We all have a bit of time to kill every now and then, particularly over holiday breaks and in the evenings. Make sure you’re turning it into cash!
Close the YouTube cat videos down. Instead spend your spare time earning £100s a year filling out online surveys or testing products.
There are a growing number of research companies out there offering rewards for your opinions, however they’re not always as ‘legit’ as they make out.
With this in mind, we’ve created a run-down of the trusted survey sites, personally tested by out users and us. We reveal how much you can realistically make from each site and share some helpful tips to maximise your profit from online paid surveys.
Each site has a limited number of surveys each month for each person. If you want to earn serious rewards it’s worth signing up to as many as possible
Very popular with students, thanks to a wide variety of ways to earn rewards. Exclusive signup bonus!
Who are they? Swagbucks are a reliable survey site who also offer rewards for playing games and watching videos.
Rewards: Cash, vouchers and prize draws.
Amount per survey: 70 points called SB (40p).
Min. reward threshold: 1 SB.
We love Swagbucks, and we hear positive reviews from our followers about them too. We’ve found that completing surveys and polls every day provides the best return for your time, however you can also complete a much wider range of offers to bump up your earnings.
Surveys take around 10 minutes to complete, meaning you can earn around £2.40 an hour. Swagbucks also offers users the ability to complete surveys from multiple providers and give consolation points when you don’t qualify for a survey.
Use our code StudentsSave for a bonus 70 points when signing up!
Test, keep products and earn vouchers.
Who are they? A trusted opinion website working on behalf of leading companies. They want to know what you think about certain products, services and issues. In return, you get rewarded!
Rewards: Free products, Amazon vouchers and prize draws.
Amount per survey: 3,000 – 6,000 points (80,000 points gets you a £15 voucher).
Min. reward threshold: 500 for prizes, 80,000 for vouchers.
You won’t be sent products to test all the time, but we have received a couple over the space of a few months. So it’s worth signing up just to get freebies
You can also answer surveys on the site to earn yourself points which equal vouchers. Each survey takes around 15 minutes to complete, so it’ll take around 4 hours overall to earn a voucher.