Usually, credit card welcome bonuses come with minimum-spend requirements that require you to spend a few thousand dollars on the card in order to receive the bonus. This is not the case, however, for the latest welcome bonus on the Hawaiian Airlines® World Elite Mastercard®.Here’s a look at the details of the welcome offer, the other benefits the card offers, and how you might put these miles to good use.Hawaiian Airlines World Elite Card Welcome OfferFor a limited time, you can earn 70,000 bonus HawaiianMiles after making your first purchase on the card and paying the $99 annual fee within your first 90 days of membership.We value HawaiianMiles at 0.9 cents per point, making a 70,000-mile welcome bonus worth $630 in our view — pretty exceptional for just making a single purchase.Hawaiian Airlines World Elite Card BenefitsBeyond the welcome offer, those with the Hawaiian Airlines World Elite card receive the following benefits:3x miles per $1 spent on Hawaiian Airlines purchases2x miles per $1 spent on gas, dining, and eligible grocery store purchases1x mile per $1 spent on all other purchasesA one-time 50%-off companion discount for round-trip economy travel between Hawaii and North America on Hawaiian Airlines$100 annual companion discount for round-trip travel between Hawaii and North America on Hawaiian AirlinesFirst checked bag freeNo foreign transaction fees and miles never expireDiscounted award ticketsIf you’re someone who travels to Hawaii at least once per year, the benefits offered on the Hawaiian Airlines World Elite card could be well worth it for you.How To Redeem 70,000 HawaiianMilesImage Credit: Hawaiian AirlinesHawaiian changes the prices of its awards depending on seasonality and demand, but fortunately cardholders get a discount on award tickets that is not available to the general public.For those looking to travel to the islands from the Continental U.S., you can score tickets for as few as 17,500 miles one-way in economy from the West Coast, 22,000 miles one-way in economy from the central region, and 26,250 miles one-way in economy from the East Coast.Prefer to fly in first class? Award tickets start at just 40,000 miles one-way from all 3 regions of the Continental U.S., but there is no cardholder discount on these tickets, unfortunately.HawaiianMiles are also great for island hopping, allowing you to book flights between neighboring islands for as few as 7,500 miles one-way in economy and 15,000 miles one-way in first class.Hot Tip: Read about even more great ways to redeem your HawaiianMiles!Final ThoughtsWhile the Hawaiian Airlines World Elite card might be easy to overlook, the card can be an excellent option for those who often travel to the Hawaiian Islands thanks to its companion credits, discounted award tickets, free checked bags, and now a large welcome bonus that requires just a single purchase to earn.The information regarding the Hawaiian Airlines® World Elite Mastercard® was independently collected by Upgraded Points and not provided nor reviewed by the issuer. Featured Image Credit: Hawaiian Airlines


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