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Chase Sapphire Reserve Referral bonus: 10K per referral up to 50K per year

Chase has released a refer-a-friend bonus for the Chase Sapphire Reserve: 10,000 Ultimate Rewards points for each friend who refer who is approved up to 50,000 Ultimate Rewards points per year. The Deal 10,000 bonus points for each friend who refer who gets a Chase Sapphire Reserve up to 50,000 bonus points per year Click here to enter your information and generate a referral link Key Terms You can earn a maximum of 50,000 points per year for Chase…

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Nice business class sale to Europe through summer ’18

Last week, we posted about some great business class fares from New York to Europe (See: Business Class to Europe from $1735. Use w/ Delta Amex offer to save more). Many of those fares are still available (and continue to be available though July 2018 on most Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. If you have the Delta Amex Offer (long since gone if not already added) loaded to one of your cards, the price drops to just…

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Sapphire Reserve Travel Insurance

In my post “Keep or cancel Sapphire Reserve?” I estimated how much I value each of the card’s benefits in order to decide whether or not to keep the card beyond the first year.  As several readers pointed out, I didn’t originally include the value of the Sapphire Reserve card’s substantial travel insurance benefits.  That was an oversight. In order to estimate how much to value these benefits, I first reviewed them.  I have to…

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Sapphire Reserve: How to get a 2nd $300 travel credit before cancelling

Separately I published “Keep or cancel Sapphire Reserve?”  My plan is to keep the card, but many others (including my wife) may not.  If you decide not to keep your card, I recommend downgrading to a no fee card rather than cancelling (see the previously mentioned post for details).  I also recommend making sure to get $300 in travel credits a second time.  Details for doing so follow. The Chase Sapphire Reserve card offers annual…

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Chase changing travel credit to cardmember year on Sapphire Reserve

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Travel After Work is reporting a change is coming in the Chase Sapphire Reserve annual travel credit. This benefit is currently a calendar-year benefit. However, the credit will instead become a cardmember year benefit for applications approved from May 21st onward. What’s the difference? The difference is in how many times you can receive the credit before your second annual fee is due. As a calendar-year benefit, it has been possible to receive the $300 travel credit two…

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I’m calling it: US Bank Altitude will be DOA.

I’m calling it: The US Bank Altitude card is Dead On Arrival. This morning, Greg wrote about US Bank’s Sapphire Reserve Killer. Long story short: US Bank is making a foray into the premium card market. This card would presumably do what the Citi Prestige and the American Express Personal and Business Platinum cards haven’t done: kill the buzz on the Chase Sapphire Reserve. Unfortunately, I think the only thing the US Bank Altitude Reserve…

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Last Call for Chase Sapphire Reserve, New Hope

As you may recall, the Chase Sapphire Reserve set the credit card world on fire this past fall with it’s colossal 100K Ultimate Rewards sign-up bonus and slew of valuable benefits.  The online offer for that card has since decreased to only 50K bonus points, but the 100K point offer has still been available when applying in-branch directly with a banker.  That in-branch offer ends this week (either March 11th or 12th, it may vary by…

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Enhanced Chase offers in-branch for some

Doctor of Credit is reporting some changes in signup bonuses on several Chase cards. Starting March 12, Chase will have some new offers in-branch on several cards starting on March 12th.  These offers are not open to everyone, but may be useful for some. The Offers Chase Ink Preferred 100,000 points after $5k spend in 3 months Annual fee NOT waived Only available to business-managed customers More information available at Doctor of Credit here. Chase…

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