About Chase Ritz-Carlton Rewards Visa Infinite Credit Card


Card Highlights

Chase Ritz Carlton Rewards card is a Credit Card

With a credit card, you can carry a balance and accrue interest if necessary. Note this is not advised by me. The points game does not work well, if you are carrying a balance and accruing interest. See #4 in Let’s Get Started To Earning Free Travel.

Card Rewards

Earn Ritz Carlton Rewards points with the card as a member of the Ritz Carlton Rewards Program. Learn about the Ritz Carlton Rewards program here.

Sign-up Bonus

A complimentary 3 night stay at any tier 1-4 Ritz-Carlton hotel, after you spend $5,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. APPLY FOR THE CARD HERE.  Note, the e-certificares for the free 3 night stay, expire one year from issue.

A Little More Of A Sign-Up Bonus

Earn 10,000 Bonus Points after adding your first authorized user in the first and you, make a purchase within the same 3 month period as above.

Annual Fee

$450 per year

Earn Points on Spending

1. Earn 5 points per $1 at any participating Ritz-Carlton hotel or worldwide partner hotels including JW Marriott®, EDITION®, Autograph Collection® Hotels, Renaissance Hotels and Marriott Hotels & Resorts and since the merger, Starwood resorts too.

2. Earn 2 points per $1 spent on airline tickets purchased directly from the airline, and at car rental agencies and restaurants.

3. Earn 1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases made with your card

10% Annual Points Premium

Receive a 10% Annual Points Premium on Ritz-Carlton Rewards points earned through card purchases made during the year.

No Foreign Transaction Fees

Pay no foreign transaction fees when you use your card on purchases made outside the United States.

Credit For Global Entry Fee

Pay for Global Entry using your Ritz-Carlton Rewards Credit Card to pay your application fee (currently $100) and receive a $100 statement credit.

$300 Annual Travel Credit 

$300 annual travel credit to use for seat upgrades, baggage fees and preferred lounge memberships or passes, etc.

Automatic Gold Elite Status Your First Account Year Then Status Levels Based On Spending

You get Gold Elite status in the Ritz-Carlton Rewards program your first account year.  You can maintain your Gold Elite status by spending $10,000 on purchases your first account year and each account year thereafter.  You can achieve Platinum Elite Status if you spend $75,000 on purchases each account year.  You can read more about Ritz-Carlton Rewards Elite Status here.

Priority Pass Select Membership

Receive a complimentary annual Priority Pass Select membership with access to over 900 VIP airport lounges in over 400 cities worldwide (~$399 retail value).

$100 Hotel Credit On Paid Stays Of Two Nights Or Longer

$100 hotel credit toward dining, spa or other hotel recreational activities on paid stays of two nights or longer.

$100 Airline Credit

A $100 airline credit when you book two or more passengers on a qualifying airline itinerary with The Ritz-Carlton Rewards Credit Card at visadiscountair.com/ritzcarltoncard.  Note, the primary cardmember must be one of the passengers.  Note this is a benefit of all Visa Infinite cards.

Used To Be A Signature Visa With Different Features

You can view the details of the old card here.  If you were a prior card holder, some of these benefits may still be available to you.  In addition, you have access to the new benefits of this new card as well.

The Points Mom and the Chase Ritz Carlton Rewards Credit Card

I do not have this card.  Read here about my thoughts on the card.

More About The Card

Apply for the Ritz Carlton Rewards Credit Card Here