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Unread 24 Feb 19, 10:16 AM  
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Hi,

Just wondered if anyone had done all three places in one trip, and if so, how did you book the flights?

If I put the whole route into kayak we are talking silly money, so just wondering if it is truthfully very expensive to do, or if there is a cheap way? A round the world ticket perhaps?

It might be that Im pricing this summer too late in the day (Im hoping to go next year - or the year after if the Tokyo olympics price me out of next year - and just looking for price ideas right now based on this year).

Id ideally like to do one trip as whilst I know wed happily go to Japan as a stand alone holiday, Im really not feeling Shanghai, so would only really want a short stopover there, but dont want to miss it altogether as my number one bucket list is to go to all of the Disney parks, and I just dont see me going there unless its as part of this trip.
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I havent dont this trip yet but its one that Im considering for this summer. Ive just ordered guide books from Amazon so I can gauge how long to spend at each stop (Ive been to HK before so probably 4 or 5 nights there) and Ill book 3 weeks off work.

The prices Ive seen are about 1000 each for the flights which I thought was about right. I did my search through Opodo - all direct flights, LHR > Shanghai, Shanghai > Tokyo, Tokyo > Hong Kong and Hong Kong > London.

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I havent dont this trip yet but its one that Im considering for this summer. Ive just ordered guide books from Amazon so I can gauge how long to spend at each stop (Ive been to HK before so probably 4 or 5 nights there) and Ill book 3 weeks off work.

The prices Ive seen are about 1000 each for the flights which I thought was about right. I did my search through Opodo - all direct flights, LHR > Shanghai, Shanghai > Tokyo, Tokyo > Hong Kong and Hong Kong > London.

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Thank you ever so much for replying - can I ask what dates you are looking at?

Did you particularly choose that route or was it the cheapest way to do it? (The only reason I ask, is that Im fully expecting Japan to be our highlight and so had planned to finish there, but wondering now if thats a more expensive way of doing things)?

ETA - are you planning to fly direct? Im just wondering if the prices for me are sky rocketing because I would prefer to fly direct? I just went on Opodo and the prices doubled if I switched to direct flights (but the cheaper flights involved a 26h journey time home rather than 12h!)

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Flying on 3rd August. Ive priced it up using several different dates for the other flights but its always been a similar price.

Theres no particular reason I planned it in that order, I think its probably because Japan is the furthest away on a map (although flight paths mean the flights home are a similar length). I really enjoyed going to Hong Kong and am a bit nervous of Japan and China. Hong Kong was still very English so I didnt worry about signs on public transport or menus in restaurants!
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Direct would be preferable but Id price up indirect to compare.

These are the details to what Im looking at...

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Flying on 3rd August. Ive priced it up using several different dates for the other flights but its always been a similar price.

Theres no particular reason I planned it in that order, I think its probably because Japan is the furthest away on a map (although flight paths mean the flights home are a similar length). I really enjoyed going to Hong Kong and am a bit nervous of Japan and China. Hong Kong was still very English so I didnt worry about signs on public transport or menus in restaurants!
Thank you for that, thats really helpful. Thats given me some hope as I would prefer to go direct and those prices are fine for that - I would struggle to justify that price if I was having to change planes and doubling the travel time.

Thats good to know about Hong Kong - I think your plan sounds good and I think Id like the more relaxed, language advantages of finishing in Hong Kong too 👍
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