Cathay offers deals on Asian fares

BANGKOK, 16 January 2018: Thailand residents can fly Cathay Pacific to Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan, enjoying special fares for travel ending 30 September this year.

The booking period ends 31 May.

A Hong Kong economy roundtrip fare sells for THB6,520 return before surcharges and taxes apply. Surcharges will need to be calculated at around THB2,715.

Roundtrip economy fares to Taiwan (Taipei, Kaohsiung, Taichung) sell from  THB8,050; South Korea (Seoul, Busan, Jeju) at THB12,240 and Japan (Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Okinawa) at THB12,580.

A roundtrip fare to Sapporo, Japan is pegged at THB17,100.

For Japan, Taiwan, and Korea travel, the traveller must allow for a stopover in Hong Kong with surcharge outbound THB5,000 / inbound THB3,000

No show charges apply of THB3,000

Using the Hong Kong roundtfrip deal as a benchmark, Cathay Pacific fares are lower than what is quoted by online travel agencies sourced on Skyscanner.

For example the best roundtrip deal on Cathay Pacific is THB10,935 (Skyscanner) which includes THB2,715 in surcharges and tax.

Cathay Pacific quotes a fare, excluding surcharges and fees, at THB 6,520 roundtrip.

THAI sells its best roundtrip fare via  Skyscanner at THB9,703, including fees. The lowest fare is on Hong Kong Airways at THB 7,547 including surcharges and tax of THB2,695.