Florida Credit Union Tell-Your-Friends FAQs
What is the Florida Credit Union Tell-Your-Friends referral program?
The Florida Credit Union Tell-Your-Friends referral program rewards members for referring friends who then become members. A referring member is eligible to receive one $50 gift card for each registered referral who opens a qualifying Florida Credit Union full-service checking account with a free Visa® Debit Card, free eStatements, free Online Banking, and direct deposit within 60 days of registration, and the new member will receive a $50 gift card, as well.
How can members refer a friend?
Members must register online at tellyourfriendsrewards.com/flcu. Members may then invite friends to register via included links to email or social media. Members also may make referrals using a referral card, available at our branches – the referred friend must present the card (or the information on the card if opening an account by phone) at the time of account opening.
What should the friend do when he/she is referred online?
Referred friends need to complete the following steps to be eligible for a $50 gift card:
• Click on the referral link, read and agree to the Terms and Conditions, and register online.
• Open a Florida Credit Union full-service checking account with a free Visa® Debit Card, free eStatements, free Online Banking, and direct deposit within 60 days of registration, online at flcu.org, by calling 1-800-284-1144, ext. 2, or at a branch.
I have a referral card and am opening a new Florida Credit Union checking account. What should I do?
• If you wish to open a Florida Credit Union checking account online, you must call Florida Credit Union customer service at 1-800-284-1144, ext. 3, and provide your referral information before you open the account (or within 24 hours of account opening) to qualify for the gift card.
• If opening the account at a Florida Credit Union branch, present the coupon to the Florida Credit Union teller opening your account. Your information and that of the referring member will be entered by our staff.
• If you plan to open your Florida Credit Union checking account by phone, our staff will enter your referral information into the Tell-Your-Friends referral system.
What if my friend gave me a referral card, but I want to opem my account online?
No problem! Simply register for the referral program and apply for your account online, then give us a call or stop by a branch to let us know who referred you. That way we can make sure you both receive gift cards!
Who can be referred?
You can refer any friend who is not a current Florida Credit Union checking account holder, has not held a Florida Credit Union checking account within the past six months, and meets membership and qualification requirements. Both referring member and referred friend must be 18 years of age or older. There are no limits on how many friends you can refer.
What does the referred friend need to do?
If a referred friend receives an invitation via email or social media, the referred friend must register online via the referral link to be eligible to earn the $50 gift card for him/herself and the referring friend.
If a referred friend does not register for Tell-Your-Friends after clicking on my referral link but then opens a Florida Credit Union account, can I still get the $50 gift card?
Yes, as long as the referred friend provides your referral information via phone when opening an account or brings a referral card into the branch at the time of account opening.
How can I ensure my friend’s privacy will not be infringed upon?
Florida Credit Union protects the information of all users and will never share either your or your friend’s account information with an unaffiliated third party
When will the referrer and referred friend get their $50 gift cards?
Both the referrer and the referred friend will be notified by U.S. Mail within 60 days of the qualifying requirement being met. Each gift card recipient will receive a unique code to use to select his/her gift card online and cards will be mailed within 14 days of selection. Accounts must be open and must have a positive balance at the time of issuance of the gift card rewards.
How many friends can be referred?
There is no limitation on the number of referrals.
What happens when a friend registers and then shares the program with his/her friends?
If your friend registers for Tell-Your-Friends and then shares his/her link with friends via email and/or social media, he/she will earn a $50 gift card for each of his/her friends who registers and opens a Florida Credit Union checking account within 60 days, regardless of whether he/she has opened an account.
If a member receives notification that he/she qualified for a gift card and has selected a card, but it has not arrived, whom should he/she contact?
Members should call Customer Motivators, the gift card fulfillment company, at 1-866-642-7710, for questions related to gift cards.
How long will the Florida Credit Union Tell-Your-Friends referral program last?
The Tell-Your Friends referral program is in effect as of September 1, 2014, and is subject to change or discontinuation without notice.
Florida Credit Union Tell-Your-Friends Terms and Conditions
Referring members may earn a $50 gift card for each friend referred who registers and then opens a qualifying Florida Credit Union checking account within 60 days of registering. To be eligible to receive a $50 gift card, referred friends must open a Florida Credit Union full-service checking account with a free Visa® Debit Card, free eStatements, free Online Banking, and first direct deposit within 60 days of account opening. There is no limit to the number of referrals or $50 gift cards that can be earned by the referrer.
Referred friend(s) must meet all membership requirements. Referred individual(s) who currently have a checking account or who closed a Florida Credit Union checking account within the last six (6) months are not eligible. Florida Credit Union employees are not eligible.
Referred friends who register and then share the program with other friends can also earn $50 gift cards for friends who register and then open a Florida Credit Union full-service checking account, regardless of whether they themselves have opened an account.
Referred friends who have received a referral card and who wish to open a Florida Credit Union checking account online must call Florida Credit Union customer service at 1-800-284-1144, ext. 3, and provide their referral information prior to account opening to qualify for the gift card (or within 24 hours of account opening). If the referee is NOT registering online and the account is opened at a Florida Credit Union branch, a referral card must be presented at the time of account opening.
Referrer and qualified friend will be notified U.S. Mail to choose a gift card within 60 days of the qualifying requirement(s) being met, and $50 gift cards will be sent out within 14 days of selection. Accounts must be opened within 60 days of registering online or calling in. Accounts must be open and in good standing at time of payment of reward. A 1099 may be issued. Both referring members and referred friends must be 18 years of age or older.
For the purpose of the protection of customer privacy, Florida Credit Union will NOT notify referring individuals that a specific friend has registered and opened an account. However, referring individuals will receive notice when they are eligible to choose a $50 gift card.
Important Privacy Notice: By agreeing to participate in the Florida Credit Union Tell-Your-Friends referral program, you agree that the referrer may be aware that you opened an account when he/she receives a referral bonus.
Florida Credit Union is not affiliated with any gift card vendors, nor are these companies a sponsor or co-sponsor of the program. The Tell-Your-Friends referral program is in effect as of January 1, 2016, and is subject to change or termination without notice.