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Earn 750 free Avios for signing up with e-Rewards

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I am not a big fan of earning Avios or indeed any loyalty points via e-Rewards.  That said, when I wrote this article six years ago about the ‘points for questionnaires’ company, I got a mini-backlash from people who were doing quite nicely out it.

We haven’t mentioned it on HFP for over 18 months so I thought it was worth another plug.

e-Rewards

e-Rewards is an online market research company.  You receive 750 Avios when you sign up and complete your first survey.

After your general ‘750 Avios for completing one survey’ sign up bonus, you earn e-Rewards points for each future survey.  When you reach certain point levels, you can redeem your points for miles.  What could be wrong with that?

Well, as any seasoned e-Rewards member (or ex-member) can tell you, quite a lot can be wrong!

  • Just because you are sent a survey, it does not mean you are ‘qualified’ to complete it.  Often you are thrown out after the first couple of questions, with no points earned.
  • Sometimes, you can go a L-O-N-G way into a survey before you are thrown out.  You can waste over 15 minutes at times before they decide you are not the sort of person they want.   In these circumstances, you receive a nominal drip of points which is a tiny fraction of what you would have got had you completed the last couple of questions.
  • Customer service is reportedly minimal, should you ever need to contact them
  • The ‘time spent to Avios earned’ ratio is pathetic
  • It will, without a doubt, take you longer than you think to reach the level where you can cash out

That said …. e-Rewards does have a lot of loyal members.  If you find yourself with chunks of dead time, such as sitting on the train in the morning, it is the sort of thing you might do.

How to join e-Rewards

With most loyalty partners, you cannot join e-Rewards at will. You have to wait to be invited by a sponsoring hotel or airline.

The avios.com version, on the other hand, is available for anyone to sign up.

The avios.com sign-up page is here – this is still available despite the imminent closure of Avios Travel Rewards Programme.  Any 3081XXXXXXX account should be good enough to sign up with, whether it be an AerClub, Vueling Club or Flybe Avios number or even your old Avios Travel Rewards Programme number.

The company is also an Iberia Plus and a British Airways Executive Club partner, but these versions seem to now be ‘invitation only’.

Long-term, I am not a fan of e-Rewards. I think that it requires more effort than it is worth. However, 750 Avios for completing one survey is not a bad way to spend a few minutes.

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Comments

  1. neuromancer says:

    Well, they are really quick.
    The sign-up page has disappeared and not valid any more 🙁

  2. Charles Rodgers says:

    I recently relocated to the UK and from what I can tell, E-rewards, Boswell insurance and Flybe (any others??) require an avios membership number to collect avios, that one can no longer get. These organisations don’t recognize BA exec club membership numbers.
    Stuck in limbo until they sort all this out I guess!

    • You can get a 3081xxxxx Avios number by going to Flybe, Aer Lingus or Vueling sites and signing up.

      • Charles Rodgers says:

        Ok Thanks!
        Got my 3801 avios on number now. However, the e-rewards pages is gone!

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