Chase Card Services, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co., announced the addition of Southwest Airlines as its newest Ultimate Rewards point transfer partner. This addition makes Ultimate Rewards a great program for consumers who want the flexibility to transfer points for travel to 72 cities in 37 states on more than 3,400 flights a day, coast-to-coast. Southwest offers travelers a wide variety of benefits, from flexible fares to no fees for first or second checked bag (weight and size limitations apply) to in-flight WiFi access.
Under this new partnership, Chase Sapphire PreferredSM, Ink PlusSM and Ink BoldSM cardmembers will now be able to transfer Ultimate Rewards points to Rapid Rewards accounts at full value – meaning one Ultimate Rewards point is equal to one Rapid Rewards Point. There are no restrictions or limits to the number of points cardmembers can transfer to Rapid Rewards.
Ultimate Rewards, Chase’s proprietary, world-class rewards program, offers virtually limitless opportunities to earn and redeem rewards without earnings caps, airfare blackout dates or points expiration. Customers may access Ultimate Rewards via http://www.ultimaterewards.com, a single, comprehensive website that provides simplicity, flexibility and ease of navigation.
Southwest Airlines, which this year celebrates its 41st Anniversary, continues to differentiate itself from other low-fare carriers–offering a reliable product with exemplary Customer Service. Southwest Airlines is the nation’s largest carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers boarded and has acquired AirTran Airways, now a wholly owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines Co. With the addition of Atlanta (which opens on Feb. 12, 2012), Southwest will serve 73 cities in 38 states and remains one of the most honored airlines in the world known for its commitment to the triple bottom line of Performance, People, and Planet. To read more about how Southwest is doing its part to be a good citizen, visit southwest.com/cares to read the Southwest Airlines One Report™. Based in Dallas, Southwest currently operates more than 3,400 flights a day and has more than 37,000 Employees.
About Chase Sapphire
Since its launch in 2009, Chase Sapphire has been a rewards credit card offering premium travel rewards and benefits, a range of redemption choices and exceptional customer service. Chase Sapphire Preferred offers two points per dollar spent on travel and dining purchases and no foreign transaction fees. Chase Sapphire cardmembers have enjoyed redeeming their rewards for trips and a variety of unforgettable experiences, including attending The Sundance Film Festival, premiere parties with celebrities, skiing with Olympic Gold medalists, golfing with PGA champions and hearing recipe tips from celebrity chefs. More information about Chase Sapphire’s experiences for cardmembers is available at www.ChaseSapphire.com
About Ink from Chase
Ink from Chase is a portfolio of business cards offering robust, flexible payment solutions and resources to meet the unique needs of small business owners, from spending habits to cash flow needs to rewards. This business card portfolio, which features Chase’s pay-in-full charge card, includes the Ink Bold, Ink Plus, Ink Classic and Ink Cash cards. In addition, Ink Bold and Ink Plus customers get 20% off travel when redeemed on Ultimate Rewards for airfare, hotels, car rental and cruises with no earnings caps, blackout dates or travel restrictions, plus they receive airport lounge access. Customers also have access to Jot SM, a free mobile application and online solution to easily track, categorize and organize business expenses in real-time from an iPhone® and Android™ mobile devices or online, and Zip SM, an online invoicing and cash management solution powered by PaySimple to simplify invoicing and accelerate receivables.
Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.3 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. Chase serves consumers and small businesses through 5,200 bank branches, 16,200 ATMs, mortgage offices, and online and mobile banking as well as through relationships with auto dealerships and schools and universities. Chase also has issued more than 90 million credit cards. More information about Chase is available at www.chase.com.