How To Get 5X Ultimate Rewards Points or 5% Cash Back on ALL Amazon Purchases!

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Emily and I buy a lot of items from  I started using to buy textbooks over a decade ago, but we now buy almost everything on  It is great to not have to waste time driving to a store, parking, standing in line when we can get the same items delivered to our door!

Buying an Gift Card with the Chase Ink Bold at Office Max for 5 Ultimate Rewards Points or 5% Cash Back per $1! usually has the best price on most of what we buy online and sometimes it is worth the small premium if has a higher price to save time.  Amazon sells millions of items from books, electronics, DVDs, food, shoes etc.

But what if you want to earn points or cash back on purchases?

How to Earn 5X Ultimate Rewards Points or 5% Off ALL Amazon Purchases! doesn’t participate in most online shopping portals, and while it does participate in Ebates, the 3% cash back is limited to only certain departments.

But it is very easy to use your Chase Ink Bold or Chase Ink Plus buy or Kindle gift cards, with NO purchase fees, at either Office Depot, Staples, or Office Max.

If you return an item paid with a gift card, you automatically get a credit to your gift card balance.

The Chase Ink Bold or the Chase Ink Plus earns 5 Ultimate Rewards points per $1 spent at Office Supply stores, which INCLUDES Amazon or Kindle gift cards.

5X Points at Office Supply Stores!
5X Points at Office Supply Stores!

It is very easy to load these gift cards to your account and earn either 5 Ultimate Rewards points or 5% cash back per $1 spent for ALL your purchases.

Ultimate Rewards points from the Ink Bold and Ink Plus can be redeemed for:

  • Cash back at 1 cent per Ultimate Rewards point
  • Travel via the Ultimate Rewards portal at 1.25 cents per point
  • Transferred to Airline and Hotel Partners such as United, Southwest, Hyatt and more

You don’t need to be incorporated to apply for a business credit card and can also apply for a business credit card as a start-up business with little to no revenue.  But don’t lie on the application form!

Where to Buy or Kindle Gift Cards

You can buy OR Kindle gift cards at Office Depot, Staples and Office Max, with NO fees, and easily apply them to your account.

Many folks think that Kindle gift cards can only be used to buy e-books, but you can use them for millions of items on


Office depot sells Amazon Kindle cards and Kindle Fire cards….

Office Depot Sells Gift Cards
Office Depot Sells Gift Cards
…which with look like this.
Kindle Fire and Amazon Kindle Gift Cards Can Also Be Used at

You can buy up to a $500 Kindle Fire card which makes it easier to load than multiple cards of $25 or $50.


Office Max Sells Amazon gift cards…

Office Max Sells Gift Cards
…which look like this.
Emily with an Gift Card at Office Max

You can also buy gift cards at Staples.

Amazon Cash Back
Emily Getting Ready for 5X Ultimate Rewards Points!

How to Load Amazon or Kindle Gift Cards to YOUR Account?

You can electronically add a gift card to your account online in just a few easy steps.


Scratch the code off the back of your or Kindle gift card.

Scratch Off to See the Gift Card Claim Code

Sign-in to your account via this link to load a gift card into your account.

To Your Account

Click on “Apply a Gift Card to Your Account” on the left side of the screen.

Click on “Apply a Gift Card to Your Account”

Enter the code at the back of the gift card into the box marked “Enter a Gift Card Claim Code

You do not have to enter the spaces or dashes between the letters and numbers.

Enter Code From Back of Gift Card

Then click “Apply to Your Account

Click on “Apply to Your Account”

You’re done!  You will a see a message that your gift card has been applied to your account and will be used towards your next order!

Success!  You Can Now Use The Balance on

You can enter as many gift cards as you like and the balance will be updated in your account and used for future purchases.

Types of Ink Cards


You get 5 points per $1 spent or 5% cash back at Office Supply stores (all the time) up to $50,000 in spending per cardmember year on the Chase Ink Bold or Chase Ink Plus.

These cards have a $95 annual fee, but you can transfer points to Ultimate Rewards hotel and airline partners such as Hyatt, United, and Southwest.


The Chase Ink Business Cash Credit Card and Chase Ink Classic have NO annual fee, but you get 5X Ultimate Rewards points or 5% cash back at office supply stores only for $25,000 in annual spending per year at Office Supply stores.

You can’t transfer points from the Ink Cash or Classic directly to airline or hote partners.  But you can transfer the Ultimate Rewards points to the Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Ink Bold or the Chase Ink Plus card and from there to airline or hotel partners such as Hyatt or United.

Bottom Line

Earning 5 Ultimate Rewards points per $1 or 5% cash back for all purchases is easy with the Chase Ink cards.

However, you may want to use a credit card if you buy expensive electronics etc. from because it could be easier to dispute the transaction if you pay with a credit card instead of an Amazon gift card if you need to later on.  That said, does have very good customer service and often sides with the buyer instead of the seller.

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