Last updated: 5/5/2021

Hawaiian Airlines World Elite Mastercard

Earns: Hawaiian Airlines

GigaTake:

If you take semi-regular trips to Hawaii, this card could be worth it for the companion and baggage discounts. Otherwise, you may prefer an American Express card that earns you more flexible points which can still be transferred to Hawaiian.

Here’s how much you would earn with this card

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Pros

  • Earns a solid 2 miles per dollar on dining, gas, and groceries.

Cons

  • $99 annual fee after the first year.
  • Miles can only be used on Hawaiian Airlines and partner carriers.

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Reward Rate = 2x

Value = 1.2 cents per point
Effective Value = 2.4 %

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Value = 1.2 cents per point
Effective Value = 2.4 %

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Value = 1.2 cents per point
Effective Value = 2.4 %

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Reward Rate = 1x

Value = 1.2 cents per point
Effective Value = 1.2 %

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Welcome Bonus = 60,000

Value = 1.2 cents per point
Effective Value = $720

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$1800

Annual Fee = $99

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$995
Welcome Bonus
60,000

Good

Bonus Rating

Good

In the top 50% of cards.

Points

After you spend $2,000 in 3 months

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Spending Rewards
2x Gas

Very Good

very good

2x Dining

Good

good

Good

In the top 50% of cards.

2x Groceries

Very Good

very good

2x Hawaiian Airlines

Excellent

excellent

Excellent

In the top 15% of cards.

1x All Other

OK

OK

Is this card right for me?

That depends on your individual spending patterns. We have a tool that figures it out for you. Learn what you could earn.

Program Name
Hawaiian Airlines
Gigapoints Value
1.2¢ per point
0.4¢ PER POINT
2¢+ PER POINT
Annual Fee
  • $0 first year
  • $99 thereafter
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Additional perks of owning this card

First checked bag free

First checked bag free on eligible bags for the primary cardmember when you use your card to purchase eligible tickets directly from Hawaiian Airlines.

50% off companion discount Receive a one-time 50% off companion discount for roundtrip travel between Hawaii and North A

Receive a one-time 50% off companion discount for roundtrip travel between Hawaii and North America on Hawaiian Airlines.

$100 companion discount

$100 companion discount annually for roundtrip travel between Hawaii and North America on Hawaiian Airlines after each account anniversary.

Discounted award flights

Discounted award flights on Hawaiian Airlines.

The Fine Print

PURCHASES APR 15.99%, 19.99% or 24.99%
BALANCE TRANSFER APR 15.99%, 19.99% or 24.99%
BALANCE TRANSFER FEE Either $5 or 3% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
CASH ADVANCE APR 25.24%
CASH ADVANCE FEE Either $10 or 5% of the amount of each cash advance, whichever is greater.
LATE PAYMENTS Up to $39.
FOREIGN TRANSACTION FEE 0%