How to Save Money Using Ibotta – #Apps

Save money with Ibotta


There are many ways to save money on your weekly shopping and over the next couple weeks here at Two Kids and a Coupon, we’ll be sharing different ways to save money shopping and stretch your budget.


Whether you’re new to coupons or an experienced pro, money saving apps are definitely a huge time saver in addition to saving you money. One of the most popular money saving apps right now is known as Ibotta and is high on the list for being fast and easy. A mobile app that lets users earn cash for products, this is an easy way to save even more on the products you are already going to buy at the store. Ibotta is an app that works on Android or iPhones and it offers many different ways to save on popular products, and it’s above and beyond using coupons alone. There are many stores that you can use in the Ibotta app but first let’s talk about how it works.

To get started, it takes just a minute or two to sign up and it costs nothing to use. All you need to provide when signing up is your first name, email, a password, DOB, zip code and gender. It’s easy to use, takes very little time and best of all — NO clipping!  Here’s how to use Ibotta to save money.


How Do I Use It

  1. Join Ibotta for free
  2. Register the App
  3. Browse the offers available at yours store.
  4. Search the products for your store and complete a task. There are several tasks available like watching a video, view a recipe, take a poll, or share to your Facebook wall. The more tasks you complete for a product the more cash you will earn.
  5. Once you do that all you need to do is purchase the item and snap a good quality photo of your receipt and upload it to the Ibotta app.
  6. It may take up to 24 hours for your cash to show up in your account, but you’ll usually see your earnings appear sooner.
  7. Now here is the best part! You can turn your money earned into cash to directly deposit into your Paypal account! All you need to do is earn $5 and then you can make the transfer. If you haven’t signed up for Paypal it’s very simple to do and you can easily transfer from Paypal to your bank account earning you some much needed cash! If you are not a fan of using Paypal they offer gift cards from iTunes and more.

The Ibotta app works at over 80 retail chains, restaurants, movie theaters, convenience stores and more. So it is a great and easy way to earn cash. Be sure to check out our post on how to save on movies and concessions using Ibotta.  You can also earn even more by sharing Ibotta with your friends and will earn a $5 credit when they redeem their first rebate.


How do you use Ibotta to save money?



  1. Cynthia R says:

    I have this, I just forget to use it a lot of times, the times I do remember i get error messages because my receipt is wrinkled.

  2. I love it when apps can help me save money!

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