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Update: This offer is no longer available. View the current offer for the Chase Southwest Rapid Rewards credit card here.

I just found out that there is only one more week to get in on the 50,000 point Southwest Premier Visa card offer. I originally heard they may extend the offer, but it’s not looking that way. I just received an email that I have to stop promoting the offer starting the morning of August 8, 2011.

So basically, if you want $833 in Southwest flights, you should apply now just to be safe. While the offer is advertised as, “2 free flights,” you really just get enough points to buy $833 in Wanna Get Away fares and even though there is a $99 annual fee, you get 6,000 points every year when you renew, which is $100 towards Wanna Get Away fares. Overall, this card is a no-brainer for those who have any upcoming plans to fly Southwest. Even if you don’t have any upcoming Southwest flights, points don’t expire as long as your have any activity on your account (like a single credit card transaction) within the past 24 months. And if you have no intentions of flying Southwest, you can still convert 50,000 points into $500 in gift cards.

For more information, see my original post on the deal.

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

With great travel benefits, 2x points on travel & dining and a 50,000 point sign up bonus, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is a great card for those looking to get into the points and miles game.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • Named Best Credit Card for Flexible Travel Redemption - Kiplinger's Personal Finance, July 2016
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards
Intro APR on Purchases
Regular APR
16.49% - 23.49% Variable
Annual Fee
Introductory Annual Fee of $0 the first year, then $95
Balance Transfer Fee
Recommended Credit
Excellent Credit

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