(Final Days) Best Chase Sapphire Reserve Welcome Offer Since Launch Is Here

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Chase Sapphire Reserve 80,000 Point Offer

Update: Reminder that this offer ends on November 30th at 6PM EST.

There is some good news in the credit card world today, there is a new Chase Sapphire Reserve 80,000 point offer. This is the highest it has been since the 100,000 point offer at launch, one we haven’t seen in half a decade. The standard offer on the card has hovered in the 50,000 – 60,000 point range with a 70,000 point offer floating around sometimes too. That is a nice premium on the card and if you have been waiting on an increased offer then now is the time (assuming you are eligible).

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Welcome Offer Details

  • 80,000 Ultimate Rewards (UR) points after spending $4,000 within the first 3 months.
  • The $550 annual fee is NOT waived
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Bonus Restrictions

Chase has a one per family rule to coincide with their difficult 5/24 rule.  Here are the details on the bonus restrictions for the Chase Sapphire Reserve (most will be disqualified):

  • This product is available to you if you do not currently have any Sapphire card.
  • This product is available to you if you have not received a new cardmember bonus for any Sapphire card in the past 48 months.
  • If you have been approved for 5, or more, new lines of credit in the last 24 months then you will be automatically denied for this card. This includes new credit cards from any bank, as well as, personal loans etc. Here is a list of cards that do not count towards Chase 5/24.

Chase Sapphire Reserve Earning Structure

The Chase Sapphire Reserve has a pretty rewarding earning structure:

  • 10X on Chase dining, hotel and car rental purchases through Chase Travel
  • 5X on airline travel booked through Chase Travel
  • 3X points on travel and dining at restaurants
  • 1X point per dollar spent on all other purchases

Cardmember Perks

The perks department is where the Chase Sapphire Reserve really shines. I’ll highlight the best perks. If you want to see everything available to cardmembers be sure to check out our full review.

Main Perks
  • Redeem Chase Ultimate Rewards points in the Chase portal at 1.5 cents a piece versus 1.25 cents for other Chase premium cards.
    • For a limited time, cardmembers can also redeem points at 1.5 cents each using Pay Yourself Back in these categories: Airbnb, Annual Fee, Away and dining purchases.
  • $300 annual travel credit that works on anything travel related, including flights.
  • No foreign transaction fees.
  • Priority Pass Lounge membership
    • The membership comes with the best guesting policy for PP lounges out there. Two accompanying guests in your travel party get in with the cardholder.
  • Global Entry of PSA Precheck reimbursement
    • Receive a statement credit of up to $100 every 4 years as reimbursement for the application fee charged to your card.
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Travel Perks
  • Trip cancellation/interruption insurance
    • If your trip is canceled or cut short by sickness, severe weather and other covered situations, you can be reimbursed up to $10,000 per trip for your pre-paid, non-refundable travel expenses, including passenger fares, tours, and hotels.
  • Auto rental collision damage waiver
    • Decline the rental company’s collision insurance and charge the entire rental cost to your card. Coverage is primary and provides reimbursement up to $75,000 for theft and collision damage for rental cars in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Lost luggage reimbursement
    • If you or an immediate family member check or carry-on luggage that is damaged or lost by the carrier, you’re covered up to $3,000 per passenger.
  • Trip delay reimbursement
    • If your common carrier travel is delayed more than 6 hours or requires an overnight stay, you and your family are covered for unreimbursed expenses, such as meals and lodging, up to $500 per ticket.
  • Learn More

Chase Sapphire Reserve 80,000 Point Offer: Final Thoughts

This is a nice bump in the welcome offer. It looks to be available via personal referrals too if you have a two player system. I will have to dig through the Sapphire Reserve offer and the current Chase Sapphire Preferred offer and see if this changes things on which is better for most people in the first year. Stay tuned for that update!

Mark Ostermann
Mark Ostermann
Mark Ostermann is a father, husband and miles/points fanatic. He left the corporate world after starting a family in order to be a stay at home dad. Mark is constantly looking at ways to save money and stay within budget while also taking awesome vacations with his family. When he isn't caring for his family or taking a weekend trip, Mark is working towards his goal of visiting every Major League Baseball ballpark.

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