Chase Sapphire Reserve 100,000 Point Online Signup Bonus Ends Today

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The Chase Sapphire Reserve Card‘s 100,000 point signup bonus (after $4000 spend within 3 months) will drop down to 50,000 points online tomorrow, but should still be available in-branch at 100,000 points until on or about March 12.

Once that happens, the Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card should have the biggest Chase signup bonus at 80,000 points (after $5000 spend within 3 months). This card’s $95 annual fee, of course, is much lower than the $450 annual fee for the Sapphire Reserve.

Indeed, the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card should have a bigger signup bonus than the Sapphire Reserve because it will also have a 50,000 bonus point offer after $4,000 spend on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening as well as 5000 more points for adding an authorized user card and making a purchase within that time period.

And of course the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card has a $0 annual fee the first year, then $95.

Many readers have difficulty getting approved for them if they’ve signed up for 5 or more new card accounts in the past 24 months, though there are exceptions where some folks do seem to get approved. And some people who are at or over ‘5/24’ may be able to get the card if they’re pre-approved through Chase’s online offers or in-branch.

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  1. Snagged one on Monday, I was going to wait until the summer, but they forced my hand. It was delivered on Tuesday via FedEx.

  2. I applied Monday and I was put in pending status. Still no word (I think I may be over the 5/24 rule but wasn’t rejected right away). Any idea if I will still get the 100k?

  3. @Paul – I was initially declined for 5/24 reasons last week as well, but was successfully able to argue that a few of those account openings were only as an Authorized User. I also offered to move a little credit around from my existing Freedom/CSP/Hyatt cards and was approved 5 minutes later. (They were also able to get my CSP downgraded to a Freedom Unlimited card on the same call…eliminating the additional 95.00 AF.)

    Not sure if any of that might be relevant to your situation or not, but at least a data point for all who might find it helpful.

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