Yes, the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is a metal credit card. The Chase Sapphire Preferred weighs around 13 grams, compared to 5 grams for a traditional credit card made of plastic. Functionally, the metal Chase Sapphire Preferred card doesn’t work any differently than a plastic credit card, though it will be more durable.… read full answer
Quick Facts About the Metal Chase Sapphire Preferred Card
Weight: 13 grams
Annual fee: $95
Ongoing rewards: 1 - 5 points per $1
Notable benefits: Travel insurance, rental car insurance, purchase protection and extended warranty coverage
Before applying for the Chase Sapphire Preferred, make sure that it’s a card that fits your needs and budget. While metal cards are flashy, they won’t do you much good if they don’t match your spending habits.
You can find the full list with what’s included in the Chase Sapphire Reserve travel category on Chase’s … read full answerwebsite.
Chase Sapphire Reserve travel purchases earn 3 points per $1 spent normally, and points are worth 1.5 cents apiece when redeemed for travel through the Chase Ultimate Rewards website. Cardholders also receive up to $300 in travel credits toward Chase Sapphire Reserve travel purchases each year.
Exclusions from the Chase Sapphire Reserve travel category:
There are a handful of transactions that do not meet Chase Sapphire Reserve’s travel category requirements, however, despite being travel-related. Some notable exclusions are the following:
Goods and services purchased in-flight or while aboard a cruise line
Purchases at merchants with physical locations in hotels and airports
Gift card purchases from travel providers typically do not fall under the Chase Sapphire Reserve travel category, either, though they may in some cases.
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