The Discover it card has 5% cash back in categories that change each quarter. The bonus cashback rate applies to up to $1,500 in purchases, What’s included in the bonus category each quarter is announced a few months ahead. And now we know what will earn you 5% from April 1 to June 30, 2017.
Discover 5% Bonus Categories for Q2 2017
- Home Improvement Stores – Home Improvement Stores are defined as home improvement retail stores, lumber/building material stores, paint/wallpaper stores, hardware stores and lawn and garden supply centers.
- Wholesale Clubs – Certain Wholesale Club services, such as travel and cell phone purchases may not be eligible in this category.
Wholesale Clubs are also a bonus category during the current quarter, alongside Gas stations and Ground Transportation. Wholesale Clubs and Home Improvement Stores usually have good selections of gift cards, which should make it easy to maximize the bonus.
If you don’t have the card, you can sign up now (my referral link) to receive a $50 bonus. All your cashback is doubled for the first 12 consecutive billing periods that your new account is open, including the sign up bonus. Read more about the card here.