After a brief lull, we’re seeing the miles and points game show some activity. We’re seeing new welcome bonuses and new credit cards as well. Unfortunately, I tried applying for a Chase credit card but was instantly denied. Here’s a quick roundup of some of the top stories we covered in September.

I was instantly denied for a Chase credit card

After dropping under 5/24, I decided to eventually bite the bullet and apply for a Chase card. However, my application for a credit card with Chase was instantly denied. This post details what happened and my experience with their reconsideration line.

Chase Freedom Flex v/s Freedom Unlimited: Which card should you get?

In this post, I highlight the similarities and differences after Chase refreshed their Freedom card portfolio. If you can only get one, which card should you get?

Why changes to Chase Sapphire Cards could be imminent

After Chase revamped their Freedom cards and added new bonus categories, I predicted that it could just be a matter of time before Chase makes tweaks to their Sapphire cards as well. Now, it does seem that we’ll see an announcement regarding the same very soon.

Amex running two amazing points transfer offers, but are they worth it?

American Express is currently running two really lucrative transfer bonuses to Hilton and Marriott. However, given the current uncertainty, should you transfer points in advance? This post analyses the pros and cons of transferring points during these crazy times as we wait for travel to open up completely.

Is Chase making it easier to get business credit cards?

According to many data points, we’re apparently seeing Chase ease up on business credit card applications. This seems to be a great trend in the right direction as major issuers seem to relax restrictions. Hopefully, we’ll see that happen on the personal credit card side as well.

How to track Covid-19 travel restrictions on the go

If you’re planning travel any time soon, refer to this handy tool to quickly look up global travel restrictions.

Where are you planning your next trip? Tell us in the comments section.


The Points Pundit loves these newly relaunched Chase credit cards!

Firstly, they offer you a 0% APR for the first 15 months.

Secondly, they have no annual fee and have a lucrative welcome bonus of $200 or 20,000 Ultimate Rewards points after you spend $500 in the first 3 months.

They’re packed with brand new benefits and bonus points categories.

Overall, a great option to carry in your wallet for everyday spend!

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(Chase’s 5/24 rule may apply to these cards)


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