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Just closed Southwest card, Chase let me transfer limit

My Southwest card is up for renewal in a couple of weeks so I decided to ask if I could close it but move the credit line ($6,500) to my Amazon card.  The Southwest card was great for the signup bonus but not worth keeping around since I also have the Chase Hyatt and Barclay Arrival.  So I sent a secure message to Chase last night asking if a line transfer was possible with my cancellation, and I got a response today that they successfully processed the line transfer and card closure.  That was so easy!

 

So now my paltry little $1,100 Amazon card is a much more appealing $7,600 :smileyhappy:

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Re: Just closed Southwest card, Chase let me transfer limit

Congrats. Did you use the card within the last 30 days? Often they withhold $500 from transferring over.

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Re: Just closed Southwest card, Chase let me transfer limit


370Z wrote:

Congrats. Did you use the card within the last 30 days? Often they withhold $500 from transferring over.


I have not.  I think my last purchase on it was 4 months ago.

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Re: Just closed Southwest card, Chase let me transfer limit


isoldmyatlas wrote:

My Southwest card is up for renewal in a couple of weeks so I decided to ask if I could close it but move the credit line ($6,500) to my Amazon card.  The Southwest card was great for the signup bonus but not worth keeping around since I also have the Chase Hyatt and Barclay Arrival.  So I sent a secure message to Chase last night asking if a line transfer was possible with my cancellation, and I got a response today that they successfully processed the line transfer and card closure.  That was so easy!

 

So now my paltry little $1,100 Amazon card is a much more appealing $7,600 :smileyhappy:


Congrats on your CL transfer :smileyhappy:

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Re: Just closed Southwest card, Chase let me transfer limit


isoldmyatlas wrote:

370Z wrote:

Congrats. Did you use the card within the last 30 days? Often they withhold $500 from transferring over.


I have not.  I think my last purchase on it was 4 months ago.


Good to know. Thanks.

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Re: Just closed Southwest card, Chase let me transfer limit

Congrats on getting the CL moved!
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Re: Just closed Southwest card, Chase let me transfer limit

Congrats. Great info. I hope to get CSP and transfer my SWA CL to it before my anniversary. 

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Re: Just closed Southwest card, Chase let me transfer limit

Nice! I didn't know this could be done via SM, now I'm kind of excited to close my UA card haha
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Re: Just closed Southwest card, Chase let me transfer limit

Nice job, I have the same plan when my AF comes up.

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Re: Just closed Southwest card, Chase let me transfer limit

For those of you that have done this, I'm curious how the limit reports on the closed account? Does it show that it was say a 5k limit or does it say 0? I suppose it doesn't really matter since it's a closed account, but I'm curious how Chase reports it.


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