Introducing Swagbucks Local!

NEW APP ALERT!! Download our newest app available for  iOS, Swagbucks Local!  Don’t worry Android user, your app is coming soon.

It’s an all new way to earn SB! How? With Swagbucks Local! Where? At your favorite local restaurants!


On Swagbucks Local you’ll find everything from coffee shops to fine dining to night clubs. It’s simple to get started and start saving:

  1. Download the Swagbucks Local app.
  2. Sign in with your Swagbucks account information.
  3. Link your debit/credit cards to your Swagbucks Local app.
  4. Use your linked card to pay at thousands of participating locations!

Combine it with any coupons or deals you already have to maximize your savings! Plus, when you link your first credit card to Swagbucks Local you’ll earn a 100 SB Bonus!

Soon after paying with your linked card, you will see the transaction show up in your Swagbucks Local Activity ledger. Your SB earned will be calculated on the transaction amount before taxes and tip.

Swagbucks Local is currently supported in the following metropolitan areas: San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, Ventura County, Dallas, Atlanta, Washington DC, Phoenix, Houston, Denver, Detroit, New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Cincinnati, Seattle, Fort Lauderdale and Chicago.  New cities added on a regular basis.


Q: Does my existing Swagbucks Account work with Swagbucks Local App?  

A: Yes. You can login with your existing Swagbucks account

Q: Which credit or debit cards work?

A: We currently support VISA and American Express.

Q: Can I add more than one credit card?  

A: Yes, you can add as many credit cards as you like.

Q: How do I activate the deal?  

A: There is no activation necessary. All you need to do is pay with your linked card and SB will be rewarded to your account.

Q: What happens if I pay after the offer expires?

A: Each transaction must occur during the deal window. For instance, if a deal is 25 SB per dollar until 12pm, the card needs to be swiped by 12pm or the deal could expire.

Q: When will I be rewarded my SB?

A: Each transaction varies, but within the Accounts section of Swagbucks Local you should see a valid transaction as “Pending” within 3 hours and SB credited to your account within 3 days.    

Q: Do I earn SB on the total credit card transaction including taxes and tips?

A: SB is paid out on the transaction total before taxes and tips.

Q: Is there any difference in the SB earned through SB Local?  

A: No, SB earned is exactly the same as all other apps/platforms.

Q: Why am I not seeing my pending transaction?

A: This could occur if you didn’t use a credit card accepted by that merchant. Please check the merchant details screen to validate the card you used is accepted.

Q: There are no restaurants in my area, when can I expect to see offers?  

A: We are rolling out new restaurants monthly. In later phases of the app we will enable you to request merchants for your area.