Hawaiian Airlines has relaunched its popular
“Take a Mate” air fares from 20 destinations in Australia to
Hawaii, enabling two people to travel together to Honolulu using just one fare.
Priced from A$1360 for two people ex Sydney and
A$1710 for two people ex Melbourne and Brisbane, including taxes,
the deal enables each passenger who buys this fare to take a mate
On sale for just this one week, the encore “Take
A Mate” fares coincide with a major sales drive by Hawaiian
Airlines, with sales teams visiting a range of travel agencies in
Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane throughout this week.
The “Take s Mate” fares are available for
departures from until 28 August, then from 17 October until13
December, and again from 13 January – 10 March, 2010. All travel
must be booked and paid for by 17 August.
“When we first
introduced “Take a Mate” earlier this year, these fares became the
most popular we have ever offered in our five years in this
market,” said Sherilyn Robinson, Hawaiian Airlines General
Manager, Sales and Marketing, Australia.
“Now they’re back by
popular demand – and right at the time that the Australian dollar
is once again climbing above 80 US cents,” Ms Robinson added. “So
now is definitely the time to take a mate to Hawaii – or if you
loved this deal last time, then take another mate!”
As well as
providing a welcome escape from chilly Australia in winter or
spring, the extension of these fares into January, February and
March 2010 makes them a great and different gift idea for
Christmas or even for Valentine’s Day on Sunday, 14 February,
possibly eliminating the need for last minute gift shopping.
As well as
offering a bargain price, the “Take a Mate” fares, in Economy
Class, include taxes, meals, drinks and mainscreen entertainment
on Hawaiian’s flights between Sydney and Honolulu.
addition, Hawaiian offers every passenger a generous free luggage
allowance of two checked items, each weighing up to 32 kilograms.
As well as from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, “Take A Mate”
fares also are available from 17 other destinations around
Not all seats are available at these prices, and
some travel agents may charge additional service fees. Some
conditions also apply. There are no shoulder or high seasons for
Hawaiian Airlines flies nonstop from Sydney to
Honolulu every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday evening, with
connections from throughout Australia with partner airlines.
Prior to 26 October, Hawaiian flights depart Sydney at 9.20pm,
crossing the international dateline and arriving at 11.10am the
same day – a flight time of approximately 10 hours.
October until the end of March – when daylight saving time applies
in NSW – Hawaiian flights will depart Sydney at 10.20pm.
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