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Deal alert: West Coast cities to Tahiti from $604

March 20, 2022
4 min read
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If you want a slice of paradise, this deal could be for you. United Airlines is offering deals to Papeete, Tahiti, starting at just over $600 round trip.

Tahiti is known for its beautiful beaches, but there is always more to explore. Shop 'til you drop at the Papeete Market and Vaima Shopping Center, and don’t miss out on fresh seafood and dishes that combine French and Asian cuisines.

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Scott’s Cheap Flights Premium originally sent us this deal. Basic membership is available for $49 per year and the Elite tier for $199 per year to get deals on premium economy, business-class and first-class flights. Until March 31, TPG readers can use promo code TPG25 and save 25% on a premium membership.

Deal basics

Airline: United
Routes: LAS/SEA/SFO to PPT
How to book: Search Google Flights and book directly through the airline
Travel dates: March — May

Related: Eating your way through Tahiti’s famed food trucks

Sample flights

The offers below are for basic economy flights, which allow you to take a carry-on. A checked bag will cost $55 each way.

The cheapest deal we came across was from Seattle (SEA) to Tahiti (PPT) for $604 round-trip, which was $200 cheaper than usual for the dates below, according to Google Flights. There is a layover in San Francisco (SFO) each way, including a nearly 11-hour stop on the return flight.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Nonstop flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Tahiti (PPT) are available for $629 round trip. The deal below is for the end of May.

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(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

You can go from Las Vegas (LAS) to Tahiti (PPT) for $866 round-trip with short stops in San Francisco (SFO) each way.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Maximize your purchase

Pay with: The Platinum Card® from American Express for 5 points per dollar 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 5 points per dollar on airfare, the Citi Premier® Card(see rates and fees)or Chase Sapphire Reserve for 3 points per dollar on air travel, the American Express® Gold Card for 3 points per dollar on airfare when booked directly with the airline or through Amex Travel, or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card for 2 points per dollar on travel.

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.

Related: Finding award availability to Tahiti

Bottom line

Delve into Polynesian culture by visiting museums and enjoying local cuisine. For a relaxing experience, visit tranquil gardens such as the Paofai Gardens and the Water Gardens Vaipahi. Jump on these spring deals to Tahiti while they last.

Featured image by InterContinental Resort Tahiti (Photo by Kyle Olsen/The Points Guy)
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