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This week we saw a rare targeted 100k offer for the Sapphire Reserve. On the other hand, we also came across one of the most egregious onboard incidents during a flight. That and more as we wrap up stories covered this week.

100k Offer on the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card (Targeted)

Chase seems to be targeting certain people for a 100k Ultimate Rewards points offer on the Sapphire Reserve. However, it does seem like you may need to have really high income and deposit balances with Chase in order to qualify for this.

Outrage after airline strip-searches women passengers on board

Even though Qatar’s government has now apologized, this incident surely goes down as one to remember, for all the wrong reasons. Apparently, after finding an abandoned baby in an airport restroom, airport authorities asked women passenger aboard Qatar’s flight to disembark. They were then subjected to invasive search to find out if they’d recently given birth.

Alaska Airlines now offering a 50% Buy Miles bonus

Today is the last day. After offering a ‘mystery bonus’ initially up to 50%, Alaska Airlines is now offering a 60% bonus on the final day of this offer. If you’re looking to buy miles, then today is the day as this offer ends tonight on October 31. However, the 60% bonus offer could be targeted as most folks are still seeing the 50% bonus offer.

1 Free Night + $200 with the World of Hyatt credit card

The World of Hyatt credit card is currently running a couple of different offers for the card. With one offer, you’ll get the standard 50,000 World of Hyatt points bonus and 10 elite night credits. With the other, you’ll earn 1 free night at any Hyatt property in categories 1-7 and earn a $200 statement credit after you make your first purchase. You’ll also get the 10 elite night credits as with the first offer. Which offer should you go for?


The Chase Sapphire Preferred is currently offering a limited time welcome bonus of 80,000 Ultimate Rewards points. You’ll earn a welcome bonus of 80,000 Ultimate Rewards points after you spend $4,000 in the first 3 months. You’ll also earn 2x points all on all travel and dining spend and 5 x on Lyft rides.

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(Please note thatChase’s 5/24 rule may apply to this card. Chase may enforce other restrictions (One Sapphire Rule, 2/48 rule) on earning the welcome bonus. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before you apply)


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