Activate Chase Freedom Bonus: 5% Cash Back (5X Chase Ultimate Rewards Points) at Grocery & Home Improvement Stores

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Activate Chase Freedom Bonus:  5% Cash Back (5X Chase Ultimate Rewards Points) at Grocery & Home Improvement Stores

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Starting today you can activate your Chase Freedom® 2nd Quarter 5% cash back (5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points) bonus category (on up to $1,500 in combined purchases).  If you make the most of this deal you can earn $75 cash back (7,500 Chase Ultimate Rewards points)!

The new bonus categories are available on qualifying purchases made between April 1 and June 30, 2019. 

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Use your Chase Freedom card to earn up to an extra 7,500 Chase Ultimate Rewards points at grocery stores this quarter

Chase Freedom 5% Back (5X Chase Ultimate Rewards Points) Categories

Activate the bonus (by June 14, 2019) and you will earn 5% cash back (5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points) at grocery stores, and home improvement stores, on up to $1,500 in combined spending.

We’ve all gotta eat so this should be a easy bonus for most to meet, but Target and Walmart are excluded from the bonus.

If you’re getting to this notice late that’s not a problem.  As long as you activate the bonus by June 14, 2019, you will earn 5% cash back on every purchase made with your Chase Freedom card after April 1, 2019.

I love my Chase Freedom card because I can pool the points I earn with my Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card and transfer them to airlines and hotels!  And if you make the most of your spending every quarter, you can earn $300 per year (30,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points) in bonus category spending alone (4 quarters X $75 per quarter)!

And if you have the Chase Sapphire Reserve® you could pool your points on that card and they’re worth 1.5 cents each toward travel booked through the Chase Travel Portal.  So that extra $300 in cash back each year could be used to pay for $450 in flights, rental cars, or hotels.

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Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

  • Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $750 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred named "Best Credit Card for Flexible Travel Redemption" - Kiplinger's Personal Finance, June 2018
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 60,000 points are worth $750 toward travel
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards

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Does Chase Pay work with Costco Auto Department or Sears Auto Service Department?

Used my $10 credit (that I earned from Best Buy when spending the $200 to get 1250 points when I used the CFU) on another gift card and paid using Chase Pay.

I’m looking to spend about $500 on Disney tickets and trying to earn 5% with my Freedom. I wasn’t able to use my credit card to buy a gift card at walgreens this quarter and couldn’t find Disney gift cards at any gas stations. Does anyone have any ideas where I could still find the bonus for this quarter, or any ideas for next quarter where I could use Chase Pay to buy gc?

Sam’s sells Disney cards at a slight discount and is part of the bonus. Download the dosh app to get another 2-5% back on Sam’s purchases.

You can get the bonus at Walmart and Get the walmart app and sign up for Walmart Pay. Use Chase Pay as your default method of payment for Walmart Pay and then use Walmart Pay in the store using the Walmart app and selecting Walmart Pay, then scan the QR code at the register and it gets charged to your Chase Pay. Make sure the Freedom card is your default for Chase Pay. directly supports Chase Pay at checkout. Just log into your Chase Pay account. I maxed out three quarters using this trick.

Help please. I couldn’t find a way to add Chase Pay, as a default method of payment for Walmart Pay. The only option I found was to add a specific credit card.

Thanks in advance.

You have to scroll down. You won’t see it. It says “Add Payment Method”. Choose Chase Pay. It will take you to a window that looks like and you log in. It will use the default card. I made the Chase Freedom card the default in the Chase Pay app. If you had the app on before. Uninstall it and download a new copy from the App Store or Play Store. Log back in and set up your Walmart Pay again. Good Luck.

Rather just stick with

@Ravi….Just did that exact Walmart Chase Pay you described today.

Since Chase Pay is now integrated with Samsung Pay, does that mean using my Freedom through a Samsung Pay linked Chase Pay card will qualify for this quarter bonus?

Good question Ben. I’m not sure if that would work.

It’s still pretty early so we may need to wait a few weeks to get some hard data points from others.

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