Today is the first day you can activate your Chase Freedom 2013 first quarter bonus…
The 5% cash back categories for the Chase Freedom third quarter bonus for July 1 – September 30, 2013 are gas stations, theme parks, and Kohl’s. Just in time for summer travel and back to school shopping these categories are perfect for families. But, if you don’t have kids, hate crowds, and not into shopping, you’re probably wondering how you can maximize the Chase Freedom third quarter bonus.
Here are a few simple ways to help you get 5% cash back on your Chase Freedom card for the third quarter 2013.
Vanilla Reloads at 7-11, need I say more?
1) Gift cards
Having a stash of gift cards for those times you’ve forgotten about an event, doing some shopping, or need back to school teacher gifts.
(These were the gift cards available at my local Kohl’s, the selection at your Kohl’s may vary.)
Applebee’s: $45 (3 pack of $15 gift cards)
Macaroni Grill, On the Border, Maggiano’s: $ 25
Olive Garden: $25
Outback Steakhouse: $25
Panera: $25, $50
PF Changs: $25
Red Lobster: $25
Spa Finder: $25, $50, $100
App Store $25
Barnes and Noble: $25
iTunes: $15, $25, $30 (3 pack of $10 gift cards), $50
2) Fulfilled by Amazon (FBA)
Purchase electronics and/or other items that can be sold through fulfillment by Amazon. The holidays are only a few months away so now’s the time to start looking at cameras, blenders, and other small electronics that make great gifts.
What are other ways you can maximize the Chase Freedom third quarter bonus?
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