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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 (84)

5 Star Reviews (11) 13.1
4 Star Reviews (14) 16.7
3 Star Reviews (15) 17.9
2 Star Reviews (10) 11.9
1 Star Reviews (34) 40.5

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3+ years to cash out threshold

December 11, 2012 by Cynthia from United States

I have just received my first, last & only check from Springboard, and unsubscribed as soon as I opened it. It has taken over 3 years & hundreds of surveys to reach the ridiculously high $50 cash out threshold. The monthly " mosaic" is a thinly-veiled way if gathering info without compensation, claiming that it will help you qualify for more surveys. Not!!! Unless you like filling out surveys for free, or enjoy being disqualified, run away.

$14.75 SINCE DECEMBER 2010

October 26, 2012 by D'Jean from United States

I wrote them this week to ask if they'd make an exception, that at the above rate, it will take me 8 years to accumulate $50 because they send so few surveys. Add to that disqualifications. I will be almost 90 before I can cash in, their answer is it's all in the Terms and Conditions. Definitely do not recommend them, they're the highest cashout of the 35+ survey groups I belong to, and I see here that $20 used to be their cashout. Sleazy.

Not the Best

July 2, 2012 by vincent from United States

Don't see a lot of surveys from them and the $50 cash out is ridicules.
Think it took well over a year the 1st time and it's been another year now and I'm up to $37.
Surveys usually fast and simple to do,incentives not high at all.
But when you do hit the $50 mark if ever they will send you a check.
Nowhere near the best but in my many years of doing surveys I find them far from the worst!

Payout Threshold Too High

March 27, 2012 by Louanne from United States

Surveys are longer than what is claimed in the invitation. When I first joined 2 yrs ago the payout threshold was $20, now it's $50. I'll be dead before I hit the $50 payout, so I've decided to cancel my relationship with this survey group.

Yer clothes will GO OUT OF STYLE before...

March 3, 2012 by thomas from United States

...ya get any moola out of these skinflints! Unless ye have an overwhelming desire to: "express your opinion," don't waste yer valuable time here!