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What is the Chase cardmember preferred tickets program?

Enjoy offers such as preferred seating and discounts at eligible locations.

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The Chase cardmember preferred tickets program — also known as the preferred seating program — offers perks and features at eligible locations, including New York City, Chicago and Inglewood. All you need is a Chase credit card.

What is the Chase cardmember preferred tickets program?

The program gives Chase cardmembers access to ticket presale and preferred seating on Ticketmaster. For example, in New York, you can get preferred seating at Radio City Music Hall, the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden and the Beacon Theater.

In some cases, you can get an invitation to the Chase Lounge where you get a buffet and cash bar.

What is the Chase Lounge in MSG?

The Chase Lounge offers complimentary food, drinks and other benefits before select concerts. But to access the lounge, you must first register at lounge.chasegetsyoucloser.com.

How do I take part in Chase cardmember preferred tickets program?

All you need is an eligible Chase credit card. Once you have such a card:

  1. Go to Ticketmaster.com or the MSG.com websites.
  2. Search for an event at participating locations.
  3. Under Type, select the Chase cardmember preferred tickets.
  4. If you’re asked to provide a code, use your first six digits of your Chase credit card.
  5. Purchase the tickets with your Chase card.

Note: Credit cards starting with the digits 6 or 7 may not be eligible for the preferred tickets program.

Chase concerts

To determine whether the Chase preferred tickets program is worth it, consider how often you visit the following locations:

  • New York. Radio City Music Hall, the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden and the Beacon Theater.
  • Chicago. The Chicago Theater.
  • Inglewood. The Forum.

For more information, visit the Ticketmaster website, select the Chase Cardmember Preferred Tickets and see which events and locations offer this perk.

Also, in addition to preferred seating, you get:

  • Merchandise offers at team stores. Spend $75 at MSG team stores for Knicks and Rangers items and get a $25 voucher. Also, you can get special offers and discounts on select items at select Knicks and Rangers games during the year.
  • Knicks and Rangers season benefits. If you’re a season ticket member who renews the season subscriptions, you can get offers like high-end collectible items and invitations to MSG VIP events.
  • Food and drink offers. Spend $25 with your Chase card on food and non-alcoholic beverages at MSG concession stands and get $5 off.
  • Chase lounge. Enjoy complimentary food, soft drinks and other benefits before select concerts. But first, you must register for upcoming events at lounge.chasegetsyoucloser.com and you must purchase a show ticket separately. Note, space in the lounge is limited and subject to availability.

Compare Chase credit cards

All Chase credit cards give you access to ticket presale and preferred seating on Ticketmaster. But if you want extra perks, like access to ticket deals, VIP packages and more, consider either the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card or the Chase Sapphire Reserve® card.

Name Product Filter values Rewards Purchase APR Annual fee
Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card
5x points on Lyft, 2x points on travel and dining and 1x points on all other purchases
15.99% to 22.99% variable
$95
This popular travel card's signup bonus is worth up to $1,000. Get even more value out of your travel, dining, and Lyft rewards by transferring them to miles.
Chase Freedom Flex℠
5% back in rotating categories up to $1,500 combined each activated quarter (then 1%), 5% on travel purchased through Chase, 3% on dining and drugstores, and 1% on all other purchases
0% intro for the first 15 months (then 14.99% to 23.74% variable)
$0
This no-annual-fee cashback card is one of the most valuable on the market. It boasts a huge signup bonus and up to 5% cashback in multiple purchase categories.
Chase Freedom Unlimited®
5% cash back on travel purchased through Chase, 5% on Lyft, 3% on dining and drugstores and 1.5% on all other purchases
0% intro for the first 15 months (then 14.99% to 23.74% variable)
$0
Earn a huge signup bonus for a no annual fee card with rewards of up to 5% cash back on popular everyday categories.
Chase Sapphire Reserve®
10x points on Lyft rides, 3x points on dining and travel after earning your $300 travel credit and 1x points on all other purchases
16.99% to 23.99% variable
$550
Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months
The World of Hyatt Credit Card
4x total points at Hyatt hotels as a World of Hyatt member, 2x on gyms, commuting, dining and airlines and 1x on all other purchases
15.99% to 22.99% variable
$95
Earn 25,000 points after spending $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months. 25,000 points after spending another $6,000 in the first 6 months.
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Bottom line

The Chase cardmember preferred seating program is ideal if you frequently visit the eligible locations and events. You get the best tickets, access to the Chase lounge and discount on food and beverages purchases without paying extra for this feature.

But to access the feature, you need an eligible Chase credit card. But if you think you would rarely use this feature, compare other credit cards.

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