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Different Ways to Earn

5% Cash Back

Earn 5% cash back at different places each quarter, when you activate.

NOW: Earn 5% at Gas Stations, Wholesale Clubs and Select Streaming Services from now through June 2021 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 Full 5% Calendar to pay with Cashback Bonus at Amazon.com



Different Ways to Redeem

Cash

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

Earn 5% cash back on everyday purchases at different places each quarter like Amazon.com, grocery stores, restaurants, gas stations and when you pay using PayPal, up to the quarterly maximum when you activate.

 

It's completely free and easy 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.

No, your rewards never expire. We will credit your account with your Cashback Bonus balance if your account is closed or if you have not used it within 18 months. Redemption may not be available for 24-48 hours if your card is reported lost or stolen.
No, there is no limit to the overall amount of Cashback Bonus you can earn, and you always earn cash back on every purchase. The 5% Cashback Bonus program does have a quarterly maximum and other special promotions may also include a cap.

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  1. Redeem Any Amount Any Time: We will credit your account with your cash back bonus balance if your account is closed or has not been used in 18 months. See Cashback Bonus Program Terms and Conditions.

  2. 5% Cashback Bonus: For Discover it® and Discover® More® cardmembers only: Activate to earn 5% Cashback Bonus at Gas Stations (stand-alone), Wholesale Clubs and Select Streaming Services from 4/1/21 (or the date on which you activate 5%, whichever is later) through 6/30/21, on up to $1,500 in purchases. Purchases made at Gas Stations include only merchants in the category that sell automotive gasoline that can be paid for either at the pump or inside the station. Gas Stations affiliated with supermarkets and supercenters may not be eligible. Check with your Wholesale Clubs to make sure your Discover card is accepted. Purchases of affiliated Wholesale Club services, such as delivery services, travel and cell phone purchases, may not be eligible in this category. Individual merchants and stand-alone stores within physical Wholesale club locations, or online, may not be eligible in this category. Select Streaming Services purchases include only the following select U.S. streaming subscriptions: Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Music, Apple Music, Apple TV+, AT&T TV Now, BET+, CBS All Access, DAZN, Disney +, ESPN+, Fubo TV, Google Play Movies & TV, HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, Pandora, Philo, Peacock TV, Showtime, Sirius XM, Starz, Sling, Spotify, Vudu, YouTube TV. If your subscription is bundled with another product or service, billed by a third party (such as a digital platform, a cable or satellite provider, telecommunications, internet provider or a car manufacturer), the purchase may not be eligible in this category. Add-ons associated with Select Streaming Services may not qualify for this promotion if they are not listed, billed in a bundle, separately or through a third party. Listed merchants are in no way sponsoring or affiliated with this program.  Certain digital wallet transactions qualify for 5%, for more information see Discover.com/digitalwalletsLink to Digital Wallets pages. Purchases made through third-party payment accounts, mobile or wireless card readers, virtual wallets or similar technology will not be eligible if the technology does not provide sufficient transaction details for rewards qualification. 5% Cashback Categories: In accordance with standard industry practices, merchants are assigned a merchant category code (MCC) typically based on their line of business, or the type of products and/or services they primarily sell or provide. Discover Card does not assign MCCs to merchants. Even if you make purchases at a merchant of items that appear to fit in a rewards category, the merchant may not have an assigned MCC in that rewards category. Only purchases made from merchants located in the United States are eligible for 5% Cashback Bonus. In order for a purchase to qualify for the 5% Cashback Bonus Program, the transaction date must be before or on the last day of the offer or promotion. For online purchases, the transaction date from the merchant may be the date when the item ships. We may add additional categories within a quarter that may also require enrollment. Rewards are added to your Cashback Bonus account within two billing periods. See Cashback Bonus Program Terms and Conditions for more information about your rewards.

  3. Use Rewards at Amazon.com: For complete details on how to Pay with Cashback Bonus at Amazon.com see Amazon.com/CashbackBonus. Amazon is not a sponsor of this promotion. Amazon, the Amazon.com logo and the smile logo are trademarks of Amazon or its affiliates.

  4. Charity: Discover® Card will make an annual contribution to the organization that receives the most donations from our cardmembers.

  5. Use Rewards with PayPal: For complete details on how to Pay with Cashback Bonus with PayPal see PayPal.com/Discover. Pay with Rewards will be available for eligible credit cards on eligible purchases. All reward redemptions are subject to Discover’s reward program terms.

  6. 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.

Different Ways to Earn

5% Cash Back

Earn 5% cash back at different places each quarter, when you activate.

NOW: Earn 5% at Gas Stations, Wholesale Clubs and Select Streaming Services from now through June 2021 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 Full 5% Calendar to pay with Cashback Bonus at Amazon.com


Different Ways to Redeem

Cash

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 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.

No, your rewards never expire. We will credit your account with your Cashback Bonus balance if your account is closed or if you have not used it within 18 months. Redemption may not be available for 24-48 hours if your card is reported lost or stolen.
No, there is no limit to the overall amount of Cashback Bonus you can earn, and you always earn cash back on every purchase. The 5% Cashback Bonus program does have a quarterly maximum and other special promotions may also include a cap.

Earn 5% cash back on everyday purchases at different places each quarter like Amazon.com, grocery stores, restaurants, gas stations and when you pay using PayPal, up to the quarterly maximum when you activate.

 

It's completely free and easy 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.

  1. Redeem Any Amount Any Time: We will credit your account with your cash back bonus balance if your account is closed or has not been used in 18 months. See Cashback Bonus Program Terms and Conditions.

  2. 5% Cashback Bonus: For Discover it® and Discover® More® cardmembers only: Activate to earn 5% Cashback Bonus at Gas Stations (stand-alone), Wholesale Clubs and Select Streaming Services from 4/1/21 (or the date on which you activate 5%, whichever is later) through 6/30/21, on up to $1,500 in purchases. Purchases made at Gas Stations include only merchants in the category that sell automotive gasoline that can be paid for either at the pump or inside the station. Gas Stations affiliated with supermarkets and supercenters may not be eligible. Check with your Wholesale Clubs to make sure your Discover card is accepted. Purchases of affiliated Wholesale Club services, such as delivery services, travel and cell phone purchases, may not be eligible in this category. Individual merchants and stand-alone stores within physical Wholesale club locations, or online, may not be eligible in this category. Select Streaming Services purchases include only the following select U.S. streaming subscriptions: Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Music, Apple Music, Apple TV+, AT&T TV Now, BET+, CBS All Access, DAZN, Disney +, ESPN+, Fubo TV, Google Play Movies & TV, HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, Pandora, Philo, Peacock TV, Showtime, Sirius XM, Starz, Sling, Spotify, Vudu, YouTube TV. If your subscription is bundled with another product or service, billed by a third party (such as a digital platform, a cable or satellite provider, telecommunications, internet provider or a car manufacturer), the purchase may not be eligible in this category. Add-ons associated with Select Streaming Services may not qualify for this promotion if they are not listed, billed in a bundle, separately or through a third party. Listed merchants are in no way sponsoring or affiliated with this program.  Certain digital wallet transactions qualify for 5%, for more information see Discover.com/digitalwalletsLink to Digital Wallets pages. Purchases made through third-party payment accounts, mobile or wireless card readers, virtual wallets or similar technology will not be eligible if the technology does not provide sufficient transaction details for rewards qualification. 5% Cashback Categories: In accordance with standard industry practices, merchants are assigned a merchant category code (MCC) typically based on their line of business, or the type of products and/or services they primarily sell or provide. Discover Card does not assign MCCs to merchants. Even if you make purchases at a merchant of items that appear to fit in a rewards category, the merchant may not have an assigned MCC in that rewards category. Only purchases made from merchants located in the United States are eligible for 5% Cashback Bonus. In order for a purchase to qualify for the 5% Cashback Bonus Program, the transaction date must be before or on the last day of the offer or promotion. For online purchases, the transaction date from the merchant may be the date when the item ships. We may add additional categories within a quarter that may also require enrollment. Rewards are added to your Cashback Bonus account within two billing periods. See Cashback Bonus Program Terms and Conditions for more information about your rewards.

  3. Use Rewards at Amazon.com: For complete details on how to Pay with Cashback Bonus at Amazon.com see Amazon.com/CashbackBonus. Amazon is not a sponsor of this promotion. Amazon, the Amazon.com logo and the smile logo are trademarks of Amazon or its affiliates.

  4. Charity: Discover® Card will make an annual contribution to the organization that receives the most donations from our cardmembers.

  5. Use Rewards with PayPal: For complete details on how to Pay with Cashback Bonus with PayPal see PayPal.com/Discover. Pay with Rewards will be available for eligible credit cards on eligible purchases. All reward redemptions are subject to Discover’s reward program terms.