Cashback sites are a simple idea. Instead of going directly to a shop, you access a retailer’s online store through a link from a cashback website.
You still receive your item directly from the retailer, but you also get some money from the cashback website.
It is often a percentage of the total price you paid.
The sites have links to retailers of everything from groceries and toiletries, to insurance policies and broadband deals.
Nobrainers explain the process
Signup to a Cashback Website, the most popular ones are Topcashback and Quidco but there are many other smaller ones too. If you sign up through us, you’ll get additional signup bonuses! (do it now!)
Search and compare products to buy online just as you normally would, for example, you might do a Google product search, or look on Kelkoo, for a CD, book, Furniture, anything.
Choose the merchant you would like to purchase this item from, for example, you’ve done a search for Widgets and deciced to but then from WidgetsRus
Now the clever bit, instead of going direct to widgetsRus, visit your cashback site first, eg. Topcashback, and search the site of several thousand Merchants for ‘widgetsRus’
If you’re in luck, you’ll find the amount they will give you (usually a percentage) cashback on whatever you spend at widgetsRus. Click on their link, and it takes you direct to widgetsRus, where you complete your purchase.
Once the purchase is complete (usually within 24 hours), you will get an email from the cashback website saying they successfully tracked my purchase.
Usually within 1-3 months the money arrives in your cashback account which you can able to withdraw at any time. simple as that!
Indicator recently reported that you could get £75 to £80 back on business insurance or save around 12% on booking via Expedia.