Review of Hawaiian Airlines Visa Platinum
("Card issued by Bank of America, N.A. (USA)")



The Hawaiian Airlines Visa Platinum Card was last reviewed on 13th August 2005

Summary - The Hawaiian Airlines Visa® Platinum Card will appeal to those who are frequent flyers of Hawaiian Airlines. Its main features are as follows:
  • Earn double miles when you purchase Hawaiian AIrlines tickets with your card
  • Earn additional miles at Hawaiian Airlines Supercharged Merchantsr
  • 5,000 bonus miles every year upon card renewal

Let us take a closer look at this card.

Miles Formula - The Hawaiian Airlines Visa Platinum allows you to earn double miles for every dollar you spend on Hawaiian Airlines tickets. You earn one miles for every dollar you spend on other purchases. Addtional miles are earned when you spend at Hawaiian Airlines supercharged merchants. You can earn up to 100,000 miles in one calender year. Hawaiian Airline miles do not expire if your account is active within 3 years. You can pool miles with your friends and family and you will automatically be a HawaiianMiles Preferred member.

Signing Bonus - Once your card is approved, you will also receive 10,000 bonus miles upon your first purchase and minimum payments with the card. This is a very generous bonus. You will also get a 50% discounted companion ticket, 4 complimentary beverage coupons and 2 complimentary headset coupons.

Anniversary Bonus - Each year when you renew your card, you will get the following anniversary bonuses. When you renew your card, you will get 5,000 bonus miles. You will also get 4 complimentary beverage coupons and 2 complimentary headset coupons.

Annual Fee and APR - The annual fee for this card is $50.00. You get a 1.9% introductory apr for 6 billing cycles for both purchases and balance transfers. There after, the apr is prime rate plus 6.99%. The average daily balance method (including new purchases) is used to calculate the monthly balance.

Conclusion - We recommend the Hawaiian Airlines Visa® Platinum to the Hawaiian Airlines frequent flyer because you can earn double miles, get several anniversary bonuses every year and it also has a very reasonable fee of $50 (most airline credit cards that allow you to earn double miles have annual fees of about $75.00 to $85.00. In addition, you get a very generous 10,000 bonus miles after your first purchase and minimum payments.

Positives
  • Earn double miles
  • Good anniversary bonuses
  • Reasonable annual fees



Hawaiian Airlines Visa Platinum
Miles Formula
Miles per Dollar 1 miles
Miles per Dollar spent for tickets purchases directly from,Hawaiian Airlines 2 HawaiianMiles for every dollar
Earn additional miles at HawaiianMiles supercharged merchants
Miles Expiration No, unless account inactive for 3 years
Yearly Limit on Miles you can earn 100,000
Bonus Miles 10,000 Miles upon first purchase and first minimum payment
Anniversary Bonus Miles 5,000 each year when you renew your card
50% discounted Companion Ticket upon approval
4 complimentary beverage coupons upon approval and each year when you renew your card
2 complimentary headset coupons upon approval and each year when you renew your card
Automatic status as HawaiianMiles Preferred member
Can pool miles with friends and family
Greater access to award seats
No blackout dates.
Perks/Notation*
Various Internet account related services.
Up to $1,000,000 in travel accident insurance
unlimited automatic rental insurance
Extended warranty protection
Various travel and emergency assistance services.
Total Security Protection
Hotel theft and lost luggage insurance
Emergency airline ticket replacement
No liability for unauthorized Internet transactions
Optional personal photo on card
Cost/Fees/Interest rates
(APR) Purchase Intro Rate - 1.9% for six billing cycles. Goto rate is a variable risk based rate between Prime + 6.99%
(APR) Balance Transfer Intro Rate - 1.9% for six billing cycles. Goto rate is a variable risk based rate between Prime + 6.99%
(APR) Cash Advance 21.99% Variable * minimum 19.99% . (P + 15.99%)
Finance Configuration Average Daily Balance (including new purchases)
Annual Fee $50.00
Additional Cardholders $0
Grace Period 20 days (Min)
Minimum Credit Limit $500
Maximum Credit Limit $15,000
Late Payment fee $19.00 - less than $100.00
$29.00 - $100 to $1,000
$39.00 - more than $1,000
Over-the-limit fee $35.00
Cash Advance fee 3% min $10.00
Balance Transfer Fee None



*See website for complete terms and conditions of card usage and application disclosure. *Terms and Conditions

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