Travel sites are abuzz with news of the Ritz Carlton Chase card offering 140,000 bonus points for telephone sign-ups. The bonus points are awarded after you spend $2,000 in the first 3 months.
Call 1-888-846-7004 and mention offer code F5BP.
The card has a $395 annual fee (but you can get back $300 p/a on airline incidentals).
Other perks of this card include:
– 5x on Ritz properties and eligible Marriott properties
– 2x on rental cards, hotels, and restaurant charges
– 1x on everything else
– Complimentary Gold Status for Ritz Carlton (including complimentary room upgrade and $100 hotel credit on stays of 2 nights or longer)
– 3 club upgrades on paid stays up to 7 days
– No foreign transaction fees and chip & signature
– Concierge service with a designated phone number
If you are approved by telephone, the generous sign-up bonus and perks can certainly exceed the annual fee cost.