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News: Hitting Sundance with Chase Ultimate Rewards Points -

Every year people can catch the newest movies, and hobnob with celebrities at the Sundance Film Festival but passes can be pricey costing as much as $4,000. That said Chase is making it easier for cardholders to go to the event, paving the way for them to use their Ultimate Reward points to buy passes to Sundance. When they use point's passes run them 60,000 Ultimate Rewards points.

Where can they go at Sundance using points? That is a great question. They can get a duo of tickets that gives them entree to the closing night screening, the reception, and the award ceremony event, as well as round-trip transportation from the Silver Baron Lodge to the screening venue. Cardholders also get two official credentials so they can get into the official venues.

Getting Ultimate Reward points with the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card

With the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card, new cardholders can scoop up enough points to get to Sundance or go traveling. When they spend $4,000 during the first three months they have their card they earn 60,000 bonus points, which equals $750 in travel rewards. They can also use these points to head to the Sundance film festival and see what it's like to chill out at this celebrity-studded event.

All cardholders earn double points when eating out and when traveling, and all other purchases earn them one point per dollar. The good news is that cardholders get 25% more in terms of value when they use points to get airline tickets, book a hotel stay, rent a car or book a cruise. This card also comes with a variety of benefits including

  • Trip Cancellation/Interruption Insurance
  • Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver
  • Baggage Delay Insurance
  • Trip Delay Reimbursement
  • Travel and Emergency Assistance Services
  • Purchase Protection
  • Extended Warranty Protection

The annual fee for this card is $95.

Redeeming points

When it comes time for redeeming points for travel cardholders can also transfer points to other travel programs that the program has partnered with at a 1 to 1 ratio. This means that each Ultimate Rewards point equals a point in the other program.

Chase has partnered with a variety of airlines including Aer Lingus, AerClub, British Airways Executive Club, Emirates Skywards, Flying Blue AIR FRANCE KLM, Iberia Plus, JetBlue TrueBlue, Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer, Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards, United MileagePlus, and Virgin Atlantic Flying Club.

They have also partnered with hotels, like IHG Rewards Club, Marriott Bonvoy and World of Hyatt. People looking for more information about this card can visit the website.