Deal Alert: Nonstop Flights to Hawaii From $237 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 Platinum Card® from American Express, you’ll need to book directly with the airline or through the 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.
Fares to Hawaii flight continue to stay low even as Southwest struggles to launch flights and tourism returns after volcano eruptions and hurricanes. Nonstop flight prices to the 50th state have dropped to just $237 round-trip! You can fly from West Coast airports like San Francisco (SFO), San Diego (SAN), Oakland (OAK), Portland (PDX), Los Angeles (LAX) and Seattle (SEA) to the Hawaiian destinations of Honolulu (HNL), Maui (OGG), Kauaʻi (LIH) and Kona (KOA).
Even better, the cheapest Alaska fares are booking into standard economy instead of the airline’s new “saver” basic economy-style fares.
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: Alaska, Sun Country, American Airlines, Hawaiian, Delta
Routes: SFO/SAN/OAK/PDX/LAX/SEA to OGG/KOA/LIH/HNL
Cost: $237+ round-trip
Travel Dates: January-March 2019 for the cheapest fares
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Here are a few examples of what you can book:
San Francisco (SFO) to Kahului (OGG) for $237 round-trip nonstop on Alaska:
San Diego (SAN) to Kahului (OGG) for $237 round-trip nonstop on Alaska:
San Diego (SAN) to Kona (KOA) for $237 round-trip nonstop on Alaska:
Oakland (OAK) to Lihue (LIH) for $237 round-trip nonstop on Alaska:
Portland (PDX) to Honolulu (HNL) for $277 round-trip nonstop on Sun Country:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Kahului (OGG) for $337 round-trip nonstop in American Airlines Main Cabin (non-basic economy):
Los Angeles (LAX) to Honolulu (HNL) for $337 round-trip nonstop on Hawaiian Airlines:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Kahului (OGG) for $337 round-trip nonstop in Delta Basic Economy:
Seattle (SEA) to Lihue (LIH) for $337 round-trip nonstop in Delta Basic Economy:
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