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Chase is offering an extra 5 points per dollar when you use a Sapphire, Sapphire Preferred, Sapphire Reserve, or Freedom Unlimited through Chase Pay with select retailers through September 30, 2018. This bonus is in addition to your normal earnings, meaning that you’ll earn 6x total with the various Sapphire cards or 6.5x with a Freedom Unlimited (on up to $200 in purchases).
- Get an extra 5 Ultimate Rewards points per dollar on up to $200 in purchases at Best Buy in-store or Tock or eBags online when you use a Sapphire, Sapphire Preferred, Sapphire Reserve, or Freedom Unlimtied through Chase Pay
- See landing pages for each card here:
- During the promotional period of September 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018, earn an extra 5%/5x on up to $200 in purchases at Best Buy® stores, online at restaurants on Tock and online at eBags® when you check out with your Chase Sapphire, Sapphire Preferred, Sapphire Reserve, or Freedom Unlimited card using Chase Pay.
- The bonus 5%/5x earned is in addition to your normal earnings.
- Bonus will post to your account within a week of the transaction posting, and will appear on your monthly credit card billing statement and be available for use within 1-2 billing cycles.
- See landing pages for full terms
This is a great promotion if you have any purchases to make at the selected retailers. Best Buy sells a variety of merchant gift cards in-store (though I haven’t seen Visa Gift Cards at my closest store in a couple of years), so you could use these deal to get a good return on spend even if you don’t intend to buy something at one of the included retailers.
Note that this promotion is public and open to holders of the various Sapphire cards and the Freedom Unlimited. The Freedom card appears to have
curiously not so curiously been left out on this one (since Chase Pay was just announced as a Q4 bonus category). In the past, this offer has worked once per card for those with multiple cards, so I would expect it to work the same here, which could stack up to be a really nice deal for those with multiple cards that qualify.
My experiences last holiday season indicated that cashiers at the time were pretty unfamiliar with Chase Pay. I would expect that they have become more familiar, but you might want to check out How to use Chase Pay in-store before heading to Best Buy just to be prepared in case you get a blank stare or a cashier insisting you tap your phone.
H/T: Doctor of Credit