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Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 in Airline, Amex Business Gold Rewards, Amex Starwood, Amex Starwood Business, Credit Cards, Hawaii, Hawaiian Airlines | 0 comments

Honeymoon Flight Review: Hawaiian Airlines First Class between New York and Hawaii

These upcoming posts about our honeymoon travels are long overdue but after some friends recently asked what the best way to get to Hawaii for free is, I thought I would finally write up a summary. Rather than go to the Maldives or Bora Bora, we really wanted to go to Hawaii since neither of us have been there. Kauai in particular looked amazing, so we decided to spend a week on the garden island for our honeymoon. From New York, only two airlines fly non-stop to Hawaii, and those two airlines are Hawaiian Airlines and United Airlines. Some would argue that Newark where the United Airlines flight departs from is technically not in New York so there really is only one airline that flies non-stop! The actual cost of our two Hawaiian Airlines First Class tickets was $11,626.58 (although we would obviously never pay that), but we were able to use 160,000 Hawaiian Airlines miles and pay $20 in taxes and fees instead!     How You Can...

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Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 in Airline, Credit Cards, Hawaii, Hawaiian Airlines | 0 comments

Hawaii Destination Wedding Via Wedding Wings

Destination weddings are all the rage these days. Some popular choices include Hawaii or the Caribbean. You get married in a beautiful, exotic place and since it requires traveling, you only have to invite your closest friends and family. As a result, the wedding size is smaller, and you save quite a bit of money. On the negative side, your guests will be on the hook for airplane tickets and hotel costs, but they do get a mini vacation so it’s justified. Well, per this article that my fiancĂ©e found in Style Me Pretty, you and your guests can both win if you have a Hawaii destination wedding courtesy of a free program by Hawaiian Airlines called Wedding Wings. Couples get 10% off their airfare while their guests get 5% off. In addition, you can easily manage and track your guests through Wedding Wings. When 25 or more guests book their flights through your Wedding Wings invite, you become eligible for a free one-way first class upgrade based on...

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