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Targeted: Chase 100k Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card Offer

I received a targeted email this morning from Chase regarding a 100k Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card offer. While I believe this matches the highest offer ever, and this is a good offer, there’s another angle to think about.  The other 100k+ Marriott Rewards offer – the one masked as an Amex SPG 35k. As you’re probably already aware, SPG can be converted to Marriott Rewards 3:1. So those 35k SPG starpoints equal 105k Marriott Rewards. If you’ve already had the Amex then this is a great way to shore your account. Personally, I love Marriott, so does my family, and I’m a big fan of the new partnership between Marriott and Starwood.

I’ve never been targeted for this offer before. It’s always a nice start to the day 🙂

Chase 100k Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card Offer

Let’s take a look at the details

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Just to reiterate – you must be under 5/24

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Oddly I was targeted for this offer even though I currently sit at 6/24. I was reminded of that recently when I was REJECTED on my second attempt for a Reserve.  There is some evidence to suggest that I could be approved if I applied as I was specifically targeted…

Will I apply?

If I was sitting far under 5/24 I think I probably would, and I’d even consider tag-teaming it with the Business version which has an 80k offer. 180k Marriott Rewards will get you 5 nights at a Category 9 hotel anywhere in the world. Like the Marriott Park Lane in London. A newly refurbished, beautiful, and rich hotel off Hyde Park.

I reviewed it last year as part of my trip to see the Colts play in London.

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Typically this would cost 225k, but Marriott has a great deal where you can book 4 nights and get the 5th free. A great way to stretch out the value of your points and get a higher return on redemption.

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Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card


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The Chase Sapphire Preferred® is a great starter card that earns Premium Ultimate Rewards that can be transferred into over a dozen partners many of which are US based including Hyatt, Southwest, United, IHG, and Marriott.

Welcome Offer

Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. 

Annual Fee

$95

Points Earned

Transferrable Chase Ultimate Rewards

  • Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.
    • That’s $750 when you redeem through Chase Travel℠
  • 5x on all travel purchased through Chase Travel℠
  • 3x on dining, including eligible delivery services for takeout & dining out
  • 3x on select streaming services
  • 3x on online grocery purchases
    • (excluding Target, Walmart and wholesale clubs)
  • $50 Annual Chase Travel Hotel Credit via Chase Travel℠
    • The begins immediately for new cardmembers and after your account anniversary for existing cardmembers
  • 2x on all other travel
  • 10% Anniversary Bonus
    • Every year you keep the card, your total spend will yield a 10% points bonus. If you spend $10k in a year, you’ll get 1k bonus points
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred continues to redeem at 1.25c in the Chase Travel℠ and the slew of other benefits remain in tact including Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver ( primary ), purchase protections, etc.
  • Points are transferrable to 14 Ultimate Rewards partners
  • Redeem in Chase Travel℠ for 1.25 cents per point
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Suite of Travel and Purchase Coverage
    • Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver is my favorite
  • Get complimentary access to DashPass which unlocks $0 delivery fees and lower service fees for a minimum of one year when you activate by December 31, 2024
  • $95 Annual Fee

We keep an up to date spreadsheet that lists the best ever offers: You can find that spreadsheet here.

Historically 80k is a very, very good offer and hit in both 2022 and 2023. In 2021, we saw the offer hit an all time high of 100k. Who knows if that will ever come back.

Main Cast: 

Cards that earn flexible points and should be used on the bulk of your purchases.

Supporting Cast:

Cards that earn fixed points in the currency of the airline/hotel and can not be transferred at attractive rates. These cards yield benefits that make it worth keeping, but not necessarily worth putting a lot of your everyday spend on. 

The Chase Sapphire Preferred® is exceptional starter card and offers transferrable Ultimate Rewards, and pairs well with other Chase cards.

If you carry this card alongside Chase’s cashback cards like the Chase Freedom Flex®  and Chase Freedom Unlimited® or the business versions: Ink Business Cash® , Ink Business Unlimited® you can combine the points into Preferred account and transfer into hotel and airline partners

Annual fee is quite low at $95 a year + you get a 10% anniversary bonus on points + $50 hotel credit in Chase travel.

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2 Comments

  • Rob March 22, 2017

    For what it’s worth as a datapoint, a month or two ago I received targeted mailers for both the Chase United Explorer 70k as well as the Chase United Club 75k offers while at 6/24. I am United Silver, Chase Private Client and have about 550k in investments, 100k in my savings account and 50k in my business checking…Rejected. Call for reconsideration…rejected too many new accounts no appeals.

    • Miles March 22, 2017

      Thanks for the DPs Rob, looks like Chase isn’t playing around!

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