Oahu, Air/3 Nights, From $440

Save about $275 on a stay at an oceanfront resort at the Diamond Head end of Waikiki.

By , Monday, Feb 28, 2011, 9:00 AM


The sunset on the North Shore of Oahu

(Courtesy alohamorrison/myBudgetTravel)

The Real Deal Round-trip airfare to Honolulu on United Airlines; three nights at the Ocean Resort Hotel Waikiki; a free stay for kids 12 and under; and hotel taxes; from $440 per person—plus estimated airport taxes and fees of $38.

When Mar. 14Apr. 22, 2011.

Gateways L.A.; add $157 for Seattle; $232 for Atlanta; $233 for Denver; $244 for Chicago; $300 for Miami; $329 for New York City; additional gateways available.

The Fine Print Breakfast is not included. There are no fuel surcharges. Airport taxes and fees an approximately an additional $38 per person. Based on double occupancy; single supplement is about $553. Kids 12 and under pay only for airfare, which is about $328 per person from L.A. Round-trip airport-hotel transfers are an additional $28 per person. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.

Book By No deadline; based on availability.

Contact Pleasant Holidays, 800/742-9244,

Why It’s a Deal According to a recent search on Kayak, the lowest round-trip fare between L.A. and Honolulu was $550, including taxes, for travel in late March (Hawaiian Airlines). Add to that about $202 per person, including taxes, for three nights at the Ocean Resort Hotel Waikiki, and your total for airfare and accommodations is $752 when booked independently. For $274 less, this Pleasant Holidays package includes airfare, accommodations, and all taxes and fees.

More Optional activities include a 45-minute helicopter tour ($191 per person), Germaine’s Hawaiian Luau ($72 per person), and the Magic of Polynesia evening show ($55 per person). Additional nights at the Ocean Resort Hotel Waikiki start from $76 per room per night. Add $102 per person to add two nights and a five-day automatic Hertz car rental with unlimited mileage, plus airport taxes of $38 and rental car taxes of about $62.

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