Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Flights across the Pacific are always long but they don’t have to be uncomfortable. Singapore Airlines is offering a great price for their new Premium Economy cabin: $888 from San Francisco to Hong Kong.  Considering that discount economy flights cost ~$550 during the same period, this price can’t be beat. This is a direct flight of about 14 hours; there is no stopover in Singapore on this “5th Freedom” route. That makes this an even better deal. The discounted price is available for mid-week travel from late August through September, with a few scattered dates in October and November.

a laptop on a table in an airplane

Singapore’s PE seats are in a 2-4-2 layout, with 38″ of pitch between you and the seat in front, and are 19″ wide.  That’s a much more comfortable trip than the typical 31″ main cabin pitch and ~17″ seats, and PE also includes 2 checked bags as well as carry-on. The fare also includes “book the cook” options for pre-ordering meals before the flight. This fare has actually been around for about 5 days, and dates at this price have been slowly closing off, so I expect it to last only a little while longer.

Sample Route

  • Departure: SFO
  • Stops: None
  • Arrival: HKG

a screenshot of a flight report

How to Book

  • Follow link for sample dates or search your favorite OTA / Google Flights for departure and destination

Travel Dates

  • Late August – September, 2019 midweek departures
  • 6-day stay required

Where to Stay in Hong Kong

(SEE ALSO: Snagging an upgrade at the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui)

Things to Do in Hong Kong

Good luck and happy flying!

This site is part of an affiliate sales network and receives compensation for sending traffic to partner sites, such as This may impact how and where links appear on this site. Responses are not provided or commissioned by the bank advertiser. Some or all of the card offers that appear on the website are from advertisers and that compensation may impact on how and where card products appear on the site. Any opinions expressed in this post are my own, and have not been reviewed, approved, or endorsed by my advertising partners and I do not include all card companies, or all available card offers. Terms apply to American Express benefits and offers and other offers and benefits listed on this page. Other links on this page may also pay me a commission - as always, thanks for your support if you use them

User Generated Content Disclosure: Points With a Crew encourages constructive discussions, comments, and questions. Responses are not provided by or commissioned by any bank advertisers. These responses have not been reviewed, approved, or endorsed by the bank advertiser. It is not the responsibility of the bank advertiser to respond to comments.