I’ve written before about ways to leverage the OPEN Savings program that comes with American Express business credit cards. For example, see Maximize points per dollar at Amazon.com and Triple dip shopping at Barnes & Noble. Did you know, though, that MasterCard has a similar program? If you have a MasterCard credit card for business (such as the Ink Bold), then you qualify for this program.
Details about the MasterCard Easy Savings program can be found here. Just like the American Express OPEN program, with Easy Savings you get cash back automatically when using your credit card at certain merchants.
For frequent travelers, it is notable that you get 1% back at many gas stations (through the Fuelman network), 5% back for car rentals at Budget and Avis, 5% back for Frontier Airlines purchases, 5% back at Wyndham hotels, and 4% back from any hotel in the Easy Savings hotel network. For the latter, I checked my local area and found that the hotel list is quite broad and includes both Hilton and Marriott hotels among many others.
The Easy Savings website has a button for registering for the program. I somehow received cash back from a post office purchase without registering my Ink Bold, but I’d recommend registering just in case.
Double, triple, quadruple dipping
One of the things that I love about this program and the Amex OPEN Savings program is that the savings stack automatically with any other discounts or rebates you can find. For example,
FatWallet offers 1.5% Mr Rebates offers 2% cash back for booking Wingate Hotels by Wyndham through their site. And, the Ink Bold offers 2 points per dollar for hotel expenses. So, you can easily triple dip by using your Ink Bold through the FatWallet Mr Rebates website! You will get 5% cash back from Easy Savings, 2% cash back from Mr Rebates, and 2 points per dollar from your Ink Bold! Quadruple dip opportunities come when you have a special promo code, corporate code, or other discount that you can apply as well.
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