If you plan to travel to Asia next year, consider American Airlines' sale on round-trip fares from Southern California, starting with Shanghai for $669. Discounts also apply on flights to Tokyo and Beijing -- and you don't have to go in winter to take advantage of the savings.
The deal: Fly round-trip from L.A. to Shanghai for $669 and to Beijing for $798. There's also a San Diego-Beijing round-trip fare for $898. Tokyo round-trip prices are higher, $1,243 roundtrip.