Update 1/1: This offer ends tonight.
If you have a Chase Freedom card you can earn 5 points per dollar if you are registered for this quarter’s bonus on gas stations and local commuter transportation and you will get a $30 refund for the promotion.
If you have a Chase Sapphire Reserve you can earn 3 points per dollar for travel, $30 back for travel, and a $30 refund for the promotion.
Update, 12/26: DDF member zagguru reports that he spent $31.25 on his Sapphire Reserve card on MTA tickets with Apple Pay. He was reimbursed $31.25 as a Sapphire Reserve travel credit after 2 days and was reimbursed another $30 after 5 days for the promo below!
Originally posted on 12/4:
1. Add your eligible Chase Visa card to Apple Pay.
2. Download the MTA eTix app from the Apple App Store.
3. Purchase any ticket type or monthly pass using the MTA eTix app between 12/1/16 and 1/1/17 using your Chase Visa card in Apple Pay.
4. Receive a statement credit for the value of your first MTA eTix ticket purchase, up to $30, within 4-6 weeks.
-This offer is only valid for customers who purchase their Metro North or LIRR ticket in the MTA eTix app using an eligible Chase or J.P. Morgan Visa debit or credit card enrolled in Apple Pay.
-Ticket must be purchased between 12:01 AM on 12/1/2016 and 11:59 PM on 1/1/2017.
-Any ticket type is eligible, including one way, round trip, CityTicket, weekly, ten trip and monthly.
-Customers who pay with an eligible Chase or J.P. Morgan Visa debit or credit card using Apple Pay will receive a single statement credit of up to $30 for the value of their first eTix purchase during the promotional period.
-Tickets refunded within 5 minutes of the ticket purchase are ineligible for the statement credit.
-Tickets refunded after 5 minutes and charged a $10 refund fee by the MTA are ineligible for the statement credit.
-Please allow 4 to 6 weeks after the qualifying purchase posts to your account for the statement credit to post to your account.
-Purchases are when you, or an authorized user, use a card to make purchases of products and services, minus returns or refunds.