Does Rakuten Price Match?

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Does Rakuten Price Match?

Rakuten is a shopping app with a unique business model. They encourage you to shop at your favorite participating stores. Those stores pay them for leads. They pay you "cash back" on your purchases at these stores. In other words, their business model is to help you get quick rebates for everyday purchases. Rakuten's name even used to be Ebates until it built a partnership with the existing Rakuten brand.

Rakuten is now a reliable place to find savings and cash-back discounts. But can you ? Price matching is when you find a lower deal and the original seller lowers their price. This is a complex question when it comes to Rakuten. DoNotPay is here to walk you through the answer.

Does Rakuten Have a Price Match Policy?

does not offer any kind of price match policy. Rakuten doesn't sell anything directly and the typical retailer motivation to lower their price doesn't apply. Rakuten offers savings in other ways, like pointing out good discounts among their participating brands and paying you back for shopping with their app open on your phone.

While there is no way to , you can still enjoy things like price matches through their vendor clients.

How to Make Use of Price Matching With Rakuten

So, how does any price matching work with Rakuten? While Rakuten may not offer price matching, you can still take advantage of price matching through Rakuten. How? Rakuten will still give you cashback even if you already made savings on a price match. This can potentially double your savings on a single purchase or order. You can receive price matching on one end and cashback on the other.

Through Rakuten, find brands offering price matching and cashbackSelect products that get both price matching and cashback
Claim your price-match in-store or through the websiteReceive your cashback through Rakuten

How to Save Money with Rakuten

  1. Identify products with both price-matching and cashback
  2. Claim the price-match in stores to the retail brand

Saving money with Rakuten is simple and easy. All you have to do is pick a few of your favorite participating brands and conduct your normal shopping. You can shop online or in-person - as long as you always shop with your connected credit card. In fact, you can get even more cashback through Rakuten if you sign up for, connect, and shop with a Rakuten credit card.

Find the Best Deals and Coupons with DoNotPay!

Of course, the best way to save money with Rakuten is to know how to shop. That means deal-hunting. Rakuten shares some deal and discount insights, but not all. DoNotPay can help you find the best deals and coupons based on what you are looking for.

We'll help you find the lowest price available for your desired goods and products. We can also help you find good temporary deals and coupons to lower the cost of your necessary and recreational purposes. Coupons for what you're already buying - whether clipped or scanned - are a great addition to your savings plan.

How to Optimize Your Rakuten Shopping with DoNotPay

How can DoNotPay help you with Rakuten? We'll make sure you find the best participating and price-matching members of the Rakuten network. If there's price-matching with your favorite local stores, we can help you claim the best local price through your personal favorite retailer. The Price Match product pairs closely with the Deals and Coupons products separately and together.

Through this suite of helpful tools, we can find you the best prices, get coupons for things you need, and prepare you for a formal event.

How to Take Advantage of DoNotPay Price Matching:

If you want to find the best prices but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 4 easy steps:

  1. Search for Price Match on DoNotPay and select the product.

  2. Select whether you were charged more than the advertised price or if you believe you are eligible for a price match.

  3. Provide the name of the product you purchased so we can see if it qualifies for a price adjustment. If you believe your desired item is qualified for a price match, we'll double-check for you.

Learn More About Companies That Price Match

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What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

What else can DoNotPay do to make your life easier, more affordable, and cut the red tape on your to-do list? Price matching is rarely taken advantage of because most people just don't have the time to compare and claim. But we do. Check out a few other helpful tools we have time to assist you with today and throughout the year.

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