If you have a cash back credit card with 5% rotating categories, one of things you look forward to every three months is seeing what those sweet, sweet 5% cash back categories will be. Today, let’s take a look at the Chase Freedom Q4 2017 categories for the fourth quarter of 2017 and where you’ll be earning the extra cashback.
Chase Freedom Q4 2017 Categories
For the upcoming quarter, you’ll get 5% bonus Chase Freedom cashback at Wal-Mart and department stores. You can earn up to $75 cashback, which is total spending of $1,500. Activation of this category is live now, so click on over to your Chase account now! You can do so here.
I have to admit, I’ll miss the Amazon bonus, which is where I do most of my online holiday shopping–maybe it’s time to hop on the Discover it train…
If you are able to maximize the Chase Freedom Q4 2017 bonus categories ($1,500 in spending in the above 5% bonus categories), you’ll get 7,500 Ultimate Rewards points. Generally, these are worth one cent a piece, but if you also have a premium Chase card, like the Sapphire Preferred or the Sapphire Reserve, you can use those points for travel through the Chase Ultimate Rewards Mall for 1.25 cents each with the Sapphire Preferred or 1.5 cents with the Sapphire Reserve. In my opinion, the best use of Ultimate Rewards points is transferring them to Chase’s partners, like Southwest, United, or British Airways.
(SEE ALSO: Chase Ultimate Rewards: 5 reasons I think they’re the best miles out there)
On the whole, the Chase Freedom Q4 2017 categories can be really beneficial, especially if you have a Wal-Mart in your area or do a lot of holiday shopping at department stores. Make sure to active your cashback today!
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Any chance that we can double-dip on “Shop Through Chase”? Does anybody have experience with this?
Example: Can I expect to get 7 UR Points/$ by clicking through to WalMart.com by using “Shop through Chase”?