Discover released a sneak peek at the 5% cash back bonus categories for July through December 2017. You’ll earn the bonus on everyday purchases at restaurants, Amazon, and more!
It’s still too soon to activate the bonus for Amazon. But you can activate your bonus for restaurants, and earn 5% cash back on up to $1,500 in spending from July 1 to September 30, 2017!
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Discover It 5% Cash Back Categories
You can get up to $75 cash back each quarter on bonus categories with your Discover it card.
Discover’s 5X category starting July 1, 2017, will be restaurants! That’s great news, because lots of folks spend money at restaurants anyway, especially while traveling.
You can activate the bonus right now for spending from July 1 through September 30, 2017.
And from October 1 to December 31, 2017, you’ll earn 5% back at Amazon. Just in time for the holiday season!
Discover It Card Offer
Link: Discover it
You can redeem those points for 5% cash back, or transfer them to airline and hotel partners if you have the Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Sapphire Reserve, Ink Business Preferred, Ink Business Cash, Chase Ink Plus (no longer available), or Chase Ink Bold (no longer available).
However, if you’re a new Discover it cardmember, Discover will match the cash back you’ve earned after the 12th billing cycle. So any purchases you made in the 5% bonus categories will get you 10% cash back! That’s hard to beat.
It’s still too early to activate the Amazon deal, but you can activate the restaurant category for purchases made between July 1 and September 30, 2017.
And remember, if you’re a new cardmember, Discover will automatically match all the cash back you’ve earned at the end of your first year on your credit card.