If you aren’t using the Ibotta app to shop this holiday season, you may be missing out on lots of free cash.
Ibotta is a popular app that lets you receive rebates when you shop, so we want to make sure that you have all the information you need to get started. If you have an smartphone with iOS or Android you can use Ibotta.
First, register here. Then you can download the app onto your phone and get started. And one more thing: when you refer a friend to Ibotta you get a $5 referral fee when your friend redeems his or her first offer. Just a few of the participating stores are Target, Walmart, CVS, Chewy, Lowe’s and more.
Simply log in to the Ibotta app, choose your favorite category (i.e. grocery, restaurant, apparel, etc), complete fun tasks, purchase the product and take a picture of your receipt. It’s that easy! And you might as well earn cash on purchases you’re already making.
Ibotta users can also earn cash back at online retailers like Nike, Sephora, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Shutterfly, and more.
How Ibotta Works
Step 1: Unlock Rebates
Choose rebates at your favorite retailers
Step 2: Shop & Redeem
After shopping, tap on Redeem to verify your purchases. Ibotta even works at certain stores via loyalty cards. These stores are considered Ibotta Preferred Partners. At checkout, make sure to use your loyalty card or provide your phone number, and Ibotta will handle the rest.
Step 3: Get Cash
The best part about Ibotta is that you earn real money, not points. And 100% of your earnings can be transferred to PayPal or Venmo as soon as you’ve earned $20. You can also use your cash towards gift card options from major retailers.
And, you can purchase gift cards with your cash and give them as gifts as well. Get something back this holiday season for yourself, sign up for Ibotta today.
Check out Ibotta’s deal for a free Thanksgiving meal with cash back.
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