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Chase Freedom Flex 2023 category bonuses
We love the Chase Freedom Flex for this exact perk: rotating, quarterly 5x bonus categories. What does that mean? It means that every 3 months Chase Freedom releases a new list of bonus categories that earn 5x throughout the quarter. It’s an incredible way to multiply the number points you make on purchases, or strategize for the future. The new rotating bonus categories for the 1st quarter of 2023 are now active: Target, Fitness/Gym Memberships, and Grocery Stores
I would definitely consider either getting a Chase Freedom Flex or converting your existing Freedom to a Freedom Flex in order to enjoy the native category bonuses the card offers in addition to these quarterly, rotating category bonuses.
As long as you activate by March 14th, you’ll receive 5% or 5x on all of the purchases made in the bonus categories for that quarter.
The Chase Q2 2022 rotating category bonuses for the Chase Freedom Flex are: Target, Grocery Stores, and Gyms
- You must activate by 03/14/23
- The spending is capped at $1500
- This means that your earning potential is maxed at out 7500 points or $75 cashback
- You must activate this perk each quarter, starting the 15th of the month prior ( September ), up until the 14th of the last month ( December ).
- If you have a Freedom and Freedom Flex, you’ll get $1500 per card.
- Target: This is a brand new quarterly category for Chase Freedom,
- clothing to home goods, electronics, toys, and more.
- Qualifying grocery store purchases made at Target will only earn a total of 5%.
What were the 2022 Chase Freedom/Flex bonus catagories?
Here’s a look at the 2021 calendar
When Do the new bonus Categories start? The 1st of every quarter
You’ll need to register for these bonus categories by March 14th, 2023. As long as you register by that date, all of the purchases made in these categories will earn 5%/5x points.
Where Do I go to Register? Click here – available starting 03/14/23
How we use Chase Freedom/ Freedom Flex to get closer to lie-flat seats and 5 star suites.
If you’re like me and carry a Chase Premium credit card like the Sapphire Preferred, Sapphire Reserve, or Ink Business Preferred then you can combine your Freedom Flex points into those accounts in order to transfer them into valuable partners.
This is by far the most advantageous usage of Ultimate Rewards, but also increases the value when redeemed in the Chase Travel center. For instance, if you move them into a Chase Sapphire Reserve account, your points will instantly be redeemable for 1.5 cents per point, a 50% increase over redeeming them in the Freedom Chase Travel Center.
Don’t have a Chase premium card?
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Combining a Chase Premium card like those above will help you optimize your spend and value of the points you’re earning.
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