Are you ready to escape the perpetual winter storms plaguing most of the country this season and say ‘aloha’ to the sun in Hawaii? If you’re a United MileagePlus member, you’ll want to jump at this offer right now.
For just 12,000 United mileage points, plus $5.60, you can fly to Honolulu and Maui this winter. This deal expires tonight, so act quickly if you want to experience warm island breezes this February.
Routes: New York City, Miami, Los Angeles and more mainland cities to Honolulu and Kahului.
How to book: Directly with the airline.
Travel dates: Select dates between Jan. 18 and March 5.
Book by: 11:59 p.m. CT tonight.
Here’s the deal: You can book coach award flights to Hawaii for 12,000 miles one-way if you have elite status and a United card; or, you can book for 15,000 miles one-way if you have elite status or a United card. Flights normally go for 22,500 miles each way. Thanks to DansDeals for bringing this one to our attention.
Given the limited time available to book this offer, it’s best to start searching immediately and lock in whatever you see ASAP. We’re seeing good availability from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in February, as well as some flights from Miami International Airport (MIA) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Here are a few examples.
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These are some of the best miles redemptions on United for flights to Hawaii, especially during the peak winter months. Take advantage of this short-time offer and you’ll be soaking up the sun soon.