MasterCard Teams With Hawaii Tour Operator

Kapalua Beach, Maui, Hawaii
Kapalua Beach, Maui, Hawaii // Photo by cullenphotos/iStock/Getty Images Plus/Getty Images has announced it will be providing exclusive Hawaii experiences to be promoted on the Mastercard Priceless Cities platform. 

Beginning this month, Mastercard cardholders will have the opportunity to purchase access to unique Hawaii tours and activities. offers experiences to Pearl Harbor, island tours and adventurous eco-adventures in Maui, Oahu and Hawaii Island.

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Through Priceless Cities, Mastercard provides its cardholders exclusive access and experiences around the world. has partnered with leading activity providers in Hawaii to offer Mastercard cardholders tropical adventures, scenic hikes, horseback riding, a luau event, and outrigger canoe rides. plans to offer each Priceless experience twice per month from now through November 30, 2018 on Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island (Hilo).  

Whale Watch Season Set to Kick Off in Honolulu

If the hikes and horseback riding tours provided by the recent and Mastercard partnership don't satisfy your client's taste for adventure, tell them about Star of Honolulu’s “Premier Whale Watch Cruise.”

From December 23 to April 5, 2018, families and couples can enjoy the cruisefeaturing views of Hawaii’s humpback whales and a “Child Free” special.

The Premier Whale Watch cruise departs at 12 p.m. and returns at 2:30 p.m. Prices start at $53 for adults and free for children (ages 3-11) with each paying adult. 

Guests can also upgrade to enjoy the Taste of Hawaii Buffet Lunch, which is $71 for adults and $10 for children. Transportation from the Waikiki area is available for an additional $14 per person. Special rates for Hawaii residents are also available with valid Hawaii I.D.

An Early Bird Whale Watch aboard the Star (from 8:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.) with “Child Free” special is also available. Guests may also upgrade to a hot breakfast buffet.

Guests are guaranteed to see humpback whales during the tour; if whales are not spotted, a free return “Whale Check” is issued to try again (meal and transportation optional).

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