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Fab Five: Don't Stop

Nicole Ross | January 5, 2017 | Feature Features

New direct flights out of O'Hare can deliver you to these spectacular destinations in quick fashion.
The lobby of the Mandarin Oriental in Tokyo establishes the serene scene.

1. Barcelona, Spain
If you’ve yet to stroll the historic La Boqueria food market, book now. This spring, American Airlines will be flying straight to the Catalonian capital. Business-class round-trip from $3,000

2. Caribbean Islands
If relaxing on a beach is your ideal vacation, United Airlines’ new routes to paradise just made it that much easier. Book a flight to Grand Cayman for amazing reef snorkeling. Business-class round-trip from $1,000

3. Iceland
Calling all outdoor enthusiasts: Icelandair will take you directly to the Nordic nation that’s filled with mountains, volcanoes, glaciers and lakes just waiting to be tackled. Business-class round-trip from $2,000

4. Shanghai
Seven thousand miles never seemed shorter, thanks to China Eastern Airlines. Don’t leave Shanghai without trying cong you bing, a scallion pancake that’s one of the city’s most famous street foods. Business-class round-trip from $6,000

5. Tokyo
ANA Airways’ daily nonstops to Haneda will have you in the heart of Tokyo before you can say “Konnichiwa.” We recommend a room at the Mandarin Oriental, complete with yoga mats. Business-class round-trip from $6,000


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