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Using Chase Ultimate Rewards to Book Travel

Using Chase Ultimate Rewards to Book Travel

  1. Anonymous

    Hi Ben,

    Great blog! I’ve had a question I can’t seem to find an answer to. If you book travel through the Chase Ultimate Rewards site directly using my UR points (at the 1.5 rate through my Reserve card) does this get ticketed as an award ticket at the airline? More specifically, will you earn PQD/PQM on these purchases with points? Obviously if you transfer the points to a particular program and use them you don’t get PQD/PQM. But from what I can tell, the booking process appears to be independent of the airline award system, but I wasn’t sure if the class of service somehow would exclude the points earned.

    Thanks!
    Justin

  2. David W

    This is considered a cash ticket and you earn PQD/PQM like you normally would on a cash ticket. It’s not an award ticket because it doesnt depend on whether there is saver award space for the flight you’re booking.

  3. Gaurav

    They are not booked as award tickets as [USER=29]@David W[/USER] mentions but there may be two other factors to keep an eye on. Your ticket might be booked as a basic economy fare or as a special fare that earns miles based on a percentage of distance or some other factor.

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