Chase Adds JetBlue As An Ultimate Rewards Transfer Partner

Chase has added JetBlue TrueBlue as a transfer partner of Ultimate Rewards as of August 26, 2018. The move comes unannounced the day after Chase dropped Korean Air as a transfer partner, and does restore some value to Ultimate Rewards especially if you’re a JetBlue loyalist. This won’t get you to Australia in suites, but it could help you help you top off an account to try Mint service on a transcontinental flight.

Amazon & JetBlue Effectively End Earning Partnership

JetBlue has announced in an email to its members that it is effectively ending its relationship with Amazon on March 27, 2018. Starting March 28, 2018, you’ll no longer be able to earn 3x miles on Amazon purchases, unless you complete your purchase onboard a JetBlue flight. Time to book a JetBlue flight to buy what you need on Amazon?

JetBlue Award Chart for Flight Redemptions on Hawaiian Airlines

JetBlue has published economy, and business class award charts for redeeming TrueBlue points on Hawaiian Airlines operated flights. While you’ve been able to redeem TrueBlue points for Hawaiian flights, the price was correlated to the cash cost of the ticket, much like how a JetBlue award is priced, and you’d need to call up get the exact price.

Best Ways to Earn JetBlue TrueBlue Points

While JetBlue lacks the network depth of legacy airline competitors, its TrueBlue frequent flyer program offers great value for a revenue-based loyalty plan. You can redeem TrueBlue points on any JetBlue flight with paid seats available, and achieve a steady 1.3/1.6¢ return for your points every day of the week. Redeeming your TrueBlue points is easy when compared to the majority of US airline programs where award availability is often the biggest issue.