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which chase credit cards
I am trying to decide between which chase credit card to obtain. The Ink Business is interesting especially if I can go into a branch and get 100,000 points. Even the 80,000 points offer gets my attention though I would rarely use it for anything but items that get 1X points. I am just starting considering starting a small blog business and have a real estate license so hopefully that would quality me. I currently have the Delta Gold skymiles card but I rarely fly. I do have the Chase Freedom also. Knowing these facts, should I consider the Ink Business card or should I go after the Chase Sapphire preferred card? I am looking for quick accumulation of points that can be transferred to an airline for a European trip. Also which airline requires the least amount of miles from say NYC, ATL, or MCO?
You can bill your internet and phone service to your Ink card and earn 5x points. With your two types of businesses those would be perfectly justified. Since you earn 5x points at office supply stores, you can also buy merchant gift cards (like to restaurants, etc) at Office Depot/Max and earn points that way too. Remember that just because it’s a gift card that doesn’t mean you can’t use it yourself! I do that all the time for places where I dine regularly.
As for how many miles a particular airline charges, Scott from Travel Codex has created a great [URL=’https://travelcodex.com/award-maximizer/’]Award Maximizer[/URL] tool. Check that out by selecting an awards program and then entering destinations. Keep in mind this only shows miles required, not availability. And remember that British Airways charges on a per-segment basis so if you have a connection it will cost more miles. And flights on BA metal incur fuel surcharges regardless of whether you’re using BA Avios or AA miles.
Give that a look and if you have more questions just let us know.