Chase Ultimate Rewards Points can be transferred to numerous Airline and Hotel rewards programs with an eligible card. This includes the Sapphire Reserve, Sapphire Preferred, and Ink Business Preferred.
Point transfers are 1-way only, so transfer only when you are ready to book a specific trip.
Be sure to check point valuation. Travel can always be booked directly with Chase at 1.5¢/pt with Sapphire Reserve card or 1.25¢/pt with Sapphire Preferred card. Only transfer if you are getting better value! Travel purchased through the Chase travel portal will also earn points and status, unlike award bookings.
All details believed to be accurate as of latest update: October 30, 2018.
Earning Chase Ultimate Rewards Points
Each Chase credit card has unique Ultimate Rewards Points earning capabilities.
The Chase Sapphire Preferred and Chase Sapphire Reserve earn multiple points per dollar spent on travel and dining. The Chase Freedom card earns 5 points/dollar in categories that change quarterly, and the Chase Freedom Unlimited earns 1.5 points/dollar on all spend. Using the right card for different types of spend means you earn free travel even faster!
And they also have their own signup bonuses!
Learn more about these Chase cards here.
Ultimate Rewards Transfer Partners
|Airline Rewards Program||Transfer Rate||Notes|
|British Airways||1:1||Great lap-child rates. Great valuation on short distance trips.
Can transfer BA points to Avios.com, Iberia, and Aer Lingus.
Also look at British Airways branded credit card, with signup bonus. Learn more here.
|Flying Blue (Air France / KLM)||1:1|
|Singapore Airlines||1:1||Private cabins|
|Southwest||1:1||Also look at a Southwest branded card, with signup bonus.
Learn more here.
|Hotel Rewards Program||Transfer Rate||Notes|
|IHG® Rewards Club||1:1||Often better value to book through travel portal, and/or use an IHG dedicated credit card (with signup bonus.)
Learn more here.
|Marriott Rewards®||1:1||5th Night Free!
Also look at the Marriott branded card. More details here.
|World of Hyatt®||1:1||Often good value. Award nights not subject to resort fees.
The Hyatt credit card is also a great option, with its own signup bonus. Learn more here.