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Our suspicions for the new Chase Freedom bonus categories have been confirmed!
Chase has now released the next 6 months of bonus categories for the Chase Freedom. You’ll earn 5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points (5% cash back) when you spend at gas stations and on commuter transportation from January to March 2017, on up to $1,500 in combined spending.
And you’ll earn the same bonus at grocery stores and drug stores from April to June 2017.
Here’s what you need to know!
Chase Freedom Bonus Categories for First Half of 2017
Link: Chase Freedom
You’ll get 5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points (5% cash back) on up to $1,500 in combined spending when you spend at gas stations and on commuter transportation from January to March 2017.
Note: Gas stations usually sell more than just gas. You can usually buy groceries, toiletries, and more!
You’ll also earn 5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points when you shop at grocery stores and drug stores from April to June 2017, on up to $1,500 in combined purchases.
5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points is worth 5% cash back. But if you have cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred or the Chase Ink Business Preferred, you can transfer your points to lots of great airline and hotel partners for even better value!
Note: Be sure to check out the Discover It card, a no-annual-fee credit card with similar bonus categories. And if you’re a new cardmember, Discover will match the cash back you’ve earned at the end of your first 12 billing cycles. So instead of earning 5% on rotating categories, you’ll earn 10% the first year!
The Chase Freedom categories for the first half of 2017 will be:
- January to March – gas stations and commuter transportation
- April to June – grocery stores and drug stores
We’ll let you know as soon as we find out the bonus categories for the last half of 2017!