Different Ways to Earn
5% Cash Back
Earn 5% cash back at different places each quarter, when you activate.
NOW: Earn 5% at Restaurants and Drug Stores, now – March 31, 2024, on up to $1,500 in purchases, when you activate.2
You'll still earn an unlimited 1% cash back on all other purchases – automatically.View The 5% Calendar to pay with Cashback Bonus at Amazon.com
Different Ways to Redeem
Turn your rewards into cash in any amount, any time1 . Deposit into your bank account or apply to your Discover bill as a statement credit.
Frequently Asked Questions
You can earn 5% Cashback Bonus on everyday purchases at different places you shop each quarter like grocery stores, restaurants, gas stations, and more, up to the quarterly maximum when you activate.
It's completely free to activate. You can activate 5% Cashback Bonus using the Discover mobile app, your online account or by calling 1-800-DISCOVER.
And you'll still earn unlimited 1% cash back on all other purchases outside of the 5% program.
You can redeem as much or as little Cashback Bonus as you like, even a penny. Do this by paying at checkout at Amazon.com or with PayPal, applying it to your Discover bill, depositing to a bank account, applying statement credit, or donating to a charity. Only gift cards have a starting limit.
Rewards never expire. We reserve the right to determine the method to disburse your rewards balance. We will credit your Account or send you a check with your rewards balance if your Account is closed or if you have not used it within 18 months.
Redeem Any Amount Any Time: Rewards never expire. We reserve the right to determine the method to disburse your rewards balance. We will credit your Account or send you a check with your rewards balance if your Account is closed or if you have not used it within 18 months. See Cashback Bonus Program Terms and Conditions.
5% Cashback Bonus: For Discover it® and Discover® More® cardmembers only: Activate to earn 5% Cashback Bonus at Restaurants and Drug Stores from 1/1/24 (or the date which you activate 5%, whichever is later) through 3/31/24, on up to $1,500 in purchases. Restaurants purchases include those made at merchants classified as full-service restaurants, cafes, cafeterias, fast-food locations, and restaurant delivery services. Drug Store purchases include those made at stand-alone drug stores, pharmacies, online pharmacies, and some pharmacies located inside of retail stores.
Use Rewards at Amazon.com: For complete details on how to Pay with Rewards at Amazon.com see Amazon.com/DiscoverRewards. Amazon is not a sponsor of this promotion. Amazon, the Amazon.com logo, the smile logo and all related marks are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.
Use Rewards with PayPal: For complete details on how to Pay with Rewards with PayPal see PayPal.com/Discover. Pay with Rewards will be available for eligible credit cards on eligible purchases or can be donated to support a charitable cause with PayPal Giving Fund. To learn more about Pay with Rewards, see terms and conditions. All reward redemptions are subject to Discover’s reward program terms.
Cashback Match: We'll match all the cash back rewards you’ve earned on your credit card from the day your new account is approved through your first 12 consecutive billing periods or 365 days, whichever is longer, and add it to your rewards account within two billing periods. You’ve earned cash back rewards only when they’re processed, which may be after the transaction date. We will not match: rewards that are processed after your match period ends; statement credits; rewards transfers from Discover checking or other deposit accounts; or rewards for accounts that are closed. This promotional offer may not be available in the future and is exclusively for new cardmembers. No purchase minimums.