NYC-HNL on Hawaiian Air, where should I credit my flight miles?

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  1. Robin
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    Just a booked a flexperks ticket on Hawaiian air RT NYC - HNL. I've never flown Hawaiian before and don't think I'll fly them again. Does it make sense to join their frequent flier program? I do fly Jetblue but feel my $584 ticket won't give me the best value for all those miles. I do have a SPG cc and Ultimate rewards cc as well as fly United and American. I fly Delta once in a while but it looks like I'm not eligible to get miles from the Hawaiian flight. Hate to orphan all those miles...

    Thanks.
     
  2. HaveMilesWillTravel
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    I don't really follow the HI program. But one option that may be non-obvious is transfer from HI to Hilton HHonors at a rate of 1:2. But only in chunks of 5000 miles.

    You could look into getting a HI Visa card to see if the 35k miles earned with that make the miles earned with this flight more useful.
     
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    Thanks, the HI Visa is something to think about.
     
  4. Wandering Aramean
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    Park them with JetBlue if you don't want to otherwise orphan them. Yeah, you might only get 50% credit but I think that's still better than eventually pushing them to HHonors.
     
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    Why not credit them to Hawaiian and use them for an intra-island flight next time?
     
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    Thanks for the ideas.
     

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