Check to see if you’re targeted to earn up to 40,000 bonus JetBlue TrueBlue points

May 22, 2021

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If you’re a JetBlue cardholder, don’t delete your emails just yet.

JetBlue and Barclays are issuing targeted offers for certain cardholders. TPG’s Scott Mayerowitz received an email with some pretty compelling spend offers and the opportunity to earn up to 40,000 bonus TrueBlue points on his JetBlue Plus Card.

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He was offered — on top of the points he would already be earning on the card — an additional 5 points per dollar spent at grocery stores, drug stores and restaurants, up to 20,000 points, between now and July 31, 2021. And, he was offered an additional 20,000 points for spending $3,000 in purchases on the card between now and July 31.

TPG’s Nick Ewen did not receive an email, but checked his Plus account and received the following offer to earn 3,000 points per month (up to 9,000 points) for every dollar spent in the eligible categories:

So, even if you don’t receive a targeted email be sure to check your account to see what you’re eligible for.

Related: Which card should I use? A guide to navigating COVID card bonuses and benefits

This particular offer isn’t quite as compelling as the up-to-60,000-point targeted offer we saw at the end of 2020, but it’s still worth checking to see if you’ve been targeted. And, unlike last year’s offer, this one does indeed require enrollment — by May 25, 2021, for this offer —  in order to be eligible.

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, credit card issuers have expanded the ways in which they provide value to their customers, since travel was more or less off-limits for more than a year. Many turned to offering bonuses on grocery store and takeout purchases as well as targeted bonus offers to incentivize customers to continue using their cards despite the downturn in travel.

(Photo by Isabelle Raphael/The Points Guy)(Photo by Isabelle Raphael/The Points Guy)

The JetBlue credit cards come with other benefits as well, including:

  • Automatic Mosaic status after spending $50,000 in a calendar year
  • Spend bonuses
  • 10% of redeemed points back
  • Free checked bag on Blue fares
  • 50% discount on inflight purchases

The information for the JetBlue Plus card and JetBlue Business card has been collected independently by The Points Guy. The card details on this page have not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer.

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JetBlue launched a range of cobranded credit cards back in 2016, giving consumers three new products to use to maximize their travels with the airline. The no-fee JetBlue Card is a good product for those just looking to earn TrueBlue points at a steady rate without committing to a credit card with an annual fee.

Related: Review of the JetBlue Plus Card

If you’re willing to pay a $99 annual fee, both the JetBlue Plus Card and the JetBlue Business Card are great alternatives that rack up points quickly and offer some day-of travel perks as well.

For more information on the JetBlue TrueBlue program and how to redeem your JetBlue points, see the following posts: how to earn JetBlue pointshow to redeem one million JetBlue points and the value of JetBlue elite status in 2020. Also, be sure to compare these offers with the other top airline credit cards and the best business credit cards.

Bottom line

These targeted spending bonuses are pretty solid if you’re a JetBlue flyer and regularly get value out of your credit card. And, if you’ve had your eye on the airline’s upcoming flights across the Pond, there’s no better time to be earning extra TrueBlue points.

Featured photo courtesy of JetBlue Airways.

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

WELCOME OFFER: 80,000 Points

TPG'S BONUS VALUATION*: $1,600

CARD HIGHLIGHTS: 3X points on dining and 2x points on travel, points transferrable to over a dozen travel partners

*Bonus value is an estimated value calculated by TPG and not the card issuer. View our latest valuations here.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 80,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $1,000 when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®.
  • Enjoy benefits such as a $50 annual Ultimate Rewards Hotel Credit, 5x on travel purchased through Chase Ultimate Rewards®, 3x on dining and 2x on all other travel purchases, plus more.
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards®. For example, 80,000 points are worth $1,000 toward travel.
  • With Pay Yourself Back℠, your points are worth 25% more during the current offer when you redeem them for statement credits against existing purchases in select, rotating categories
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Annual Fee
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