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by Hilary Stockton on 1/2/2015
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Posts Tagged ‘Chase Sapphire Preferred’
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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8/17/2013
  A TravelSort reader writes: "My son-in-law has never had a credit card, is a student with no debt, no car payments etc. He is attending the Airforce Academy, so he is a student who gets paid to go to...
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7/6/2013
Chase retention bonus offers, as with other credit card retention bonuses by other issuers, depend on several factors: the credit card of course, but also your spend on it, overall value to Chase, at what stage in your card membership...
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11/26/2016
  Does your credit card offer primary car rental insurance coverage? And how about for foreign travel abroad? Most credit cards offer some amount of rental car insurance, but it's typically secondary to your existing auto insurance coverage. Keep in...
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5/9/2013
    Which credit card should you use for what? I have somewhere between 10-20 credit cards (let's leave it at that) and of these there are 7 that I'm currently using. If you have a number of credit cards...
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4/22/2013
  Chase has announced a new Sapphire Preferred offer: 3X points on all dining for the first Friday of each month for the remainder of 2013. With the 7% annual points dividend, this is really 3.21X. If you like to...
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11/7/2013
  How can you maximize frequent flyer miles and points when booking airline flights? While the AMEX Premier Rewards Gold card is a good start, there are other ways that could be a better bet. Here are some factors to...
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1/4/2013
TravelSort reader Matt writes "Thanks for your advice on Citi and AMEX retention bonus offers. Any tips for current Chase retention offers? I'm especially interested in the Chase Sapphire Preferred, Ink Bold and United MileagePlus Explorer cards, since mine come...
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12/13/2012
If you’ve gotten your spouse or travel partner fully on board with miles and points and applying for the best travel credit cards while leveraging each for its category bonuses, congratulations. Not everyone is willing to remember which card to...
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