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Update: This offer is no longer available. Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers.
Update: You can no longer transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points to Amtrak.
Via Milecards, you can still get 70,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points on the Chase Ink Plus.
But you have to apply at a Chase branch. And word at the branches is that they will soon be increasing the minimum spending on the Chase Sapphire Preferred.
And while you’re there, you can check out the other credit card offers, which I’ll tell you about.
Because of the mother-in-law rule, I always tell you about the best offers even if I don’t earn a commission!
70,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points Offers
You can get 70,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after spending $5,000 in the first 3 months on the Chase Ink Plus. But the offer is only available at a Chase branch.
The 70,000 point offer has a $95 annual fee that is NOT waived. My offer for 50,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points has the annual fee waived for the 1st year.
But I’d gladly pay $95 for an extra 20,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points!
Although the Chase Ink Bold is no longer offered on the Chase website, you might be able to still get it, depending on the Chase branch you visit
For folks without a full-time small business, you might qualify for a business card without knowing it.
There are lots of ways to use 70,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points:
- $700 in statement credit
- $875 in flights
- Short US flights or fly to Europe
- Stay at Marriott hotels
- Stay at Ritz-Carlton hotels
- Fly on Korean Air
- Fly on Virgin Atlantic
- Take a cruise
20,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points on Chase Freedom
You can get 20,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points on the Chase Freedom after spending $500 in the first 3 months when you apply at a Chase branch.
This is a good deal because the normal sign-up bonus is 10,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points.
Each quarter you can earn an additional 30,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points a year (7,500 Chase Ultimate Rewards points per quarter X 4 quarters in a year) or $300 cash back when you spend $1,500 in each quarterly bonus category.
This quarter you can earn 5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points at Amazon, Zappos, and select department stores.
Here are step-by-step instructions on how to transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points from the Chase Freedom to a card which allows you to transfer them to hotels and airlines.
|Chase Ultimate Rewards Airline Transfer Partners|
|British Airways||Flying Blue (Air France/KLM)||Korean Air|
|Singapore Airlines||Southwest||United Airlines|
|Chase Ultimate Rewards Hotel Transfer Partners|
50,000 United Airline Miles Chase UnitedExplorer
I’ve written before about a targeted offer to get 50,000 United Airline miles on the Chase UnitedExplorer card, but not all folks were targeted.
If you weren’t targeted, you can get 50,000 United Airline miles AND a $50 statement credit on the Chase United Explorer card after spending $2,000 in the first 3 months. But you have to apply at a Chase branch.
50,000 United Airlines miles gets you:
- 2 round-trip coach tickets (continental US and Canada)
- 2, 1-way coach tickets to Hawaii
- 1-way coach ticket to South America, Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, India, or Australia (between 20,000 and 42,500 miles)
You can get 70,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points on the Chase Ink Plus when you apply at a Chase branch.
And you can get 20,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points on the Chase Freedom.
Another in-branch offer is the United Explorer card which offers 50,000 United Airlines miles AND a $50 statement credit after spending $2,000 in the first 3 months.
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