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If you are under 5/24, and don’t currently have the Chase Freedom Flex card– now is the chance to get it! There are a few reasons, I will get into momentarily. First I will say if you don’t have a sapphire product yet (such as Chase Sapphire Preferred Card or the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card)- I would be sure to get the Chase Sapphire Preferred first as you will have better offers and a higher welcome offer. If you already have a sapphire product, then you’ll want to read on getting in on the Chase Freedom Flex Double Dip.
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First, let’s talk about some of the incredible benefits this NO ANNUAL FEE card has. A great welcome offer with a low spending limit in the first 3 months, as well as 5% cashback quarterly categories. The card will also give you 5x on travel purchases through the Chase portal, and 3x on dining at restaurants and drugstores. If you want the full overview of the Chase Freedom Flex Card, you can check it out here.
- $200 Cash Rewards Bonus after spending $500 in the first 3 months
- $0 Annual Fee
- Earn 5% cash back on grocery store purchases (not including Walmart or Target purchases) on up to $12,000 in the first year.
- 5% on travel purchased through Chase
- Earn 5% Cash Back up to $1,500 in purchases in each quarter you activate
- 3% on dining at restaurants and drugstores
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The Chase Freedom Flex Double Dip is great for Quarter 3, which is July through September. This quarter is currently offering 5% on grocery stores. It also has 5x on grocery store purchases for the first year up to $12,000. What that means for you is that you can combine the two promos for 9% cash back. Lets break it down. You get 1% for the purchase, an additional 4% on grocery stores and an additional 4% on Quarter 3 spending categories. You can see this breakdown below on my grocery store purchase.
12 month 5x Groceries
5% cash back on groceries the first year up to $12,000 spend is great to maximize your grocery store spending. If you max this out, you will get 60,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points. To earn even more, these points can be transferred to a Sapphire product. This can give you 25% or 50% more on the Pay Yourself Back portal. Essentially turning the 60,000 points to $750 or $900 cash back! Pay Yourself Back option gives you 25% more with the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card or 50% more with Chase Sapphire Reserve.
Earn 100,000 bonus points once you spend $4,000 on purchases within the first 3 months from account opening. The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card is one of our favorite Travel cards always in our wallet.
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- Earn a $50 hotel credit annually when you book a stay through the Chase Travel Portal
- Earn 5x UR when booking travel through the Chase Portal
- 3x on dining, select streaming services and online grocery purchases (excluding Target, Walmart and Wholesale clubs). Also excludes in-store grocery purchases.
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What are your thoughts on this double-dip opportunity? Do you have the Chase Freedom Flex Card yet, or plan to get it? This is just another strategy in our Basic Travel pockets so we can maximize our everyday spending.
I’d love to hear down in the comments below or over in our 6,000+ Member Basic Travel Facebook Group!
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