Q: What is Rakuten and how does it work?
A: Rakuten is a cash back rewards program that allows you to earn money back on purchases made through their website or app. You simply start at Rakuten, click on the store where you want to shop, and make a purchase as you normally would. Rakuten will then automatically add cash back to your account, which you can receive via PayPal or check.
Q: How much cash back can I earn?
A: The amount of cash back you can earn varies depending on the store and the current promotion. Some stores offer a percentage of your purchase as cash back, while others offer a flat rate. You can check the Rakuten website
Q: What is the Rakuten Refer-A-Friend Program?
A: The Rakuten Refer-A-Friend Program is a program that rewards members for referring their friends and family to sign up for Rakuten and make a qualifying purchase.
Q: How does the Rakuten Refer-A-Friend Program work?
A: Each Rakuten member is assigned a unique referral link, which they can share with their friends and family. If someone signs up for Rakuten using the referral link and makes a qualifying purchase, both the referrer and referee can earn a reward.
Q: What do my friends need to do to qualify for a referral reward?
A: Your friends need to sign up for Rakuten using your referral link or by providing the email used on your Rakuten account when they sign up. They also need to make a minimum purchase that qualifies for Cash Back within 90 days of signing up.
Q: When will I receive my referral bonus?
A: Referral bonuses are generally received within 60 days of your referral's qualifying purchase.
Q: Can I track my referral activity?
A: Yes, you can track your referral activity by visiting the "Your Referral Activity" section at the bottom of the Refer-A-Friend page.
Q: How many friends can I invite to join Rakuten?
A: You can invite as many friends as you want, but they must be new to Rakuten in order for you to receive credit for their sign up.
Q: Will my friends receive unsolicited emails if I invite them to Rakuten?
A: No, Rakuten will only send email invitations to your friends at your request. Your friends will also be able to adjust their email preferences once they join Rakuten.
Q: Are there any changes to the Rakuten Refer-A-Friend Program for members outside of the United States?
A: Yes, as of October 1, 2020, the Rakuten Refer-A-Friend Program is no longer available to residents outside of the 50 United States, D.C., and Canada. Both referrers and referees must be located in the 50 United States, D.C., or Canada to qualify for a referral or sign up bonus.