Today we will review the Parabis app and talk about what people are saying about it and make suggestions on how to use it to get the most out of it.
What does it do?
The Paribus app was created by Capital One Bank. It saves you money by focusing on getting you a refund when retailers drop the price shortly after you have made a purchase. Or sometimes there is a technical computer glitch with online purchases where you do not get credit for the discount.
If it qualifies for a refund with the store you bought it in, you will receive your refund using the Paribus app automatically within a few days. Using sophisticated big data technology, the Paribus app scours the web to find out if that company have a deal on something you bought. Then it will notify you as soon as it makes the connection and tells you how much you have been refunded. It also tells you which store you received the refund from. If you use it correctly, the app will literally make you money while you sleep.
We’re not saying that this is a good way to make a second income or anything but it is a way to get money back in your bank or credit card that you thought you lost due to missing a sale or price drop.
This is a great alternative to the Honey app developed on the Google platform that helps you locate deals. The Paribus app handles things “after the sale” instead.
How does it make the connection?
All you have to do to get the Paribus app to recognize you when you shop online is to always enter the email in the Paribus app that you use for online shopping purchases.
It is good to streamline the email that you use across all of your shopping platforms so that Paribus can easily find ways to save you money no matter where you shop. You do not need to do anything different when you shop online, because the automated app takes care of everything. You will be notified of a refund when it monitors prices and finds money that you are owed due to sudden price changes. This shows you the time and trouble of having to go back to the store to return it, then purchase it again to get the discount. Wouldn’t that be ridiculous?
Now let’s take a look at the features to see what you get with the Parabis app.
Paribus monitors prices and confirmation emails within the database of their affiliated companies to watch for price changes so you don’t have to look it up yourself or go back to the store. Rather than notifying you of sales before you shop, it will notify you immediately if you are due a refund due to a price change.
Is this legal?
Rest assured that if you do receive a refund from a particular retail store, the store has granted you permission to do so. It would not be possible without their permission because the store has to connect or give the ability for Paribus to connect to their confirmation email service. Since the store is giving permission, it is the same as going back to the store to get the refund yourself. This is a new trend among retailers to give customers the discount if they narrowly missed a sale in one of their transactions or if the store clerk failed to apply the discount at the counter.
Receiving a refund
Paribus has the ability to give you your money back when it detects potential savings or missed discounts and the app will automatically send you a notification that you were refunded a certain amount of money based on the information. How simple is that?
What Paribus Offers
Below is a list of the main features of the app and how it can save you money while you shop.
Retail Price Drops
If the price of something that you purchased online drops, we will help you get the money back by sending you a refund from the store and notifying you on the app. It is important that your email is consistent with the email you use for purchases so that it will match up correctly and the money will be sent to the right email.
Late Delivery Compensation
In addition to tracking retail price drops, we also track when items were delivered to you. Companies such as Amazon have in their policies and procedures that they try to get your merchandise to you in a timely manner. So, if your item was guaranteed by a certain date but you got it late, you might be compensated money as per their policies.
For example, if an item is guaranteed to arrive by June 30th but it was actually delivered on July 2nd, you would be compensated $10 from Amazon. Imagine making money just because the company did not get the merchandise to you on time! This might sound like magic and something that is too good to be real, but really it is just automation enforcing the policies that already exist for stores.
Amazon is well aware of the AI that is at work because they created much of it. So don’t think you’re cheating the company. All of the companies that participate in the Paribus network have given an endorsement to do so.
Hotel price drops
Another frustrating thing we all experience at times is that we book a reservation under a certain price with the hotel we like then noticed that the price dropped immediately after booking! Once you book a hotel online, the Paribus app will keep an eye out for a lower rate and help you rebook to get money back. This solves the common problem of the constantly fluctuating hotel prices and helps you get your money back when you miss the discount at the front end. Imagine how much money you can save traveling when you have the Paribus app.
What Parabis app users think
We looked into some of the comments made by Facebook users who use the Paribus app regularly and here’s what some of them had to say.
One user said they saved money on purchases without chasing down the discount themselves. She stated, “Let the Paribus people do the work.” That was sent in by Jordana. Another user named Christa said, “I signed up thinking it would be helpful but they’ve already saved us $33 this month.” Another user said they forgot they had it and their Amazon order was late but Paribus contacted them and got them $10 credit toward their next Amazon purchase. They did not have to do a thing.
Are you being served?
As you can see, no matter whether it is for hotels like deliveries or retail price drops, the Paribus app is there like a handy-dandy butler serving you up discounts and refunds wherever they may pop up.
How to Beat the System
The retail world is constantly changing and hotel rates are constantly fluctuating. That’s just the way the market works, based on consumer demand. But Paribus acts like an automated friend or robot that stays with you to find you the discount you want. No more buyer’s remorse after getting home to realize you missed the sale. Paribus can do the hard work for you and save you gas money and other expenses by getting you refunded as quickly as possible
Why should you try the Paribus app?
If you’re having doubts as to whether or not you should try it, we recommend just trying it to see what you think. We downloaded the app and tried it out but have not had it on her phone enough to actually see it in action on a discount. However, according to the many testimonies and examples on their website and the fact that it is backed by well-known online bank Capital One, we feel confident that it legitimate.
It may seem like a small amount to receive .56 on that Starbucks coffee you had last week, but larger refunds can follow. This app could save you hundreds or thousands of dollars over the long term.
The best way to find out what Paribus does is to go to their website and try it out. By the way, you will also like the fact that they say they do not sell or share your data with any third parties. This is nice to know. Privacy is a great concern to many app users today. It also seems to be ad-free and the app itself is free as well.
Stores they monitor
We thought it would be interesting to take a look at the stores they monitor to see if they are among the most popular. And we found out they were. Paribus watches for price drops and discounts at the following stores:
- Best Buy
- Banana Republic
- Old Navy
- Office Depot
- Neiman Marcus
- Saks Fifth Avenue
- Home Depot
- Crate & Barrel
- Bed Bath & Beyond
As you can see, some of the most popular brands in the world are monitored by the Paribus app. And with Capital One as the background developer, which has such a sterling reputation online for credit cards and bank services, we feel you’re in good hands trying it out.
If you try it out and it does not me with your approval, simply uninstall it because there is no charge either way. If it works, it will definitely be worth your time and you won’t lose anything other than an attempt to save some money.
Everyone deserves to save money these days and Paribus might be the solution for you. Available for iOS and Android, you can get started with this interesting application today by going to paribus.co.
And, since it’s not developed by Google like the Honey app is, your privacy is more protected.