Chase Freedom is a great card to have in your wallet. It comes with no annual fee and it earns Ultimate Rewards points when you have another Chase premium card. The card earns 1X on all purchases but also 5X on rotating quarterly Chase Freedom bonus categories, up to a combines $1,500 in purchases. So you can earn up to $75 or 7,500 Ultimate Rewards points every quarter, if you maximize the eligible categories.
Chase Freedom Bonus Categories Q3 2018
The categories for the third quarter of 2018 have now been made public, although they’re not yet available in the Chase website.
- Gas Stations does not include merchants that do not specialize in selling automotive gasoline; for example, truck stops, boat marinas, oil and propane distributors, and home heating companies.
- Lyft payments.
- Walgreen’s purchases.
You will earn 5X in the third quarter of 2018, up to $1,500 in combined purchases, from July 1st until September 31 2018.
The third quarter of 2018 doesn’t have the best categories but should still be a good opportunity to save on gift cards at Walgreen’s, or save on your rides with your own card or with Lyft. be really easy to maximize. Also do not forget to take advantage of the current bonus categories.
If you don’t have the card, you can sign up and earn a $150 bonus cash back when you spend $500 within the first three months. You can also convert other Chase cards to this one, if you want to have it but don’t really want to apply for a new card.