Last Week to Earn up to 15% Back at Amazon – Plus, New Same-Day Delivery!

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I wrote how you could earn 5% to 15% back on every Amazon purchase by shopping through Giving Assistant, a shopping portal.

Via Frequent Miler, this deal will end soonGiving Assistant will no longer earn 5% cash back at Amazon, effective November 1, 2015.

But you still have 1 week to make the most of this deal!

I’ll show you ways to earn the most cash back, and share a new Amazon deal last-minute travelers might love!

What’s the Deal?

Link:   Giving Assistant

Link:   My Review of Giving Assistant

Link:   Amazon

Giving Assistant is a shopping portal that pays cash back and donates to charity when you shop.  And folks have been earning 5% cash back for their Amazon purchases.

But Giving Assistant announced this cash back deal will end November 1, 2015.

Last Week To Earn Up To 15 Back At Amazon Plus New Same Day Delivery
Bummer, Indeed! Giving Assistant Let Folks Know the 5% Amazon Deal Is Ending

I thought it was gracious of the folks at Giving Assistant to give us a week’s notice!

There’s Still Time to Shop

Link:   Discover it® Cash Back

Link:   Chase Freedom

What makes this a terrific deal is it stacks with quarterly rotating bonus categories on cards like the Discover it Cash Back and Chase Freedom.

Both cards earn 5% back (5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points with Chase Freedom) at Amazon (up to $1,500 in purchases) this quarter, until December 31, 2015!

If you use these cards to make your Amazon purchases through Giving Assistant (before November 1, 2015), you’ll earn 10% back!

Last Week To Earn Up To 15 Back At Amazon Plus New Same Day Delivery
Santa’s Come Early! Earn 10% Back When You Stack Category Bonuses and the Giving Assistant Portal

It’s even sweeter if you’re a new Discover it Cash Back cardholder (or registered previously).  Your cash back is matched at the end of your 1st 12 billing cycles.

So you’ll earn 10% on Amazon purchases from Discover, and 5% from Giving Assistant, for a total of 15% back!

This might motivate a lot of folks to get their holiday shopping done early!

Note:   In order to receive 5% cash back from Giving Assistant, your purchase must be shipped and sold by Amazon.

New Amazon Prime Perk – Free Same Day Shipping!

Link:   Amazon Prime

You can use these deals to save money on an Amazon Prime subscription!  Both the Chase Freedom and Discover it Cash Back cards earn 5% back on Amazon Prime memberships.

And it should trigger the 5% back from Giving Assistant, because it’s sold directly by Amazon.

I love my Amazon Prime membership!  And not just for the free 2-day shipping on items sold by Amazon.

With an Amazon Prime subscription (currently $99 per year), you’ll also get:

  • Free 2-day shipping on items sold by Amazon
  • Unlimited movies and TV shows from their collection (you can download these to your device and watch while you’re traveling!)
  • Unlimited music streaming
  • Unlimited storage space for your photos
  • Early access to sales and deals
  • 1 free Kindle e-book a month

There’s now a cool new perk!  If you’re an Amazon Prime member and live in certain cities, you can get free SAME DAY shipping on qualifying items!

Last Week To Earn Up To 15 Back At Amazon Plus New Same Day Delivery
Folks In Some Big Cities Can Get Free Same-Day Shipping on Amazon Orders Over $35

Folks in the following metro areas may be eligible for same-day shipping:

  • Atlanta
  • Baltimore
  • Boston
  • Chicago
  • Dallas
  • Indianapolis
  • Los Angeles
  • New York
  • Orlando
  • Philadelphia
  • Phoenix
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco
  • Seattle / Tacoma
  • Tampa
  • Washington, DC

Enter your zip code on the Amazon Prime same-day shipping site to see if your address qualifies!

Place your order by 12:00 pm local time, and you’ll receive it by 9:00 pm local time.  Even on weekends!

Last Week To Earn Up To 15 Back At Amazon Plus New Same Day Delivery
Need It TODAY? You Could Have It in Your Hands Before Bedtime!

This could come in very handy if you’re packing for a trip and realize you’ve forgotten to buy last-minute essentials, like an overseas electric plug converter, battery pack, memory cards, or a cheap phone to use while you’re abroad.

Bottom Line

If you enjoy earning 5% cash back on Amazon purchases through the Giving Assistant shopping portal, you’d better get shopping!

This deal will end November 1, 2015.  So you only have a week left to make the most of this terrific offer!

And you can earn even more cash back by using your Chase Freedom or Discover it Cash Back card.  Both earn 5% back as a category bonus at Amazon this through December 31, 2015.

And if you’re a new Discover it Cash Back cardholder (or previously registered), you’ll have that 5% matched at the end of your 1st year.  That’s a total of 15% back (10% back from Discover and 5% back from Giving Assistant).

You can use this deal to save money on an Amazon Prime membership!  And here’s a new perk for Amazon Prime members.  If you live in certain metro areas, you can now get free same-day shipping on $35+ purchases of qualifying items.

Happy shopping!  And let me know if you’ve used Amazon Prime’s new same-day shipping perk!

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