Cash back shopping apps compared

Which cashback site is best?

In Australia cash back shopping services are rising in popularity. And why not?

We all like buying shiny new things on the internet, or in-store. Getting cash back rewards each time you spend money makes shopping even more enjoyable.

But which cash back shopping service pays you the most cash? Which cashback shopping app has the best reviews from users? Which cash back online shopping app has the most retailers and merchants?

Review of Cashrewards.com.au

Cashrewards.com.au claims to be “Australia’s number one cashback site” with $75,000,000 paid out in cash back rewards since launching five years ago.

Cashrewards claims 525,000 Australian members who shop using the app and then claim cash back rewards from their spending. Cashrewards has grown customer numbers by 225,000 in little more than one year, CEO Andrew Clarke told Smartcompany.com.au.

There are 1200 brands, retailers and other merchants offering cash back deals through Cashrewards.com.au. Some brands, such as design software and printing service Canva, offer up to 50 per cent cash back on purchases made through the app or the Cashrewards.com.au website.

Leading Cashrewards deals in November 2019:

Right now, Cashrewards.com.au is offering:

12% cash back on Amazon.com.au purchases

10% cashback from Lenovo

10% cashback from Guess

Up to 10% cashback from Australia Post

8.5% cashback from Jeanswest

8% cashback from Chatime.

Up to 6% cashback on Microsoft purchases

5.5% cashback from Nike

5% cashback from Woolworths

Up to 5% off from Menulog

4% cashback at Booking.com

How does Cashrewards.com.au work?

Cashrewards is cash back shopping program. Retailers and other merchants offer shoppers a cash back deal if they make a purchase. There are two ways to use Cashrewards – online and in-store.

How to use Cashrewards to get cash back

Using the Cashrewards app or website, shoppers can browse brands, shops and thousands of items for sale. 

Find the brand you like, click through to the website from Cashrewards, make a selection and pay for it as normal. As long as you have entered the retailer’s site from Cashrewards, you will receive our cashback reward.

Review of Shopback.com.au

Shopback.com.au claims to have ten million members in Australia and the Asia Pacific region. Shopback originated in Singapore about five years ago and is also growing in popularity in the USA.

“Shopback customers can save $1050 per year, just from doing their everyday shopping with ShopBack,” Angus Muffin from ShopBack Australia told Yahoo Finance.

Angus Muffin said a recent Shopback promotion gave eBay buyers 10 per cent cashback which could be combined with a 20 per cent off eBay voucher.

“Customers were able to pick up a Dyson Animal V7 (vacuum cleaner) for $359.28 from an RRP of $699.”

Leading Shopback deals in November 2019:

Right now, Shopback.com.au is offering:

Up to 12% cash back on Amazon.com.au purchases

Up to 7% cashback from Groupon

Up to $10 cashback from Uber Eats

4% cashback from The Iconic

2.5% cashback Woolworths

4% cashback at Booking.com

3% cashback from Myer

How does Shopback.com.au work?

Shopback is an online cash back shopping program. Online retailers and other merchants offer shoppers a cash back deal if they make a purchase. There are two ways to use Shopback – with the browser button or the app.

Using a desktop computer or laptop, Shopback can be installed as a browser extension, giving users a button and search bar. When the user is browsing on a retailer’s website, the button can be clicked or the search bar used to activate Shopback cashback rewards.

Users can use the search bar, when installed for free in their browser (eg: Chrome, Firefox) to find Shopback retailers offering rewards.

How to use Shopback to get cash back

Using the Shopback app or the Shopback button within your web browser, shoppers can browse brands, online shops and thousands of items for sale. 

When you make a purchase and pay for it as usual, Shopback will calculate the cashback amount and credit it to your Shopback account.

You can use the balance in your Shopback account for more shopping or withdraw it to your own bank account.

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The information contained on this web site is general in nature and does not take into account your personal situation. Do not interpret the listing order as an endorsement or recommendation from us.  You should consider whether the information is appropriate to your needs, and where appropriate, seek professional advice from a financial adviser. If you or someone you know is in financial stress, contact the National Debt Helpline on 1800 007 007.

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