Deal alert: Flights to various Hawaiian Islands from $257 round-trip

Oct 30, 2019

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We’re back! This time we’re here to share that there currently are flights from the West Coast to various Hawaiian islands starting at just $257 round-trip.

Beyond relaxing on the beach with a piña colada in hand, there’s a handful of other things to do while visiting Hawaii. However, be sure not to make one of these common tourist mistakes.

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To search, head to Google Flights and enter your origin and destination cities. Scroll through the calendar function to find dates and prices that work for you. Finally, click through to book directly with the airline or through an OTA like Priceline or Expedia.

Airlines: United, Delta, Alaska, Hawaiian
Routes: SAN/LAX/SFO to OGG/HNL/KOA/ITO
Cost: $257 round-trip in basic economy 
Travel Dates: 
January — April 2020
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Here’s an example of what you can book:

San Diego (SAN) to Kahului (OGG) on Alaska for $257 round-trip:

San Diego (SAN) to Honolulu (HNL) on Alaska for $257 round-trip:Los Angeles (LAX) to Honolulu (HNL) on Hawaiian for $297 round-trip: Los Angeles (LAX) to Kona (KOA) on Delta for $297 round-trip: Los Angeles (LAX) to Hilo (ITO) on United for $297 round-trip: San Francisco (SFO) to Honolulu (HNL) on United for $297 round-trip:

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Citi Prestige® Card (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire ReserveAmerican Express® Gold CardCiti Premier℠ Card (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out our guide to the best cards for airfare purchases to learn more.

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