Weird Problem Transferring Chase Ultimate Rewards Points to Travel Partners

Earlier this week I booked two economy tickets from Milan to Boston using United Airlines miles. I had 32,000 United miles already so all I had to do was transfer 27,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points to United to complete the 60,000 mile booking. I logged onto Chase Ultimate Rewards through my Chase Sapphire Reserve account.…

Chase Ultimate Rewards: Everything You Need to Know

Chase Ultimate Rewards are my favorite kind of credit card points. Valued at $0.01 each for non-travel redemptions, Chase Ultimate Reward points are extremely versatile when used strategically. Points can be redeemed on Chase’s portal for cash back, gift cards, or travel including hotels, flights, and rental cars. In some instances, you can also transfer…

Credit Cards That Earn Chase Ultimate Rewards Points and Why You’ll Want More than One

If you want to maximize your points and miles through everyday spending, you’re going to need credit cards that earn more than 1 point per dollar spent. While this is possible with fixed-value travel credit cards like Barclaycard Arrival Plus and Capital One Venture, which each earn 2 points per dollar, you have to remember that not…

A Surprising Purchase That Earned 3x Points with Chase Sapphire Reserve

Last month when I was wine tasting in California, I paid for everything with my Chase Sapphire Reserve in hopes that all the money I spent at wineries would fall under Chase’s liberal restaurants category and earn 3x points. Sadly this wasn’t the case. This past weekend I went to Tree House Brewing Company in…

Should I Keep My Chase Sapphire Reserve or Chase Sapphire Preferred?

This past August, the Chase Sapphire Reserve caused quite the buzz due to the 100,000 point sign-up bonus. Besides this amazing bonus worth $1,500 on travel booked through Chase, the Chase Sapphire Reserve offers perks such as Priority Pass Lounge access, Global Entry fee reimbursement, and a $300 annual travel credit. Chase Sapphire Reserve Pays for…

One Month In and the Chase Sapphire Reserve is Still Amazing

The Internet is still abuzz with excitement over the Chase Sapphire Reserve and for good reason. Despite the hefty $450 annual fee, this card offers a plethora of travel benefits and is widely regarded as the best travel credit card on the market. Having recently met the minimum spend (thanks Dad for buying car parts with…