Deal alert: 40% off Hawaii fares for early 2022
As the sun sets earlier and the temperatures get cooler, you're likely already dreaming of your next beach vacation. Currently, Southwest is offering a 40% discount on base fares to Hawaii for early 2022 with promo code "Hawaii2022" — making these flights as low as $186 round-trip. This offer ends on Oct. 7 — so you only have two days to snatch up this deal.
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Airline: Southwest Airlines.
Routes: Flights between the U.S. and Hawaii.
Cost: Varies by route, but 40% off base fares.
Dates: Book by Oct. 7 for flights from Jan. 6 to March 9, 2022.
Pay with: The Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card to earn 2 points for every $1 spent on eligible Southwest Airlines purchases, the Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card, Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Business Credit Card, or Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Credit Card to earn 3 points for every $1 spent on eligible Southwest Airlines purchases. Or, the Southwest Rapid Rewards Performance Business Credit Card to earn 4 points for every $1 spent on eligible Southwest Airlines purchases. Otherwise, The Platinum Card® from American Express for 5x on airfare booked directly with the airline or through Amex Travel (on up to $500,000 on these purchases per calendar year), the Citi Prestige® Card for 5x on airfare, the Citi Premier® Card (see rates and fees) or Chase Sapphire Reserve for 3x on air travel, the American Express® Gold Card for 3x on airfare when booked directly with the airline or through Amex Travel, or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card for 2x on travel.
The information for the Citi Prestige Card has been collected independently by The Points Guy. The card details on this page have not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer.
It's as easy as heading over to Southwest's website, entering your desired airports and dates (within Jan. 6 to March 9, 2022) and the promo code "Hawaii2022."
Here are some examples of flights you can find as part of this deal:
Las Vegas (LAS) to Maui (OGG) for $111 one-way
Oakland (OAK) to Maui (OGG) for $210 round-trip
Los Angeles (LAX) to Maui (OGG) for $186 round-trip
San Diego (SAN) to Hilo (ITO) for $195 round-trip
How to book
To book any of these deals, simply head to Southwest Airlines and plug in your desired departure and destination cities, with promo code "Hawaii2022." Use the calendar function to find dates and prices that work for you. Then click through to book.
Maximize your purchase
Don’t forget to use a card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as one of the Southwest cards, The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or Amex Travel on up to $500,000 on these purchases per calendar year), Chase Sapphire Reserve (3x on air travel), American Express Gold Card (3x on flights booked directly with airlines or Amex Travel), Citi Premier Card (3x on air travel) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel purchases). Check out this guide for more on maximizing airfare purchases.