Chase Adds Two New Point Transfer Travel Partners to Ultimate Rewards: AerClub and Iberia Plus


WILMINGTON, Del.–()–Chase
Card Services
, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co., in partnership
with Avios Group (AGL) Limited, announced the addition of the Aer Lingus
loyalty program, AerClub, and Iberia loyalty program, Iberia Plus, as
the newest Chase
Ultimate Rewards®
point transfer partners. Eligible Chase
credit cardmembers can now transfer points into Avios for travel to
Ireland and thousands of destinations with Aer Lingus and its redemption
partners, as well as access to Iberia flights to 30 cities in Spain, 60
in Europe and nine in Africa and the Middle East. With the addition of
these two partners, eligible Chase cardmembers with Ultimate Rewards
have access to a total of 13 airline and hotel loyalty programs for 1:1
point transfer, reaching thousands of destinations globally.

“We know our cardmembers value flexibility and choice when it comes to
their rewards so together with Avios, Aer Lingus and Iberia we are
providing more options to help our shared customers make the most of
their credit cards,” said Lorraine Chow Hansen, Head of Ultimate Rewards
and Loyalty Solutions at Chase. “Points are transferred at full value,
providing a seamless transfer experience when redeeming for flights and
upgrades with AerClub and Iberia Plus.”

Eligible Chase credit cardmembers, including Chase
Sapphire ReserveSM
, Chase
Sapphire Preferred®
and Ink
Business PreferredSM
, can now transfer Ultimate Rewards
points to their AerClub and Iberia Plus accounts. Points can be
transferred to Avios in increments of 1,000 and are transferred at full
1:1 value – meaning one Chase Ultimate Rewards point is equal to one
Avios1. Avios is the common currency for both loyalty
programs.

Through the existing Chase and Avios relationship, eligible cardmembers
with Ultimate Rewards also have access to the British Airways Executive
Club as a points transfer option.

Chris Treadwell, Commercial Director at Avios, said: “Building on the
successful partnership with the British Airways Executive Club, we are
delighted to extend the offer to AerClub and Iberia Plus members. This
is a step forward in growing Avios’ presence in the U.S., offering
customers there the opportunity to collect Avios on everyday spending to
use them on flights and travel rewards with world-leading airlines to
hundreds of destinations globally.”

Aer Lingus Chief Operating Officer, Mike Rutter said: “Aer Lingus is
delighted to partner with Chase Ultimate Rewards and offer its members
flights from our 12 North American gateways to Ireland, the UK and
Europe. We look forward to welcoming guests on board to experience our
award winning service.”

Renata Rached, Iberia’s head of Loyalty, is pleased to announce the
agreement between Chase and Iberia Plus: “We can’t wait to welcome Chase
customers in our Iberia Plus program. They will be able to use their
Avios for Iberia flights, but also enjoy a full wide range of benefits
with all the partners of our loyalty program.”

Chase Ultimate Rewards is the loyalty and rewards program for Chase
cardmembers, offering redemption options for just about anything
including travel, gift cards, cash back, paying with points and more.
For more information on Ultimate Rewards and eligible Chase cards, visit www.UltimateRewards.com.

1 Subject to terms and conditions of AerClub, Iberia Plus and
Ultimate Rewards.

About Avios

Avios Group (AGL) Limited operates the Avios reward currency for the
British Airways Executive Club, Iberia Plus, AerClub, Vueling Club and
Meridiana Club, as well as the Avios Travel Rewards Programmes in the UK
and South Africa. It is also the currency for kulula.com and Flybe
frequent flyers. Millions of customers collect Avios in over 190
countries world-wide. Part of the International Airlines Group (IAG),
Avios is headquartered in the UK, with a global office network in
Madrid, Johannesburg and New York City.

Customers can collect Avios when booking cash flights with partner
airlines as well as on international hotel stays, car rental and on
everyday purchases through partners. Avios can be used for travel
rewards including towards flights, hotels and car hire, as well as for
days out and leisure experiences.
www.avios.com

About Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus operates 63 aircraft on routes to destinations in the UK,
Europe and North America and carry 12 million guests per annum. We are
Ireland’s only 4-Star airline, awarded by Skytrax, the international air
transport rating organization.

Our mission is to connect Ireland to the world and to become the leading
value carrier operating across the North Atlantic. Our home base is
Dublin Airport, the only major airport in Europe to offer U.S
preclearance, which enables passengers to save time on arrival in the
U.S by completing all the necessary immigration and customs checks prior
to departure. Our guests can choose from over 100 routes in Europe or
connect to our 12 North American transatlantic gateways from more than
100 cities across the U.S. and Canada, with our partner airlines.
Aer
Lingus is a member of IAG (International Airlines Group).

About Iberia

Iberia is the leading carrier on routes between Europe and Latin America
and it flies to 124 destinations in 48 countries in Europe, the
Americas, Africa, Middle East and Asia, including Boston, Chicago, Los
Angeles, Miami and New York. It will launch flights from San Francisco
in April 2018. Together with its subsidiary Iberia Express and its
franchise partner Iberia Regional/Air Nostrum, it operates about 600
flights each day with a fleet of some 135 aircraft. It offers easy and
convenient connections at its hub in T4 in Madrid-Barajas airport.
Iberia was the world’s most punctual airline in 2016, according to
Flightstats. The airline has recently been awarded the 4th star of
Skytrax. The airline is a member of the oneworld alliance that operates
more than 14,000 daily flights to some 1,000 destinations in more than
150 countries. For more information, please visit http://grupo.iberia.es

About Chase

Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan
Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with
assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. Chase serves nearly
half of America’s households with a broad range of financial services,
including personal banking, credit cards, mortgages, auto financing,
investment advice, small business loans and payment processing.
Customers can choose how and where they want to bank: 5,200 branches,
16,000 ATMs, mobile, online and by phone. For more information, go to Chase.com.



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