Deal Alert: West Coast to Hawaii from $345 Round-Trip
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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 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 Hawaii sale fares continue. This time with a number of United flights starting from $345 across West Coast cities. The greatest availability seems to be between now through May, and large number of dates are available. A few scattered deals are available from non-West Coast cities as well, for a few sub-$500 fares from the Midwest and East Coast.
No tricks needed to find these airfares — just find the dates you want by searching with Google Flights, then book on Orbitz, Expedia or directly with the airline itself.
Airline: Hawaiian, United
Routes: SFO/SEA/LAX/SAN/PDX/SMF/LAS to KOA/OGG
Cost: $345+ round-trip in economy class
Dates: April-May 2018
Booking Link: Orbitz, Expedia or directly with the airline
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express, Citi Prestige (3x on airfare plus excellent trip delay insurance) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)
San Francisco (SFO) to Maui (OGG) in April for $345 nonstop round-trip on United:
Seattle (SEA) to Kona (KOA) in May for $352 round-trip on United:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Kona (KOA) in April for $357 nonstop round-trip on Hawaiian:
San Diego (SAN) to Kona (KOA) in May for $362 round-trip on United:
Sacramento (SMF) to Maui (OGG) in May for $362 round-trip on United:
Portland (PDX) to Kona (KOA) in May for $366 round-trip on United:
Las Vegas (LAS) to Kauai (LIH) in May for $468 round-trip on United:
Dallas (DAL) to Maui (OGG) in April for $502 on United:
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, 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.
H/T: The Flight Deal