With that hope for the future in mind, know that Southwest Airlines is offering flights to Hawaii for dates into April 2021 from just $99 or 6,864 Rapid Rewards points each way. And of course, if you have the Southwest Companion Pass, then two people can fly for that price, plus minimal taxes and fees.
Southwest Airlines is flying to Hawaii ! As of March 4, 2019, tickets to Hawaii on Southwest Airlines went on sale! Upcoming Routes and Start Dates — Mainland U.S. to Hawaii .
|Route||Expected Start Date|
|San Jose, CA (SJC) to Kauai, HI (LIH)||January 19, 2020|
Southwest entered the Hawaii market March 17 with service between Honolulu and Oakland, Calif. It launched its initial interisland service April 28 with flights between Honolulu and Kahului.
Southwest starts selling Hawaii flights , with $49 one-way fares . Southwest starts selling tickets on its first flights from California to Hawaii . The airline has received government approval for the long, overwater routes. Fares start at $49 one way and $29 each way between the Hawaiian islands.
The issue is Southwest’s initial, limited flight schedule from Hawaii to California doesn’t get passengers into California in time to catch Southwest flights to most cities east of California. So the airline isn’t selling many round-trip itineraries with connections.
Southwest will operate flights to Hawaii from four California cities: Oakland (OAK), San Diego (SAN), San Jose (SJC) and Sacramento (SMF). In Hawaii, the airline will fly to Honolulu (HNL) on Oahu, Kahului (OGG) on Maui, Kona (KOA) on the Island of Hawaii, and Lihue (LIH) on Kauai.
According to TPG’s valuations, you’ll generally receive 1.5 cents per Southwest point toward flights. So If you find a $600 round-trip ticket to Honolulu, you can expect to pay around 40,000 Southwest points .
The 6 Best Airlines That Fly to Hawaii Hawaiian Airlines. Fittingly, Hawaiian Airlines offers some of the best flights to Hawaii, providing daily service to Hawaii from more North American cities than any other airline. Alaska Airlines . American Airlines . United Airlines . Allegiant . WestJet .
The cheapest days to fly are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays : This is a somewhat rigid rule, but while there is a little give, there are firm structural reasons why it works.