Tag Archives: Chase

New Chase United TravelBank Credit Card

Chase and United Airlines have launched a new credit card, the Chase United TravelBank Card. Unlike traditional airline credit cards that earn frequent flyer miles, this no-annual-fee card earns United TravelBank cash that can be redeemed toward the purchase of a United ticket. This hybrid cash back/travel rewards card won’t attract savvy points & miles junkies,… Read More »

Don’t Downgrade Your Chase Sapphire Reserve. Not Yet, Anyway.

UPDATE: It’s now mid-December and I’ve seen enough positive data points to completely discredit this comment that concerned some readers. The premise of this post works as described. One year ago, Chase introduced the Sapphire Reserve to it’s stable of credit cards. It carries a hefty $450 annual fee, but it also offers a myriad of… Read More »

Can You Still Double Dip Sapphire Reserve Travel Credit?

One of the most generous benefits of the Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card is its $300 annual travel credit. Right now, since the credit resets each December, you could receive the full travel credit twice–that’s $600–while paying only one annual fee of $450. Earlier today, news broke of a change in the reset timing of… Read More »

Activate Discover It and Chase Freedom 5% Categories for Q2 Now

Discover It and Chase Freedom are two high-earning cashback credit cards. Every 3 months, there are new bonus cashback categories where you can earn 5% back on purchases. You can activate those bonus categories right now, prior to the start of the new quarter for both cards. Both cards share similarities. Earn 5% cash back on up… Read More »

Should You Cancel Sapphire Preferred after getting the Reserve Card?

Congratulations! You’ve been approved for the extremely popular Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card! Now what should you do with the your other Ultimate Rewards earning cards like Freedom and Freedom Unlimited? Should you cancel Sapphire Preferred? The answer is different for each card. There’s no reason to cancel the cards that don’t charge an annual fee, but Sapphire… Read More »

How to Transfer Chase Points to the Sapphire Reserve Card

Chase has a number of credit cards that earn points in the Ultimate Rewards program, and depending on how you redeem them, they could have a different value. I’ll show you how to transfer your points to the card that gives them the highest value–Chase Sapphire Reserve. The Chase credit cards that earn UR points are:… Read More »

Double-Dipping the Chase Sapphire Reserve Travel Credit

NOTE: For applications after May 21, 2017, Chase has changed the date that the Reserve’s annual travel credit resets from each December to the first statement after your account anniversary. If you applied prior to May 21, 2017, the information in this post still applies. For those who applied more recently, please refer to the… Read More »