LifePoints Reviews and Features

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LifePoints

685 US-206, Bridgewater Township, New Jersey  08807 US
Tel: (908) 605-4500    Contact: https://lifepoints.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/requests/new
Operated by: Lightspeed LLC

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PAYMENTS OFFERED

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HOW TO PARTICIPATE

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REDEEMING REWARDS

Redeem your LifePoints at any time from the LifePoints Rewards Catalog when your account contains at least 550 LifePoints ($5). Choose from PayPal payments, e-gift cards or a donation.

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Beginning early 2019, Lightspeed shut down MySurvey and GlobalTestMarket in most countries, and merged those members into LifePoints.

LifePoints is a survey website where people from all over the world can make extra money and earn gift cards by participating in market research surveys. Joining the community is free and your opinions will have a big impact on future products and services.

What is LifePoints?

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What is LifePoints Panel?

LifePoints is an online survey site and community of like-minded people who want to share their views and opinions to earn rewards and influence future decisions made by the big brands we know and see every day.

It’s also the place to go for those who want to collect rewards for living their lives. Every time you go shopping, to the movies, or simply enjoy a new local service, you can collect LifePoints by sharing your views and opinions about these products, services and experiences.

Payment and Rewards

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Join to Get Free Points

New members of LifePoints Panel will enjoy 10 free points automatically credited to their accounts upon confirming their email.

Great Rewards Options

In order to request a reward, you must have a minimum of 550 LifePoints ($5) in your account. Once you've reached this balance, you can spend your LifePoints on three main reward options: gift cards, PayPal payments and donations. Note that rewards options may vary between countries.

  • e-Gift cards - With just 550 points, you can request a $5 e-gift card from Amazon, Starbucks, Best Buy, Google Play, Apple Store, Marks & Spencer, Love2Shop, ebay, to gas stations, and more
  • PayPal payments - With 1200 points in your account, request a $10 PayPal payment.
  • Donations - Donate to a great charity with as little as $1 (110 points). Charities include: Red Cross, Special Olympics, Eco Matcher

All rewards are issued within 10 days of request. If requesting a PayPal payment, be sure your PayPal email address is the same as the e-mail address you used to sign up with Lifepoints.

Points Value: 550 Lifepoints = $5.00. Therefore, 10 points = $0.09

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Survey Taking Experience

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Take Surveys, Earn Points, Get Rewarded

As a LifePoints member, you can contribute your views and opinions by completing online surveys covering various aspects of your daily life. Other activities such as mini-polls, product testing and other types of data collection are also opportunities to earn LPs (LifePoints) to receive exceptional rewards including money and free gift cards.

Survey invitations are sent out by email and can be taken any time during the survey period. Members don’t need any special skills to complete the activities within LifePoints consumer panel. If you can contribute your thoughts and fill out the online survey, then you’re ready to go!

Survey Lengths

Survey lengths vary, however most surveys will take between 10-15 minutes to complete. Compensation awarded for every survey varies, and depends on its length, as well as the client's urgency for survey takers to complete it. The more urgent the assignment, the more points it will offer.

Receiving More Surveys

To ensure you're being invited to the maximum number of surveys, ensure your personal information on file is up to date. Do this by filling out the profile questions available in your account (which will earn you an extra 10 points!). This will help match you to the best possible surveys and will increase the number of market research studies that are most relevant to you and your lifestyle.

Tip! Be sure to add @LifePointsPanel.com to your list of trusted senders, address book or contact list so that survey invites make it to your inbox.

Earn Points for Disqualifications

If you start a survey but don’t get to finish it, LifePoints will reward you with a small number of points as recognition for your time and effort. Point amounts may be 2 or 3 points at a time and can help you reach a cash out sooner. You may earn up to 10 extra LifePoints a day this way, which means you can redeem your earnings for rewards sooner!

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Community Features

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Backed By a Reliable Research Company

LifePoints consumer panel is run by Lightspeed, ranked as the world’s largest provider of custom research and analysis, operating across 70 countries. The company conducted its very first research study in 1946! It’s safe to say that LifePoints is a strong brand backed by a well-established and reliable research company.

Extra Features

In January 2019, Lightspeed merged their flagship panels - MySurvey and GlobalTestMarket into LifePoints to provide a better global user experience. Today, LifePoints is a community of over 5,000,000 members from all over the world, with over 1.5 million Facebook fans.

LifePoints social media community enjoys the possibility of participating in competitions, special prizes, and giveaways in addition to survey-related activities. Every month, LifePoints rewards its members on social media with prizes such as PlayStations, Apple Watches, an Xbox, Amazon vouchers, Amazon Echos & Alexa devices, Smart TVs, and more.

Is LifePoints Legit or Scam?

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Is LifePoints Panel Legit?

LifePoints was originally formed by merging the MySurvey and GlobalTestMarket survey panels which were operational for over a decade. Since then, LifePoints has grown into a community of over 5 million members worldwide and has paid over $22 million to its members.

Lifepoints is a legitimate and safe survey site, run by Lightspeed - a legitimate and credible market research company. Member data is kept private and secure and is never sold. Therefore, LifePoints is not a scam, although as with any online survey site, your experience and success with the site may vary.

Eligibility: The LifePoints panel is open to those 14 years of age and older who are from one of dozens of countries worldwide and the website is available in over 26 different languages.

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LifePoints Reviews (400)

5 Star Reviews (119) 29.8
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4 Star Reviews (34) 8.5
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3 Star Reviews (18) 4.5
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2 Star Reviews (22) 5.5
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1 Star Reviews (207) 51.8
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This Site Is Toxic!! Stay Away!

September 24, 2022 by Carolyn from United States

It seems the only way to get through to this awful survey (questionable) site, is to write these reviews. There apparently is not a human being, in the HR department, only a robot. I see that many, many loyal survey takers have been stung, by them, & get the same form letter, over & over. I would think that their clients would like to know how they are treating survey takers. MAYBE THEY COULD PAY LIFEPOINTS LESS OF A FEE, IF THEY KNEW THAT THEY WEREN'T ACTUALLY PAYING THEIR SURVEY TAKERS. Interesting thought. For now, I encourage victims to keep posting reviews, & also review Lifepoints at the Better Business Bureau site. I just want to be paid for the hours I spent, taking surveys, thinking I would be rewarded for doing something worthwhile. It turned out, instead, to be worthless, & wasteful.

Avoid this website

September 10, 2022 by Daniel from Australia

As someone who used LifePoints for several years I never had any problems until a week ago when I decided to redeem $40, a few days afterwards I wasn’t able to log in anymore. I sent them a message to find out what is going on.

To my surprise I received an email back saying that there was a technical issue with my vouchers and they had to refund my points.

Also in that email they stated they did a review of my account and said I had violated there terms and conditions.

I’ve always given honest answers in the surveys I’ve done so was extremely confused, I send them a message through their contact us part.

I received an automated reply 20 minutes later to say that my problem had been escalated for review (amazing how quickly they were able to review it). Where they then stated that I had violated their terms and conditions.

It further stated

1. My account has been closed
2i lost all my points (nearly $50 worth)
3. They refuse to provide any proof or evidence of what I’m alleged to have done wrong.
4. They usually side with members (never did in my case) but there was overwhelming evidence against me 🙄
5. My account is terminated and to have a great day.

I then decided to look up reviews of LifePoints to discover all these other people with the same issues as of late. In these messages I saw LifePoints replied and said to contact them and raise a tickeT for investigation. So I thought I’ll do that and see what happens.

I received a response within an hour again (such quick responses) with the EXACT SAME response word for word that I received earlier that day.

So your complaints are not even investigated or taken seriously. You get auto responses with the same text. I’m looking forward to see LifePoints auto response to this review to say to contact them with all my info so they investigate it.

Then I can get the same automated response for a 3rd time 😂

So in summary sure they are ok to use for a little while but after awhile they just randomly terminate your account strip you of all your points and never investigate just give you automated responses. If this is something that appeals to you then sure go ahead and use them.

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LifePoints responded to this review on September 12, 2022

Hi Daniel,

We're sorry that you haven't had the most positive experience with LifePoints and we will gladly carry out a further review of your account.

If you open a new ticket with our Help Center here - https://lifepoints.zendesk.com/hc/en-gb/requests/new - while quoting 'SITEREVIEW-SP', we can ensure that your ticket is escalated with our customer service team.

We hope that we can welcome you back to the LifePoints Community soon.

Kind regards,
The LifePoints Team
Account Suspended & Points Cancelled

September 7, 2022 by Marie from Canada

How can a company act in this manner? I got the same termination with no explanation that so many others have detailed in their reviews. - cut & paste reply to my query and then no response to follow up emails. Bad enough that they terminate without giving reason but to deny points that were legitimately earned is criminal. The amount of points I had was minimal (maybe $25 worth) but they ruin their reputation over this insignificant amount Don't waste your valuable time with this nasty outfit.

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LifePoints responded to this review on September 8, 2022

Hi Marie,

We're sorry that you are currently unable to access your account with LifePoints.

There are several reasons why a member can be disabled from the LifePoints community: https://lifepoints.zendesk.com/hc/en-gb/articles/360001909768-Why-was-I-disabled-from-LifePoints-

If you are still unable to sign in to your account, please open a ticket with our Help Center here: https://lifepoints.zendesk.com/hc/en-gb/requests/new.

Please quote 'SITEREVIEW-SP' in the title of your ticket so that we can escalate your issue with our customer service team who can then carry out a further review of your account.

We hope that we can welcome you back to the LifePoints Community soon.

Kind regards,
The LifePoints Team
im frustrated

September 1, 2022 by Christina from United States

i have yet to do one survey site that actually pays you once you reach the most high amount of points that they can make u get and it takes hours to get those then its something crazy boots you out or something this is so old.

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LifePoints responded to this review on September 1, 2022

Hi Christina,

We're sorry that you haven't had the most positive experience with LifePoints and we will gladly carry out a further review of your account.

If you open a new ticket with our Help Center here - https://lifepoints.zendesk.com/hc/en-gb/requests/new - while quoting 'SITEREVIEW-SP', we can ensure that your ticket is escalated with our customer service team.

We hope that we can welcome you back to the LifePoints Community soon.

Kind regards,
The LifePoints Team
Terminated membership but they refuse to say what I did wrong

August 6, 2022 by Hideki from United States

Like many others who have commented here, LifePoints has recently all of a sudden terminated my membership and taken away my points. They said I had violated their Ts and Cs, which I could not fathom how.. Here is a very succinct summary of the dialogue that transpired:

LifePoints: "You did wrong by our terms. Your membership is sacked. We took your points."
Me: "Okay, so what did I do wrong?"
LifePoints: "We can't tell you that. It's confidential."

Someone is terminating you for cause, and yet that someone cannot tell you what that cause is. Right. I happen to be a retired legal professional, and under the laws of just about all of the states in the U.S., you cannot assert breach this way and expect to win. But LifePoints did it anyway, knowing that no one would take them to court.

My hunch from my own experience and what I see in other people's reviews is that LifePoints routinely terminates and sacks people's earned points in order to balance the book, so to speak. By arbitrarily and capriciously terminating memberships together with points, they can sweep out the liabilities column of their book with a broad brush and a minimum pushbacks from the affected members. So they do this regularly for accounting purposes, regardless of the pain it causes and a bad PR. That's my guess.

To make the story short, do not trust LifePoints. It is not worth my time to fight these guys so I am glad to be rid of them, but it is much more worthwhile if you are not yet on LifePoints to stay away from them in the first place. LifePoints is not trustworthy. Don't be the next one to become victimized by them..

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LifePoints responded to this review on August 10, 2022

Hi Hideki

We're sorry that you haven't had the most positive experience with LifePoints and we will gladly carry out a further review of your account.

If you open a new ticket with our Help Center here - https://lifepoints.zendesk.com/hc/en-gb/requests/new - while quoting 'SITEREVIEW-SP', we can ensure that your ticket is escalated with our customer service team.

We hope that we can welcome you back to the LifePoints Community soon.

Kind regards,
The LifePoints Team