Deal Alert: San Francisco to Maui from $265 Round-Trip on American

May 3, 2016

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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.

If you’re looking for a quick weekend getaway to Hawaii, American Airlines is currently offering discounted fares on flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Maui (OGG). We’ve found itineraries for Friday departures for most weekends from August through November, starting from $265 round-trip. The flights involve a stop in Los Angeles (LAX), which can be quite long on some dates. To find your flights, search on Google Flights then head over to American’s website to complete the booking.

Airline: American
Route: SFO to OGG
Cost: $265+ round-trip in economy
Dates: August 2016 – November 2016
Fare Class: O
Miles Earned: 
5,636 elite-qualifying miles
Booking Link: Orbitz
Pay With: American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Citi Prestige or Chase Sapphire Preferred

Here’s an example of what you can book:

San Francisco (SFO) to Maui (OGG) on American for $265 round-trip (earns 5,636 EQMs):

San Francisco (SFO) to Maui (OGG) for $265 round-trip on American.

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.

If you’re able to score one of these tickets, please share the good news in the comments below!

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