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Hawaii Gov. David Ige has announced that starting October 15, travelers arriving from out of state may bypass the 14-day quarantine requirement if they test negative for COVID-19. Travelers will have to take the test within 72 hours of arrival in the islands.
Details have emerged about a “resort bubble concept” for inter-island travelers and possibly even out of state visitors. Hawaii calls the program an “enhanced movement quarantine” that each county can develop to give residents and visitors the ability to travel between islands without a 14-day quarantine.
A recent increase of COVID-19 cases on the mainland, and in Hawaii, was a major part of the conversation between Hawaii Governor David Ige and the four county mayors who are expected to delay changing the current rules.
Gov. David Ige has announced an update for those visiting Hawaii from out-of-state. Starting August 1, visitors will be able to avoid the 14-day quarantine, if they get a valid COVID-19 test prior to their arrival, and show proof of a negative test result.
The emergency proclamation lifts the quarantine requirement for inter-island travelers effective 12:01 a.m. on June 16, 2020. However, it also leaves in place the quarantine requirement for out-of-state travelers.
Close to 10 million visitors fly to the Hawaiian islands annually, and they provide $16 billion to local business. Tourism makes up 23% of the state’s economy, and it has been heavily impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Kauai beaches are set to reopen on Friday as part of a two-week pilot program. The reopening with come with restrictions to help with social distancing and contain the spread of COVID-19.
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Between March 3 and March 5, Alaska Airlines is hosting an amazing sale between California and Hawaii, with fares starting at $99, one-way.
American Express has released a new Amex Offer for savings at Hilton brand hotels in Hawaii. You can save $200 if you spend $1,000 or more. The offer is targeted, but you can add it to any card with the link below.
You can pay less than 18,000 points, or 9,000 each way for travel between Oakland and Honolulu or San Jose and Maui.
Prices start at $298 roundtrip for basic Economy and $358 for Economy. You can fly out of San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, Seattle, Las Vegas, Boston and New York. Best prices are obviously for West Coast.
With this one-day sale, economy Award tickets from the U.S. mainland to Hawaii start at just 25,000 miles roundtrip, plus taxes and fees starting at $12. You need to book by 11:59 p.m. for travel September 9 – December 15, 2019.
Southwest Airlines has a great sale right now for those looking for an Hawaii vacation. Intra-island flights start at just $29 and from West Coast to Hawaii will cost you just $99 one way.
Frontier Airlines announced this week that its newest order of long-range airplanes could make Hawaii its latest destination.
The Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau (HVCB) launched an initiative today that will bring one lucky New Yorker (and a plus-one) all the way from the island of New York to one of the Hawaiian Islands. The key to winning an exciting trip could be right in their pocket. All they need to do is input the…
Flights to Hawaii are getting cheaper, especially now that Southwest is servicing the islands. But still, $6 flight are just insane. But that’s what Arby’s is offering, although there is a catch obviously.