Chase Freedom 5% Categories

Updated October 5, 2018 – The Chase Freedom credit card offers 5% cash back in certain purchasing categories, but those categories change each calendar quarter. (Note that you get the 5% on up to $1500 in combined purchases in the 5% categories each quarter, and that you must “activate” those categories in your account each quarter.) Below you’ll find information on the current Chase Freedom 5% categories:

From October 1, 2018 until December 31, 2018, Chase Freedom cardholders can earn 5% cash back on:

You can always check on the current 5% categories at