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Best way to Travel to Hawaii - What credit card(s) should I be looking at?

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2 Adults and 1 5yr old at the time of travel...

I want to start figuring out what airline(s) are good to follow for flights to HNL out of BOS and if FF miles (we have 80,000+ on AA right now - not bc of creditcards) are a way to look at it...

Someone at work suggested Hawaiian Airlines - but no sure if that is the best option...some advice/help please?Confused

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2 Adults and 1 5yr old at the time of travel...

I want to start figuring out what airline(s) are good to follow for flights to HNL out of BOS and if FF miles (we have 80,000+ on AA right now - not bc of creditcards) are a way to look at it...

Someone at work suggested Hawaiian Airlines - but no sure if that is the best option...some advice/help please?Confused

Hands down, without question by a huge margin, I recommend getting the Bank of America Alaska Airlines card.


Does have a $75 annual fee but also comes with 1 companion pass for $125 on any route they fly. Luckily, Boston is one of the few East Coast cities Alaska Air flies out of. We have used the Companion Pass multiple times and saved at least $2,000 with it.


So if you buy 1 adult ticket for $800, you can buy the second one for $125. Add in the $75 annual fee, and your total cost would be $1,000, or $500 per ticket. No blackout dates, so you can go in high season as well.


Here are more details on the companion pass:


https://www.alaskaair.com/content...-code.aspx


Again, this won't work for everyone as Alaska is limited in the cities from which it flies, but for Boston-ites, it is a great deal.


Hope this helps
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Quote from megakimcheelove View Post :
Hands down, without question by a huge margin, I recommend getting the Bank of America Alaska Airlines card.


Does have a $75 annual fee but also comes with 1 companion pass for $125 on any route they fly. Luckily, Boston is one of the few East Coast cities Alaska Air flies out of. We have used the Companion Pass multiple times and saved at least $2,000 with it.


So if you buy 1 adult ticket for $800, you can buy the second one for $125. Add in the $75 annual fee, and your total cost would be $1,000, or $500 per ticket. No blackout dates, so you can go in high season as well.


Here are more details on the companion pass:


https://www.alaskaair.com/content...-code.aspx [alaskaair.com]


Again, this won't work for everyone as Alaska is limited in the cities from which it flies, but for Boston-ites, it is a great deal.


Hope this helps
Thank you - I didn't know Alaskan Air Flies out of BOS - will go look now Big Grin
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Thank you - I didn't know Alaskan Air Flies out of BOS - will go look now Big Grin
Alaska Air flies not just to Boston but to NY or PHL as well. that is because Alaska Air is not based out of Alaska but out of Seattle so any airport that connects to Seattle should have Alaska Air. to fly to Alaska though it does stop at Seattle.
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