Won’t Last! $488 Round-Trip to Hawaii From 4 Cities, $163 Boston to Las Vegas

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Fly to Honolulu starting at ~$488 round-trip from Chicago, Cleveland, Denver or Houston!  Or from Boston to Las Vegas for ~$163 round-trip!

Via The Flight Deal, American Airlines has tickets to Honolulu on sale for travel through early December.

And, United Airlines has cheap fares from Boston to Las Vegas until early December.

Update:  The Flight Deal also reports you can fly Alaska Airlines between New York and Maui for ~$571 round-trip!

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Hike Diamond Head in Honolulu! Fly There for ~$488 Round-Trip from 4 Cities!

You can search for this fare using ITA Matrix or Google Flights, then book it on the airline websites.

Deals to Hawaii and Las Vegas tend to sell out quickly, so book soon!

How to Book It

Link:   ITA Matrix

Link:   Google Flights

Here’s how to use Google Flights to find sale dates.

And if you book a ticket with an online travel agency like Orbitz or Expedia, you may be eligible for a refund within a short time of booking your ticket.  Check out my post on cancellation policies for airlines and online travel agencies for more details!

Fares to Honolulu

I found fares between Cleveland and Honolulu in October for ~$488 round-trip in coach.

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Say Aloha for Just $488 Round-Trip From 4 Cities!

You can fly to Honolulu from:

  • Chicago
  • Cleveland
  • Denver
  • Houston

Tickets are available through early December, and you must depart on Monday through Thursday.  American Airlines requires a 7-day advance purchase.  Availability is limited, so book soon if you’re interested!

Remember, folks with the Citi Prestige can use Citi ThankYou points to purchase tickets at a rate of 1.6 cents per point on American Airlines.  Check the Citi Travel Portal to see if the same fares are available!

And you’ll get the 1st bag checked free for yourself and up to 8 travel companions with the Citi Executive AAdvantage MasterCard or Barclays Aviator Silver card (not available for new sign-ups).  You do NOT have to use the card to pay for your ticket!

Note:  You can hold a reservation on American Airlines for up to 24 hours and get a full refund if you change your mind.

Boston to Las Vegas

The Flight Deal also reports you can fly from Boston to Las Vegas for ~$163.

I found round-trip coach tickets in October for ~$163!

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Folks in Boston Can Get to Las Vegas for Only ~$163 Round-Trip

This deal is available through early December, and availability is limited.  There’s also a 21-day advance purchase requirement for these tickets.

Remember, folks who have the Chase United MileagePlus Explorer card get 2X United Airlines miles per $1 spent on United Airlines!

Note:  You can cancel a United Airlines reservation within 24 hours of booking and get a full refund.

What If You’re Not in 1 of These Cities?

Southwest – If you need more Southwest points, Chase Ultimate Rewards points transfer to Southwest.  Plus, if you have the Southwest Companion Pass, a friend can fly with you for (almost) free!

British Airways – If you’re a short flight away from an included city, you can save miles by using British Airways Avios points to book an award flight on American Airlines.

Chase Ultimate Rewards points , American Express Membership Rewards points, and Starwood Preferred Guest points transfer to British Airways.

Which Card to Use?

Remember to use a card that will earn you bonus points:

Card NameWhat It Earns
The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN- Earn 3X American Express Membership Rewards points on airfare purchased directly from airlines when you choose this as your 3X category (otherwise earn 2X points)

- Here's my review of the card

Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express
- Earn 3X American Express Membership Rewards points for airfare purchased directly from airlines

- $100 Airline fee credit. Up to $100 a year for incidental fees with your selected airline

- Here's my review of the card
SimplyCash® Plus Business Credit Card from American Express
- 3% cash back on airfare purchased directly from airlines when you choose this as your 3% cash back category

- Here's my review of the card
The Platinum Card® from American Express
- Earn 5X American Express Membership Rewards points for flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel

- $200 Airline Fee Credit. Up to $200 a year in baggage fees and more at 1 airline

- Here's my review of the card
Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard®

- Earn 2 miles per $1 on all purchases

- Use miles for travel statement credits (minimum 10,000 miles for $100)

- Here's my review of the card
Chase Sapphire Reserve
- Earn 3 miles per $1 on travel and dining

- $300 statement credit for travel purchases per calendar year (including hotels, airfare, etc.)

- Here's my review of the card
Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card
- Earn 2X Chase Ultimate Rewards points on travel, including airfare

- Here's my review of the card
Citi Prestige® Card - Earn 3X ThankYou points for airfare & hotels

- $250 statement credit for airfare & baggage fees each calendar year

- Here's my review of the card
Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card
InkBusinessPreferred
- Earn 3X Chase Ultimate Rewards points on the first $150,000 spent on travel, including airfare each year

- Here's my review of the card
Citi ThankYou® Premier Card- Earn 3X ThankYou points for travel, including airfare

- Here's my review of the card
Or pay with an airline credit card for specific perks!

 

Get Free Hotel Nights With These Cards

Link:   Hot Deals – Hotel Credit Cards

If you book a cheap flight, remember there are lots of ways to get cheap or free hotel rooms with points from credit card bonuses and spending!

To find hotels that can be booked with points, I like using Hotel Hustle (which even shows you if rooms are actually available!) or AwardMapper.

Remember, you can transfer flexible points like Chase Ultimate Rewards or American Express Membership Rewards to different hotel programs.

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Don’t Forget You Can Transfer Points From Bank and Airline Programs to Hotels Like Hilton

Check out my posts on all the ways to earn Hilton and Hyatt points!  And here’s my list of 5 top Starwood hotels next to US beaches – including 1 in Hawaii!

Note:  Folks who want to book paid stays could check out discount sites like Orbitz, Expedia, or TravelPony for deals.  But remember you won’t get stay credits or points (and might not have your elite status recognized).

And if you’re feeling adventurous or prefer a neighborhood feel, Airbnb is a great way to save money on accommodations, especially for longer stays.

Read my tips on how to negotiate a better price on Airbnb!

Bottom Line

Folks in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver or Houston can fly to Honolulu on American Airlines from ~$488 round-trip through early December.  Availability is limited, and be sure to buy your tickets 7 days in advance!

And United Airlines has Boston to Las Vegas on sale for ~$163 round-trip.  Fly until early December.  Availability is limited, and there’s a 21-day advance purchase requirement.

These are great deals for a quick getaway before the holidays!  Let me know if you buy a ticket!

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