Follow these steps to help ensure that you receive cash back for Groupon purchases:
Step 1: Tap Groupon from the Online Shopping category or Home.
Step 2: Tap on the teal "Shop" button. [Download the Groupon app if desired.]
Step 3: Make a purchase.
Step 4: Within 24 hours, your purchase will post as "pending" in your Activity Stream. Groupon offers will be awarded within 45 days.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to verify anything?
Nope! As long as you have successfully used our Online Shopping process, you will be awarded once your order is fully processed. Please hold on to your confirmation and shipping emails until your offer cash back posts.
How long will it take for me to receive my offer from the Online Shopping purchase?
Groupon offers will show up as "pending" and will be awarded within 45 days.
Can I make multiple purchases?
Yes! The Groupon offer can be used for multiple purchases. Please be sure to access the Groupon offer within Ibotta prior to making subsequent purchases.
Are there any exclusions?
Yes, for purchase exclusions, please visit our updated article on exclusions.
For payment exclusions, Groupon Bucks is not currently accepted as a method of payment. Offer value is based on the total after coupons and discounts, before taxes and shipping (if applicable). Please note that the use of additional Savings or Coupon apps or coupon codes and promotions can result in your purchase being excluded.
Will this count towards my applicable bonuses?
Yes, but your account will not reflect the Online Shopping offer cash back until the offer status changes from pending to complete.
What if I cancel or return my order?
We will be notified of your return/cancellation and the cash back will be deducted from your account.
Is a purchase made directly through Groupon's website eligible for Ibotta cash back?
No, in order to receive cash back, you must successfully use the Online Shopping process, starting in the Ibotta app.
IMPORTANT: Online Shopping offers are only valid when the online retailer's website or app is launched from Ibotta. Be sure not to break this direct link from the Ibotta app.