You are right, Chase Freedom credit card offers 5% cash back on up to $1,500 in combined purchases in bonus categories like gas stations, grocery stores and other each quarter you activate. It is not the only credit card with such rewards offer. For example, you may consider the Discover it® Cash Back credit card. Earn 5% cash back at different places each quarter like gas stations, grocery stores, restaurants, Amazon.com and more up to the quarterly maximum, each time you activate. Plus, earn unlimited 1% cash back on all other purchases – automatically. What is more, Discover will match ALL the cash back you’ve earned at the end of your first year, automatically (if you are a new cardmember). Redeem cash back any amount, any time. Rewards never expire.