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by Hilary Stockton on 7/25/2015
Posts Tagged ‘Chase Sapphire Preferred’
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7/25/2015
Will your family earn 1 million frequent flyer miles and points this year? Since we're over 6 months into 2015, I thought I'd do a mid-year post on our progress so far with our miles and points earning. For new...
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7/22/2015
  What are Chase Ultimate Rewards Transfer Rules in terms of transferring Ultimate Rewards points to a family member? TravelSort reader Jagir writes "I don't have a Chase Sapphire Preferred but have a ton of Ultimate Rewards points and I'm...
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7/20/2015
    With Chase Refer a Friend you can earn up to 50K Ultimate Rewards points by referring friends as new cardholders to a Chase credit card such as the Sapphire Preferred or Ink Plus (my referral links). I noticed these...
Square_trip_interruption_or_trip_extension-travel_insurance_for_a_later_return
5/8/2015
  Think your travel credit card trip interruption travel insurance will cover you if a medical emergency prevents you returning home on your return flight? Think again--you may well be out of pocket for all your extra flight costs, plus...
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5/3/2015
  How do you view your Ultimate Rewards Signup Bonus and Refer a Friend Bonus? TravelSort reader Kathy writes "I got the Chase Sapphire Preferred earlier this year, and also qualified for the Chase Refer a Friend Bonus program. But...
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4/20/2015
Which credit cards offer the best delayed baggage insurance? I've heard several horror stories from readers recently involving delayed baggage, so even though my own philosophy is to Avoid Checked Luggage Never Check Baggage, I do realize there are times when it's...
Square_when_to_cancel_a_credit_card_or_pay_the_annual_fee
3/5/2015
  When Should You Cancel a Credit Card or Pay the Annual Fee? A TravelSort Client emailed me: "My wife's Chase Sapphire Preferred Card's annual fee just became due and that made me think of a question for you. Do you...
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2/27/2015
Chase Refer a Friend is back: earn up to 50,000 points for referring family and friends to the Chase Sapphire Preferred and other Chase cards. You'll earn 5000 points for each successful referral, up to a maximum of 50,000 points...
Square_travel_credit_cards-_whats_in_my_wallet_now
1/2/2015
  How We Earned 1 Million Miles and Points This Year prompted some readers to ask which travel credit cards I have in my wallet now, which I plan to cancel, and strategy for new cards in 2015. It's been over...
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10/5/2014
  Which Credit Cards for Boutique Hotel Stays? TravelSort reader Kenny writes "Thanks for your great detail and info on the best travel credit cards posts. I noticed that the hotel cards focus on name brand chains, but my girlfriend...
Square_sapphire_preferred-_ends_7_percent_annual_dividend_adds_primary_car_rental_car_insurance
7/20/2014
  The Chase Sapphire Preferred has eliminated the 7% annual points dividend, but added primary car rental insurance, including in the U.S. To be honest, I haven't had the Sapphire Preferred in a couple years, and even my husband barely...
Square_chase_referral_bonus_sapphire_preferred_chase_freedom
6/5/2014
Chase Refer a Friend for the Sapphire Preferred and Freedom credit cards can earn you up to 50,000 points per card and is now open to more users than it was last year. For example, last year, neither I nor...
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2/4/2014
  Which credit card for which spend category? How do you maxmize your miles and points for each purchase? Here are my current recommendations, listed by type of expense: Airline Tickets (U.S. Dollar Ticket Purchases): 3X with American Express Premier...
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2/1/2014
  There's a 50K Chase Sapphire Preferred offer for Chase Private Clients, which is 10,000 points better than the 40,000 public offer (or 5000 points better than the maximum 45,000 bonus points, if you also add an authorized user to...
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12/6/2013
1. US Airways 100% Share Miles Bonus: Expires Today, 12/6 at 11:59 PT Today is the last day for the US Airways 100% share miles bonus. Each account can receive maximum 50,000 bonus Dividend Miles. See US Airways 100% Bonus...
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11/18/2013
  The Chase Sapphire Preferred is offering up to 55,000 bonus points (see Best Travel Credit Cards for link, which is not my affiliate link), although the annual fee (waived the first year) has increased to $125. While I have...
Square_best_no_annual_fee_credit_card_for_travelers
10/28/2013
  What is the best no fee credit cards for travel rewards? TravelSort reader Jessica writes: "Reading the blog post New to Miles and Points brought to mind a few questions. I’ve always been a budget traveler-the only reason I’ve...
Square_new_to_miles_and_points-_which_travel_credit_cards_to_apply_for
10/13/2013
  Which new travel rewards credit cards should a person new to miles and points apply for? A TravelSort reader writes: "I have been reading your website and would like to ask for some advice.  I am a newbie at...
Square_trip_delay_and_trip_interruption_insurance-_which_credit_cards
9/19/2013
  For trip delay and trip interruption insurance, which credit cards are best? Perhaps surprisingly, for those used to U.S. miles and points credit cards trumping those of most other countries, at least in terms of sign up bonuses, the...
Square_chase_sapphire_preferred-_refer_friends_for_up_to_50k_bonus_points
9/14/2013
  Update: This promotion is targeted; Chase is excluding some cardmembers from eligibility for this promotion. I was told my Freedom is NOT eligible for this promotion, and that's what was causing the login error. Never mind the fact that...
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