Choosing the best cashback site for you

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Ecashbank

Ecashback offers a £2.50 joining bonus as well as up to 35% cashback at over 1000 retailers.

  • Your payment minimum: £25

  • How money is paid: Bacs, Paypal, cheque

  • When it is paid: Monthly

  • Joining bonus: £2.50

  • Referral bonus: £2

  • Charity option: Yes

  • In-store cashback option: No

Froggybank

Froggybank was established in 2005. It bills itself as having the highest in-store cashback, it also has local discounts and printable vouchers.

  • Your payment minimum: £1

  • How money is paid: BACS

  • When it is paid: Within 7 days of members claiming

  • Joining bonus: £0

  • Referral bonus: £2.50

  • Charity option: Yes

  • In-store cashback option:Yes

Giveortake

Giveortake offers you the opportunity to receive cashback in the usual way or donate it to a charitable cause. If you donate to charity then the £5 admin fee is waived

  • Your payment minimum: £25

  • How money is paid: Bacs

  • When it is paid: Monthly

  • Joining bonus: No

  • Referral bonus: No

  • Charity option :Yes

  • Instore cashback option: No

Greasypalm

GreasyPalm launched in 2003. A totaliser shows that the site has paid almost £26,000,000 in cashback so far.

  • Your payment minimum: £25

  • How money is paid: Bacs

  • When it is paid: Monthly

  • Joining bonus: £2.50

  • Referral bonus: £7

  • Charity option: No

  • Instore cashback option: Yes

Kidstart

Kidstart is a different kind of cashback site which looks to benefit your children and grandchildren. The money is paid into a child's savings accountknown as a Kiddybank. KidStart can link to any Child Trust Fund account or any savings account that accepts electronic cash payments. These include bank accounts and most Building Society accounts.

  • Your payment minimum: £10 (or minimum transfer amount for CTF)

  • How money is paid: Bacs

  • When it is paid: Monthly

  • Joining bonus: £0

  • Referral bonus: £0

  • Charity option: No

  • Instore cashback option: Yes (House of Fraser, Goldsmiths and JoJo Maman Bebe when you register your cards)

Mutualpoints

As the name suggests, Mutualpoints works on a points rather than direct pounds system. For every purchase you make, you get a certain amount of points and members who have earned 3000 points will receive a cheque for 20 pounds with each 750 points extra earning you a further 5 pounds.

  • Your payment minimum: £20

  • How money is paid: Cheque, Paypal

  • When it is paid: Monthly

  • Joining bonus: 750 points (£5 worth of points)

  • Referral bonus: 10 points

  • Charity option: No

  • In-store cashback option: Yes

My Shopping Rewards

My Shopping Rewards is partnered with over 800 UK retailers and has over 600,000 active members registered with the site.

  • Your payment minimum: £20

  • How money is paid: Cheque

  • When it is paid: Monthly

  • Joining bonus: £3.50

  • Referral bonus: £5 (once that member has received their first cheque)

  • Charity option: £0

  • In-store cashback option: Yes

Quidco

Quidco is one of the largest and best-known cashback sites in the UK. Its site bills it as the UK's no.1 cashback, voucher code and printable voucher site with over 1,000,000 members. It was founded in 2005 and currently has offers from over 2,800 retailers.

  • Your payment minimum: £1

  • How money is paid: BACS (free to use and no limits apart from the £1 min payment)
    PayPal (min £1 payment and max £25)

  • When is it paid: Bi-monthly (The first working days following the 1st and 15th)

  • Joining bonus: £0

  • Referral bonus: £2.50 (once the person you have referred has earned £5. You can choose to give the person you've referred the £2.50 or split £1.25 each as well)

  • Charity option: No

  • In-store cashback: Yes

Rpoints

Rpoints has recently relaunched after the original site went into administration. One of its key selling points is that it has community forums where users can post freebies, deals and money-saving tips.

  • Your payment minimum: £1

  • How money is paid: BACS

  • When it is paid: Within 7 days of members claiming

  • Joining bonus: £5

  • Referral bonus: £5

  • Charity option: No

  • In-Store Cashback: Yes

Topcashback

Topcashback is another of the big players in the market. It was founded in 2005 and currently has over 2,550 partners. Like Quidco, it also bills itself as the UK's Number 1 cashback site.

  • Your payment minimum: £0

  • How money is paid: BACS, Paypal or Amazon vouchers. When requesting cashback payments as Amazon vouchers, members receive an additional 5% on their earnings

  • When it is paid: Upon request

  • Joining bonus: £0

  • Referral bonus: £2.50

  • Charity option: Yes

  • In-store cashback: No

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