Chase’s Highest Ultimate Rewards Signup Bonus Ever: Sapphire Reserve 100,000 Point Bonus Is Now Live; Get $2,100 In Travel!

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Signup Bonus:

For a limited time only, Chase is offering an unprecedented 100,000 Ultimate Rewards points for spending $4K on the brand new Sapphire Reserve card within 3 months. You can use those points for $1,500 in travel or you can transfer them into airline miles or hotel points.

Note that if you have opened up 5 or more cards in the past 2 years it can be difficult to get approved for most cards from Chase unless you have a banking relationship like Chase Private Client. If you have opened additional user cards in the past 2 years you can request from the bank or credit bureaus to have those removed from your credit report so that it doesn’t negatively impact your ability to get approved for a new credit card.

Annual fee:

The card has a $450 annual fee which is not waived for the first year. The effective annual fee though is just a third of that thanks to the travel credit.

Travel credit:

The Sapphire Reserve offers a $300 automatic travel credit to offset the annual fee. The first $300 of any travel charged to your card each calendar year will be refunded. That includes any charges for airfare, car rentals, hotels, Airbnb, campgrounds, cruises, or transportation which includes trains, buses, subways, Uber, Lyft, taxis, limos, ferries, bridges, tolls, E-ZPass, and parking.

As the credit is per calendar year that means you’ll get $600 of travel refunds in your first cardmembership year with a $300 credit in 2016 and a $300 credit in 2017. That’s far more generous than other travel refunds that only officially refund things like airline change and baggage fees.

Combined with the signup bonus that means you can get $2,100 in travel.

The annual travel credit effectively lowers the annual fee of the card to $150 per year. That’s only $55 per year more than Sapphire Preferred and it comes with a lot of valuable benefits that make the card a keeper:

Sapphire Reserve offers 3 points per dollar on:
-Airfare, including tickets bought from travel agents and online agencies.
-Timeshares (just in case you’re a real sucker)
-Car rentals.
-Hotels, Airbnb, and campgrounds.
-Restaurants, fast food, coffee shops, bars, lounges, and cafes.
-Catering
-Cruises
-Transportation including trains, buses, subways, Uber, Lyft, taxis, limos, ferries, bridges, tolls, E-ZPass, and parking.

That’s 50% more points than the Sapphire Preferred offers in these categories.

There are no foreign transaction fees.

You’ll be able to access over 900 clubs worldwide with Priority Pass and you can bring unlimited guests with you into the lounge for free! That includes lounges with kosher food and wine in Newark and Tel Aviv. You can call Chase to enroll in Priority Pass or you can enroll online here.

Every 4 years you can get a $100 credit for a 5 year Global Entry membership which also includes TSA pre-check. That means you can skip the lines and forms when flying back from abroad and you can leave your shoes on, laptops in their bags, and go through metal detectors when flying from the US.

Additional cardholders cost $75/year and include a Priority Pass membership with free guesting privileges as well.

Increased cash back or miles:
The Sapphire Reserve allows you to use all your Chase points for 1.5 cents each per dollar towards travel.
Previously it’s always been worth transferring Chase points into real airline miles and hotel points.
But at about 1.5 cents per dollar it can start making sense to consider redeeming points directly for paid travel without transferring them into miles. That’s especially true as those fares, as opposed to traditional mileage tickets, also earn additional miles. You can still do much better with miles when hunting for last minute tickets or for premium class tickets, but for regular coach tickets this will be hard to beat.

The ability to choose between 1.5 cents per dollar or mileage transfers make Sapphire Reserve an incredibly versatile credit card.

The 1.5 cents per dollar redemption option also means the travel and dining categories on this card earn at least 4.5% per dollar.

The Chase Freedom Unlimited card earns 1.5 points per dollar everywhere. Having the Sapphire Reserve makes everyday spending on that card worth at least 2.25%.

Chase Freedom and Ink cards also have 5 point category bonuses and those will be worth at least 7.5% if you have the Sapphire Reserve.

As a Visa Infinite card, it also comes with some benefits like discounts on car rentals (including Silvercar), though apparently the card won’t have the Visa Infinite benefit of $100 off companion airfare.

Sapphire Reserve comes with primary rental car CDW insurance in every country in the world. Most other cards only have secondary coverage when you rent a car in your home country. This means that if you damage your rental vehicle you must file the claim with your own personal insurance policy first, and only if they won’t cover the damage will the credit card cover the damage. Even additional cardholders get primary coverage when they rent.

Most credit cards also exclude countries like Israel from coverage, however all Chase cards cover you worldwide, including in Israel. And they will give you a letter of coverage stating that you are covered in Israel so that you don’t have to argue at the rental car counter that your Chase Visa does give CDW coverage.

Plus you get triple points on car rentals, meaning there is no better card out there for car rentals!

-Trip cancellation insurance is free.
Trip cancellation reimburses up to $10,000 per person, up to $20,000 per trip, and up to $40,000 per year if you need to cancel for injury, death, or sickness experienced by you, a traveling companion, or an immediate family member of you or your traveling companion. Other covered reasons include severe weather, military orders, terrorism, jury duty, home dwelling becoming inhabitable, quarantine, or financial insolvency of the travel agency or operator of your trip.

Other card benefits include:
-Price protection. Find a lower price in a store or online on a non-auction site within 90 days and get back up to $500/item and $2,500/year.
-Return protection. Return an item to a store that won’t take back an item for up to 90 days ($500/item, $1,000/year)
-Purchase protection: 120 days of protection in case of damage or theft on items you buy ($10,000/item, $50K/year)
-Warranty protection: An extra year of warranty coverage on purchases ($10K/item, $50K/account)
-Lost Luggage Protection: If your checked or carry-on bags are lost you can be reimbursed by up to $3,000 per person.
-Trip Delay Protection: If you are delayed that either requires an overnight stay or is more than 6 hours you can be reimbursed for up to $500 in expenses per person.
-Baggage Delay Protection: If your bags are delayed by more than 6 hours you can be reimbursed for up to $100 in expenses per person per day, for up to $500 per person.
-Travel Accident Insurance: Coverage if you are injured or killed on a trip.
-Roadside Assistance: Coverage for up to 4 incidents per year.

-Visa Infinite Concierge is included free of charge.

The Chase Sapphire Reserve card earns Ultimate Rewards points and has the ability to transfer points into miles.  It also gives you the ability to transfer points from fantastic no annual fee cards like Chase Freedom, Freedom Unlimited, and Ink Cash into miles as well, as those cards can’t transfer points directly into miles without having the Sapphire Reserve, Sapphire Preferred, or Ink Plus card.

You can also transfer points at an equal ratio to your own or to one authorized user’s airline and hotel programs:
-United (Star Alliance)
-Singapore (Star Alliance)
-British Airways (OneWorld)
-Korean (Skyteam)
-Air France/KLM Flying Blue (Skyteam)
-Southwest
-Virgin Atlantic
-Hyatt
-Marriott
-Ritz Carlton
-IHG

Point Currency:

Chase Ultimate Rewards offer instant and fee-free transfers to top-notch mileage and points programs at a 1:1 ratio.

You can transfer points to a household member’s Chase card or to an authorized user’s airline/hotel programs.

You can also transfer points to Chase business Ink cards like Ink Plus and Ink Cash where you can transfer from there to other business owner’s cards and/or programs.

Transfer partners include:
United (Star Alliance) is an excellent currency. They never charge fuel surcharges, have very flexible routing rules, they allow one-way awards for half the mileage, they have short-haul awards for 10,000 miles, they often run discounted award promotions, they allow for a stopover and an open-jaw so that you can really maximize a single award ticket into several free trips, and they have dozens of partners to fly on, most of which can be booked on their website.
British Airways (OneWorld) is awesome for short-haul awards, though partner American has been stingy with award space of late. Awards start from just 4.5K miles. Flights to Israel on Air Berlin are just 60,000 miles round-trip with no fuel surcharges. They allow one-way awards for half the mileage. There are no close-in or expedite fees. You can cancel an award for as little as $5.60. Infants are only charged 10% of the miles on international trips instead of 10% of the full fare like US carriers charge. Plus they don’t collect fuel surcharges on American within the western hemisphere, on Qantas from or within Australia, on Air Berlin, Aer Lingus, Alaska, or LAN and you can transfer points to Iberia to limit fuel surcharges there as well.
You can read more in this post on everything you need to know about BA Avios. And you can see 110 places you can go to nonstop from NYC with Avios.
Korean (Skyteam) offers unbeatable first class availability (A380 First Class Trip Report here) and they also have true bargains on partner travel, just 30,000 miles to fly round-trip on Hawaiian or Alaska to Hawaii in coach or 60,000 miles in first. And it’s just 20,000 miles to fly to Alaska in coach or 40,000 miles in first. You can even get a free stopover on the way to or in Alaska! If you can find Delta saver availability you can fly to Hawaii round-trip for just 25,000 miles in coach or 45,000 miles in business.
Air France/KLM Flying Blue (Skyteam) offers promo awards from rotating North American cities to Europe, Israel, and Russia from just 12,500 miles each way. Regular awards to Israel are just 25K miles each way, though some fuel surcharges apply on most airlines except for Delta.
Singapore (Star Alliance) offers private walled-in first class suites that can only be booked with their miles. A suite one-way from JFK to Europe is 57,375 miles. Travel to the US48, Hawaii, Alaska, Europe, and Israel can all be had on the cheap. There are no close-in booking fees and changes and cancellations are very cheap. Fuel surcharges apply when flying on most airlines besides United. More info here.
Southwest offers a value of about 1.7 cents per point towards award travel, though that rate can now vary. Plus you get 2 free checked bags, free flight changes or flight cancellations. and you can even get a point refund if the price of your flight goes down.
Virgin Atlantic has some niche uses with awards on Delta.
Hyatt is a very powerful hotel currency. They have a cash and points option that offers some excellent values and more importantly those stays earn points, elite stay credits, promo credits, and you can use suite upgrades on cash and point stays as well. It remains far less expensive for high-end hotel stays than any other hotel program.
You can also funnel points through Hyatt to Southwest to qualify for a free Southwest Companion Pass which gives you a free companion every time you pay for or redeem for a free ticket.
-You can also transfer points to Marriott, Ritz Carlton, and IHG.

Generally speaking you’ll want to use the 1.5 cents per point option when redeeming for round-trip coach tickets booked in advance. You’ll generally want to transfer to miles for business class, first class, last minute and one-way coach awards. You’ll be better off with 1.5 cents per points for IHG and Marriott hotels, but Hyatt points can often be worth more than 1.5 cents each, so you’ll want to transfer points to Hyatt in those cases.

Will you be signing up for Sapphire Reserve? Hit the comments!

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Dan

@Yisrolik:
Prepay for anything in any travel category.

@Rivky:
I don’t know.

@Yussel:
@moshiko:
Congrats!

I would downgrade it to Freedom or Freedom Unlimited.

Quin

@Dan:

I’m reading from lots of places and have my own experience talking with Chase twice and you’re the only person claiming the Authorized User card comes with an additional $100 Global Entry credit for a total of (2) credits per 4 years. I hope this is true but I’m seeing almost unanimous support for no additional credits.

Dan

@Quin:
2 SM reps confirmed it:
https://i.gyazo.com/09ce4ae941d79d70aedb0c5fcac62903.png
And further clarified here:
https://i.gyazo.com/7c113eb7de2e65f6b22f204b8a0cb239.png
And a phone rep confirmed it as well to me.

You can send an SM if you want it in writing.

moshiko

thanks again! but I already have the freedom and the freedom unlimited. should I still get rid of the sapphire preferred?

Mendy

Thanks just got my New Sapphire Reserve card

Akriegs

Can you access the airport clubs if you are flying another airline. If i am flying Southwest can i access Delta club while i am at the airport?
Will they charge me if i take my family members into the club?

Dan

@moshiko:
Get another Freedom.

@Mendy:
Nice!

@Akriegs:
You can access any lounges in the Priorit Pass network without flying on that airline.
There’s no charge for guests.

Lee

Applied last week, got pending message and no update. Called up today, spoke to rep, offered to move some of my Sapphire Preferred limit to the Reserve, and bingo! Got approved. 🙂
Thanks Dan!

ygift

I just received my card and i called up to confirm and activate. I asked the rep if there is any way to be able to utilize the priority pass benefit tomorrow even though I dont hace the pass yet. He told me that THEY ADDED A PERK A FEW DAYS AGO AND NOW YOU CAN PURCHASE THE LOUNGE ACCESS AND THEY WILL REIMBURSE THE CHARGES TO THE CARD AS LONG AS YOU ACTIVATED THE BENEFIT ON THE ACCOUNT.
I hope this is helpful to some of you out there

Big K

Does transportation in Israel count towards travel credit?
Thanks Dan!!

Stacey

Is there a charge for additional cardholders?

any

is there a way to use this card before it arrives ? i want to book hotel tickets for tonight and i wont have my card yet..

Dan

@Big K:
Yes.

@Stacey:
Read the post.

@any:
If you go into a Chase branch they can tell you the number.

Anonymous

@Dan:

thank u so much!!! going now

Anonymous

@Dan:

They couldn’t give me cvv number or exp date? what now

stacey

ism then only kosher lounge option in terminal B?

Stacey

as a one K member on united would i lose anything to purchase united tix on the sapphire since i met my expenditure for the year and earned my 1K

Dan

@Anonymous:
Might be out of luck.

@stacey:
https://www.prioritypass.com/en/Select#

@Stacey:
No difference.

any

@Dan:

Might be? 🙂

whats the secret (i searched the forums.. im willing to do the work..)

Rose

Can this card and points be used on Delta and Jet Blue? You listed several airlines but these are not included.

Chaya

Does gas purchase apply to the travel credit?

yosef

could someone confirm that being pre-approved in a branch bypasses the 5/24 rule?
that’s exactly what happened to me, I applied online on 8/22 and got denied for being well over 5/24, I applied again in a branch on 8/23 after being pre-approved, and it went pending with the ‘2 week message’ until they called me today for some verification and I got approved!

Happy

Applied, said needs review. Applied husband. Approved. One week later, received a card for both!! Thank you!!
Would anyone please post the link to book a points flight from chase? Thanks!!

Disney

Do theme parks count as travel?

itshappening

i have the BA chase card, but its going to be useless with this… should i continue to pay the $95 fee on that card or close it? They said there are no downgrades for it… thanks.

Also- still in the 2 week waiting period despite being chase private client. Should i shift balance over from BA and maybe thatll help?
Thanks in advance and for everything.

Zac

Did I miss the 100,000 mile option? I only see 50,000 point and it is the $95 annual fee with the first year waived. I don’t see the 100k offer with $450 annual fee and related.

Zac

Okay… so I did find it… but not in Dan’s list… or through the direct link to Creditcards.com. After linking form the banner I went to their home page and it was on the home page. Do you have a direct link (so you are credited) if I want to sign up in the end there?

Dan

@Rose:
You can use the points for 1.5 cents each to fly on them.

@Chaya:
No.

@Happy:
Just click on Ultimate Rewards from your Chase.com account.

@Disney:
No.

@itshappening:
Offering to close the BA card and moving over the line can definitely help.

@Zac:
You can view credit card offers by clicking on the “Other Credit Cards” tab on top of the DansDeals banner to view links for card offers. You can click on the link that says “View all card offers by issuing bank” and scroll down to view all card offers from the bank of your choice.

Thanks!

sol

Hey Dan

if my 5/24 end august and on September i will be 3/24 when do you think is the earliest i could apply? september 1st or would you give it a few days?

DB

Will I be able to transfer my existing UR points all onto this card, to take advantage of the 50% travel bonus, vs my current 20% bonus (from Sapphire)? If so, this is a material benefit to those with current points. Will increase the value of my points by hundreds of $.

Dan

@sol:
Today should be fine.

@DB:
Sure!

anon

is the offer still alive? seems dead, says no longer available…

LM

I just checked my annual credit report and it’s showing that I applied for a few cards in November 2014. I checked my records (email confirmations) and I see that I actually applied and got approved for them on Sep 4th 2014. Does it take 2 months for it to show on my credit report and does the 5/24 rule apply from when I applied or from when it appears on the credit report?

Yaffa

Dan,
Do you have any idea when this limited time offer will end?

Elis

When I click on the apply now button I get to the website creditcards.com
& there it says only 50 thousand points for chase sapphire is that only cause usual it’s only 50 thousand or if I’m applying via this website I’m getting only 50 thousand?

Dan

@anon:
Was gone for a bit, but it’s back.

@LM:
Your actual credit report shows the cards as being opened in November?

@Yaffa:
No.

@Elis:
You’re looking at Sapphire Preferred.
Scroll down to Sapphire Reserve.

LM

Yes, shows date opened 11/2014 and I have confirmations from Amex on Sep 4 2014

Larry

Got my card today in the mail, switched my preferred to freedom unlimited. Thanks Dan

Elias

Got my card in the mail but they charged the annual fee right away. Isn’t it better to apply for the card in January because the trsvel credit is at the end of the year?

AV

after i hit submit it takes me back to the previous screen with no error message is there something wrong with the site?

Grazira

i got pre-approved but they said i have to wait to see if i’m really approved, now the card shows up on my online account. does that mean i got it? also if you get the chance can you write a post that shows how to make sure people maximize their benefits from various cards i have the CSP, (maybe also reserve) amex blue cash preffered, and premire rewards gold. love your site!!

Mendyw

I dont see anything on the card page about roadside assistance. Do you know where I can find it. I would like to know how much it covers. Ty

lee

@Grazira: If you see the sapphire reserve card listed on your online acct, then you are really approved and the card is in the mail.
You may even get an email stating that it is being sent.

Grazira

thanx @lee

Jackie

Is the $300 travel credit redeemable for airline gift cards? You advertised this for platinum in the past, but didn’t see any mention here.

Grazira

just came in the mail! got a plastic one until the metal one is ready..

EER

Just got approved in the branch 20k limit. Thanks for all your help!

CUBS FAN

On the topic of FICO scores and the Reserve card, I called Chase last night as my application is pending. They said they would like to take available credit from some of my other 4 Chase cards to create available credit for the Reserve card.

My question is now that I have moved available credit from 4 Chase cards to create a fifth (Reserve Card) does that have any negative impact to my credit score? And in a year from now when the $450 annual fee comes up and the card benefits have waned do I transfer some of that available credit back to the original cards and then cancel/downgrade or downgrade to a no annual fee Freedom card? In short a greater percentage of available credit is now sitting with the Reserve card which is a new card rather than Chase Cards of older vintages.

Do any of these maneuvers adversely impact my FICO or does FICO merely look at total available credit with Chase and history of repayment and not concern itself with how the available credit is split between different cards of different ages? Thanks Dan!

LM

Dan,
Any info on when American Express reports to the credit agencies? I just checked again and confirmed that I signed up and got approved for 3 Delta American Express (Platinum, Gold, and Business Gold)cards on 9/5/2014 and on my credit report it is showing as Nov 2014. If it goes by application date, then I would be out of my 5/24 by now, but according to credit report, I wouldn’t be out of 5/24 until November

Chaya

What’s the deadline to apply for this card?

james

Hey Dan,

The way you described it, the travel credit rolls over if not used. Is this true?

Dan

@CUBS FAN:
You’ll be able to shift the lines around so that it won’t affect your credit score.
But it’s really $150/year, not $450.

@LM:
Probably November.

@Chaya:
Unknown.

@james:
No, where did I imply that?

Moish

Any way I can get pending points posted quicker? I have paid off the balance.

yosef768

I see in the posts that EZ-Pass qualifies for the $300 in credits. Is there any way you know of to have EZ-Pass charge $300 at once so that I know I locked in the $300 in savings in 2016?

Larry

Thanx Dan for all your hard work! Was instantly approved with 5/24, 2 of which were AU. I was pre-approved and I’m a cpc so I’m not sure what did it. Does anyone have a link as how to easily meet the spending requirements?

YosefZ

How frequent of a traveler must a person be for this credit card to be worthwhile?
Is there a way to cancel or downgrade the card with out negative on my credit score?
Does the $300 annual credit roll over?
The 100,000 are essentially how much in cold hard cash? And how much more is it worth in virtual/traveler cash.
When am I charged the annual fee? Calendar year or start year?
Can I cancel my card before I’m charged the second annual fee, will I be held responsible? How will that affect my credit score?
In two years from now why would I still want this card?

Ryan

I booked bundle hotel/flight ($262) through Expedia using the new reserve card and the whole amount was credited back as part of the $300 travel credit on this card. Amazing Card.

I just can’t wait to see what AMEX will offer to compete with this card especially after the fact that this card is better than their platinum card.

chaya

thanks for all the info! instantly approved. took around 7 seconds!

Jersh

I want to get rid of my sapphire preffered because I just got approved for the reserve. Is it better to transfer the credit limit to my reserve and cancel it or just downgrade it to the freedom? (I’d rather a lot of credit on one card instead of 2)? Thanks!

Dan

@Jersh:
You can downgrade it to Freedom/Freedom Unlimited and move over as much of the line as you want.

Avi

Now that I have this great Reserve card, any reason to continue with my Amex Platinum Business card?

$450/year is steep (even after the $200 travel credit) and most of the other perks are the same or better with Reserve.

(I also have an Amex Delta Platinum card, which I’ll keep to earn MQMs)

Thanks, Dan

zisha

til when can i signup?

Dan

@Avi:
Only for access to Airspace, Delta, and Centurion lounges.

@zisha:
Unknown.

QWERTY

When does this offer expire? Would like to triple dip in airline credit in my first year…

dewf

@zisha: @Dan: Will they warn us before they pull it or will it just dissappear over night?

BK

Approved , got email approval 2 days later and the card 3 days later , hit 4K spending 20min after activation 🙂 and now we wait

Yyy

I would love to open this card now. I can’t find the link.

Avi

When I cancelled my Amex Platinum Business card (in favor of the Chase UR), the agent told me that my Membership Reward points would be lost, unless I opened another card with them. She suggested the Blue for Business, as it’s no fee.

Dan, is this accurate?

Thanks

Dan

@Yyy:
There is a banner in this post.

@Avi:
Technically yes.
However that card can’t transfer points into miles. Though if you open another card that can you’ll be able to transfer all the points once again.

Will

Hi Dan, I was approved for CSR. Want to also get the Chase Freedom for 5 x bonus points and then transfer to CSR for travel redemption. Can I apply for Chase Freedom or will it be denied for recent CSR application/approval? Excellent credit here 800+ and not even close to 5/24 (last card obtained before CSR was Sept. 2015) with no other cards years before that.

Alan

Is there any reason to hold on to the BA Chase card once I have the reserve? If not, what’s the best thing to do with the credit line?

Mendel

How much do you have to make annually in order to be approved for this card?

Moshe Berger

Dan,
Can I use the travel credit towards car insurance?

moshe

Can I use the travel credit towards car insurance?

points lover

just got approved instantly under 6/24 w/o cpc. talk about luck… thanks dan the man for all your help

Neil

Does anyone know if the $300 of refunded travel expenses would count toward the $4000 of charges needed for the 100k points??

@neil

Yes it does count

ez

is this deal dead?

SoCal Dude

12 seconds for approval through Dan’s credit card site…Thx.

NYC

Update: UberEATS orders count for the $300 travel credit

Laser

Still giving 10k bonus?

yoichy

is it still available?
is it worth for me to apply whilst waiting to be approved for a mortgage?

thanks

Ari

Is there any reason to keep my sapphire preffered card that ive had for 3 years already once I sign up for this card?

tzviki

hey just got this card and pretty new to the cc game. if i use the card on a travel website such as priceline or expedia does that count towards the travel credit?

Dan
Wolf Aaronson

I charged my ezpass to the Sapphire reserve card and I did not receive a travel credit. I called Chase a was told the charge came through as governmental fees not travel so it was not eligible for the credit. Do you have any advice?

@ Wolf

Charge something else that will definitely code as travel quickly!

Question

After I sign up for Global Entry is there another process I have to do in order to get PreCheck or will I automatically get PreCheck with global entry?

andrew

When I open this card can I also redeem my previous UR points at 1.5 cents for travel?

Abe

Anyone tried refilling ezpass in Ohio ? Did it post as travel?

Anonymous

@andrew: yes

Rus

Hi Dan, just spent ~$2k on airline tx on CSP, can i open and transfer te spending to qualify for $4k spending?

Thank you

q

Any idea when the 100,000 points offer will expire? Is there a point in still getting this card for this year or just wait for beginning of next year?

YitzP

Ezpass is the NY area no longer will qualify as a travel expense. Just spoke to Chase. Ezpass changes the way the charge is processed and it is now a goverment fee instead of travel.

Dan

@YitzP:
That’s only if you don’t manually load it.

YitzP

@Dan
How do i manually load it?

Dan

@YitzP:
Should be able to load funds online or via the phone.

Agi

Does paying for car insurance count toward the $300 travel reimbursement?

Boruch

Can I apply for another sapphire reserve card and get another 100,000 point bonus? I already got one reserve and got the bonus.

Q

After I sign up for Global Entry is there another process I have to do in order to get PreCheck or will I automatically get PreCheck with global entry. ?

MosheF

I manually loaded my ezpass over the phone and did not get credited. Chase confirmed that ezpass no longer gets you the travel credit!

Dan

@MosheF:
When did you load?
What state?

MosheF

NY

Dan

When?
It’s so strange. Plenty of reports from the last week that manual loads are working.

MosheF

Did it on Wednesday. Chase said the change in the ezpass status is about 2 weeks old. Do you think NJ would work? Or would online be better than on the phone?

Dan

@MosheF:
Did it post to your account yet as a confirmed charge?
It only earned 1 point per dollar?

MosheF

The charge is still pending. I was just basing this off what Chase was saying and some earlier posts. I will wait till the charge goes through and let you know. Maybe it will work!! Thanks!!

Dan

@MosheF:
DROPR!!!
Keep us posted.

MosheF

LOL! Will do!

Torah613

@Dan

I got the reserve card for myself and my wife about a month ago, and we both already got the charge for $450 annual fee.

I thought you said there should be no charge until AFTER the year ends?!?

Dan

@Torah613:
When did I say that?

Deenz101

@dan

I got my reserve card about 3-4 weeks ago. the due date is Jan. 3 but there are no statements yet. it shows i got the $300 travel credit already. #1 how do i know what the statement date will be in order to get the $300 x 3?? (December 2016, jan-Dec 2017, and february 2018) #2 i was just charged the $450 annual fee, when will i be charged the $450 again-i want to downgrade it before the second charge but after i get the $300 three times?

Dan

@Deenz101:
1st statement will close December 6.

MosheF

So Dan, you are right as usual. The travel credit did get posted to my account. Another example of DROPR! Thanks for all the help:)

Fran

Hi Dan! I applied yesterday through the private client in the bank, and got approved instantly! so happy, Thanks !
My question now is: how would I be able to get the double travel credit if its only arriving on the mail this week, probably on 12/22/16? any ideas?

Yosef Z

I was approved for this card on December 13th, my closing date is on January 13th. If I call and change my closing date to December 31st will I still get this years $300 travel credit?

Dan
Yosef z

I just checked the app and apparently my due date is 02/07. I read the other threads and I’m not clear what to do. I need to call and change my closing date to exactly what date so that I could get this years credit? And what should I say to convince them if they give me problems?

Sharon Matten

Do you get free baggage check with this card? Is the baggage allowance only for the primary card holder? Thanks.

yoel

whats the best way i can use my 100k points without traveling should i sell it for $1500 (?) or first trensfer to airline? will i be able to get more this way??

yitzy

i cannot book a easyjet flight on chase rewards site so can i earn anything from the price protection progrem?

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