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Via The Flight Deal, there are lots of cheap fares from the West Coast to Hawaii, starting at just ~$197 round-trip!
I found flights from San Jose, California, to Maui for $207 round-trip, departing May 3 and returning May 9, 2018. Valid travel dates are from April to May 2018.
Here’s what you need to know.
American Airlines Fare Sales to Hawaii
Link: ITA Matrix
Link: Google Flights
Link: The Flight Deal
Several airlines are selling cheap flights to Hawaii from West Coast cities. You’ll find great deals from:
- Los Angeles
- San Francisco
- San Jose
Travel is valid in April and May 2018, on certain dates only. For example, I found round-trip coach flights from:
- Dallas to Maui for $360
- San Francisco to Honolulu for $197
- Portland to Maui for $293
You can check The Flight Deal for how to book. Or see my posts for how to use Google Flights and ITA Matrix to find sale dates. Then book directly on the airline website, or through an online travel agency.
If you book a ticket with an online travel agency like Orbitz, Expedia, or Priceline, 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!
If you book a sale flight, remember there are lots of ways to get cheap or free hotel rooms with points from credit card bonuses and spending.
Remember, you can transfer flexible points like Chase Ultimate Rewards or American Express Membership Rewards to different hotel programs.
Note: If you prefer to book paid stays, 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!).
Airbnb is another terrific way to save money on accommodations, especially for longer stays. Here are some tips on how to negotiate a better Airbnb price, and how to find a safe and comfortable Airbnb.