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Is the $550 Sapphire Reserve worth keeping? Here’s how to decide.

As we’ve previously reported, Chase is adding new features to their Sapphire Reserve card and raising the annual fee.  The annual fee will increase from $450 to $550 on the following schedule: January 12th 2020: $550 for new cardholders April 2020: $550 for existing cardholders (this change won’t affect you until your next annual fee is due). Given these changes, Is the card worth keeping when your next annual fee comes due? Nick is already…

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[Update: Confirmed] Chase to increase Sapphire Reserve annual fee to $550

Update: Chase has confirmed these changes as reported by The Points Guy. See the “new benefits” section below for full details. Doctor of Credit is reporting that the Chase Sapphire Reserve card’s annual fee will increase from $450 to $550 on the following schedule: January 12th 2020: $550 for new cardholders April 2020: $550 for existing cardholders (presumably this change won’t affect you until your next annual fee is due). We haven’t heard anything official…

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DoorDash: Get 2 Years Free DashPass When Adding Chase Sapphire Reserve/Preferred, 3 Months Free For Freedom & Slate Cardholders

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DoorDash and Chase have teamed up to offer what’ll be a great benefit for some users – a free DashPass subscription. Sapphire Reserve and Sapphire Preferred cardholders get a free 2 year subscription, while Freedom and Slate cardholders get 3 months free and then a half-price subscription for 9 months. The Deal The following Chase cardholders can get a free DashPass subscription from DoorDash: Up to 2 years free Chase Sapphire Reserve Chase Sapphire Preferred…

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Chase Sapphire Reserve Complete Guide

The $550 Chase Sapphire Reserve card is my pick for the best all around travel rewards card. It has decent perks, best-in-class travel protections, and excellent rewards for spend: 3X points for both travel and dining.  This card earns valuable Chase Ultimate Rewards points. With the Sapphire Reserve card, points are worth 1.5 cents each when redeemed for travel through the Chase Ultimate Rewards portal. Application Tips Should you apply? If you spend a lot…

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On Nick’s mind (Dumping the Sapphire Reserve?)

Yesterday, Greg wrote about cancelling a credit card to which he had an oddly emotional attachment, the Citi Prestige card (See: Dumping my Citi Prestige card). His willpower is stronger than mine; with 5x on dining and flights, I’ve never been happier to pick up the check for friends and family and be reimbursed — I can’t yet muster the strength to cancel it. Thankfully, I don’t have to yet as I was charged the…

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Amex Green takes on Chase Sapphire Reserve with narrow miss

  The American Express® Green Card has been completely revamped.  Previously it was a nearly useless $95 per year card.  Now, at a $150 per year, it is a serious Chase Sapphire Reserve competitor with 3X rewards for travel and dining.  Unfortunately, in my opinion, the Green card falls short in a head to head comparison. Let’s compare the Green from Amex to the Chase Sapphire Reserve side by side: Green from Amex Chase Sapphire…

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Ultra-Premium Credit Card Travel Insurance

This page compares the travel insurance benefits provided automatically by various ultra-premium travel cards such as Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige, Amex Platinum, and US Bank Altitude Reserve. For full details about each card’s coverage, please consult each card’s benefit’s guide: Chase Sapphire Reserve Benefit Guide (see also: Sapphire Reserve Travel Insurance) Chase Ritz-Carlton Citi Prestige Benefits Guide Amex Platinum Benefit Directory (see also: American Express Adding & Removing Benefits From Select Cards Jan 1…

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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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National One Two Free Preregistration emails being sent

Update: Registration for this is now live. Those who preregistered should have been automatically registered yesterday and the promo landing page is now live for those who were not preregistered — see the landing page here. H/T: Miles to Memories National Emerald Club, the loyalty scheme of National Rental Car, is sending out a targeted one-click email link to preregister for this fall’s One Two Free promotion. The email doesn’t say exactly when the new One Two…

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