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Paying For a Cruise With Ultimate Rewards Points

I have made no secret of the fact that Chase Ultimate Rewards points are my favorite points currency. Their usability is tops as far as I am concerned, and that’s whether you are spending them directly or transferring Ultimate Rewards points to one of their airline partners like British Airways or United Airlines, or hotel partners like Hyatt or Marriott. One of the questions I get from time to time (OK, five times a day) is what is the best way to leverage points for cruises. My usual response is that there is none, and you should use your points to pay for long-haul flights in a premium class of service. Then, I clarify what I really mean. IF you…

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