Doctor of Credit (H/T) and Million Mile Secrets (H/T) have reported that the Chase Freedom cards are offering 5% at Gas Stations in February 2021. This offer is available to those who hold any card within the Chase Freedom family. Eligible cards include the Chase Freedom Unlimited, Freedom Flex, and the original Freedom (which was discontinued in September 2020).
What’s Going On?
Chase Freedom family cardholders can add gas stations to their list of 5% or 5x categories! But this offer is not automatically added to the cards. Cardholders must click on the link at the bottom of this post to sign up on Chase’s website.
Furthermore, cardholders will receive 5x Ultimate Rewards (UR) Points (if they have a premium Chase credit card) or 5% cash back at gas stations. There is a maximum spend limit of $150 for this offer. In other words, cardholders can receive up to 750 UR points or $7.50 in cash back
However, there are some caveats to this promotional offer from Chase. The first is that the deadline to apply is February 28, 2021 at 11:59 PM (Eastern Time). That’s 8:59 PM for cardholders on the US West Coast.
Plus, total rewards shown in the offer are the maximum cardholders may earn on gas purchases. It does not matter how much you already earn on gas purchases. For example, Freedom Unlimited cardholders earn 1.5x UR points (or 1.5% cash back) on gas purchases without the promotion. That is raised to 5x (or 5%) with the promotion. Freedom Unlimited cardholders will NOT earn 6.5x (or 6.5%) by combining the promotion and their normal earnings.
Finally, extra cash back earned will post up to eight weeks after qualifying purchases post to cardholders’ accounts. Such a delay is normal for promotional offers like this one.
This month-long Chase Freedom promotion is a fantastic little bonus! It also shows that Chase is caring for their customers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Freedom Flex, Freedom Unlimited, and original Freedom cardholders could easily earn 750 UR points or $7.50 cash back just by going to the gas pump in February.
However, the only negative aspect about this offer is that the spend limit is only $150. That means cardholders will earn a limited amount of cash back or UR points.