Chase’s newest cash back option — Chase Freedom Flex card review

Written by Madison Blancaflor @ The Points Guy

Chase Freedom Flex Overview The Chase Freedom Flex is Chase’s newest cash back credit card, taking the old Chase Freedom card and adding new benefits and bonus categories. For a no-annual-fee credit card, it offers an impressive return across a number of spending categories, and the card becomes even more valuable when you pair it …

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5 cards I take with me on every trip abroad

Written by Ariana Arghandewal @ The Points Guy

I’ve been traveling abroad quite a bit for the last nine years, though the pandemic put a stop to that. I spent the last seven months at home, rarely leaving except for the occasional grocery run and a socially distanced day trip to Monterey, Calif. In early October, I finally decided to travel to Turkey. …

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Is the Chase Sapphire Reserve worth keeping vs the Ink Business Preferred during COVID-19?

Written by Madison Blancaflor @ The Points Guy

It’s no secret that the coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of our credit card strategies in 2020. Cards that were once easily justifiable slots in our wallets are now less valuable, spending habits — and the cards we use the most — have shifted and perks we once held in high esteem have sat …

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Chase adds groceries bonus category through April 2021

Written by Madison Blancaflor @ The Points Guy

Throughout 2020, Chase has added a number of temporary and long-term benefits to help cardholders continue to maximize purchases and card benefits through shifting spending habits and priorities. Today, Chase is announcing new grocery benefits for Sapphire cardholders that will last well into 2021. Want more credit card news and advice from TPG? Sign up …

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Redeem Ultimate Rewards for Apple products at up to 1.5c per point

Written by Nick Reyes @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

Looking for a new set of Airpods or Chase today unveiled a new benefit on their Ultimate Rewards cards whereby cardholders can redeem Ultimate Rewards points toward the purchase of Apple products at a value of up to 1.5c per point. Given that items appear to only be available at full retail price, I don’t […]

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Redeem Chase Ultimate Rewards For Apple Products with up to 50% Bonus Value (10/15-11/15)

Written by Chuck @ Doctor Of Credit

Chase announced today a new redemption option of Ultimate Rewards points to get Apple merchandise through the Chase portal with bonus value of up to 50% more on the points. Sapphire Reserve gets 50% and Sapphire Preferred/INK gets 25%

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Chase points are now worth up to 50% more when redeeming for Apple products — but is it worth it?

Written by Chris Dong @ The Points Guy

Consumer spending has drastically shifted in the last seven months. And credit card companies have taken note by pivoting their benefits and redemption opportunities. Chase has been one of the most agile, shifting bonus categories and offering new ways to redeem points, particularly with travel-focused cards such as the Chase Sapphire Reserve and Chase Sapphire …

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My card strategy without an ultra-premium card

Written by Madison Blancaflor @ The Points Guy

Fun fact: I do not have an ultra-premium credit card. As someone who spends a considerable amount of time talking about how many amazing premium credit cards are out there, a lot of people are surprised when they learn I don’t have a card like the Chase Sapphire Reserve or The Platinum Card® from American …

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Amazon: $15 off $50 with 1 Ultimate Rewards point [Targeted]

Written by Nick Reyes @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

We have had this deal in our running list of Prime Day deals (which includes deals at Best Buy, Walmart, Costco, Dell, and more) since early this morning, but I realized that it was worth its own post for those who may have missed the deal: Amazon is offering a targeted deal good for $15 […]

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Battle of the sign-up bonuses: Capital One Venture 100k vs. Chase Sapphire Preferred 80k

Written by Katie Genter @ The Points Guy

Credit card sign-up bonuses haven’t been all that impressive during the coronavirus pandemic. But, even though this crisis isn’t over, we’re beginning to see a few outstanding credit card sign-up bonuses. In particular, two of the best starter travel rewards cards — the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card and Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card — are now offering …

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How I used points and miles to save over $6,000 on a last-minute trip to Europe

Written by Andrew Kunesh @ The Points Guy

Last month, I had to book a last-minute round-trip ticket to Prague for a family matter. Despite the country being closed to Americans due to coronavirus, I was able to enter with my Czech passport as I’m a dual citizen. Current travel restrictions mean fewer airlines are offering U.S. to Europe flights right now, so …

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An all-inclusive Central Texas oasis: A review of Miraval Austin Resort and Spa

Written by Summer Hull @ The Points Guy

In 2020, many of us need a minute to breathe, reset and recenter. Getting the chance to do that in luxury — wholly thanks to the stay requiring fewer points than normal — sounded almost too good to be true. But it was a very real opportunity, so we booked a two-night stay at the …

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Which Banks Have Refused To Provide You A Discount On Your Travel Credit Card For 2020?

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

I think we can all agree that 2020 isn’t a great travel year and for travel credit cards that means many if not most of the cards vital benefits are obsolete – but which banks will actually agree to give you a refund or discount on the annual fee? Some banks and credit card companies […]

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Redeem Chase points for restaurants, delivery and more at a much higher rate

Written by Zach Honig @ The Points Guy

Earlier this year, Chase launched a partnership with the Tock dining platform, enabling cardholders to book special dining experiences at restaurants, wineries and other venues, including the option to pay with Ultimate Rewards points. Now, the issuer is working to expand Tock access, with a brand-new dining hub. Cardmembers will be able to engage with …

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The 5 best high-end international flights you can book with miles this winter

Written by Andrew Kunesh @ The Points Guy

The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t been friendly to travelers. The U.S. passport was once one of the world’s most powerful, but Americans have been largely excluded from international travel since the start of the pandemic. Most of Asia and Europe, for example, remain off-limits for Americans except for special circumstances or for travelers lucky enough to …

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Lyft adds free Grubhub food delivery to Lyft Pink membership

Written by Andrew Kunesh @ The Points Guy

Lyft and Grubhub just announced a new partnership that adds a huge new benefit to Lyft Pink, the company’s subscription service. Starting today, Lyft Pink members have access to Grubhub+ and Seamless+ free of charge. This subscription service waives delivery fees and offers exclusive discounts on the Grubhub and Seamless apps. In the past, we’ve …

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The best way to get to Jordan using points and miles

Written by Cassandra Brooklyn @ The Points Guy

Editor’s note: The data below is not meant not reflect COVID-19 flight modifications. As the travel industry reopens following COVID-19 shutdowns, TPG suggests that you talk to your doctor, follow health officials’ guidance and research local travel restrictions before booking that next trip. We will be here to help you prepare, whether it is next month …

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10 high-end redemptions I can’t wait to make when travel resumes

Written by Andrew Kunesh @ The Points Guy

I’ve felt like a caged bird during the coronavirus pandemic. I had a slew of travel plans this year and nearly all of them were disrupted. My mileage balances grow with my everyday credit card spending, but having no way to use them in the immediate future is a harsh reality to face. That said, …

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Get a 20% bonus when you transfer Ultimate Rewards points to Southwest

Written by Andrew Kunesh @ The Points Guy

Today, Chase launched its third-ever transfer bonus and its first to Southwest. You can get a 20% bonus on transfers to Southwest Rapid Rewards between today, Oct. 1, and Oct. 31, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. ET. This is not a targeted offer and Chase cardholders with an eligible Chase Ultimate Rewards earning credit card can …

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