Chase Fairmont to Sapphire Preferred: Walmart, Conversions, Certs

The Chase Fairmont card died August 14 and by morning August 15, the conversion already showed in online accounts.

Chase Sapphire Preferred from Fairmont Conversion

Ultimate Rewards Transfers

I did not have a card with airline/hotel transferable airline rewards points prior to this. I was immediately able to transfer.

Walmart 10x

Account numbers are staying the same. While replacements cards may take as much as 6-8 weeks to arrive, it is reasonable to expect that the Walmart.com 10x for up to $250 spend through August 31 deal will work on these cards. You can do a small test charge and see the points activity once the

I’ll be testing this and will report back.Update: reader GL in the comments reports that Chase has confirmed via

Update: reader GL in the comments reports that Chase has confirmed via secure message that this applies immediately. The promotion does not require registration and is available for use up to $250 for each of eligible cards you have.

Product Conversion

Conversion options should include Chase Sapphire Reserve, Chase Sapphire, Chase Freedom, and Chase Freedom Unlimited.You may need to call a few times to get it done for either of the Freedoms. At times in the past, Chase Sapphire Preferred cards have needed to first be converted to Chase Sapphire, then to Chase Freedom. My wife has a Chase Sapphire Reserve so we will be converting her new card to a Chase Freedom for the quarterly 5x categories.

You may need to call a few times to get it done for either of the Freedoms. At times in the past, Chase Sapphire Preferred cards have needed to first be converted to Chase Sapphire, then to Chase Freedom.My wife has a Chase Sapphire Reserve so we will be converting her new card to a Chase Freedom for the quarterly 5x categories.

My wife has a Chase Sapphire Reserve so we will be converting her new card to a Chase Freedom for the quarterly 5x categories.

Free Night Ceriticates

These have not yet landed in either of our Fairmont accounts.

Readers, what are your experiences with Walmart.com or conversions?

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  • GL

    I secure messaged them about walmart 10x and am happy to report that it applies 🙂

  • Bob

    Mine just converted too. Do you know if we are eligible for the $300 travel credit?

    Thanks!

  • Excellent!

  • The Fairmont cards were converted to Chase Sapphire Preferred which does not have a travel credit. If you have then converted the Preferred to the Chase Sapphire Reserve, that would have the credit available, along with the increases annual fee.