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Cashback Apps

Looking to make money back on your everyday purchases? Forget cutting out coupons – cashback apps are a quick and easy way to get a percentage of your money back by shopping at your favourite stores.

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Cashback apps usually work by returning a small amount of money to shoppers who make purchases through their app or upload receipts. Although you usually won’t make a large percentage of your money back for one purchase, using these apps regularly can save you an impressive amount of money over time.


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Whether you’re shopping for car insurance or visiting your local supermarket, there’s a cashback app out there for you. Here’s a list of 14 cashback apps you can download now...


1 - Quidco


Quidco claims to be the UK’s highest paying cashback service. With over 4,500 online retailers to shop at, you can earn cashback on everything from car insurance to family holidays.

Available on: iOS and Android

Refer a friend: Yes – Refer a friend and get a cashback bonus (amount varies)

Cashout methods: Bank transfer, PayPal or e-gift card



2 - TopCashback


TopCashback was voted the UK’s top cashback site and boasts over 20 million members. The app often competes with Quidco on exclusive deals, so it’s worth checking out both sites before spending.

Available on: iOS and Android

Refer a friend: Yes – receive up to £20 once your referred friend earns their first £10

Cashout methods: Bank transfer, Paypal, Avios Points or gift card



3 - Airtime Rewards


This app is unique in that it rewards your shopping habits by taking money off your mobile bill. Just register at least one Visa or Mastercard you use for spending and shop as normal and Airtime Rewards will do the rest.

Available on: iOS and Android

Refer a friend: Yes – up to £5 credit

Use referral code: 9PXGXB3D

Cashout method: Money off your mobile bill

Airtime Rewards


4 - SwagBucks


SwagBucks rewards users for completing quick and simple tasks. As well as earning points through online purchases, users can also earn cashback through completing surveys, games, and reviews. Sound time-consuming? Most of the surveys and reviews are short, so you won’t need to spend much time on the app each day.

Available on: iOS and Android

Refer a friend: Yes – earn 10% of your friend’s earnings for as long as they are active on SwagBucks

Cashout method: PayPal or gift cards



5 - CheckoutSmart


Make savings on your everyday supermarket shopping with this app, which also allows you to stack offers by working in addition to in-store and loyalty scheme promotions. If you’re looking for good deals on alcohol, this app is your best bet.

Available on: iOS and Android

Refer a friend: No

Cashout methods: Bank transfer or PayPal



6 - Shopmium


Shopmium gives you money back on your weekly food shop by with exclusive supermarket offers. It’s the only app where you’ll need to scan the barcode of your product as well as the receipt, so remember to scan your product before getting rid of it!

Available on: iOS and Android

Refer a friend: Yes – get £3 of referral credits for every friend you refer

Cashout methods: Bank transfer or PayPal



7 - Cashback App by myWorld


Cashback App makes sure you never miss out. This app allows you to find all qualifying shops in the area, so you can make the most of its shopping benefits on the go, wherever you are.

Available on: iOS and Android

Refer a friend: Yes – get a direct friendship bonus of 0.5% for each purchase made by each friend you refer

Cashout method: eVoucher

Casback APP


8 - Shoppix


Shoppix rewards receipts with tokens, which can be traded in to claim rewards from a range of retailers. If you want to earn extra tokens, you can fill out short surveys and play virtual scratch cards.

Available on: iOS and Android

Refer a friend: Yes – earn 200 points for every friend

Cashout methods: PayPal or vouchers



9 - GreenJinn


GreenJinn provides customised coupons on everyday healthy food items. The app’s healthy living bias means it tends to steer away from processed foods and provides plenty of offers for people with specific dietary requirements.

Available on: Android

Refer a friend: No

Cashout method: PayPal



10 - Sun Cashback


Owned by The Sun, this app partners with some of the nation’s favourite brands to offer cashback on everyday shopping. Sun Cashback keeps it simple by eliminating any complicated points, codes, or vouchers.

Available on: iOS and Android

Refer a friend: No

Cashout method: Bank transfer


11 - ClickSnap by Quidco


ClickSnap is designed to reward Quidco members with great savings on everyday supermarket items. It’s worth noting that ClickSnap and CheckoutSmart are owned by the same company, so you won’t be able to use the same receipt on both apps.

Available on: iOS and Android

Refer a friend: No

Cashout method: Bank transfer, PayPal or Amazon gift card



12 - ZipZero


ZipZero gives users 0.5% of the value of any purchase made. However, this app is all about saving money on utility bills, so all cashback earned goes towards the utility bill of your choice. You won’t need to change any of your shopping habits or switch utility providers to use this app – just carry on as normal.

Available on: iOS and Android

Refer a friend: No

Cashout method: No cashout method – earnings go to your ZipZero wallet and you can make payments towards your bills from there



13 - KidStart


This cashback app is for families helping children to save money for their future. KidStart tops up your child’s account for free every time you shop at one of over 2,300 partners, including John Lewis and Argos.

Available on: iOS and Android

Refer a friend: Yes – earn £5 for every friend you introduce

Cashout method: Funds will be transferred to your bank account of choice each month



If you have any comments or know of any other cashback apps you think should be added to the list, please let us know in the comments below.

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Claire Roach Money Saving Central Founder

Claire is the UK's #1 'Online Shopping Expert', she is best known for creating sale date tracking to reveal UK sale dates so her followers are first to know when the next sale is due to land for their favourite stores - making her unpopular with major UK retailers!

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