What Is MyPoints.com?
Mypoints.com is a web site where members can earn points for doing such things as taking surveys, reading emails, signing up for offers, doing web searches, playing games, printing and using coupons and purchasing products from the web site. You also get points when you refer others to the site. You accumulate the points you earn and in time those points can be traded in for various gift cards to a variety of different places including: restaurants, specialty stores, and even large retail stores. You can even donate your points to charity if you would like, or you can save them up and use them for travel miles, or get cash through pay pal.
Does it Cost Anything to Join Mypoints.com?
No, membership at MyPoints.com is 100% free. Their goal is reward you for using the site. They get paid by those who advertise through their site.
About How Many Points Will I Earn for Certain Activities?
There are different point values assigned to different activities, for the most part you will get 5 points for reading an email and clicking through, sometimes 10. If the email comes with a sign up offer and you sign up you can earn even more. The amount really depends on the offer. Surveys and other offers also vary on how many points you can earn. The point values on purchases also vary; some retailers will give you 1 point per dollar spent, while others may give you 10. Some will give you a set amount for purchases regardless of how much you spend. There are lots of opportunities to earn points and lots of different point amounts for doing those things. Typically surveys pay out about 50 to 60 points. The nice thing is MyPoints will give you 10 points even if the survey rejects you.
How Long Does It Take Points to Credit?
Sometimes they credit right away, sometimes you have to wait for an approval, usually no more than 2 to 5 days, but it can sometimes take longer. Some points can take up to 30 days to process. When points are pending they will show up on your account page as pending. Pending points cannot be used to cash out until they are approved.
How Do I Know How Many Points I Have?
As long as you are signed in you will always find your current point balance at the top of the page.
Do I Get Points For the Money I Pay For Shipping and Handling and Taxes When I Make Purchases Through the Site?
You only get points for the amount you spend on the actual items you purchase.
How Do I Cash Out?
You go to your home page and click at the top where it says "Rewards." A large list of different types of rewards will appear, go through all of the lists and find what you like and then click on it and request it.
How Long Does It Take My Gift Cards to Arrive?
That could depend on what is in stock. Typically it takes about 6 weeks but many times they come much faster.
How Do I Refer Friends and What Do I Get For Referrals?
On the top of the MyPoints.com web page you will see a link that says, "Refer-a-Friend" just click on that and you will be taken to a page that allows you to add friend's emails, and names when you do this MyPoints.com will send your friends an invitation. You will get 25 points for each friend that accepts your invitation. You will also get 750 points whenever one of your referrals makes a purchase through the site of $20 or more. You will also get a bonus of %10 of all points earned by your referrals.