Deal Alert: Flights to Hawaii From $363 Round-Trip
Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here.
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 American Express Platinum Card, 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.
The great fares to Hawaii are continuing! We’re seeing flights from across the US to all four destinations in Hawaii for under $414 round-trip thanks to airlines engaging in a fare war. American Airlines is continuing to attack Delta in Atlanta, Detroit and Minneapolis and United in Houston. United is attacking American in Dallas. Meanwhile, Hawaiian is offering great nonstop fares from San Diego, New York's JFK and it's brand new Long Beach route.
The easiest way to find these bargains is to search for dates via Google Flights, then book on Orbitz, Expedia or directly with the airline itself.
Airline: Hawaiian Airlines, Delta, American Airlines, United
Routes: PHX/SAN/DTW/ATL/IAH/DFW/MSP/LGB/JFK to OGG/LIH/KOA/HNL
Cost: $363+ round-trip in economy
Dates: June 2018 - March 2019
Booking Link: Orbitz, Expedia 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)
Phoenix (PHX) to Kahului, Maui (OGG) on Hawaiian for $363 round-trip:
San Diego (SAN) to Lihue (LIH) in Delta Basic Economy for $363 round-trip:
San Diego (SAN) to Kahului, Maui (OGG) nonstop on Hawaiian for $397 round-trip:
Detroit (DTW) to Kona (KOA) on American for $404 round-trip:
Atlanta (ATL) to Kona (KOA) on American for $404 round-trip:
Houston Intercontinental (IAH) to Lihue (LIH) on American for $414 round-trip:
Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to Honolulu (HNL) on United for $414 round-trip:
Minneapolis (MSP) to Honolulu (HNL) on American for $434 round-trip:
Atlanta (ATL) to Honolulu (HNL) on American for $454 round-trip:
Long Beach (LGB) to Honolulu (HNL) nonstop on Hawaiian for $457 round-trip:
New York Kennedy (JFK) to Honolulu (HNL) nonstop on Hawaiian for $597 round-trip:
Maximize Your Purchase
Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Platinum Card (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Chase Sapphire Reserve, or Citi Prestige (5x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.