Hawaiian Airlines Barclaycard with 50,000 Bonus Miles

Until December 31, 2017, the Barclaycard Hawaiian Airlines MasterCard is offering 50,000 bonus Hawaiian miles after you spend $3,000 in your first 90 days.

$305+ Roundtrips to Hawaii from Six West Coast Cities Through May!

I tweeted this deal first from @MileValueAlerts. Follow @MileValueAlerts on Twitter and follow these directions to get a text message every time I tweet from that account.

ITA Matrix: How to Search for Cheap Airfare with Flexibility & Other Tips

I often use the ITA Software Matrix, which is one of the most useful tools to search for available flights and low fares. Google has another aggregator now that is faster than ITA Matrix--Google Flights--which is also very useful with a smoother user interface. But if you know the tricks and codes to input into ITA Matrix, you can be a lot more specific in your queries than you could be using Google Flights.
Using ITA Matrix
First, go to matrix.itasoftware.com.

Type in your home airport and destination airport.

Sub $400 Roundtrips West Coast to Maui in Late Summer/Fall

I tweeted this deal first from @MileValueAlerts. Follow @MileValueAlerts on Twitter and follow these directions to get a text message every time I tweet from that account. I tweet from @MileValueAlerts only a few times a month because it is designed to be used only for the best and most limited-time deals–like mistake fares–so that you aren’t bombarded by text messages.

Hawaiian and Alaska Airlines are both offering $397 roundtrip economy flights from San Jose and Oakland, California to Maui (non-stop). The majority of available travel dates span the end of August through mid November.

25% Transfer Bonus AMEX to Hawaiian Miles

Until June 21, 2017, there is a 25% transfer bonus from American Express Membership Rewards to Hawaiian Miles.

See Four Hawaiian Islands for 6,000 Miles

While writing yesterday's post about United now allowing free Hawaii flights on awards, I had a separate idea about United miles and Hawaii flights that I didn't want anyone to miss:
You can see four Hawaiian islands on a single award that costs 6,000 United miles and $5.60.
United charges 6,000 for intra-Hawaii flights on Hawaiian Airlines or Island Air.

This is Hawaiian's route map.

Redeem American Airlines Miles: Part 10 — Redeeming for Australia and New Zealand

The Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite™ MasterCard® 60,000 mile offer has expired.

Redeem American Airlines Miles: Part 8 — East and Southeast Asia

The Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite™ MasterCard® 60,000 mile offer has expired. Check out the current best credit card offers here.

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Let’s talk about how to use American Airlines miles for awards to East and Southeast Asia.

25% Transfer Bonus AMEX to Hawaiian Miles; Cheap Partner Awards

Until December 21, 2015, there is a 25% transfer bonus from American Express Membership Rewards to Hawaiian Miles. One thousand Membership Rewards transfer to 1,250 Hawaiian Miles.

This is actually the third ongoing offer at the moment, with transfer bonuses to Iberia (and indirectly British Airways) Avios and Virgin America points that I have already covered.
Good Deals with Hawaiian Miles
Hawaiian Airlines is not a member of any alliance, but it has a number of partners.

Hawaiian Airlines Will Offer Flat Beds to Hawaii. Here’s How to Book Them.

Hawaiian Airlines will install fully flat beds in First Class on its A330s in 2016 and 2017. This is fantastic news for people who want to get to Hawaii in style with miles.

Here's the layout of the new Hawaiian F cabin, call it the reverse Lufthansa #HAGlobalMediaDay pic.twitter.com/NA57ivlhaq
— Brett Snyder (@crankyflier) October 19, 2015

The A330 currently features First Class in a 2-2-2 configuration of recliners with 8" more legroom than domestic First Class on United, Delta, and American. It will soon feature 6'4" beds in a 2-2-2 configuration.