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Kind of a disappointment to learn that the chase credit card rewards must be used to purchase travel through their website in order to receive the full $1250 value. Would have been nice if you had mentioned this during the podcast.
Hey James!- while it’s true that if you want actual cash, you’d only get $1,000 (which is still amazing), you can get the full $1,250 value by redeeming those points as a statement credit in select categories which are currently dining, grocery stores, home improvement stores, and others so you don’t have to spend it on travel! In our opinion this still makes this a fantastic card for most folks!