Fun fact: I used to be an extreme couponer! I LOVED it so much, but it takes a lot of time and planning. With a household to take care of, school, and work, it became a hobby of the past. Still, I love to find ways to save money. So today, I want to share three of the best rebate apps I have used!
These rebate apps are super easy to use, and you don’t have to buy things you wouldn’t typically buy to get money back. Instead, they give you money back on purchases you planned to make anyway.
I have used Ibotta the longest– my lifetime earnings are $633.46! I’ve also earned the most cashback with this app. I’m sure you can Google and find others whose lifetime earnings far exceed mine; however, I must reiterate, I don’t go out of my way to purchase items I wouldn’t usually purchase. So, the money I have earned is strictly from grocery and online purchases that would have been made with or without the app.
Everyone has different savings goals. Personally, I save my earnings each year on Ibotta to put towards Christmas gifts.
When redeeming your money from Ibotta you have the option to transfer directly to your bank account, PayPal, or redeem for a wide selection of gift cards.
Select rebates at stores you typically shop. In some cases, you can link your store account– like Publix. For all other stores, you simply upload your receipt to match the offers you selected. It’s that easy!
When shopping online, check the app to see if the website is currently offering a rebate for purchases. My son spent a birthday gift card shopping online at Academy a few days ago, and they were offering a 0.5% cashback rebate on all purchases. (Not a lot, but more than nothing!)
Ibotta also offers bonus rebates of all kinds. Search through them to get an idea of how you can maximize your savings.
It’s also beneficial to have a team. Having a team opens up the opportunity for more bonuses! Join my team by using my referral code: SOAJONV or clicking this link.
I haven’t used Fetch Rewards as long or earned as much, but it’s so easy it would be silly of me not to use it!
You literally can shop anywhere. Just snap the receipt and earn at least 25 points. Points can be redeemed for a wide variety of gift cards. The best part, you don’t have to select any rebates before submitting a receipt.
I have noticed that sometimes the app will miss a rebate, often times because the receipt doesn’t list a clear description of the product. It’s easily fixed by clicking “correct receipt.” When I’ve had to correct a receipt, Fetch Rewards has never declined my correction.
You can also link an email address to search for e-receipts.
To earn 2,000 points on Fetch Rewards just for signing up use my referral code: RMQ8V
I haven’t used Do$h long. To be totally honest, I downloaded it in 2018 and forgot about it. A few months ago, I was searching for new rebate apps and realized I had already signed up for Do$h. When I signed back into the app, I had almost $20 waiting on me!
Do$h is the easiest of all the rebate apps I use. You connect whatever card(s) you use to make purchases and BOOM rebates. You don’t have to select rebates… just use your card.
The only catch– when you use your card (even if it’s a debit card) it has to be run as a credit card in order to get credit for your rebate. I don’t have a credit card, so I often don’t think about running my debit card as credit when I make in store purchases. However, most online retailers run cards as credit, so most of my rebates on Do$h come from online purchases… this includes Walmart Grocery pickup!!!
In order to cash out, you have to have a minimum of $20 saved, but that stipulation certainly doesn’t bother me!
Sign up using my referral code: MALLORR24 or by clicking this link.
The Best Rebate Apps
Personally, I feel the little work that goes into redeeming rebates in these apps is well worth the free money!If you already use these apps let me know! If there is one I’m not using… and I should be… please let me know that too!
Also, if you have any questions about using the apps, I am happy to help!
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