Fly Round-Trip to Hawaii: New Offers (One Increased!) on Hawaiian Airlines Cards Are Live

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Yesterday we shared the Barclays Hawaiian Airlines cards are getting a refresh.  And now the new offers on the Barclays Hawaiian Airlines® World Elite Mastercard® and Hawaiian Airlines® Business Mastercard® are open for applications.

If you’re planning a trip to Hawaii, either of these cards will earn you 50,000 Hawaiian Airlines miles after meeting a spending requirement.  With the Hawaiian Airlines® Business Mastercard®, you’ll earn the bonus after making a single purchase!  And this offer has improved from the previous 40,000-mile offer.

A round-trip coach award ticket from the US mainland to Hawaii costs 40,000 Hawaiian Airlines miles.  So with either offer, you’d earn enough for a trip to paradise – with miles left over!

If Hawaii Is on Your Bucket List, These New Offers on the Barclays Hawaiian Airlines Cards Can Get You a Round-Trip Flight to the Aloha State!

Here’s what you need to know to decide if these cards are right for you!

Better Offer on the Hawaiian Airlines Business Card

Apply Here:   Hawaiian Airlines® Business Mastercard®

With the increased offer on the Hawaiian Airlines® Business Mastercard®, you’ll earn 50,000 Hawaiian Airlines miles after your first purchase.  That’s easy!

Plus, you’ll earn:

  • 3X Hawaiian Airlines miles per $1 spent on eligible Hawaiian Airlines purchases
  • 2X Hawaiian Airlines miles per $1 spent on gas, dining, and office supply stores
  • 1X Hawaiian Airlines mile per $1 on everything else

That’s an improvement over the card’s previous earning rate of 2X miles per $1 on Hawaiian Airlines purchases and 1X mile per $1 on all other purchases.  And the previous 40,000-mile welcome bonus.

With the Hawaiian Airlines Business card, you’ll also get:

  • One-time 50% discount on a companion ticket between Hawaii and North America
  • Up to 40,000 bonus miles every year – earn 20,000 bonus miles with $50,000 to $99,999 in annual purchases, OR 40,000 bonus miles with $100,000+ in annual purchases
  • No foreign transaction fees

The $99 annual fee is NOT waived the first year.

Or Consider the Personal Version of the Barclays Hawaiian Airlines Card

Apply Here:   Barclays Hawaiian Airlines® World Elite Mastercard®

If you don’t qualify for a business card, take a look at the Barclays Hawaiian Airlines® World Elite Mastercard®.  Its sign-up bonus is the same, but you’ll have to spend $3,000 within the first 90 days of opening your account to earn the card’s 50,000-mile bonus.  And like the business version, the card’s $99 annual fee is NOT waived the first year.

The earning structure is also nearly identical, but the personal version earns 2X Hawaiian Airlines miles per $1 spent on grocery stores in place of the business card’s office supply store bonus category.

You’ll also get:

  • One-time 50% discount on a companion ticket between Hawaii and North America
  • $100 discount each account anniversary on round-trip travel between Hawaii and North America
  • Free first checked bag for the primary cardholder when you use your card to purchase your ticket directly from Hawaiian Airlines
  • No foreign transaction fees

What Can You Do With 50,000 Hawaiian Airlines Miles?

50,000 Hawaiian Airlines miles is enough for:

  • A round-trip coach award flight from North America to Hawaii
  • At least 6 inter-island flights, which cost 7,500 Hawaiian Airlines miles each way
  • 75,000 Hilton points – Hawaiian Airlines miles transfer to Hilton points at a 1:1.5 ratio
You Could Find Yourself on Waikiki Beach Soaking up the Sun With Either of These Offers

You can also redeem Hawaiian Airlines miles for an award seat on partner airlines like JetBlue or Virgin Atlantic.  But you’ll get the best deal when you use Hawaiian Airlines miles for flights on Hawaiian Airlines.

Not the Only Way to Earn Hawaiian Airlines Miles

Remember, you don’t need a Hawaiian Airlines card to earn Hawaiian Airlines miles!  Hawaiian Airlines is an AMEX Membership Rewards transfer partner, and you can also move points from Starwood to Hawaiian Airlines, both at a 1:1 ratio.

So if you want more Hawaiian Airlines miles, you could consider cards like:

These are a better choice if you’re looking to earn Hawaiian Airlines miles but already have a lot of Barclays cards, because Barclays typically doesn’t allow folks to open more than 1 or 2 cards a year.

Bottom Line

The refreshed offers on the Barclays Hawaiian Airlines® World Elite Mastercard® and Hawaiian Airlines® Business Mastercard® are live.

With the Hawaiian Airlines® Business Mastercard®, you’ll earn 50,000 Hawaiian Airlines miles after making a single purchase!  And this offer has improved from the previous 40,000-mile offer.

If you don’t qualify for a business card, check out the personal version of the Hawaiian Airlines card.  It too comes with a 50,000 Hawaiian Airlines mile intro offer.  But you’ll have to spend $3,000 within the first 90 days of account opening to earn the welcome bonus.

Does this bigger welcome bonus entice you to apply?  If so, how do you plan to use the miles you earn?