Singapore Airlines has a very good deal from Los Angeles to the largest cities of India or Indonesia: Mumbai and Jakarta. Both routes price as low as $849 for travel in March on early week departures. These fares are several hundred dollars cheaper than normal, an unusual sale for PE seats.
For mileage run purposes the Mumbai route returns 22,400 miles, with Jakarta providing 18,400; turnaround can be as short as a 2-day stay for either city. Note that Singapore PE flights earn 100% miles for United Airlines and most Star Alliance partners, but earn no Premier Qualifying Dollars for United. See WhereToCredit.com for more mileage earning information. Book directly with Singapore Airlines, Orbitz, or Expedia.
Singapore Airlines’ premium economy provides greater legroom and seat width than main cabin seats. Fares come with priority boarding and free baggage, plus a “Book the Cook” option that allows for pre-flight meal choice. These are welcome amenities given the 17+ flight time to Singapore, so take advantage now.
- Departure: LAX
- Stops: SIN
- Arrival: BOM
How to Book
- Follow link for sample dates or search Google Flights optional for departure and destination
- Early week departures, March 2019
- 2-day stay required
Things to Do in Mumbai or Jakarta
- Marine Drive in Mumbai
- Mumbai’s Bandra-Worli Sea Link
- Gateway of India
- Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta
- Jakarta Bay’s Thousand Islands
Good luck and happy flying!
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Did you actually try to book the fare? It is not a bookable fare.
The picture above is from the dummy booking I created to test this. I entered everything but my payment info. As often happens, this deal is moving quickly, though as of right now I can still find similar pricing for 3 days in March. What problems did you have with booking?