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Old 09-07-2016, 08:57 AM   #41
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Remember unlike many card promos there is no waiver of the 450 dollar fee, so you have already paid them 450 bucks that they can use to pay you back the 300.
It is true that the $450 will be billed on the first statement, *but* if you work it right, you will get a total of $600 of travel *credits* before the second annual fee kicks in.

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Old 09-07-2016, 09:18 AM   #42
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I just got this card. In fact I have 7 Chase cards. The UR points are the kicker on this one for me. On average UR points cost me .007 cents per point. In about a month I will post about how much I saved using UR points and other hotel points. I have been tracking it since Oct 15. With the UR points I will get about $2200 in travel benefits plus the $600-$450 net statement credit.

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Old 09-07-2016, 09:41 AM   #43
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It is true that the $450 will be billed on the first statement, *but* if you work it right, you will get a total of $600 of travel *credits* before the second annual fee kicks in.
Since it is taken up front I decided to remove the card for DW. That saves $75 per year.

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