Deal Alert: Flights to Hawaii From $355 Round-Trip

Jun 3, 2018

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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency such as Orbitz or Expedia, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. However, if you’re using The Platinum Card® from American Express, you’ll need to book directly with the airline or through Amex Travel portal to get 5x MR points. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz or Expedia’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to get the time away from work or family.

Today we’re seeing another widespread Hawaii deal, especially on American Airlines flights departing from Delta hubs. Meanwhile, the competition on the West Coast ahead of Southwest’s entrance into the Hawaii market keeps driving prices to astonishingly low rates. Take advantage of these great fares, available even for peak summer dates.

To book, head to Google Flights and plug in your desired departure city. After finding dates that work best for you, book with the airline directly or with an OTA such as Expedia or Priceline.

Airline: Hawaiian, Delta, United, American
Routes: LAX/SFO/PHX/SAN/PDX/SMF/SEA/SLC/DTW/MSP/ATL/IAH/DFW/DEN to HNL/OGG/KOA/LIH
Cost: $355+ round-trip in economy
Dates: June 2018 through April 2019, depending on the route
Booking Link: OrbitzExpedia or directly with the airline
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve,  Citi Prestige (5x on airfare plus excellent trip delay insurance) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Los Angeles (LAX) to Honolulu (HNL) on Sun Country for $355 round-trip:

San Francisco (SFO) to Kahului, Maui (OGG) on Hawaiian for $363 round-trip:

Phoenix (PHX) to Kahului, Maui (OGG) on Hawaiian for $363 round-trip:

San Francisco (SFO) to Kona (KOA) on Hawaiian for $363 round-trip:

San Diego (SAN) to Lihue (LIH) in Delta Basic Economy for $366 round-trip:

Portland (PDX) to Kahului, Maui (OGG) on United for $372 round-trip:

Sacramento (SMF) to Kahului, Maui (OGG) on United for $372 round-trip:

Seattle (SEA) to Kahului, Maui (OGG) on United for $372 round-trip:

Salt Lake City (SLC) to Lihue (LIH) on American for $376 round-trip:

San Francisco (SFO) to Kahului, Maui (OGG) on Hawaiian for $397 round-trip:

Salt Lake City (SLC) to Kona (KOA) on American for $404 round-trip:

Detroit (DTW) to Kona (KOA) on American for $404 round-trip:

Minneapolis (MSP) to Kona (KOA) on American for $404 round-trip:

Atlanta (ATL) to Kona (KOA) on American for $408 round-trip:

Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to Honolulu (HNL) on United for $414 round-trip:

Denver (DEN) to Lihue (LIH) on American for $414 round-trip:

Houston (IAH) to Honolulu (HNL) on American for $414 round-trip:

Maximize Your Purchase

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