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Deal alert: Round-trip flights to the Hawaiian Islands for less than $200 

Nov. 27, 2021
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Deal alert: Round-trip flights to the Hawaiian Islands for less than $200 
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A getaway to Hawaii sounds like the perfect way to leave the cold weather behind this winter. With this deal from American Airlines, Delta, United, Alaska Airlines, WestJet and Hawaiian Airlines, you can enjoy the sunshine of Hawaii for less than $200 round-trip. The offers include a wide range of departure cities, as well as four different Hawaiian islands.

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The deal was originally sent out by Thrifty Traveler to its Premium members, who are notified about cheap flights, award flight sales and business-class deals by email for $7.99 monthly or $49.99 annually.

The offer applies to travel from January 2022 through March 2022.

Nonstop round-trip flights to Honolulu (HNL) and Kauai (LIH) from San Francisco (SFO) are available for $198; from Denver (DEN) for $276 and from Portland (PDX) for $278 for basic economy seats.

Related: The best ways to get to Hawaii using points and miles

Deal basics

Airline: American, Delta, United, Delta, Hawaiian Airlines, WestJet, Alaska Airlines
Routes: San Fransisco (SFO), Chicago (ORD), Denver (DEN), Houston (IAH) and many more cities in the U.S. and Canada to Oahu (HNL), Kauai (LIH), the Big Island (KOA) and Maui (OGG).
How to book: Directly through airline sites or Google flights
Travel Dates: January 2022-March 2022

Sample flights

The deal includes basic economy round-trip flights from cities across North America, including:

  • Albuquerque (ABQ)
  • Anchorage (ANC)
  • Boise (BOI)
  • Bozeman (BZN)
  • Burbank (BUR)
  • Calgary (YYC)
  • Chicago (MDW)
  • Chicago (ORD)
  • Colorado Springs (COS)
  • Denver (DEN)
  • Des Moines (DSM)
  • Edmonton (YEG)
  • El Paso (ELP)
  • Eugene (EUG)
  • Fresno (FAT)
  • Houston (HOU)
  • Houston (IAH)
  • Idaho Falls (IDA)
  • Indianapolis (IND)
  • Kansas City (MCI)
  • Long Beach (LGB)
  • Madison (MSN)
  • Medford (MFR)
  • Milwaukee (MKE)
  • Monterey (MRY)
  • Omaha (OMA)
  • Ontario (ONT)
  • Palm Springs (PSP)
  • Portland (PDX)
  • Regina (YQR)
  • Reno (RNO)
  • San Antonio (SAT)
  • San Diego (SAN)
  • San Francisco (SFO)
  • San Jose (SJC)
  • Santa Ana (SNA)
  • Santa Barbara (SBA)
  • Saskatoon (YXE)
  • Seattle (SEA)
  • Spokane (GEG)
  • St. Louis (STL)
  • Tucson (TUS)
  • Vancouver (YVR)
  • Wichita (ICT)

TPG found a steal from SFO-LIH starting at $198 round-trip for basic economy nonstop flights on United in February.

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(Screenshot Courtesy of United)

Throughout January and February, there are a handful of dates per month from PDX-HNL starting at $278 round-trip for nonstop flights on Hawaiian Airlines.

(Screenshot courtesy of Hawaiian Airlines)

American, Delta and United airlines are offering round-trip flights from DEN-HNL at the end of January for $276.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Maximize your purchase

Pay with: The Platinum Card® from American Express for 5x on airfare booked directly with the airline or through American Express Travel (on up to $500,000 on these purchases per calendar year), the Citi Prestige® Card for 5x on airfare, the Citi Premier® Card or Chase Sapphire Reserve for 3x on air travel, the American Express® Gold Card for 3x on airfare when booked directly with the airline or through Amex Travel, or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card for 2x on travel — which you could redeem for as little as 13,000 points.

The information for the Citi Prestige Card has been collected independently by The Points Guy. The card details on this page have not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer.

Bottom line

Depending on which island you want to go to, this deal provides a range of affordable options for a winter escape to Hawaii.

Featured image by Getty Images/EyeEm
Editorial disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airline or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.

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Rewards

2 - 10X points
10XEarn unlimited 10X miles on hotels and rental cars booked through Capital One Travel
5X5X miles on flights booked through Capital One Travel.
2X2 Miles per dollar on every purchase, every day

Intro offer

75,000 bonus miles
Earn 75,000 bonus miles when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening, equal to $750 in travel

Annual Fee

$395

Recommended Credit

740-850
Excellent
Credit ranges are a variation of FICO© Score 8, one of many types of credit scores lenders may use when considering your credit card application.

Why We Chose It

The Capital One Venture X card is one of the best all-round travel credit cards ever launched. Not only is it offering a tremendous welcome bonus, but cardholders can earn tons of miles on everyday spending and receive a 10,000-mile anniversary bonus to boot. Its annual fee is $395, but cardholders can count on up to $300 in statement credits toward travel booked through Capital One Travel each year and other valuable benefits like access to Priority Pass lounges and Capital One’s own growing family of airport lounges.

Pros

  • Excellent welcome offer worth 75,000 miles after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first three months.
  • Up to $300 in annual travel statement credits toward bookings make through Capital One Travel.
  • 10,000 bonus miles (worth $100 toward travel) each account anniversary.

Cons

  • The $395 annual fee might be expensive for some, but this card’s benefits provide much more value than that.
  • If you don’t travel frequently, this might not be the best card for you.
  • Earn 75,000 bonus miles when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening, equal to $750 in travel
  • Receive up to $300 back annually as statement credits for bookings through Capital One Travel, where you'll get Capital One's best prices on thousands of options
  • Get 10,000 bonus miles (equal to $100 towards travel) every year, starting on your first anniversary
  • Earn unlimited 10X miles on hotels and rental cars booked through Capital One Travel and 5X miles on flights booked through Capital One Travel
  • Earn unlimited 2X miles on all other purchases
  • Unlimited complimentary access for you and two guests to 1,400+ lounges, including Capital One Lounges and our Partner Lounge Network
  • Receive up to a $100 credit for Global Entry or TSA PreCheck®
  • Use your Venture X miles to easily cover travel expenses, including flights, hotels, rental cars and more—you can even transfer your miles to your choice of 15+ travel loyalty programs
  • Named editors' choice for "Best New Credit Card of 2021" by The Points Guy
  • Earn 10 miles per dollar when you book on Turo, the world's largest car sharing marketplace, through May 16, 2023
Best card for premium perks while traveling
TPG Editor‘s Rating
Card Rating is based on the opinion of TPG‘s editors and is not influenced by the card issuer.
4 / 5
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Rewards Rate

10XEarn unlimited 10X miles on hotels and rental cars booked through Capital One Travel
5X5X miles on flights booked through Capital One Travel.
2X2 Miles per dollar on every purchase, every day
  • Intro Offer
    Earn 75,000 bonus miles when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening, equal to $750 in travel

    75,000 bonus miles
  • Annual Fee

    $395
  • Recommended Credit
    Credit ranges are a variation of FICO© Score 8, one of many types of credit scores lenders may use when considering your credit card application.

    740-850
    Excellent

Why We Chose It

The Capital One Venture X card is one of the best all-round travel credit cards ever launched. Not only is it offering a tremendous welcome bonus, but cardholders can earn tons of miles on everyday spending and receive a 10,000-mile anniversary bonus to boot. Its annual fee is $395, but cardholders can count on up to $300 in statement credits toward travel booked through Capital One Travel each year and other valuable benefits like access to Priority Pass lounges and Capital One’s own growing family of airport lounges.

Pros

  • Excellent welcome offer worth 75,000 miles after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first three months.
  • Up to $300 in annual travel statement credits toward bookings make through Capital One Travel.
  • 10,000 bonus miles (worth $100 toward travel) each account anniversary.

Cons

  • The $395 annual fee might be expensive for some, but this card’s benefits provide much more value than that.
  • If you don’t travel frequently, this might not be the best card for you.
  • Earn 75,000 bonus miles when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening, equal to $750 in travel
  • Receive up to $300 back annually as statement credits for bookings through Capital One Travel, where you'll get Capital One's best prices on thousands of options
  • Get 10,000 bonus miles (equal to $100 towards travel) every year, starting on your first anniversary
  • Earn unlimited 10X miles on hotels and rental cars booked through Capital One Travel and 5X miles on flights booked through Capital One Travel
  • Earn unlimited 2X miles on all other purchases
  • Unlimited complimentary access for you and two guests to 1,400+ lounges, including Capital One Lounges and our Partner Lounge Network
  • Receive up to a $100 credit for Global Entry or TSA PreCheck®
  • Use your Venture X miles to easily cover travel expenses, including flights, hotels, rental cars and more—you can even transfer your miles to your choice of 15+ travel loyalty programs
  • Named editors' choice for "Best New Credit Card of 2021" by The Points Guy
  • Earn 10 miles per dollar when you book on Turo, the world's largest car sharing marketplace, through May 16, 2023