A Look at How Rakuten (Ebates) Works in 2021

Rakuten vs. Ebates

As I mentioned, the site formerly known as Ebates has now completed its transition to the name Rakuten. Incidentally the site has been owned by Rakuten since 2014 but it was only a few years ago that they announced the decision to rebrand. While some have suggested that the updated site is lacking compared to Ebates, I can honestly say I notice no difference.

How Rakuten Works

What Else You Should Know About Rakuten

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Final Thoughts on Rakuten-Ebates

After using Rakuten (and Ebates before it) for some time now, I can see why the service has become so popular. In turn, this popularity has also allowed it to improve its product by adding retailers, upping its offers, and still dishing out bonuses to new users and those that refer them — not to mention expanding with new features such as their American Express integration. With a convenient browser extension that not only leads you to deals but reminds you about them, it’s also easy to take advantage of Rakuten offers without having to make much of an effort.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are Rakuten and Ebates the same?



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Kyle Burbank

Kyle Burbank

Kyle is author of “The E-Ticket Life” and “Write, Print, Publish, Promote” as well as a regular contributor to Dyer News, Moneyat30, and The Laughing Place.