Best of Hawaii

February 18, 2019 to February 28, 2019

Escorted Tour of Three Islands – Oahu, the Big Island and Maui

Whether you’re looking to renew your spirit, explore historic sights, or experience breathtaking natural beauty, this Hawaii vacation is sure to delight. Feel the sand in your feet, smell the fresh fragrance of the island flowers, smile as the tranquil ocean waves hit your calves, savor the sumptuous cuisine, taste the aromatic coffee, and just relax as you experience the best of the Hawaiian Islands—Oahu, the Big Island, and Maui.  Choose from our tour-only option with air from any departure city, or select our air-inclusive package with group airfare from Milwaukee.

View photos from our 2017 Best of Hawaii group tour

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This morning we depart from Milwaukee for our flight to Hawaii. Upon arrival in Honolulu, enjoy a traditional lei greeting, and the group will be transferred to your hotel for the next three nights. After getting settled in, the afternoon and evening is at leisure.

Hotel: Sheraton Waikiki (or similar)

Start the day with a breakfast get-together with your Tour Director to review activities scheduled throughout your stay. Next, a tour of Pearl Harbor’s famous Battleship Row. Listen to a narration of the dramatic air attack of December 7, 1941, and visit the USS Arizona and the impressive memorial dedicated to the 1,102 men still entombed. You will also have an opportunity to visit the museum, an excellent way to learn about Pearl Harbor Day, the Japanese strategy and military craft, and the individuals involved in the attack. Then, on to Punchbowl National Cemetery with its beautiful views of Honolulu. Other sights include Chinatown, the Hawaii State Capitol, royal ‘Iolani Palace, and the statue of Kamehameha the Great. Tonight, enjoy an included dinner at your hotel.

Hotel: Sheraton Waikiki (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today is free to relax, swim, enjoy water sports, or laze on the beach. Take the optional excursion to the Polynesian Cultural Center for authentic island arts, crafts, history, music, a dinner buffet, and a spectacular Polynesian show with more than 100 performers. This evening, enjoy an optional sunset cruise with dinner, Hawaiian cocktails, and splendid views of the glittering Waikiki coastline and Diamond Head.

Hotel: Sheraton Waikiki (or similar)
Meal: Breakfast

Board a morning flight to the “Big Island” of Hawaii. Upon arrival in Hilo on the east coast, drive to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and visit the Jaggar Museum, where you will learn about this active volcano. Here, see Kilauea Crater, rising 4,090 feet above a volcanic wonderland of steaming fire pits, lava tubes, and fern forests. Next, enjoy an included lunch, followed by a stop at Punalu’u Bake Shop to sample the famous Hawaiian sweetbread introduced to the area by Portuguese sugar workers in the 19th century. This traditional favorite is not to be missed! Continue on to Kona, your home for the next three nights.

Hotel: Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

This morning, visit the Kona Coffee Living History Farm, a working coffee and macadamia nut farm where you have the opportunity to learn about the history of Kona’s coffee industry and the remarkable pioneers who established these farms. Tonight join your Tour Director for a festive Luau, where you have the opportunity to learn to hula, try some traditional Hawaiian specialties like poi, and see captivating performance by Polynesian musicians and dancers.

Hotel: Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy a free day for independent activities. Find a special place to relax poolside and enjoy the warm tropical sun and balmy breezes, enjoy an optional snorkeling cruise to Kealakekua Bay, or join the optional helicopter flightseeing excursion.

Hotel: Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay (or similar)
Meal: Breakfast

Your morning flight takes you to the “Valley Island” of Maui. Visit Lahaina, then continue on to Ka'anapali, your home for the next three nights. The balance of the day is at leisure.

Hotel: Sheraton Maui Resort (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today enjoy an included Whale Watch Tour with the group. The remainder of the day is available for free time activities. Your Tour Director is on hand to help you plan your time.

Hotel: Sheraton Maui Resort (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast

The morning is dedicated to Haleakala National Park, site of the volcanic Haleakala Crater, known as the “House of the Sun.” In 1980, this native ecosystem of cinder cones and dense rainforest was designated an International Biosphere Reserve. There’s plenty of time in the afternoon to relax and enjoy your hotel’s facilities and beach. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. Wonderful conversation and cuisine make the perfect finale to a memorable Hawaiian vacation!

Hotel: Sheraton Maui Resort (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Your morning is at leisure. Enjoy time to venture out and pick up last minute souvenirs or take a few more photos before checking out of the hotel and transfer to the Kahului Airport for flights home.

Meal: Breakfast


Air-Inclusive Package Transportation Inclusions

  • Round-trip flights from Milwaukee to Honolulu and return from Maui **
  • Round-trip airport/hotel motorcoach transfers including baggage handling when purchasing our air-included package

Sightseeing and Services

  • Inter-island flights in Hawaii
  • Professional local Tour Director
  • Professional driver and guide for transfers and included excursions
  • Experienced Tour Manager from Fox World Travel to accompany the group*
  • Traditional Lei greeting in Honolulu
  • Sightseeing to include: Island tour on Oahu including Pearl Harbor and the Arizona Memorial, Punchbowl National Cemetery and Honolulu City Tour; Tour on the Big Island of Hawaii including Volcano National Park ; tour on Maui including Haleakala/Lahaina
  • Complimentary Group Whale Watch Tour in Maui
  • Customized, informative travel documents containing all trip details and helpful planning information

Meals

  • Daily Breakfast
  • One lunch
  • Four three-course dinners including a Luau with Polynesian revue and a farewell dinner on Maui

Not Included: The price outlined above does not include:  gratuities for the coach driver, tour director or guides; meals, other than those specifically mentioned; beverages, other than included dinners; airline baggage fees; items of a personal nature such as internet/phone, laundry, passport fees, optional trip insurance, anything not specifically listed as included in the package price. Note: Most airline carriers charge fees for checked bags. These fees are not included in the cost of your package.

**This package includes air that has not yet been assigned, the identity of the carrier, which may include the carrier’s code-share partner, will be assigned and disclosed at a later date. 

* A minimum number of passengers are required for the Fox World Travel tour manager to accompany this group. If the minimum is not met, the tour will still include a professional local guide in the destination.  Hotels, tour itinerary and tour inclusions are subject to change.

Nine nights partial ocean view accommodations!Sheraton-maui-web

  • Three nights on Oahu at the Sheraton Waikiki
  • Three nights on The Big Island at Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay
  • Three nights on Maui at Sheraton Maui Resort

Similar resorts may be substituted.  All hotel  taxes, resort fees, baggage handling for one bag per person.  

Please note: Sheraton Hotels are smoke free properties.  No smoking is allowed in the rooms and on the properties. To protect the smoke free environment, the hotel will post a cleaning fee, currently a $200, to the account of any guest who smokes in their guest room.

Tour-Only

Book and deposit by August 3, 2018 and receive extra $330.00 off per person
Tour and inter-island air included
Arrange your own airfare to/from Hawaii
Based on double occupancy

Air-Inclusive

Book and deposit by August 3, 2018 and receive extra $330.00 off per person
Tour and inter-island air included
Airfare from Milwaukee
Based on double occupancy

Upgrade options and extra nights available. Call for details. (Upgraded rooms are subject to availability)

Single Supplement: $1,385.00
Triple Reduction: $85.00 per person reduction
Initial Deposit: $600.00 per person.
Final Payment Due:
 No later than November 14, 2018

*Above base pricing is per person based on double occupancy. All air taxes and fees of $144.10 per person are included and subject to change.  Inter-Island air costs are subject to change.

Early Booking Discount: $330.00 per person if deposited by August 3, 2018

Welcome Back Past Passenger Discount: Call for more information

*Must have traveled with Globus, Cosmos or Avalon within the last five years to qualify for past passenger discount.

Discounts are subject to change at any time.

Departure from Milwaukee to Phoenix (February 18)

  • Depart from General Mitchell International Airport on American Airlines 464 at 7:25 a.m. and arrive at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport at 10:08 a.m.

Flight from Phoenix to Honolulu (February 18)

  • Depart from Pheonix Sky Harbor International Airport on American Airlines 692 at 12:05 p.m. and arrive at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport at 4:04 p.m.

Flight from Honolulu to Kona (February 21)

  • Flight details are still pending

Flight from Kona to Maui (February 24)

  • Flight details are still pending

Flight from Maui to Dallas/Fort Worth (February 27-28)

  • Depart from Kahului Airport on American Airlines 7 at 6:50 p.m. and arrive at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport at 5:41 a.m.

Return flight from Dallas/Fort Worth (February 28)

  • Depart from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on American Airlines 2762 at 6:59 a.m. and arrive at General Mitchell International Airport at 9:19 a.m.

Inter-Island flight details are still pending

Please note: Flight schedules are subject to change and FWT has no control over flight changes, delays or cancellations.  Tickets will be non-refundable once issued. Changes will be subject to a fee plus any fare difference. Additional restrictions may apply. Flight schedules are subject to change. Fox World Travel has no control over flight or equipment changes, seat assignments, delays or cancellations. A minimum of 10 passengers is needed for the group air. Checked baggage fees may apply.

Pricing and flight options from other cities available upon request.

Optional Insurance

Cancellation and travel protection is strongly recommended. Fox World Travel offers several plans with Travel Guard Insurance. Details and rates can be obtained from your travel consultant.

Cancel Penalties

  • From time of booking to November 14, 2018: Deposit non-refundable
  • November 15, 2018 to January 4, 2019:  50% per person penalty + applicable airline fees
  • January 5, 2019 to Date of Departure: No Refund

Air is non-refundable once ticketed. 

To talk to a travel specialist or book your trip, please call 1-888-369-8785 or request more information online.