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Rewards – This card allows you to earn double miles on any Hawaiian Airlines ticket purchases and any purchases on board the plane. For other regular purchases, you earn the standard one mile for every dollar you spend on the card. New cardholders get 10,000 bonus miles after their first purchase on the card. Cardholders can also earn up to 5 additional HawaiianMiles for every qualifying dollar you spend at participating HawaiianMiles XtraMiles partners. Furthermore, you will receive a one-time 25% travel discount toward two published full coach round-trip fares between Hawaii and the Mainland on Hawaiian Airlines flights for you and a companion.
Every year, you can earn 2,000 bonus anniversary HawaiianMiles each year after your account is renewed.
Fees – There are two level of fees for this card. First, you will be charged a company level fee which is $50. And there will be a charge of $25 for each additional card.
Verdict – The Hawaiian Airlines Business Credit Card will appeal to business owners who fly a lot with this airline. If you put your business expenses on this card, you will be able to earn miles very fast. The downside to this card is that depending on your number of employees, the annual fee can add up.
Alternatives – You should also be aware that Hawaiian Airlines has partnerships with a couple of other reward programs.
Membership Rewards – Firstly, it is a partner with the Membership Rewards from American Express. You can transfer points to Hawaiian Airlines miles (one for one).
The following business charge cards from American Express allows you to earn membership reward points.
|Business Green Rewards Card from American Express OPEN||The Gold Card from American Express OPEN||The Business Platinum Card® from American Express OPEN|
Tips – To save on annual fee, you get for example get the Gold Card for yourself (the business owner) and get your employees the Green Card. That way, you only pay the annual fee for the gold card. This strategy would make sense if you have a large company.
Starwood Preferred Guest – Starwood Preferred Guest allows members to transfer points into miles for over 30 airline partners (mostly on a one for one ratio). You can transfer Starpoints into Hawaiian Miles. Also, when you transfer 20,000 points, you will get 5,000 bonus miles! The Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express OPEN ironically is one of the best airline credit cards for this reason. The advantage this card has over the Hawaiian Airlines Business Card is that the annual fee is only $45 (first year is waived) and there is no additional fee for employee cards.