Hello everyone! As regular readers will know we think getting cashback when you shop online through sites like TopCashback and QuidCo is one of the easiest ways to gain some extra money. Today I’m posting a review of Cashback Angel, a site which promises to help maximise that Cashback even further.
For those unfamiliar with cashback and what it is, check out our guide here! (It’s focused on TopCashback, but we recommend signing up to QuidCo as well and the process is the same for both).
I thought I’d post up this one at this time of year because when you’re Christmas or Black Friday shopping, my goodness do you notice the cashback rack up!
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What is Cashback Angel?
Cashback Angel is essentially a comparison service for the Cashback sites, allowing you to see which one pays out a better rate. This actually happens much more often that you might think, and when buying a big ticket item like a holiday a few percentage of difference can actually be a significant amount of cash.
One other nice thing about Cashback Angel is that in addition to QuidCo and TopCashback, and other pure cashback sites they also compare some of the shopping services which provide additional points rather than pure cashback, such as the BA Executive Club Avios shopping portal . (Note: I personally only use the pure cashback sites for regular use as I always worry about the potential for the value of the points to change, but if you’re saving for something like a trip this can be really helpful).
How does Cashback Angel work?
It’s as simple as can be! You don’t need to signup for anything which is helpful – if you put in the name of the store you’re buying from it’ll give you the top line levels of cashback for each – an example below demonstrating a potential purchase from Wilko.
There’s only one disadvantage to this and it’s that when searching through Cashback Angel you get the best “feature” rate for cashback of the top paying item.
However in practice sometime merchants will have different rates of cashback (for instance, one may may 8% on kitchen appliances but only 2% on TV’s which is what you’re actually buying.) To compare this you’ll have to click into the merchant to see that next level of detail down – but at least Cashback Angel makes this easy to do quickly, and they’re identifiable by when the words “up to” appear.
You can also get a browser extension which will remind you of the cashback earning rates and show you the comparison rates – entirely optional, but a handy extra.
The service works automatically by pulling data from the cashback providers, so should always be up to date and consistent with what’s on their website.
Is Cashback Angel free?
Yes, it’s completely free! (Cashback Angel may take a small commission on referring you through to the sites, but this won’t affect the service you receive).
Overall review of Cashback Angel
It’s a service that’s completely free that’s helping you optimise the amount of money you’re getting on a service that’s already about saving you money. Basically it’s a money bloggers dream, and very easy to recommend using each time you’re buying something online wholeheartedly.
You can find Cashback Angel’s website here.
What cashback sites does Cashback Angel compare?
This list obviously may grow as Cashback Angel makes future changes:
Pure Cashback Sites on Cashback Angel
Air Miles Shopping Portals on Cashback Angel
- BA Executive Club
- Virgin Atlantic
- Aer Lingus
- Flying Blue
- Krisflyer Miles
- Asia Miles
- Vueling Avios
Hotel Miles Shopping Portals on Cashback Angel
- Wyndam Rewards
- Accor Collection
If you have any questions about Cashback Angel or have made any big saves using the service we’d love to hear from you! Just leave us a note in the comments below.
And that’s it!
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