonstop Flights: Houston to/from Cancun $190 r/t – United Basic Economy

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