Chase Freedom cardmembers earn 10% cashback or 10x Ultimate Rewards on hotels and car rentals

Posted on July 4, 2016 by in Avis / Hertz Car Rentals, Chase Ultimate Rewards, Hotel deals with Points

What’s the deal for Chase Freedom cardmembers?

Purchase anytime hotels or car rentals through Chase Ultimate Rewards with your Chase Freedom card by the end of July, 2016, and you’ll earn 10% cashback (or 10x Ultimate Rewards points) on up to $2,500.

You earn 1% cashback on all purchases and an additional 9% cashback on up to $2,500 in combined hotel and car rental purchases made through the Chase travel portal using your Chase Freedom card, so totaling 10% cashback or 10x Ultimate Rewards.

You can choose from more than 150,000 hotels worldwide and several car rental agencies, but ensure that you compare prices before booking. In some cases, you may be better off booking direct or on a third-party travel website, but it’s also possible that you may find a great deal via the Chase travel portal. Also keep in mind that you are unlikely to earn hotel or car rental loyalty program points when you book through a third party.

How do I get the Chase Freedom cardmembers deal?

Check out the promotional page and then book your hotel stays and car rental with your Chase Freedom card by July 31st, 2016.

If you don’t have this card, you can earn a bonus of $150 when you spend $500 on purchases in your first 3 months.

What else do I need to know about the deal for Chase Freedom cardmembers?

Your bonus should post to your account within a week of the transaction posting. It will then show on your monthly credit card billing statement and be available for use within 1 or 2 billing cycles.

Depending on your circumstances, it may well be better to book your car rentals with your Chase Sapphire Preferred Card, as you’ll get primary rental insurance included.

Don’t yet have the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card? You can apply here and get 50,000 bonus points when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months – worth $625 in travel.