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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to travel. Additionally, keep in mind that discounted partner fares may not earn miles with US-based carriers.
Now’s a great time to book if you’re planning a trip to Hawaii — not only because you can think about escaping the chilly winter, but also because it’s a great deal. United Airlines is currently offering a ton of flights from New York (LGA) and Boston (BOS) to Honolulu (HNL). Travel dates are quite flexible, ranging from late-February to May.
Airline: United Airlines
Routes: BOS and LGA to HNL
Cost: $489-$517+ round-trip in economy
Dates: February 2016 through May 2016
Elite Mileage Earning: At least 9,968 premier-qualifying miles
Fare Class: K
Booking Link: Orbitz
Pay With: American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Citi Prestige or Chase Sapphire Preferred
Search for your flight here:
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
New York (LGA) to Honolulu (HNL) for $489 on United Airlines in February (earns 9,952 PQMs):
New York (LGA) to Honolulu (HNL) for $489 on United Airlines in April (earns 9,968 PQMs):
Boston (BOS) to Honolulu (HNL) for $517 on United Airlines in May (earns 10,220 PQMs):
Maximize Your Purchase
Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Premier Rewards Gold or Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.
H/T: The Flight Deal
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Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card
|Intro APR||Regular APR||Annual Fee||Balance Transfer||Credit Rating|
|N/A||16.24%-23.24% Variable||Introductory Annual Fee of $0 the first year, then $95||See Terms||Excellent Credit|