Chase Freedom cardholders! We now have whispers of the categories that will earn bonus rewards from April 1 to June 30, 2018. And some are very easy to use!
You’ll earn 5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points (5% cash back) with your Chase Freedom on up to $1,500 in combined spending with grocery stores, Chase Pay, and PayPal. And you’ll be able to activate these bonus categories starting March 15, 2018.
Emily and I don’t earn a commission on the Chase Freedom, but we’ll always tell you about the best deals.
I’ll show you why I’m excited about these categories!
Easy Chase Freedom Bonus Categories Next Quarter
Link: Chase Freedom
Chase Freedom cardholders will earn 5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points (5% cash back) on up to $1,500 in combined spending next quarter (April 1 to June 30, 2018) when they activate the bonus in the following categories:
1. Grocery Shopping
This is an excellent opportunity to earn extra Chase Ultimate Rewards points! Because many folks spend plenty of money on groceries. I hate shopping more than just about anything, but I still find myself in grocery stores now and again.
2. Chase Pay
This category is an EXCELLENT deal. Because you can use Chase Pay for making tons of online purchases. Just select the option at checkout, and you should receive 5 Chase Ultimate Rewards points per $1.
You can check out this example of me using Chase Pay to see how it works.
Lots of folks use PayPal, so this is a good complement to the other easy-to-spend categories.
You should be able to earn 5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points on a wide variety of purchases this quarter (up to $1,500 in combined spending).
If you spend the maximum $1,500 in bonus categories, you’ll earn 7,500 Chase Ultimate Rewards points. That’s worth $75 in cash back!
But Chase Ultimate Rewards points are even more valuable if you have cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Sapphire Reserve, or Ink Business Preferred. When you have one of these cards, you can combine your points and transfer them to lots of great airline and hotel partners!
Note: March 14, 2018, is the last day to activate the amazing Chase Freedom 5X categories for the first quarter of 2018 (gas stations, internet, phone, and cable bills, and Android Pay, Apple Pay, Chase Pay, and Samsung Pay). If you activate now, you’ll earn the bonus on eligible spending retroactively for the whole quarter!
Starting March 15, 2018, you’ll be able to activate the Chase Freedom bonus categories for the first quarter of 2018. They are:
- Grocery stores
- Chase Pay
I think Chase Pay is a big deal, because it seems like you can use it to buy just about anything online these days. So you shouldn’t have any problem making the most of the bonus categories.
Em and I don’t earn anything from the Chase Freedom, but we’ll always share the best deals!