Or, consider other cards for 50,000 more miles or points that transfer into United miles with additional flexibility for your everyday spending.
$1,000 toward travel or transfer to United, Southwest, and more.
Reward nights start at 10,000 points. Free anniversary night (no points needed) good at any IHG hotel (Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, more).
You can now transfer the Ultimate Rewards points from your Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card card to your Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards account 1:1 instantly, with no fees.
This also works for other premium Ultimate Rewards cards with a mile transfer feature like the Ink Bold. No other cards offer this generous 1:1 mile transfer feature…Chase has the exclusive on this.
With this addition, the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card has direct mile transfer to the two largest airlines in the U.S. — United/Continental and Southwest Airlines. No other program comes close.
Making a transfer is easy — see how it works with illustrations here.
Southwest points have decent value….if you use them for a ‘Wanna Get Away’ fare they are worth about 1.7 cents each, or at least a 1.7% return on your credit card spending. ‘Wanna Get Away’ fares are available on most flights if you book in advance 3 weeks or more. And remember there are no change fees for Southwest mileage tickets.
A few things to note…
And here’s the latest list of Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card instant 1:1 mile and point transfer partners:
Have at it — this is great news for credit card spenders looking for flexible point options.
And here is the fine print from Chase regarding the point transfer:
To learn more about Southwest Rapid Rewards®, please visit southwest.com. Points earnings and redemptions are subject to the terms and conditions set forth at southwest.com/rapidrewards. Rapid Rewards® points will be deposited instantly after the request for redemption is made. In rare instances, point transfers can take up to 7 business days. Southwest Airlines® and all Rapid Rewards® Partners reserve the right to change any aspect of the Rapid Rewards® program with 60 days’ notice to active Members. Redemption of points for travel and all other benefits of Rapid Rewards® Membership are solely the responsibility of Southwest Airlines®. Limited exceptions to the point offers may apply. Point transfers via Ultimate Rewards are not eligible for status, including A-List, A-List Preferred, or Companion Pass Status. All Rapid Rewards® rules and regulations apply.
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