Episode 66: May 2023 Credit Card Welcome Offers

0:41 Chase Approving Sapphire Applications Over 5/24?

  • Both of us have been approved over 5/24 for a CSP
  • Sam: Also approved for a CSR the next day
  • Data points of this working for some, not working for others. No clear pattern.
  • Worth a shot, but the priority should be the CSP over the CSR first.

04:29 Chase Sapphire Preferred Bonuses Bumped Through Referral

06:17 Chase Ink 90,000 Referral/Match

08:16 Chase Aeroplan Mastercard (DoC)

  • Direct Link (100k offer may still be working)
  • Pay Yourself Back at 1.25 Cents per point (Shutdown risk?)
  • $95 annual fee not waived first year

09:54 Air France/KLM Mastercard 70,000  (DoC)

  • Direct Link
  • 70,000 after $2,000 in 3 months
  • $95 annual fee not waived first year

12:29 Wells Fargo Choice Hotels Cards (FM)

  • 60,000 for $1,000, no AF
  • 90,000 for $3,000, $95 AF
  • Nice to see Wells Fargo taking over cards from Barclays!

13:45 Citi ShopYourWay Mastercard (Direct Link)

  • $75 per $500 spent, up to $225 ($1500 spend)
  • 5x gas, 3x Grocery/Restaurants up to $10k a year. 
  • No longer issuing ThankYou Point version
  • SYW points worth 1CPP for many gift cards. Easy cash out.

17:03 Never Forget: Amex Opportunities Abound

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- Written by Sam Simon. All ideas are my own, but I encourage you to see my point of view and I promise I'll try to do the same. Connect with me on Twitter @Milenomics.

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