Cashbaq is the third of the five sites I am going to explain as part of my Saving Money Using Refund Sites series. The first site I reviewed was Ebates and the second was Mr. Rebates so feel free to check out those reviews as well! Refund sites will save you LOTS of money when you combine them with sales and coupons.
Cashbaq is not as well known as Ebates or Mr. Rebates. They carry fewer stores, but when they beat Ebates and Mr. Rebates it tends to be by quite a bit. One of the things I really like about Cashbaq is that they will combine the rebates with coupons (just like the other sites), but they will also find great deals using these combos and publish them on their homepage. They will also send you an email with updated deals if you choose to receive them.
YOUR REBATES – Just like almost every other rebate site your rebates will show up in your account about a week after your purchase. These rebates range from 1-25% depending on the site you shop at. If you use a coupon than that is taken off first and the rebate will come later.
BONUSES AND REFERRALS – You will again get $5 when you sign up (like the other sites). When you refer other people you will not get an immediate bonus (like Ebates). If a person you refer gets a rebate then you will get a bonus equivalent to 10% of the rebate they receive. You will get that bonus every time the person you referred receives a rebate. This is lower than Mr Rebates (they offer 20%), but Cashbaq has added tiers to the referral program. When one of your referrals refers somebody who makes a rebate you will get a bonus equivalent of 5% of that. When one of their referrals makes a rebate you will get a bonus equivalent of 2% of that. Depending on how many people you can refer into the second and third tiers this will be pretty close to the Mr. Rebates referral program.
GETTING YOUR CHECK – Cashbaq sends out the checks or paypal every month. You must have reached $10 (your own and your referral bonuses) in order to receive the check/paypal. The money will show up at some point during the month (the date is usually around the 20th). You do not have to request it, it will come automatically.