Here are the March updates to the Ultimate Rewards shopping portal bonuses. In case you aren’t overly familiar with how the Chase Ultimate Rewards shopping portal works, then head to this post for detailed instructions.
The payouts can vary based on the type of Ultimate Rewards card you log in with (Chase Freedom® Visa , Chase Sapphire Preferred, Ink Plus Business Card, etc), but this month doesn’t see many substantial differences between the different cards, so I will just list the payouts all together. As has been true for a while now, there was very little change this month (for the better or the worse), but here are some example payouts at some popular retailers:
Pottery Barn returned to the portal at 2x (was gone for over a month)
Tom’s Shoes 7x (from 3x)
Stayed the Same:
HR Block at Home 15x
Office Max 5x
J. Crew 5x
The North Face 8x
Home Depot 3x
Best Buy 1x (from 2x)
Pottery Barn Kids 2x (from 3x)
Some good news is that while the Ultimate Rewards portal has not been all that exciting recently, the United MileagePlus Shopping portal does have a few good increases that put the payouts higher than UR. Some of these payouts are only this high for those with a United co-branded card.
J. Crew 8x
Charles Tyrwhitt 12x
Crate & Barrel 6x
Remember to compare these rates to other portals to make sure you are getting the best payout possible. You can use a site like evreward.com to quickly compare different portal payout rates for a given retailer. However, especially for a large purchase, I would manually compare the portals myself to make sure I am getting 100% accurate info on the payouts and any possible bonuses.
As always, an easy way to view all the changes for the Ultimate Reward and United MileagePlus Shopping payouts for the month is to head to Hiker T’s site. Did I leave out any good payouts you spotted?
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