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Chase Ink limited time increased sign-up bonus
For a limited time (they haven’t told me till when), Chase is offering an increased sign-up bonus of 60,000 Ultimate Rewards points on the card after spending $5,000 within three months.
Up until recently the sign-up bonus on the card was 50,000 points, so this represents a 20% increase in the sign-up bonus, and is the highest publicly available sign-up bonus we have ever seen.
The last time they ran this promotion was last June, and it turned out to be the most popular credit card offer of the year.
Amazing earning ability with Chase Ink
This isn’t just a great sign-up bonus, but the Chase Ink Cards are also among the most lucrative cards for everyday spend. You earn 5X points on the first $50,000 spent annually at office supply stores, and on cellular phone, landline, internet, and cable TV services. That’s some amazing earning ability given that these are expenses that most of us have on a day-to-day bases.
No foreign transaction fees on the Chase Ink
This is also in my opinion the best business credit card for foreign travel, given that there are no foreign transaction fees.
What’s the difference between the Ink Bold and Ink Plus?
The Ink Bold is a charge card, which means the balance has to be paid off in full each month. Meanwhile the Ink Plus is a credit card, meaning you can finance charges over time. That means in theory the Chase Ink Bold should be easier to be approved for, given that it’s lower risk to Chase (since you can’t finance charges). But in practice that’s not always how it works. The benefits of the cards are virtually identical, though.
Is it possible to have both cards at once?
You can have both the Chase Ink Bold and Chase Ink Plus at once. I certainly do. They’re considered separate products, and I even have kept both of them for several years now.
This card sells itself. It’s the best sign-up bonus on what I consider to be the best business credit card. Along with the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card, which offers double points on dining and travel, these cards get about 90% of my spend.