Dis Veteran, Beach Lover at BWV, BCV, HHI, VB
- Aug 1, 2003
There is a blurb on DOC from November that says August 2021 and then todays blurb says 'perhaps Feb 1'.I did not receive any emails from chase about this.
When is the new fee going to post?
On the usual anniversary date?
Kind of torn on cancelling the card.
Still have free nights on the account but if we don't get to travel this year, it is just more waste.
here is the prior report on DOC from Nov.
********'pdate 11/18/20: Chase has reached out to state that legacy cardholders will automatically be converted on January 11, 2021. They also point out that existing cardholders have the opportunity to earn another free night certificate by December 31, 2020 but this was previously announced. The increased annual fee will start to be charged in August 2021, so if your renewal is before then you’ll pay the lower annual fee for that cardmember year. ********
So, having experienced this with the Chase Marriott Bonvoy from Chase where they changed the card and upped the fee, my guess is it will be August as stated. My reasoning is my Chase Bonvoy card was upgraded (by me after numerous incentives were offered) in early December prior to my anniversary of Xmas Day. If left alone I would have gotten a 25K FNC. On upgrade, I got the 35K certificate, my annual fee was refunded, and my new fee was rescheduled to 6 months down the road in June. I also got 50K points for an incentive.
It is in my intention to spend the $50 refund, and close the card, then reopen as the new card later this year. This way I get to change the month that I receive my FNC to a month that better serves me.
You will not lose your existing FNC until they expire as they are in your Hyatt rewards account, not in your credit card account.
Hyatt sent an email on Jan 11. It's not clear in stating that your card has changed, but it does tell you your 2021 benefits from your 'new' card.