Can you get a credit card bonus twice?

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Can you get a credit card bonus twice?

Postby jasonyhsu » Sat Sep 10, 2011 12:23 pm

Recently I saw a high offer for cash back on Chase Freedom but I already have the card. Can I apply for it again? or is there anyway else I can do to have the $250 cash back rewards?


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Postby Money card » Sat Sep 10, 2011 11:43 pm

No If you have it, you have it. Now if you cancel it, let's say after a few years you want the card again, then that's different.

You can look at Citibank and apply for 1 of their cards. they may have offers of 25,000 points. Bank of America, American Express Gold rewards offers this, plus 1 year free annual fee to see if you like the card. Also Chase Priority Pass offers something.

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Postby Mogul of Pineapples » Thu Oct 06, 2011 2:12 am

It's been known to happen with Amex before, but it shouldn't have. Generally you can't get the bonus twice for the same credit card, regardless of issuer.
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Postby oooli » Wed Oct 19, 2011 4:05 am

No you can't, at least not for me. I had a Gold card before and tried getting another but the bonus didn't come with it. Too bad.

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