You can now register for your 2016 3rd quarter Chase Freedom 5% cash rebate categories to get 5% back on up to $1,500 in purchases at Restaurants and Wholesale Clubs from July 1st to September 30, 2016.
If you have a Chase Freedom credit card, you must register for each new quarter in 2016 to receive the full 5% cash back rebates in select categories throughout the year.
Apply for the $175 Chase Freedom Card Bonus if you are not already a member to earn a $175 bonus after qualifying purchases with no annual fee.
You must Activate your Freedom Card for the 5% cash rebates each quarter.
You’ll also earn a 1% cash rebate on all of your other card purchases at all times.
New 2016 Categories Announced
January 1, 2016 – March 31, 2016 – Registration Closed
- Gas Stations
- Local Commuter Transportation
Local Commuter Transportation includes UBER, taxis, local commuter buses, subways, and trains, but it excludes parking, tolls, and Amtrak.
Registration ended on March 14, 2016.
April 1, 2016 – June 30, 2016 – Registration Closed
- Grocery Stores
- Wholesale Clubs
Grocery Stores does not include Walmart and Target purchases.
Wholesale Clubs includes stores like BJ’s and Sam’s Club.
Registration ended on June 14, 2016.
July 1, 2016 – September 30, 2016 – Registration Open
- Wholesale Clubs
Registration begins June 15, 2016, and ends on September 14, 2016.
October 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016 – Registration Not Yet Open
- Holiday Shopping
- More To Be Announced
Registration begins September 15, 2016, and ends on December 14, 2016.
5% Freedom Card Bonus Details
You will earn 5% cash back on all of the qualifying category purchases that you make for the duration of each entire quarter (up to $1,500), regardless of when you activate your card during that quarter, just as long as you activate your card by the deadline for that quarter.
You will earn 4% bonus rebate rewards in addition to your 1% base earnings for a total of 5% in cash rebates within the promotional purchase categories.
The maximum 4% bonus reward accumulation during the promotional period is $60 in cash back rewards or 6,000 points, which is equal to $1,500 in net purchases.
At the total 5% special rate, you can earn $75 in cash rebates if you spend $1,500 within the select categories, plus you’ll still earn 1% cash back on all of your other purchases.
Take advantage of these Chase Freedom 2016 5% cash rebate categories and make sure you register each quarter to ensure that you receive the full 5% rebate in select spending categories.
Register for your 2016 5% cash rebates with your Chase Freedom card.