Fly to Hawaii using British Airways Avios from eight cities on the West Coast. For only 25,000 points, you can take direct flights (only) on either American Airlines or Alaska Airlines using points from partner British Airways.
Best Ways to Earn Avios
You can transfer points to British Airways from Chase Ultimate Rewards, American Express Membership Rewards, and Starwood. Chase Ultimate Rewards are our favorite overall point system and you can learn more about them on our Chase Ultimate Rewards Strategy post.
British Airways Award Chart
First, it’s important to know that the British Airways award chart is per segment. If your itinerary has a stop, you’ll pay in points like it’s two shorter flights. You’ll almost always be better off with non-stop flights.
Here’s the award chart for using Avios to fly partner airlines in US:
|Flight Distance (miles)||Number of Points (Economy Seat)|
|1 to 1,150||7,500 Avios|
|1,151 to 2,000||10,000 Avios|
|2,001 to 3,000||12,500 Avios|
Avios Points by Destination
The Avios Points by Destination tool is extremely helpful for knowing what you’ll pay in points for all kinds of destinations. Simply enter your home airport code and see what it will cost you in points to fly.
Step by Step Instructions:
Flights on American Airlines
For flights to Honolulu (Aulani) from Los Angeles or Phoenix, follow these Step by Step Instructions for Using British Airways Avios on American Airlines Flights.
Flights on Alaska Airlines
For flights from San Diego, San Jose, Oakland, Portland, Seattle, or Anchorage, follow these Step by Step Instructions for Using British Airways Avios on Alaska Airlines Flights.
Both of these links include clear instructions with screenshots which will walk you through the booking process.