Round-trip fares to French Polynesia start at $600 through February

We have seen many deals on flights to Tahiti. What makes this deal stand out, however, is that it includes extensive availability on the neighboring islands of French Polynesia.

Plus, this deal includes Thursday flights for next month’s travel. Last minute trip to Moorea or Bora Bora? Say less.

Non-stop flights to Papeete cost around $600, while flights to other islands include stopovers and cost between $550 and $800 in economy class.

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Basics of the transaction


Airlines: United Airlines, Air France and Delta Air Lines.
Routes: From Los Angeles and San Francisco to Papeete, Bora Bora, Moorea and Raiatea.
How to book: Browse through
Google flights and book flights to Papeete directly with the airline. Note that most routes to the smaller islands require reservations Skyscanner.
Travel dates: from January to March; Exact availability depends on route.
Book on: Over the next two days.

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Examples of flights

The best flights in this deal are two flights to Faaa International Airport (PPT) in French Polynesia’s capital, Papeete.

The first departs from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and costs from $589. Another flight departs from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and costs from $602. Both are non-refundable non-stop fares on basic economy fares.

Both fares include one full-size piece of hand luggage. However, expect around $110-$120 to check the bag. United Basic Economy fares cannot be changed, while Delta travelers can pay a fee. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the terms and conditions of each type of tariff.

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If you’re outside of Los Angeles and don’t mind a layover or third-party booking, consider the following round-trip flights, priced at time of publication:

  • To Moorea Airport (MOZ), from $563.
  • To Raiatea Airport (RFP), from $728.
  • To Bora Bora Airport (BOB), from $805.

All these flights include a stopover at PPT lasting between 90 minutes and 10 hours.

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Bottom line

Regular prices for these routes are over $1,000, making this a significant bargain, especially for flights to Papeete.

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