Holiday Credit Card Promotions and Deals Roundup

Holiday Credit Card DealsWith Black Friday and Cyber Monday nearly upon us, credit card companies have welcomed the shopping season with a number of special deals and promotions designed to woo your spending.

Want to get the most out of your holiday purchases? Check out this massive list of limited-time offers.

American Express

  • American Express Cyber Week (Valid Nov. 21 through Nov. 30, 2011)
    50 different offers are available at a 20% discount from partners such as Banana Republic, Sony, Tumi and Cuisinart. See the Membership Rewards website for details.
  • Earn 5x Membership Rewards Points (Through Dec. 31, 2011)
    Earn extra points when you shop through at 20 select merchants, including Apple,, The Home Depot, and Brookstone. You can get 5X points on every qualified online purchase until the end of the year, automatically, with no enrollment required, made through
  • B&BW Gift Card Discounts (Through Dec. 31, 2011 or while supplies last)
    Buy 4 $10 Bath & Body Works gift cards, get 1 free
  • Small Business Saturday (November 26, 2011)
    Spend at least $25 at a small business with your registered American Express card on November 26, 2011 and get a $25 statement credit.

Bank of America

  • Upromise Holiday Cash Back (Through Dec. 31, 2011)
    Earn an additional 11% cash back for college, in addition to the cash back you would normally receive, when making purchases through the shopping portal with your credit card. See this list for participating retailers.

Capital One

  • Perk Central Holiday Deals (Nov. 25 through Nov. 28, 2011)
    During this period, Cap One is boosting its bonus rewards for purchases made with select retail partners through its online shopping portal, Perk Central. Some retailers include: (100% rewards increase), (40% rewards increase), (100% rewards increase) and (40% rewards increase).


  • Earn 5% on dining, department stores, movie theaters and charities (Through Dec. 31, 2011)
    When you register your Chase Freedom card this quarter, you’ll earn 5% Cash Back on up to $1,500 spent on dining, department stores, movie theaters and charitable organizations.
  • Chase Freedom Ultimate Rewards Discounted Gift Cards (Through Jan. 4, 2012)
    Chase Freedom cardholders can save 20% on AMC and Bath & Body Works gift cards when redeeming at the Ultimate Rewards mall. Save 10% on Banana Republic, Barnes & Noble, California Pizza Kitchen, Gap, Kohl’s, Land’s End, Macy’s and Old Navy gift cards.
  • Earn extra Reward Points for Shopping at (Through Dec. 12, 2011)
    Earn an extra 10 points per $1 spent at the following retailers on the specified dates through the Ultimate Rewards Mall:

    • Nov. 21 – Kohl’s
    • Nov. 25 – Best Buy
    • Nov. 28 – Apple Online Store
    • Dec. 5 – Target
    • Dec. 12 –
  • Cyber Monday Discount (Valid Nov. 28, 2011)
    Chase Freedom, Sapphire and Ink cardholders can use their rewards points to shop through on Cyber Monday to save 25% on all merchandise.


  • 5% cash back on department, clothing, electronics and toy store purchases (Through Dec. 31, 2011)
    Upon enrollment of your Citi Dividend card, you’ll earn 5% cash back on at department, clothing, electronics and toy stores. Your max rebate is capped at $300 per year, but does not apply to rebates earned through the Citi Bonus Cash Center, where you can earn an unlimited cash back.
  • Citi Holiday Sweeptstakes (Through Dec. 31, 2011)
    Register and use your Citi credit card for a chance to win a $10 to $10,000 Citi prepaid card.


  • 5% Cashback Bonus on Restaurants and Fashion (Through Dec. 31, 2011)
    Discover More card cardmembers can enroll to earn 5% Cashback Bonus on up to $300 in purchases at department stores, clothing stores and restaurants.
  • Increased Cashback Bonus through ShopDiscover (Through Dec. 31, 2011)
    Over 70 ShopDiscover retailers have increased their Cashback Bonus by 5%, with partners such as Crate and Barrel, Macy’s and Barnes & Noble offering 10% for a limited time. Other merchants are also offering free shipping on merchandise purchased through ShopDiscover.


  • “Here’s to Moms” Spend & Get Offer (Through Dec. 31, 2011 or while supplies last)
    Enroll your MasterCard in the promo, then spend $200 online to earn a $20 MasterCard gift card. Must be one of the first 80,000 qualifying cardholders to complete the promo to receive your gift card.

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