WANT TO VISIT HAWAII BUT CAN'T SPEND A FORTUNE? US TOO. WE'RE SHARING ALL OUR SECRETS.
Don't just look for award tickets, look for award tickets that use fewer miles. Consider smart ways to use credit card points. Find out about "companion passes" that give you 2-for-1.
If you want to stay in a big resort, look for package deals for big savings. Airbnb is an amazing way to save money on lodging and food in Hawaii. Just make sure it's a legal one. Want to save even more? Consider a home exchange!
WHERE TO STAY
We love exploring Hawaii with our own wheels. Even a scenic drive can be a day's (free) adventure! There are a million ways to save money on your Hawaii rental car. Shop around for rates with Rental Cars, AutoSlash, Hawaii Discount Rental Cars and more! Only rent a car on days when you'll need one.
EAT FOR LESS
Staying for a long visit? Shop at Costco. For a shorter visit, buy groceries at Target and Walmart - they'll often price match their app for dry goods. But don't skimp on the shave ice!
There's no wrong way to spend a day in paradise, and there are plenty of amazing free things to do in Hawaii. Ways to save on paid activities: -Go Oahu pass -Entertainment Book -AAA card -National Parks pass -Local museum memberships -Groupon and more!
SAVE ON ACTIVITIES
1. VISITING IN PEAK SEASON
2. TOO MANY EXCURSIONS
3. FANCY RESTAURANTS
School breaks are always busy and expensive
Do a few special ones, but focus your time on beaches, hiking and scenic drives
Amazing food doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg
HAWAII ON A BUDGET MISTAKES TO AVOID