Discover has published the upcoming 5% Bonus categories for their Discover it card for Q3 and Q4. There’s also a targeted offer that some people are seeing. As a reminder, this quarter you earn 5% cashback at Home Improvement Stores & Wholesale Clubs with your Discover it card.
Q3 Bonus Categories
For Q3 you will earn 5% Cashback Bonus at Restaurants from 7/1/17 (or the date on which you activate 5%, whichever is later) through 9/30/17, on up to $1,500 in purchases. Restaurant purchases are those made at merchants classified as full-service restaurants, cafes, cafeterias and fast food locations. You can already activate the offer in you accounts.
Purchases made using third-party payment accounts, tap-and-pay, mobile or wireless card readers, virtual wallets or similar technology may not be eligible. Rewards are added to your Cashback Bonus account within two billing periods.
Q4 Bonus Categories
The Q4 categories are not yet fully published but Discover says that Amazon.com & More will be included. You will earn 5% Cashback Bonus from 10/1/17 (or the date on which you activate 5%, whichever is later) through 12/31/17.
Some people are seeing an offer to add Amazon to their Q3 categories. Check your account to see if you were targeted. You should see the offer on the main page under recent activity.