Qbord Reviews and Features

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5 Spring St, St. Jacobs, Ontario  N0B 2N0 CA
Tel: 519.746.3997   Contact: https://www.qbord.com/contact-us/
Operated by: PMG Intelligence


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10,000 points (worth $25) minimum balance required in order to request Visa pre-paid cards.

Qbord is owned and operated by PMG Intelligence, a market research company based in Waterloo, Ontario which was established back in 1993. The Qbord panel is a community of individuals looking to make a difference. You can share your opinions and potentially impact the future of business and other industries.

How it Works

The process with Qbord is simple – complete surveys, earn points for your time, then cash out your points towards different reward options.

Reward System

Earn reward points for the online surveys you complete. Once you accumulate enough points, you can use them in many different ways.

  • Visa Prepaid Cards: Use points to get Prepaid Visa cards in $25, $50 or $100 denominations.
  • Gift Cards: Redeem your points for gift cards to great places such as: Best Buy, Petro Canada, The Bay, Tim Hortons, Starbucks, Home Depot, Canadian Tire, Netflix, Google Play, McDonald’s and many more.
  • Auctions: Use your points to bet on auction prizes - if you lose the auction, you'll still keep your points.
  • Charity Donations: Charity donations are also available. Check the website for the latest featured non-profit organization. Each time a panelist donates to a charity then Qbord donates an extra $10 to the same charity on your behalf.
  • Sweepstakes: Use your points to enter into a chance to win prizes or cash.

Focus Group Opportunities

Qbord advertises to their Canadian members the opportunity to participate in paid focus groups where, if selected, a minimum of $75 will be awarded.

Win a Contest!

Qbord offers contests to their panelists for doing various tasks. If you recruit a friend, fill out a poll or interact on social media you could earn yourself an entry into a sweepstakes with winnings that could come in the form of free cash or merchandise.

Check out the Website Blog

Check out the Qbord website blog for interesting facts about anything from pencils to Canadian history.

Eligibility: Canadian residents only.

Qbord Reviews (29)

5 Star Reviews (2) 6.9
4 Star Reviews (0) 0.0
3 Star Reviews (2) 6.9
2 Star Reviews (1) 3.4
1 Star Reviews (24) 82.8

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July 22, 2022 by Rosalie from Canada

Should have received my amazon gift card by now - have messaged them and no response
submitted the request for the card in May.

Still no reward

June 29, 2022 by Luke from Canada

I cashed out for an amazon card for $25 February 22/2022, it’s now June 29th. Over 4 months and nothing. I’ve contacted them to no avail, through their email,Facebook. I’ve called the phone number provided by survey police above, but it’s no longer in service. I’ve even filed a complaint with the better business bureau and they tried for me but eventually told me that they are not responding. I’m quite positive they want people to quit their website before they get their reward so they don’t have to pay you for your time, while they get paid by the marketers.
Hold out for your reward and quit this survey site, terrible company


June 9, 2022 by DIANE from Canada

Waiting for a redemption requested Nov 30th. Have written e-mails over 6 times and nothing received yet and no replies. I do get confirmation that they will get back to me when I submit my e-mails. SURE. Don’t waste your time.


May 24, 2022 by Serge from Canada

No customer service, no payout and no answer. Member since many years and payout all the same …long time over 6 months when you are paid. Reward claimed in February 2022 and nothing since then. Do not be member if Qbord


May 12, 2022 by MARTA from Canada

I have been a member for a couple of years and had never received my last reward. I did all the surveys collected my points and when it came time to redeem my GC never came. I also messaged them 14 times about it. Not one response from anyone on the panel. No acknowledgement from anyone. I know they are operational cause they still send me surveys. Very bad customer service. Don't waste your precious time with this one because you will not be rewarded.