Refer a friend schemes are a great way to make extra cash at home for referring products and brands that you use and love. In some cases a referral scheme will give you money off your next purchase, bill or subscription, but most of these will actually pay you cold hard cash when you recommend a friend who becomes a customer.
Sometimes the referral cash is only rewarded once your referred friend has spent a certain amount, so I’ll try and include this information below if I know it. Be aware that these refer a friend offers do change sometimes, so always check the terms when you are referring a friend as the reward may have changed or the terms might change. Most of these have been pretty steady for a while now though.
Below I will share some of the best refer a friend schemes in the UK that I have personally tried.
13 great refer a friend schemes in the UK
20 Cogs - approx. £30
Not only can you make money online, at home, by completing 20 ‘get paid to’ offers at 20 Cogs, but you can also make 5% of any referred friend’s income. Plus a £20 bonus once they complete 20 offers and cash out! The average person earns £200 at 20 Cogs, so you could earn £30 per referral.
Airbnb booking - up to £23 credit
If you love Airbnb then make sure you grab your referral link when recommending the platform to your friends and family. Not only can they save up to £34 off their first booking, but you will be rewarded with up to £23 credit towards your next booking.
Airbnb host - £61 cash
If you recommend a host to Airbnb then you can earn £61 cash once their first reservation checks out!
BeMyEye - £1 cash
BeMyEye is an app that lets you easily make extra cash in stores by performing mystery shopping tasks and audits. You and your friend can get a £1 cash bonus when your referred friend completed their first instore mission!
Use my code 0rg1zy to get a £1 bonus when you sign up to BeMyEye here!
Boom25 - £5 cash
Get £5 free cash for each friend you recommend via your link to Boom25. It’s a cashback site with a difference where every 25th shopper gets 100% of their online shopping spend back! Get £5 in referral cash when your referral makes a purchase of £20 or more via the site.
Bulb Energy - £50 credit or cash
Bulb energy have the best customer referral scheme. Both you and your referral will get £50 off your next Bulb energy bill. Win-win! Also, if you build up too much credit in your account then you can ask to transfer the cash to your bank account! We saved over £250 per year compared to our old supplier, plus got £50 off our first bill and £50 for each friend we’ve referred.
Curve - £5 cash
You can get £5 free cash for yourself by using my link to sign up to the free app Curve and once you’re signed up then you and a friend can each get £5 when you refer them!
FFS - £3 credit
Friction Free Shaving is a subscription service for razor blades. Get £3 in credit for every friend you refer.
My Money Pocket - £5 cash
Every time you refer a friend to the cashback site My Money Pocket and they get £10 in cashback, you will get £5 cash!
OhMyDosh! - £5 cash
For every friend you recommend to OhMyDosh! with your own personal refer a friend link, you will get £5 when they have earned £10. It’s a ‘get paid to’ site with loads of offers to make money from home. Your referred friend will also get a £1 bonus for signing up with your link!
Profit Accumulator - £10 cash
Not only can you make extra cash from home easily by matched betting with the hand holding of Profit Accumulator, but you can earn £10 for every friend you refer that signs up as a paying customer. For me it was a no-brainer as I easily made back the subscription fee with my monthly profits.
Quidco - £10 cash
At the time of writing this, if you refer a friend with your refer a friend link from Quidco, you’ll get £10 and they’ll get £10 as soon as they earn £5 in cashback!
TopCashback - £15 cash
The tell-a-friend bonus on TopCashback is always changing, anything from £5 to £20. As I write this they are offering the referrer £15 per referred friend who earns £10 in cashback. They’ll also give an M&S gift card to the referred friend. This one changes on a regular basis, usually monthly, so check your account to see the most up-to-date tell-a-friend offer.
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