To determine which Hawaiian island is the cheapest to visit we looked at three costs: airfare, lodging (hotels and vacation rentals), and rental car hire. We were surprised by what we found.
Using these averages, we calculated the cost for a trip for two to each island for a week. We found the cheapest island for each cost category and discovered some great ways to save money on your trip to Hawaii.
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The Cheapest Hawaiian Island to Vacation Chapters:
01:05 The cheapest Hawaiian island to visit is…
01:35 Cost of hotels by Hawaiian island
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03:00 Overall cost to Hawaii for a couple
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Ways to Save Money When Visiting Hawaii
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05:46 Tip 4: Look for flash sales on flights
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