The new set of 5% categories for the 2nd quarter are now live and open for registration for 5% bonus categories for the Chase Freedom Flex and original Chase Freedom credit card. Although the Chase Freedom and the Chase Freedom Flex are technically cash back cards, if you have a Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Sapphire Reserve, Ink Business Preferred or Ink Plus card you can transfer points from your Freedom account into one of those accounts and then can transfer those points to various Chase travel partners.

The Chase Freedom 5% categories for 2022 Q2 quarter (April 1, 2022 – June 30, 2022) are and Select Streaming Services.

Chase provides clarification on what is included and excluded in each category:
•  Select Streaming Services: Only subscription services paid for with the listed select merchants will qualify for this offer: Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, Netflix, Sling, Vudu, Fubo TV, Apple Music, SiriusXM, Pandora, Spotify, YouTube TV. NEW to the category: HBO Max, Paramount+, Peacock & Showtime.
•  Streaming Services Exclusions: Purchases other than subscription services, e.g., music or video downloads, equipment, gift cards, etc.
•  Amazon Purchases include: Purchases made at including digital downloads, Gift Cards, Fresh orders, Prime subscriptions, and items sold by third party merchants through’s marketplace.
•  Amazon Exclusions: Purchases from merchants using Amazon Pay; Purchases made at international Amazon retail sites (including but not limited to,,,, or, or any other website operated by Amazon.

Click here for complete list of merchants.

The 5% only applies to the first $1,500 spent on combined purchases each quarter. This means if you spend $1,500 on a combination of and Select Streaming Services this quarter you will receive a total of 7,500 points (1,500 plus a bonus of 6,000 points).

Don’t Forget to Activate

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Please note, that in order to earn the 5% you must activate the offer each quarter (by text, email or other methods). If you have a Chase Freedom and have signed up for email reminders you should have already received an email asking you to activate this quarter’s categories. If you have not yet activated the 5% for this quarter, you can register now or any time during the registration period and earn the full 5% for the entire quarter retroactively. Registration for the 2nd quarter of 2022 ends on June 14, 2022.


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