Chase Cards You Can Get If Over 5/24

Update 12/6/18: The Chase 5/24 rule now applies to the cards listed below as well.
The general rule of thumb concerning Chase cards is that you won't be approved for them once you've opened five credit cards from ANY bank in the last 24 months.

The State of Marriott Travel Packages & Strategy Moving Forward

We have been watching the merger of Starwood Preferred Guest and Marriott unfold for a long time now.

New Marriott Award Category Assignments & Strategy Moving Forward

We have been watching the merger of Starwood Preferred Guest and Marriott unfold for a long time now.

Did You Max out Your Ritz Card’s 2017 Travel Credit?

A little over a week ago I wrote about checking in to see if you've maxed out the travel credits on your premium travel credit cards. In that post I highlighted the Chase Sapphire Reserve®, the Citi Prestige, and the Amex Platinum as the cards to pay attention to.

Who Should Get the Ritz-Carlton Rewards Card?

Edit 10/12/17: While the public sign up offer for this card is two free Tier 1 - 4 Ritz nights, reader James33 has shared that he was able to get Chase to raise that bonus to three free night certificates by asking them to match the three night offer. Another free night is worth up to around $500, so it's definitely worth a call into Chase!

The Ritz-Carlton Rewards Card offers two free nights at Tier 1-4 properties after spending $4,000 within three months of opening it.

The 140k Ritz Carlton Rewards Card – Should You Sign Up?

The Chase Ritz Carlton card is offering up to 140,000 bonus points after spending $2,000 in the first 3 months.

Or you can choose fewer bonus points with an annual fee that is waived the first year.

 This card comes with a plethora of benefits:

$300 statement credit per year on airline incidentals
$100 hotel credit for stays of 2 or more nights at any Ritz property
Gold Elite status for the first year at Ritz properties
3 club-level upgrades per year
Free Lounge Club access to airport lounges

There are several versions of the card and several

Hotel Review: The Ritz Carlton, Kuala Lumpur

Elegant, Opulent, Grand, Colorful and Detailed.

These are all traits that describe the Ritz Carlton in Kuala Lumpur.

I stayed at the Ritz Carlton for a night and here's what I found:

Check in

As soon as our car arrived, the door-man helped us out of the car. He took the luggage to a holding area as I checked in. At the check in desk, there were three employees that had all welcomed me with a smile. After asking for an upgrade, I was given the executive room. This room was said to be bigger than a normal room.