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Combining Chase ultimate reward points
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:
[*]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.
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.
That leads to another question. Are Preferred and Reserve Ultimate Reward points worth the same? Does it matter in which direction you move them?
[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]
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¢
Thanks for the clarification. I hadn’t noticed the 1.25¢ versus 1.5¢ difference.