Southwest Airlines, 18K Points for Round Trip to Hawaii
If you’re looking to visit Hawaii, Southwest Airlines has some awesome deals right now. For those in the West Coast, round-trip fares cost less than $300. But will points it gets even better. You can pay less than 18,000 points, or 9,000 each way for travel between Oakland and Honolulu or San Jose and Maui. The best prices are showing up from February through May. You should find some dates available priced at just 8,967 points one way. Just go to Southwest.com and search their low fare calendar.
Southwest also offers cheap flight between the island, often as low as $29 or $39.
If you need more Southwest points you can always transfer from Chase Ultimate Rewards at a rate of 1:1. For cash booking you can use Amex Platinum (5x on airfare), Citi Prestige (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve (3x on travel) or any of the best credit cards for travel purchases. And this becomes a much better deal for those who have the Southwest Companion Pass. For those that don’t have it, these current Southwest card bonuses are a great way to get it.