Activation is open for Discover’s October-December, 2016 5% cashback category: Amazon, department stores and Sam’s Club. Good up to $1,500 qualified spend.
- Amazon: Amazon gift cards earn cash back
- Department stores: use a test purchase to make sure your store is classified as a department store before going whole hog
- Sam’s Club: in store and online purchases eligible; gas and fuel purchases excluded
Reminder: you have until September 30, for Discover 5% cashback on home improvement stores and Amazon.
There will be overlap with Chase Freedom’s 4th quarter categories of holiday shopping and wholesale clubs. Chase similarly excludes wholesale club fuel purchases.