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Austin – Hawaii for $394 RT on United + More Cities on Sale

I’m going to keep this short and sweet and just share that today has been a pretty epic day for airfare wars to Hawaii. I won’t be able to recap every city on sale before darting off to the girls’ gymnastics class, but I have to share that round trips from Austin start at just $394 on United or American! You can connect via a variety of cities to fly to Honolulu or Kauai for under $400 per round trip…

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Hawaii Fare War: Stack Deals for Cheap Flights to the Islands!

There’s little I love more than a good old-fashioned Hawaii airfare war, and one has been heating up today. Of course, those on the West Coast see the cheapest sub-$300 fares, but I see $400-something round trip fares from Texas and $500-something fares from as far East as New York City. If you want to use cold hard cash or fixed value credit card points to book your flights and not worry about award availability, this could be a good…

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Flights to Maui for Under $500 on United from Dallas

When airfare to Hawaii drops under $500 for a round trip from pretty much anywhere in Texas, I start dreaming of perfect weather, gorgeous sunsets, sand at my feet, amazing food, and all things Hawaii. If you do the same, then know that right now you can snag flights from Dallas to Maui on United for about $450 round trip on various dates in January through early March 2018. I like to use the Google Flights flexible date search to…

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Review of the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort

Of all the places we have ever been, my favorite destination is still Hawaii, so when I recently had the chance to head there, even for just a night, I was all-in. This particular night was spent in Waikiki, which may not be my #1 spot in all of Hawaii, but I found plenty of great things to do and eat in the Waikiki area during my 24 hours in paradise. One of the harder decisions for this one night…

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Five Things to Do With 24 Hours in Waikiki

A few weeks ago I had the privilege to be on the final United 747 passenger flight. That final flight flew from San Francisco to Honolulu, the same route as the first United 747 flight in the 1970’s, which was a very nice full circle moment for the aircraft and airline…and a very top notch travel destination for me. Call me unoriginal, but Hawaii is one of my very favorite spots, so even a night there isn’t too short for…

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United Discounts Hawaii Award Flights for ‘Cyber Monday’

My family’s favorite vacation destination is Hawaii, and via their own version of a “Cyber Monday” offering, United is making it 20% cheaper to get there on miles if you book a roundtrip economy saver award by December 8th and travel between January 7 – March 10, 2018. This means that instead of it costing 45,000 United miles per round trip, it will cost you just 36,000 miles to get to paradise and back from the Lower 48 + Alaska…

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Discounted Flights to Hawaii Available from the Middle of the Country

Hawaii fare sales from the West Coast happen with some regularity, but once you head East of Nevada the chance to score a good fare to Hawaii becomes about as likely as hitting a royal flush on video poker. I’ve done both, but only very, very rarely. However, for those looking to fly on Alaska or Virgin America to Hawaii, today could be the day you put together a trip to Hawaii for a very good price.   Using a flexible…

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Use Your Companion Pass to Fly Southwest to Hawaii!

The most anticipated aviation announcement in years took a couple of ticks longer than we thought it might to be announced, but that’s okay because Southwest Airlines is officially officially going to be selling tickets to Hawaii in 2018! They didn’t say passengers flights will actually take off next year, but my money is on passengers being in the air at some point in 2018.   Yesterday evening at their employee Spirit Party in California, they announced that they intend to fly to…

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Fly to Hawaii and More for Fewer Miles With New Award Chart!

It was recently announced that Singapore Airlines and Alaska Airlines were becoming partners. This means that, among other things, you will be able to use Alaska miles to fly Singapore Airlines operated flights and Singapore Airlines miles to fly Alaska operated flights. More options redemption are always good, but what really matters are the award charts prices and we can take a look at the just released Singapore Airlines award chart for Alaska Airlines operated flights. This is super relevant…

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