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5% categories for fourth quarter of 2017:
Dept. stores and Walmart

There are three possibilities for how many points are earned. In the following examples, the effective rates are assuming you cash out the points for 1 cent each, but if you can transfer them to Sapphire Preferred or Ink, the effective rate could be much higher.
  • Cardholders without a Chase checking account
    1 base point per dollar for all spending. Additional 4 bonus points per dollar for spending up to $1500 in quarterly categories.
    Example 1: Spend $1 on a parking meter. Earn 1 point, an effective rate of 1%.
    Example 2: Spend $10 to refill a Metrocard in 2016 Q1. Earn 50 points, an effective rate of 5%.
    Example 3: Spend $100 to buy a Long Island Rail Road Peak Ten-Trip ticket between zones 1 and 3 in 2016 Q1. Earn 500 points, an effective rate of 5%.
    Example 4: Spend $1500 at 7-Eleven in 2016 Q1. Earn 7500 points, an effective rate of 5%.
  • Cardholders with a Chase checking account in older program
    1 base point per dollar plus 10% of the base points plus 10 points per transaction for all spending. Additional 4 bonus points per dollar for spending up to $1500 in quarterly categories.
    Example 1: Spend $1 on a parking meter. Earn 11.1 points, an effective rate of 11.1%.
    Example 2: Spend $10 to refill a Metrocard in 2016 Q1. Earn 61 points, an effective rate of 6.1%.
    Example 3: Spend $100 to buy a Long Island Rail Road Peak Ten-Trip ticket between zones 1 and 3 in 2016 Q1. Earn 520 points, an effective rate of 5.2%.
    Example 4: Spend $1500 at 7-Eleven in 2016 Q1. Earn 7660 points, an effective rate of 5.11%.
  • Cardholders with a Chase checking account in newer program
    1 base point per dollar for all spending. Additional 4 bonus points per dollar for spending up to $1500 in quarterly categories. Annual bonus of 10% of the total of base and bonus points (until February 2016).
    Example 1: Spend $1 on a parking meter. Earn 1 point on the next statement and .1 points at year's end, an effective rate of 1.1%.
    Example 2: Spend $10 to refill a Metrocard in 2016 Q1. Earn 50 points on the next statement and 5 points at year's end, an effective rate of 5.5%.
    Example 3: Spend $100 to buy a Long Island Rail Road Peak Ten-Trip ticket between zones 1 and 3 in 2016 Q1. Earn 500 points on the next statement and 50 points at year's end, an effective rate of 5.5%.
    Example 4: Spend $1500 at 7-Eleven in 2016 Q1. Earn 7500 points on the next statement and 750 points at year's end, an effective rate of 5.5%.

« Last edited by jj1000 on March 14, 2018, 12:39:32 PM »

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Re: Chase Freedom Master Thread
« Reply #2700 on: March 04, 2019, 03:21:45 AM »
here
I tried, but I still can't figure it out.
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Re: Chase Freedom Master Thread
« Reply #2701 on: March 04, 2019, 03:40:38 AM »
https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/milespoints/chase-freedom-freedom-unlimited-10x-bonus-category-hotels-added-march/

clear from dan that there is a way to ms this, just dont know how. I have  a bunch of  cards and could really do well if i knew the secret
What happens if you make a refundable booking, wait for bonus to post, and cancel. Will they clawback the bonus?
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« Reply #2702 on: March 04, 2019, 12:50:24 PM »
What happens if you make a refundable booking, wait for bonus to post, and cancel. Will they clawback the bonus?
That's the same with the bonus offer for any card.
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Re: Chase Freedom Master Thread
« Reply #2703 on: March 14, 2019, 12:25:58 PM »
Liking the groceries for Q2.
Just in time for Pesach.
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« Reply #2704 on: March 14, 2019, 12:28:04 PM »
Liking the groceries for Q2.
Just in time for Pesach.
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Hated the the Q1 bonus it all goes thru my business...