Refer a Friend, Earn an REI Gift Card1

Help a friend get outdoors more with the REI Co-op World Elite Mastercard®.

Here’s how:

  1. Tell your family and friends about the benefits of the card, like the $100 REI gift card they’ll earn after approval and first purchase with their card2 , REI support of the REI Foundation 3 with eligible purchases, a bigger dividend4 (see full benefits below) and Mastercard benefits.
  2. Ask them to apply for the REI Co-op World Elite Mastercard at Be sure they’ve got your REI member number (and their own) handy when they apply.
  3. For each referral who applies, is approved and makes a purchase, you’ll get a $20 REI gift card. There’s no limit to the number of $20 REI gift cards you can earn!1

What if your friends aren't REI members yet?

Anyone can become an REI member and enjoy a lifetime of member benefits for only $20. Tell your family and friends to go to, call 1-800-426-4840 or visit any REI store to join.

Let Friends Know the REI Co-op World Elite Mastercard Helps Them Earn A Bigger REI Annual Dividend

  • 5% back on purchases at REI 5
  • 2% back on mobile wallet purchases
    Learn more about mobile wallets
  • 1% back everywhere else
  • No annual fee*
  • No foreign transaction fees*
  • When you make a purchase with your card, REI is proud to donate to projects that enhance the outdoor places we all love to explore.3

Refer More Friends, Get More $20 REI Gift Cards

There's no limit on how many $20 Refer-a-Friend REI gift cards you can earn. Once your friends are approved and make a purchase, you'll start earning. It's a great way to get more gear at REI.

The card co-op members [and trees] love.

  • You love the outdoors, and your friends love the outdoors.
  • Your friends get a $100 REI Gift Card after the first purchase with their new REI Co-op World Elite Mastercard.
  • You get a $20 REI Gift Card for the approved referral.
  • REI makes a donation to the REI Foundation when you and your friend use your cards for purchases.3