Rewards / Boston Points

How does the Boston Points program work?
You earn Boston Points on qualifying actions as defined in reward offers, which you can spend at local businesses that redeem them through the App. By doing...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 1:56 PM
What are Boston Points?
B-Local offers community members the opportunity to get rewarded with Boston Points, our exclusive local point system, for supporting independent local busi...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 1:57 PM
How do I earn Boston Points?
You can earn Boston Points by supporting local businesses and shopping local across town. You can do that by linking your payment card, joining reward offer...
Thu, 1 Apr, 2021 at 8:03 AM
What are reward offers?
Reward offers are the system we designed to empower community members to shop local and support independent business. The reward offers are campaigns that a...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 1:58 PM
What is a qualifying purchase?
A qualifying purchase is a purchase which may qualify for earning Boston Points under the terms of a specific reward offer. Generally speaking, a qualifying...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 1:59 PM
Who’s initiating the reward offers / who funds them?
The B-Local app is brought to you by the City of Boston, who is also funding the rewards.
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 2:00 PM
What’s the Boston Points value?
The redemption value of each Boston Point equals One U.S. Dollar ($1.00).  Meaning, that if you’d like to purchase something that costs $20, you will need ...
Thu, 1 Apr, 2021 at 8:04 AM
When can I get my Boston Points?
Boston Points are added to your account balance only after a payment was confirmed through our third party vendor Plaid, and was determined as a qualifying ...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 2:01 PM
How can I see how many Boston Points I've earned?
In order to see how many Boston Points you’ve earned so far, all you need to do is look at the number that appears at the bottom of the main screen of the A...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 2:01 PM
I have made a qualifying purchase but I don’t see the Boston Points in my account. How can that be?
Boston Points are added to your balance only after a payment was confirmed through our third party vendor, Plaid, and was verified as a qualifying purchase ...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 2:03 PM