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Instant Cash Back On Your Purchases? A Seashells Review
IMPORTANT UPDATE: It looks like Seashells no longer is in Business. If you’re looking for great cash back websites check out my list of The Best Cashback Sites.
You’re shopping online, and you get to the checkout page, you’re about to spend $130 on a pair of Nike’s, yikes and that’s after you applied a coupon code! How can you save even more money on your purchase? This is pretty much my dilemma every single time I shop because I like to save every possible penny I can on all my purchases.
Well, dilemma solved!
I found a website called Seashells that will allow you to buy gift cards in the EXACT amount you need and at the exact moment you need it and get instant cash back for your purchases! I have often used discounted gift cards to try and save money, but the idea of getting instant cash back and being able to actually buy a gift card in the exact amount needed was new to me.
Now, you’re probably thinking, how does that work? I was thinking the same thing, so I did some research on Seashells and even contacted them to find out more.
What is Seashells?
As I mentioned above, you can use the Seashells website to buy digital gift cards and INSTANTLY earn up to 20% cash back. At checkout, use Seashells to buy a digital gift card for the exact amount you need. If you are in-store, just show the cashier your digital gift card (on your smartphone) to pay and instantly earn cash back; if you are shopping online, just enter your digital gift card code on the store’s checkout page to pay and instantly earn cash back!
Keep reading to hear about my experience and learn how you can get $5 just for signing up for free.
Want to see Seashells in action? Check out this video and see just how easy it is.
My Experience with Seashells
I always test out products and services before I recommend them to my blog readers and followers, so I tried out Seashells and was very happy with my experience. I needed printer paper, so I decided to grab some at Staples (they have a great rebate on a case right now). Seashells is currently giving back up to 3.5% cash back at Staples with a bank account attached or 1.5% using a debit/credit card.
When you sign up for Seashells using my referral code: BKnStMud we each get $5 Free which can be used right away!
My Staples order was $56.91, so I copied that amount and went to the ShopSeashells website to buy my Staples gift card in that exact amount.
I copy and pasted the EXACT amount into the Shopseashells website and was instantly able to see my cashback amount.
I used the $5 credit I received during signup to save $5 on my Staples gift card order! Remember you can get $5 too when you use my referral code: BKnStMud. Just check off the “Use Cash Back Balance” box during checkout.
I then instantly received a gift card number and pin and used it right away at Staples.com. The cashback was immediately applied to my Seashells account with no waiting! I am currently waiting to verify my bank account so that I can earn an additional 2% cashback. I have a feeling I will be using Seashells a lot!
Have you used Seashells? I would love to hear your thoughts in the comments below.
Is this just for us? Or can it work for canada as well?
That’s a great question, I am in the US. I found this in their terms and conditions:
Gift Card Rules of Conduct
– You cannot purchase more than $10,000 worth of face value Gift Cards per day;
– The Gift Card must be able to used within the U.S.;
– You must reside in the U.S. and transact any purchase or sale transaction on Seashells only from within the U.S.;
Looks to be only in the US.