- The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card and the Chase Sapphire Reserve are both fantastic credit cards, with valuable rewards and useful benefits.
- While the Sapphire Reserve offers additional perks, it has a higher annual fee — $550 — versus the Sapphire Preferred's $95 annual fee. It's worth keeping in mind that some of the Reserve's benefits cancel out much of that fee.
- Another factor: The $95 Sapphire Preferred recently increased its sign-up bonus offer to 60,000 points when you spend $4,000 on purchases within the first three months.
- The $550 Sapphire Reserve offers 50,000 points for the same minimum spend amount.
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