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If I apply for the Southwest Rapid Rewards credit card that offers 40k points, will it be enough for a flight to Honolulu from NY?

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First, before you apply for a Southwest credit card, you should know that Southwest Airlines does not fly to Hawaii. So, basically you will waste your time and effort applying for a Southwest credit card. Instead of getting a Southwest credit card for your flight to Hawaii, consider getting a regular credit card with travel rewards. Such a card will allow you to earn miles or points on all your purchases. For example, the Discover it® Miles is not connected with any airline but allows to earn miles on all purchases. Earned miles can be redeemed for travel statement credits toward Southwest tickets or any other airline tickets or travel expenses. There are no blackout dates or other limits that airlines usually put on award tickets.

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Match Mile For Mile: We’ll match all the Miles you’ve earned at the end of your first year. For example, if you earn 30,000 Miles, you get 60,000 Miles.
For Excellent, Good Credit
Earn 50,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 90 days — that's enough to redeem for a $500 travel statement credit
For Excellent Credit
Earn 50,000 bonus points after spending $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening*
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