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Vacation to Hawaii in High Comfort

I’ve travelled to Hawaii twice, now. Both times, I’ve flown.


The first time I went to Hawaii, we lived in Nebraska. It wasn’t exactly the middle of nowhere, but you could see the middle from our place. Normally, flying anywhere meant driving to a major airport - either Omaha or usually Kansas City.


This time, we had a family emergency and had to get to Honolulu pronto. So we took a commuter plane from Kearney, Nebraska to Denver. From Denver, we flew to Los Angeles and changed planes. From L.A. we continued to Honolulu. Elapsed time by the clock, about 8 hours. Real time, more like 13.


The second time we went to Hawaii, we lived in Florida and the airport was only 40 miles away. We flew from Fort Myers to Houston, Texas. In Houston, we changed planes for a long, non-stop flight to Honolulu. Again, the clock time was about 6 hours. Real time, more like 12.


Both times, we arrived exhausted and jet-lagged...


If you have time, there’s a better way. Don’t just go to Hawaii to vacation, vacation TO Hawaii.


Take a cruise, board a luxury ship and cruise to Hawaii. The trip takes about 2 days from the west coast of the USA, and you arrive rested and refreshed (if you can stay out of the disco!).


Counting the commuting time, plane changing, luggage hauling, taxi catching and so on, the amount of real time spent is about the same.


If you choose to begin your Hawaii cruise at a mainland port, you’ll board the ship somewhere between Vancouver, Canada and Ensenada, Mexico. You’ll check into your cabin, then enjoy a buffet lunch while you wait for your luggage to arrive at your cabin. You’ll unpack once, then relax and enjoy until it’s time to disembark and head home.


I can tell you this - next time we go on a Hawaiian vacation, we’ll vacation to Hawaii and enjoy the cruise to Hawaii as well as the final destination.

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