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Combining Chase ultimate reward points

Combining Chase ultimate reward points

  1. GBOAC

    I finally opened a Chase Sapphire Preferred card in early August just before the Reserve card was announced. I was lucky enough to get approved for the latter 10 days ago, and I now have both cards, and will be collecting Ultimate Reward from both cards. So some newbie questions:
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    [*]Are the points from each Sapphire card kept separately or are they treated as a single set of points.
    [*]If the former once I combine the Preferred and Reserve points, do additional points earned on either card get added to the combined total or do I have to keep moving them from one account to the other.
    [*]Assuming I downgrade the Preferred card to a Freedom card, I believe I can move the Freedom points into Ultimate rewards. Will I have to do this manually every month or can it be done automatically.
    [/LIST]
    Thanks

  2. Anonymous

    Let me see if I can do a longer post with screenshots, as I think that might help here. In general, each card earns their own points, but you can move them back and forth.

  3. GBOAC

    Thanks Tiffany:

    That leads to another question. Are Preferred and Reserve Ultimate Reward points worth the same? Does it matter in which direction you move them?

    Neil

    [QUOTE=”Tiffany, post: 20579, member: 7″]Let me see if I can do a longer post with screenshots, as I think that might help here. In general, each card earns their own points, but you can move them back and forth.[/QUOTE]

  4. Anonymous

    It doesn’t matter if you’re transferring to partners, it does matter if you want to redeem directly for paid flights. The Preferred points offer 1.25¢ towards paid tickets, the Reserve is 1.5¢

  5. GBOAC

    Tiffany

    Thanks for the clarification. I hadn’t noticed the 1.25¢ versus 1.5¢ difference.

    Neil

  6. MidSouthSkier

    Tiffany’s post:
    [URL]http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2016/09/06/combine-ultimate-rewards-points[/URL]

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