Chase Reinvents Luxury Credit Card Category with Sapphire Reserve, Launching Today

Chase expands the Sapphire card portfolio, offering a 100,000 points sign-on bonus and the richest rewards value on a wide range of travel purchases

Chase Sapphire Reserve joins the suite of Chase Sapphire's premier rewards cards (Photo: Business Wire)

WILMINGTON, Del.--()--Chase Card Services, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. [NYSE: JPM], today announced Chase Sapphire ReserveSM credit card – the newest addition to the luxury credit card market. Chase Sapphire Reserve joins the suite of Chase Sapphire’s premier rewards cards and sets a new standard for credit card benefits, including 3X points on a wide range of travel and dining purchases, flexible redemption options and valuable travel credits.

“Our customers love Chase Sapphire, so we’re taking it to the next level,” said Pam Codispoti, President, Chase Branded Cards. “We’re giving our customers more rewards, benefits and the opportunity to unlock one-of-a-kind travel and dining experiences to enrich their lives.”

The Chase Sapphire Reserve card offers worldwide rewards on a broad list of travel purchases – from the more traditional airfare and hotels, to the less traditional taxis, trains, and travel within the “sharing economy.” The new card will be on the Visa Infinite platform - the most premium credit offering from Visa, offering the highest level of service, features and benefits that uniquely appeal to affluent cardholders.

Highest bonus currently offered

Chase Sapphire Reserve cardmembers earn 100,000 bonus points after spending $4,000 in the first three months – the highest premium currently offered through a Chase credit card. This is equivalent to $1,500 when redeemed for travel through Chase Ultimate Rewards®.

Wide range of Chase Sapphire Reserve benefits

Premium Rewards – Worldwide

  • 3X points per $1 spent on travel and dining purchases worldwide
  • 1X points per $1 spent on all other purchases
  • $300 annual travel credit as reimbursement for travel purchases
  • $100 application fee credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓®
  • No foreign transaction fees

Maximum Redemption Value and Flexibility

  • Points are worth 50% more when redeemed for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruise lines through Chase Ultimate Rewards – 100,000 points are worth $1,500 toward travel
  • 1:1 points transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs

Elite Access

  • Priority Pass Select membership providing access to 900+ airport lounges in over 400 cities worldwide for cardmembers and their travel companions
  • 24/7 direct access to Chase Sapphire Reserve Customer Service Specialists
  • Special car rental privileges from National Car Rental, Avis and Silvercar
  • Elite hotel benefits at Relais & Châteaux and special benefits at top hotels and resorts worldwide with The Luxury Hotel & Resort Collection
  • Elevated access to Chase Sapphire events and experiences

The card has a sleek, modern design with embedded metal. There is a $450 annual fee and a $75 annual fee for each authorized user.

For more information or to apply for the Chase Sapphire Reserve card, visit any Chase bank branch location nationwide or go to

About Chase

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 $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. Chase serves nearly half of America’s households with a broad range of financial services, including personal banking, credit cards, mortgages, auto financing, investment advice, small business loans and payment processing. Customers can choose how and where they want to bank: 5,300 branches, 18,000 ATMs, mobile, online and by phone. For more information, go to


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Media Contact:
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Release Summary

Chase Card Services announces Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card – the newest addition to the luxury credit card market.


Chase Card Services
Media Contact:
Ashley Dodd, 302-282-5011