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Unlock Surveys

2 Bloor Street East, Suite 1600 Toronto, Ontario  M4W 1A8 CA
Tel: 1 647 258 1416   Contact: [email protected]
Operated by: MARU Group Canada


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$25 (25,000 points) minimum account balance required to request rewards.

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On February 22, 2024 Maru Springboard America rebranded itself as Unlock Surveys.

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Established in 2009 under the Springboard America name, Unlock Surveys is one of the leading survey panels within the United States. Panel members have the opportunity to influence global brands, products and services! Springboard America is part of MARU Group Canada.

Payment and Rewards

New Members Receive 200 Free Points

New members of Unlock Surveys automatically receive 200 free points deposited into their accounts just for joining.

Take Surveys for Cash

With Unlock Surveys, earn points for every successful survey you complete. Most surveys award between between 50-500 points for completion. Some surveys may also offer entries into sweepstakes on top of or in lieu of points.

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Survey Taking Experience

Take Interesting Surveys

Participate in interesting surveys on topics of interest to companies, as well as media and government bodies across the United States. Bear in mind that because this panel only accepts US members, many of the surveys will be of particular interest to Americans and are occasionally political in nature.

Survey Lengths and Frequency

Survey lengths are typically between 10-20 minutes and most members are contacted anywhere between 1-4 times a month to complete a study.

Mobile Surveys

For ultimate survey taking convenience, Unlock Surveys is fully accessible from tablet and mobile devices. There's no need to download an app! The best part about this feature is the smart technology, which allows you to start a survey on your desktop and continue it on your smartphone!

Requesting Rewards

Once you accumulate 25,000 points ($25) in your account, you can request a reward. Choose from one of many gift cards, prepaid VISA card, PayPal payments, and more. Once requested, your reward should arrive via email within a week. The types of rewards you can request include:

  • PayPal payment
  • Virtual or physical Visa card
  • Amazon gift e-card
  • iTunes credits
  • Google Play credits
  • Donation to a charity
  • Your choice of an alternative $50 gift card

Referring Friends

Periodically, Unlock Surveys offers refer-a-friend campaigns which offer incentives for referring friends and extended family members to the community

Eligibility: USA residents 18+

Joining Bonus! Unlock Surveys is currently offering a 200 point ($2) sign up bonus to new members. » Click here to claim your bonus!

Unlock Surveys Reviews (85)

5 Star Reviews (11) 12.9
4 Star Reviews (14) 16.5
3 Star Reviews (15) 17.6
2 Star Reviews (10) 11.8
1 Star Reviews (35) 41.2

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Waste of Time

July 2, 2024 by Phillip from United States

If you are 55+, forget it. Survey companies are not interested in your opinion and you will not qualify for almost any surveys. For everyone younger, Unlock Surveys does a terrible job pre-screening you for qualified surveys, so you end up answering a dozen or more pre-qualification questions only to end up being rejected. They are still collecting valuable personal information through these “qualification” questions. They just don’t compensate you for it, You will waste 30+ of your time only to discover you don’t qualify for virtually anything.

What happened?

January 4, 2024 by Rae from United States

I have been a member of Springboard for many years and it was a decent site. Not lots of surveys, but good, simple, short and simple surveys that paid fairly well. Now all of a sudden but for a while do not get any email invitations at all, period and when I go to the site they are not there either. I do not know what happened. Hated to see them so worthless. I still have points and hoping to be able to do surveys again someday. I email support and they tell me nothing is wrong. Something is wrong. Keeping my fingers crossed I guess.\

Update: My first review for Maru Springboard America was on 7-7-2019. I want to update this review now on 1-3-24. Now I am getting email invitations, not really often but several a week. I have not tried cashing out recently but do not expect any problem now. I do not remember how this issue was resolved either. The site is beautiful and pretty simple. So far so good.

SPAM Maru Springboard America

December 9, 2023 by Richard from United States

It took a long time, but I finally accrued 4,950 points. Then I realized that my points did Not increase when I continued to do many more surveys. It just stayed at 4,950. I emailed Maru Springboard America. In fact, I emailed them six times. Each time I got a different answer. The last time I emailed they actually lowered my points to 4,900 and told me they did not lower my points.

What happened ???

November 12, 2023 by Ann from United States

No reviews for 2022..and wonder what happened to this site..It does not progress..we are stuck with points and cannot cash in..yet no opportunities to progress and get more..just died on me..anyone knows what is going on???

Gone way down

October 6, 2023 by Barry from United States

Hard to qualify and often told you did not qualify at very end of survey. Surveys take much longer than promised.