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How to Fly from Seattle to Japan for Just 70k Miles

Wei and I have said that one of the few cities that we could live in besides New York is definitely Tokyo. The city and its people are so unique and their passion for everything they do motivates us to be our very best selves.

Once you visit Tokyo, nothing else is ever the same.

Today we are helping book an amazing trip to Japan from Seattle.

If you want to take a flight with points, fill out our Free Dream Trip: Free Credit Card Consultation, and you will see your report produced just like this one.

Read on to discover how you can fly to Japan for only 70k points.

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Home Aiport *
Seatac
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Do you have trip coming up? If not, what is your dream trip? Let us know how many people and where you want to visit. *
Hi, my trip is coming up in next April, 2020 to Japan (KIX airport to be specific)

It will just be me.
How do you want to fly there?
Economy / Cheapest
How do you want to fly home?
Economy / Cheapest
How are you traveling?
Solo
How many airline miles or points do you currently have? Please list them out *
Delta Skymile: 6,992

Chase Ultimate Rewards:67,815 points
(I have the Chase Sapphire Reserve)
Which Credit Cards Do You Have? *
  • Chase Sapphire Reserve
How many cards have you applied for in the last 24 months?
4
How much could you reasonably spend per month in total on credit cards?
0-$1000

Cheap Flights SEA to KIX

We found multiple flights from SEA to KIX, with all of them clocking in above $1,000, this flight is going to be a prime candidate for saving money by using points.

Flights to KIX for 190k on Hawaiian

We began our search with Hawaiian Air given that it is a Pacific airline and offered a flight with one stop.

However, with a price tag of $1433, this 190k round-trip points flight is only giving you a scant $0.007 per point.

Whenever you redeem points for below $.01 you’re better off just using cash back, but we aren’t going to leave you hanging, and instead are going to find you an amazing flight with points.

Fly to KIX for 82k Miles on KLM

We searched again and discovered a KLM flight for 82k points. With a $2299.84 ticket, you are getting a decent $0.028 per point.

But this still seems like too many points for the trip. We can do better.

SEA to KIX for 70k Points on Korean

This time our search led us to Korean Air which offers a $916 ticket. But at 70k you are getting a ridiculously low $0.013 per point, but at just 70k points, this flight is a tempting option if you have a lot of points you can transfer to Korean Air.

How you can book on Korean Air:

  • Delta Skymiles allows you to book on their site
  • AirFrance/KLM Flying Blue allows booking on their site

Transfer partners:

  • Chase Ultimate Rewards
  • American Express Membership Rewards
  • Marriott Bonvoy

Fly to Japan for 70k on United

flying economy on this flight, we found United offering a $1597 ticket. For your 70k points, you get $0.023 per point.

To redeem this flight, easily transfer your Chase Ultimate Rewards to United.

How to Get 80k United Points

Based on the current cards you have, our recommendation is to get the Chase Ink Business Preferred, which has an 80k sign up bonus, easily enough points for for your round-trip flight with bonus points left over. Easily transfer your points through Chase Ultimate Rewards to complete your booking.

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