This Is The Single Best Credit Card Signup Bonus Out There

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Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card

This is the latest premium card, with a big signup bonus and strong points-earning. It’s a $95 annual fee card, not a $450 annual fee card. And you can get a business card in fact you probably should.

The Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card comes with an 80,000 Point Signup Bonus.

    Spend $5000 on your new card within 3 months and you’ll get 80,000 points. As you’ll see below, that can even be enough for a roundtrip business class award ticket between the US and Europe. (Chase points are super valuable because they transfer directly to a variety of airlines and hotels.)

The card earns 3 Points Per Dollar on Travel and on Shipping and Advertising on Social Media and Search Engines.

    Chase points are one of the most valuable currencies and you’ll earn 3 points per dollar on travel — that’s airlines, hotels, rental cars, tolls, even Uber.

    As a result this displaces, for instance, a Citi Prestige Card which generously provides 3 points per dollar on air and hotel spend — because a Chase point is more valuable overall than a Citi point thanks to its transfer partners.

    You can earn these bonus points on up to $150,000 spend in bonus categories. Previously Chase’s business cards capped category bonus spend at $25,000 or $50,000 in a year.

You get a pretty remarkable benefit, one I wish I had in the past, in $600 protection against theft or damage for your cell phone.

Get up to $600 per claim in cell phone protection against covered theft or damage for you and your employees listed on your monthly cell phone bill when you pay it with your Chase Ink Business Preferred credit card. Maximum of 3 claims in a 12 month period with a $100 deductible per claim.

This benefit though is significant, since it’s real ongoing cost savings as well: those of you who pay to insure your phone against damage could consider pocketing cash savings every month if you paid your bill with this card.

Points transfer to:

  • Airlines: United, Korean, British Airways, Singapore, Air France KLM, Southwest, Virgin Atlantic
  • Hotels: Hyatt, IHG, Marriott, Ritz-Carlton

Park Hyatt Aviara

“5/24 limits” apply to the card. That’s not a surprise, there are cards that Chase won’t give to some people who have had 5 or more new cards within the last 24 months. This doesn’t apply to everyone, but it does apply to many.

Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. @Gary-

    You wrote: “As you’ll see below, that can even be enough for a roundtrip business class award ticket between the US and Europe.”

    but absent the mention of airline transfers you really did not show that ‘below.’

    An oversight?

  2. Does chase pre-approval works for business card or only personal? Last time I went in branch, I was pre-approved for every single personal card but not any business card. At the time I have a biz checking and ink plus card.

  3. I am sad to see that picture of a phone from 2012. Most phones don’t look like that anymore. Even cheap ones.

  4. We have a Chase Ink Cash card for our business that we’ve had for several years. Do you get this bonus if you have the Cash card?

  5. If I have the Chase Sapphire Reserve card and received bonus for signing up and get the Ink card with 80,000 bonus, will I be able to keep the 80K bonus points if I cancel the card after a year?

  6. Thanks for sharing, I’ve used Chase rewards in the past and they we’re so easy to redeem and use. I’ll definitely check this out.

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