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Hawaiian Airlines® World Elite Mastercard®

Hawaiian Airlines® World Elite Mastercard® review

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Annual Fee
Interest Rate: Purchases
16.24% ‐ 25.24% (Variable)
Interest Rate: Purchases
16.24% ‐ 25.24% (Variable)
Balance Transfer
16.24% ‐ 25.24% (Variable)
Balance Transfer
16.24% ‐ 25.24% (Variable)
1 - 3 Miles
1 - 3 Miles
Signup Bonus
60000 miles (after spending $2,000)
Signup Bonus
60000 miles (after spending $2,000)

Informr score
The Hawaiian Airlines® World Elite Mastercard® currently has an Informr score of 7.8 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 13 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Am I eligible?

Hawaiian Airlines® World Elite Mastercard® is typically available to those with good credit scores (650 or greater).
To get this card, you must also:
Yes Be a permanent or temporary resident of USA

Note: This information is only intended as a guide. The final decision is up to the bank and your application could still be rejected even if you can answer 'Yes' to all the minimum criteria above. Always consider your options and your financial situation before you apply for a credit card.

What the Critics Are Saying...

The Points Guy
The Points Guy

The Hawaiian Airlines World Elite Mastercard will likely not be the best airline credit card for everyone. However, if you can use the free checked bag benefit and the partner award possibilities, then it can make a solid case for itself, especially if you are a frequent flyer on Hawaiian. And now t...

- Benji Stawski, The Points Guy

If it’s your dream to visit Hawaii, the Hawaiian Airlines® World Elite® Mastercard is an excellent way to earn miles to get there. It offers generous rewards on more than just flights, so you can rack up miles quickly to redeem for travel to Hawaii.

- Kevin Payne, FinanceBuzz
The Wirecutter
The Wirecutter

Frequent visitors or residents of the Aloha State can find value and delight with the Hawaiian Airlines card, especially if you already have a top-of-wallet credit card for non-airline purchases.

- Taylor Tepper, The Wirecutter

If you fly Hawaiian Airlines often and can take advantage of the companion discounts it provides in the first and following years, this card might be a good fit for you. Its other benefits, such as a free checked bag and discounted award flights, could mean some additional savings. Unfortunately, th...

- Lance Cothern, Investopedia

The Hawaiian Airlines Credit Card is a logical choice for frequent travelers who are loyal to the Hawaiian Airlines brand given its array of airline-specific perks. For everyone else, other cards offer better rewards at a lower price point. More specifically, the card’s main attraction is an initial...

- John S Kiernan, WalletHub


Interest Rates
Regular APR Interest Rate 16.24% ‐ 25.24% (Variable)

This APR will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate.

Balance Transfer Interest Rate 16.24% ‐ 25.24% (Variable)

This APR will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate.

Cash Advance Interest Rate 25.49% (Variable)

This APR will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate.

Rates & Fees
Annual Fee $99.00

Waived on the first year.

Balance Transfer Fee 5%

Minimum of $5

Cash Advance Fee 5%

Minimum of $10

Foreign Transaction Fee $0.00
Over Limit Fee $0.00
Late Payment Fee $40.00


Sign up bonus 60000 miles after spending $2,000

On purchases within the first 90 days

All Purchases 1 mile for $1 spent
Restaurants 2 miles for $1 spent
Gas 2 miles for $1 spent
Groceries 2 miles for $1 spent
Hotels No
Travel 3 miles for $1 spent

On eligible Hawaiian Airlines purchases

Pharmacy No
Bills No
Additional Details
Features & Benefits
Additional Card Holders Yes
Travel Accident Insurance No
Car Rental Insurance No
Car Rental Discount No
Extended Warranty No
Purchase Protection No
Zero Liability No
No Foreign Transaction Fees Yes
Emergency Assistance No
Concierge Service No
Price Protection No
Fraud Protection No
Free Credit Scores No
Wireless Payments Apple Pay, Google Pay
Virtual Cards No
Additional Benefits
  • No blackout dates
  • ShareMiles
  • Complimentary 1st checked bag
  • Receive a one-time 50% off companion discount for roundtrip travel between Hawaii and North America on Hawaiian Airlines
  • $100 companion discount annually
  • Discounted award flights on Hawaiian Airlines
Minimum Security Deposit $0
Minimum Age 18
Minimum Personal Income
Temporary Residents No
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