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Well per the terms of Chase this post had to come down

to stay in compliance – sorry! – René

Looks like what Rick said in this chat is very true “We are Being Watched

The deal seems to be dead anyway at this point.


  1. @Gary – when you go into the UR site you will see the phone number to call. They will get their rates right from the cruise lines so what ever the best published deal you find from the lines is, that is what you can get and you get 1.25 cents per point towards the cruise!

  2. Be careful with cruises through the UR mall. Sure, they are giving 6 points per dollar right now. But we decided to book using cruisecompete. We received several bids for the cruise, and one was over $400 cheapoer than the UR quote. I used my Sapphire card and still got 2 points per dollar.

  3. @applezz13 – yes you need to have your ducks in a row and check the price on the what ever cruise line you want web site and make sure you get the best and same price. But yes I plan also to earn the 6 points extra on the part OVER the points I pay with. Thanks – Rene

  4. When I requested 10k, they said approved but first spend 5k, then reply to this email. It was not instant but I hope I will get it ultimately.

  5. Asking also works for reversing late payments and fees if you have been good about paying each month. But try to use auto payments to avoid even getting into this situation.

  6. Rene, can cruise be purchased with a combination of UR Points and Cash?

  7. @beachmiles – yes you can and that is what I will be doing plus my ink bold ultimate rewards card. they have a special where you get 6 a bonus points per dollar until the end of june.

  8. I am planning on calling about this offer. When and where was it found/offered?

    I have been dying to find a better bold offer and I really hope this works out for me!

  9. Thanks Delta Points, just got a SM back fom chase saying that they would match.
    “Please write to us once you have fulfilled the spending
    criteria (purchases worth $5000 within 93 days from the
    account open date), we would then manually add 10,000
    points to your account in order to match the offer.”

  10. Rene- Thanks for the heads up and screen shot. It tried to attach a file to my Chase SM, but it kept saying that the file was not acceptable. Any suggestions?

    Thanks again.

  11. Don’t ya just love Chase! Caveman, I did the same. Just replied today to the email with the promised 10,000 points indicated I had met the min. spend. They responded within an hour and posted the 10,000 points immediately. The 50,000 will post when my statement closes this month. So your points are will be there. No worries!

  12. Delta points thanks. I sent SM and they replied with 5k pts once I hit min spend. Another case of ymmv. 5k is much better than nothing.

  13. Thanks Delta Points, just got a SM back fom Chase:

    “Thank you for your inquiry about the 60,000 points offer.
    Please note that I have added the 10,000 points to the
    account and this adjustment is viewable online.”

    The 10k points are already in my account although I have not hit the minimum spend, although I surely will.

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