Hawaii Packages, From $125 to $729
Kauai, from $125 per night
Renting a condo or apartment is one way to keep the cost of Hawaii down. The Princeville Vacation Condo Rental, on Kauai’s north shore, has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a kitchen. The condo is in Princeville Resort on Hanalei Beach. Rates start at $125 per night, a savings of about 17 percent. When Apr. 1–Oct. 31, 2009. Details All taxes included; the maximum occupancy is six people. Requires a three-night stay. Contact rentalo.com.
Big Island, from $131 per room per night
Shell Hospitality, a network of 22 resorts, is offering spring specials. One includes 30 percent off at the Kona Coast Resort when you book three nights. The resort has 267 villas with private patios, kitchens, and ocean or garden views. Rates start at $131 per room per night, or $393 for the required three-night stay. When Ongoing. Details Does not include taxes of 12 percent. Based on single or double occupancy. Requires a three-night stay. Contact 866/729-7182, shellhospitality.com.
Big Island, from $179 per room per night
The advance purchase rate at the Hilton Waikoloa Village will save you about $100 a night if you pay in full at the time of booking. The hotel offers three pools, a private beach, and a saltwater lagoon. Rates start at $179 per room per night. When Through Dec. 20, 2009. Details Does not include taxes of 12 percent. Based on single or double occupancy. Requires 14-day advance booking. Contact 800/445-8667, hiltonwaikoloavillage.com.
Maui, from $185 per room per night
Outrigger Hotels and Resorts, which has more than 20 properties in Hawaii, is offering a Free Night and Free Groceries package. It includes accommodations, a gift card at a local grocery store, and an ecofriendly tote bag. The lowest rate is valid at Outrigger Aina Nalu, close to Lahaina on the waterfront. You’ll receive a $50 gift card for groceries and a free night. Rates start at $185 per room per night, or $740 for the required five-night stay (with the fifth night free). When Through Dec. 21, 2009. Details Does not include taxes of 12 percent. Based on single or double occupancy. Requires a five-night stay. Contact 800-688-7444, outrigger.com.
Oahu, air/5 nights, from $586 per adult, $199 per child
Tour operator Pleasant Holidays has inexpensive packages for Hawaii right now; we like the Kids Fly to Oahu for $199 promotion. The package includes round-trip airfare from L.A. or San Francisco to Honolulu, five nights’ accommodations, hotel taxes, and fuel surcharges. For adults the package is $586, but it’s just $199 for kids. The hotel accommodations depend on when you book; see the website for more details. Book By Apr. 30, 2009. When June 1–Aug. 23, 2009. Details Taxes are additional. Based on double occupancy; child rate valid for ages 2 to 17. Other gateways available for a supplement. Contact 800/742-9244, pleasantholidays.com.
Oahu, air/6 nights, from $729 per person
Round-trip airfare, six nights at the Wyland Waikiki Hotel, transfers, breakfast daily, and a fresh-flower-lei greeting are included in this package. Booked independently, the hotel accommodations alone would cost $567 per person—for $162 more, the package throws in the flight and the transfers, all in one booking. When Apr. 1–Dec. 15, 2009. Gateways L.A., Phoenix; add $70 for Houston, $110 for New York City; additional gateways available. Details Does not include airport taxes and fees of $59. Based on double occupancy; single supplement is $309. Based midweek travel; weekend rates will be slightly higher. Contact Travel Themes and Dreams, 877/870-7447, travelthemesanddreams.com.
Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.
Note: This story was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.