Mysterious $25 Cash BONUS OFFER Posted to My US Bank Cash Plus Credit Card

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Good evening everyone.  A few days ago, my US Bank Cash Plus Credit Card statement closed and as I was looking through my statement, I noticed a $25 cash bonus listed in the rewards section.  Similar to finding money in your back pocket, I was immediately excited.  Where did this $25 come from?  Why was it given to me?  I tried to rack my brain, but couldn’t remember.

I dug a little deeper and looked at the My Rewards section of my US Bank online account.  Again, there was no helpful information.

After a quick Google search, I found a Doctor of Credit post: Get $25 Cash Back by Making $75 in Amazon Purchases with U.S. Bank Credit Cards.  This sounded promising because I do have several US Bank credit cards and this looked like an easy $25 money maker.  All I had to do was make 3 purchases of $25 or more on Amazon to earn $25 cash back.  How simple is that?

Image borrowed from Doctor of Credit: https://www.doctorofcredit.com/get-25-cash-back-making-75-amazon-purchases-us-bank-cash-includes-amazon-gift-card-purchases-targeted/

I then looked over my recent US Bank Cash Plus Credit Card statements and found that I did make 3 $25 Amazon purchases (all Amazon egift card purchases) in early April.  Looking back at the above Doctor of Credit post, the terms of the bonus stated, “The $25 statement credit will be applied to your card account within 10-12 weeks after the end of the promotion period.”  The promotion ended on May 31, so the 10-12 week mark is August 9-23.  Thank you for not making me wait the full 10-12 weeks.

Long story short, if you were targeted for the $25 bonus and made 3 $25 Amazon purchases, you should receive your $25 bonus soon, if you haven’t already.  I just wish US Bank would make the bonuses much easier to identify.  Around the same time as this bonus, US Bank had another bonus with PayPal, that I wrote about here: Targeted Q2 Credit Card Offers Part 2: 10,000 JetBlue TrueBlue Points & US Bank Club Carlson $25 Statement Credit.  I participated in that bonus, so that $25 statement credit should post to my credit card statement soon.

If you have any questions, please leave a comment below.  Have a great evening everyone!

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