Chase has released the calendar for the Chase Freedom bonus 5% cash back categories for 2016, and you can already click to activate your 5% cash back for the first quarter of 2016.
The 5% cash back is valid on up to $1,500 that you spend per quarter. You need to activate your cash back for every quarter individually and you can do so 15 days before the quarter begins.
-January – March: Gas stations, Local commuter tranportastion (does not include tolls and Amtrak)
-April – June: Grocery stores
-July – September: Restaurants
-October – December: Holiday shopping (more inf comming soon)