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Hi guys!

I was thinking about the LD points and rewards yesterday.

I started to collect points and share things not too long ago but I think there are some huge gaps between the points you need to earn to get vouchers.

5,000 points £5 Amazon Voucher

15,000 points £10 Amazon Voucher

50,000 points £35 Amazon Voucher

100,000 points £50 Amazon Voucher

If you look at it 5,000 points worth £5 Amazon Voucher in every stage you just need to work harder to get the next reward. I know you get a larger amount at the end but I think I would be more motivated to get £5 Amazon Voucher after every 5,000 points. And if you don't want to redeem it you just collect it in your account.

Any thoughts?

EM88
7 days ago
What do you think of this?
blacklabrador
blacklabrador7 days ago

To me, it looks like you are better off cashing out when you get 5,000 points for a £5 voucher.

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Lynibis
Lynibis7 days ago

Please click on your icon and then dash board. All points are rewarded the same amount 5,000 is £5 if you save up to 100,000 you get £100. Your points are not deducted from the total when you cash in but carry on building up. Therefore if you cash in at 50,000 for £50 your points will carry on building to 100,000 when you can get another £50.

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SarahHorsfield
SarahHorsfield7 days ago

Something for nothing plus your great deals so I think it’s okay 👌🏼

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EM88
EM88
Original Poster
6 days ago

SarahHorsfield I never said that I am not happy to earn and get Amazon vouchers from LD. But if you really think about it... It is not for nothing. Unless you call 2-3 hours/day "work" on LD nothing.

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Johnny
Johnny7 days ago

I think you've misunderstood how points are earned / calculated. There's an explanation and graphic, here:

https://www.latestdeals.co.uk/chat/help-thought-15000-points-15-10-amazon-voucher

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Ceebers
Ceebers
Mentor
6 days ago

I treat it as a bit of fun and a hobby. I am rolling up to 200,000 points (OK should get there in a bit...).

For me it's the journey, not the destination, that matters really.

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EM88
EM88
Original Poster
6 days ago

Lynibis Johnny I understood how the points are calculated and earned without reading anything other than what comes up when you click on your points.

The discussion is about whether it would be better/motivating getting £5 voucher after every 5,000 points rather than now when you get rewards after collecting 5,000/+10,0000/+35,000/+50,000 points.

5,000 points - £5 Amazon Voucher

10,000 points - £5 Amazon Voucher

15,000 points - £5 Amazon Voucher .. and so on. It is the same value you just getting the reward sooner.

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Lynibis
Lynibis6 days ago

Personally I would sooner save my points for a £50 reward which can get something worthwhile on Amazon, or save me money by covering the cost of a birthday present for family etc. The first £5 just went toward something and I did not really feel the benefit. But each to their own, some folk may want a fiver more often.

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Johnny
Johnny6 days ago

I see where you're coming from, but I expect LD do it this way to keep the time spent on administration (and associated costs) down. A bit like why most companies now pay their staff monthly and not weekly.

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EM88
EM88
Original Poster
6 days ago

Lynibis Yes, but you get a gift card from LD via email. And you can add your gift card to your Gift card balance on Amazon. So you can redeem it whenever you want.

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EM88
EM88
Original Poster
6 days ago

Johnny Well, this is only a discussion about points, nothing more.

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nipperjwb
nipperjwb6 days ago

It took me a couple of days to figure out that actually the points are equal earning. They way its done is a little confusing but if you look at it as 1000 points equal £1 then you get it. Ive probably just confused the issue 🤪

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hspexy
hspexy6 days ago

I believe when the founders of LD started the reward scheme (which wasnt at the start) it was to try to get as many people onto the site as possible. And that was a risk as lots of people did seem to just do it to get the first £5 and never returned, which I imagine was at a great cost to the LD team - but at the same time, there’s been many people who have stuck around to get the community spirit going, and many people benefit from the deals, offers, freebies and competitions posted on here. So it all depends what you are looking for - after all, saving money can be as lucrative as making it

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EM88
EM88
Original Poster
6 days ago

hspexy As you wrote "lots of people did seem to just do it to get the first £5 and never returned", that's why I thought that earning rewards faster could be a great motivation.

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hspexy
hspexy6 days ago

EM88 yes but I suspect the LD budget isn’t very high, and tbh even with the exposure it gets now, it’s still a lot of money to be forking out. A lot of people on here would happily stay here without the rewards, so it’s no loss to lose those who just want to earn a quick buck

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KirsteyJames
KirsteyJames6 days ago

I like it the way it, i like the idea of hitting the next milestone 🤣im currently on 28,000 will take a few weeks but im looking forward to getting the £35 voucher 🙊

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