Yes, it’s long overdue, but I’ve finally put together my official review of the Upromise.com Rewards Program. Pull up a comfy chair and read on for the scoop!
Upromise Review – updated 10/07
Please click here to join.
Date Launched: April 2002
Reward Per Dollar Spent: Varies
Earn For: Shopping (Online and Offline)
Rewards Available: Rebates go into your Upromise account and can be transferred to a Section 529 college savings plan, can be applied to an existing student loan serviced by American Education Services, can be donated to a participating K-12 school, or can be paid to the member by check (must be requested in writing and checks are cut quarterly)
Limit One Account Per: Individual U.S. resident 13 or older
Customer Service Contacts: 1-888-434-9111 (7:00 AM to 11:30 PM EST, Monday through Friday and 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM EST weekends). 1-800-UPROMISE is for loan questions.
1. Link your grocery and drug store rewards cards to your Upromise account to earn when buying certain brands. Participating stores include Albertsons, CVS, Net Grocer, Sav-a-Center, and Winn Dixie.
2. Register your credit card to earn rebates on meals purchased at participating restaurants.
3. Earn a minimum of 1% on all purchases made with the Citi Upromise Credit Card (2% on Exxon/Mobil gas, 10% on groceries).
4. A toolbar is available for download to remind Upromise members of earning opportunities. (Be aware that some toolbars interfere with your ability to earn rebates at other rewards programs, though.)
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