|by Mr Credit Card|
The MidWest Airlines Credit Card is a MasterCard and is issued by Barclays Bank. There are two versions of this card – one with an annual fee and one with no annual fee. Let’s take a closer look at this card.
Rewards – no annual fee version – With the no annual fee version, cardholders get to earn One Mile for every $1 spent on Midwest Airlines or Midwest Connect Airlines tickets and One Mile for every $2 spent on all other purchases. New cardholders will earn 5,000 bonus miles when you spend $250 in the first 90 days. They can also earn up to 10,000 Bonus Miles2 for Balance Transfers in the first 30 days of account opening!
Rewards – annual fee version – The version with the annual fee ($59) has obviously slightly better features. Cardholders get to earn double miles on Midwest Airlines or Midwest Connect Airlines tickets and one mile for every $1 spent on all other purchases. New cardholders will get 25,000 bonus miles when you spend $750 in the first 90 days and up to 10,000 bonus miles for balance transfers in the first 30 days of account opening.
Verdict – The Midwest Airlines Credit Card will allow frequent flyers of Midwest Airlines to accumulate faster miles. Personally I would go for the one with the annual fee as you could earn the standard double miles like other airline credit card. The only thing I’m a little disappointed is that there are no such perks as free companion tickets or discounts off companion tickets as anniversary bonuses (which the better airline credit cards have).
For those of you who are members of multiple frequent flyer programs including Midwest, you might want to consider some of the charge cards from Diners Club as MidWest is part of the Diners Club Rewards.