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This is the last day to apply for the Chase Sapphire Reserve before the annual fee jumps to $550

The Chase Sapphire Reserve will increase its annual fee starting Sunday, January 12, 2020. Don't miss your last chance to apply at a less expensive rate!

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Update: Effective January 12, 2020, the Chase Sapphire Reserve® annual fee is $550.

The Chase Sapphire Reserve® annual fee is increasing to $550 starting this Sunday, January 12, 2020. Prospective applicants have until end of day on January 11, 2020 to apply for the Chase Sapphire Reserve® card at a $450 annual fee.

If you've been thinking about opening this card for a while, now is the best time since you can save $100 on the annual fee and still take advantage of the new perks offered.

Chase added Lyft and DoorDash perks that are valued at up to $559. Here's the break down:

  • $239 for a complimentary year of Lyft Pink membership, which includes 15% off car rides, relaxed cancellations, priority airport pickups, up to three free 30-minute bike and scooter rides per month and more. Plus earn 10X points on Lyft rides, through March 2022
  • $120 statement credit for DoorDash ($60 in 2020 and $60 in 2021)
  • up to $200 for a free DashPass membership, depending on when you activate, which provides free delivery and lower service fees from hundreds of restaurants on orders of $12 or more

Cardholders continue to receive:

  • 3X points on travel (airfare, hotels, car rentals) and dining purchases worldwide
  • 50% more value on points redeemed for travel through Chase Ultimate Rewards
  • $300 annual travel credit to cover eligible expenses at airlines, hotels, car rental agencies and more
  • $100 application fee credit for Global Entry or TSA PreCheck
  • Complimentary Priority Pass Select membership, with access to over 1,000 VIP lounges in more than 500 cities worldwide
  • Visa Infinite perks, such as hard-to-find primary rental car insurance, trip cancellation and interruption insurance, lost luggage reimbursement and more

The card continues to offer a generous welcome bonus: Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first three months from account opening — worth up to $750 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®.

Chase Sapphire Reserve®

Chase Sapphire Reserve®
On Chase's secure site
  • Rewards

    10X points on Lyft rides through March 2022, 3X points on travel worldwide (immediately after earning your $300 annual travel credit), 3X points on dining at restaurants worldwide, 1X point per $1 on all other purchases

  • Welcome bonus

    50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening — worth up to $750 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®

  • Annual fee

    $550

  • Intro APR

    None

  • Regular APR

    16.99% to 23.99% variable

  • Balance transfer fee

    5%, minimum $5

  • Foreign transaction fee

    None

  • Credit needed

    Excellent

Terms apply.

 

If you're not willing to pay $450 or $550, consider the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card with a $95 annual fee. (Compare the Chase Sapphire Reserve® card and the Chase Sapphire Preferred® card.)

Chase Sapphire Preferred®

Chase Sapphire Preferred®
On Chase's secure site
  • Rewards

    5X points on Lyft rides through March 2022, 2X points on travel and dining worldwide, 1X points on all other purchases

  • Welcome bonus

    80,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening — worth up to $1,000 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®

  • Annual fee

    $95

  • Intro APR

    None

  • Regular APR

    15.99% to 22.99% variable on purchases and balance transfers

  • Balance transfer fee

    Either $5 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater

  • Foreign transaction fee

    None

  • Credit needed

    Excellent/Good

Terms apply.

 

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