How to claim freebies and cashback using the Shoptize app.
So the tagline for my blog is “One girl’s mission to change her life…” and one of my main goals for this is to save money! I am hoping to reduce my spending as much as possible and to find out what the minimum amount is that I can live on per week to maximize the repayment of my debts. This is a tall order for me as I am a sucker for life’s little luxuries.
One way I have found to have the best of both worlds is freebies! Who doesn’t love free stuff? I have come across three smartphone apps recently which offer just that, free stuff! Sound too good to be true? Well it isn’t. Let me explain…
Firstly we have Shopitize. The Shopitize app shows a list of current offers available (they are updated every Wednesday morning) you simply choose the offer you want to take advantage of by clicking the unlock button, you then scan the barcode found on the item and finally you upload a photo of your till receipt. Within a few minutes the app will automatically analyse your receipt and deposit the cash into your Shopitize account. Once you have reached a balance of £4.00 you can withdraw the cash into your PayPal account or straight to your personal bank account using BACS. Whilst you do have to pay for your item up front and claim the cash back after it is very quick and easy to reach your £4.00 target, my current balance is £5.10
So where are those freebies I mentioned? Firstly I received 4 pints of fresh milk completely free! How? Shopitize offered me £1.00 cashback on any purchase of a 4 pint carton of fresh milk, I shopped around and found that the price for 4 pints of fresh milk in Sainsburys is exactly £1.00 so it cost me absolutely nothing. Bonus!
I really recommend that you follow Shopitize on Facebook because every Thursday they announce a bonus code which you just type into the app to claim. Through these bonus codes I have received a free Kinder Egg from Tesco, my nephew absolutely loved it, and last week the bonus code was for £1.00 off of Cadbury’s Chocolate Fingers, turned out that they only cost 95p in Morrison’s so I actually made a profit on this purchase of 5p
I will cover the other two apps in a following blog post.
Much love as always…