Now you can earn for a limited time extra miles by referring a friend. Chase and American Express both offer bonuses to approved referrals. If you have an eligible card, and you refer your friend to that card, you both earn a bonus. Your friend will earn the regular signup bonus offered on that particular card, and you will earn a point bonus from the bank valued at over $50!
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What cards does the referral work with?
With Chase bank there is only 2 cards that if currently works with, the Chase Freedom and Chase Sapphire Preferred.
The Chase Freedom Card ® currently has a limited time bonus offer that is 2X the usual offer. The Chase Freedom Card ® currently offers 20,000 points for signing up and spending $500 in 90 days. The usual bonus is only 10,000. Read more about the Chase Freedom Card $200 AKA 20,000 Increased Signup Bonus.
The Chase Sapphire Preferred card has a signup bonus of 40,000 points. In addition you are able to get 5,000 points for adding an AU (authorized user). There is a 7% bonus on all thee points earned on this card, including the signup bonus. This brings the amount of points earned to 48,000 points! Currently the signup offer requires a $3000 spending requirement in 90 days to net the bonus.
How does one refer a friend?
As MMS said “I’ve been puzzled why more banks don’t do this.” I can’t agree with him more. The process is so simple.
- Go to the Chase Referral Portal
- Enter in your last name, last 4 digits of the card you wish to refer (Freedom or Sapphire)
- Enter in your friends information (name and email)
- Watch your UR (Ultimate Reward) points grow!
Note, there is a limit of 10 referrals per card, a potential of getting 100,000 bonus miles.
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Referring friends to credit cards is fun and easy. Chase and American Express both offer bonus points as an incentive to refer your cards. you must be a card holder in order to refer a card.
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American Express also offers a referral links for card members. They limit the amount of referrals that you can have. I believe you are also able to refer 10 people per card. You can join our SPG Conga and submit your links here.
How does the referral system work?
With American Express it is slightly different.
- Visit this portal the begin
- Choose the card you wish to refer
- Enter your email address
- Enter your friends name and email
What cards does American Express allow me to refer?
Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card
Blue Cash Everyday
Premier Rewards Gold Personal
Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card
American Express Platinum
What happens now?
Your friend will receive and email from you. Inside it will have a link to the card, as well as some information about it. Once your friend applies for the credit card you will recieve your commision.
Can I check on my referral status?
Both banks don’t offer a way to track your friends applications. You will not know if they applied or if they were declined. What you will know is when you have a bonus 7,500 points for referring the American Express Platinum card, or 5,000 bonus points for referring the Chase Sapphire card that your friend was approved.
Start by applying for cards on our main page, your support is appreciated.
Refer your family and friends to Chase and American Express cards that you have.