REVIEW: Buy and sell unwanted gift vouchers with Zeek + claim your free £5 Zeek promo code!

This Zeek review was written in May 2015, so some of the screenshots my be out of date, but the code is a current one.

I am writing this post from Starbucks where I am sipping my discount skinny hazelnut macchiato, thanks to a new app called Zeek. I’m not normally one for voucher apps but the concept behind Zeek is so simple it literally feels like you’d be stupid not to use it.

Read on for your £5 Zeek promo code.

How many times have you been given a gift voucher, maybe for a birthday or Christmas, and found yourself either buying something you don’t really want, just to use it, or discovering it the week after it expires in your purse and getting annoyed with yourself? Zeek is the answer to that problem, providing a secure marketplace for people to buy and sell unwanted vouchers. The benefit as a seller is that you get the cash instead and for buyers, there’s a discount of around 5-20% on every voucher.

I didn’t have any vouchers to sell but I was happy to put it to the test from a buyer’s point of view as there were plenty of vouchers on offer for stores that I would normally spend in. It’s ridiculously easy to use, just download the app and start browsing. You can browse the hot vouchers, search by category, or look up individual brands. When you’re ready to buy you just hit the button and you’ll be asked to pay either by card or through a Payapl account. (I was given some credit to test the app, hence only having to pay £1 towards my voucher).    

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Zeek £10 promo code

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Zeek voucher codeI’d opted for a Starbucks voucher for £14, but worth £16. I go into Starbucks quite regularly so I was basically swapping £14 of cash for £16 – you can see what I mean about feeling silly for not using it. I was interested to see what would happen when I got to Starbucks with it, so headed down to my local to see what the staff made of it.

They were confused as first as they hadn’t seen the app before, and one member of staff did comment that I had been very trusting to part with money for someone else’s voucher. Zeek are hot on security though – all vouchers go through several verification processes when they are sold and paper vouchers that need to be posted go through Zeek so no one else ever has your personal details. Credit card details go through a 3rd party secure site so aren’t ever stored by Zeek.

After some discussion we decided that the easiest thing would just be for them to scan the code and see what happened – success! It came up straight away with the balance of £16 just as if I was using a gift card. We could have stuck at that, but we wanted to see if it was possible to transfer the balance to my existing Starbucks card, (so I could collect my stars), and it was; the whole process turned out to be very simple indeed.

And so here I am, happy with my discount macchiato. Another nice feature of the Zeek app is that you can choose to share a special link and discount code with friends, qualifying you both for a £10 credit when you make your first purchase. I tried this feature out too, texting Bee to give it a go, and she bought herself a Boots voucher. The next time I opened the app a notification popped up to tell me that a friend had opened an account and that my £10 promo code had been applied. Easy peasy.

If you’d like to share my code and get a free £5 to buy and sell your own vouchers then all you have to do is download the app and enter the code 2ZGBE9WY.

Do let me know how you get on, I’d love to hear your Zeek reviews! 

Zeek gave me some credit to put the app to the test but all opinions are my own.



  1. 3 May, 2015 / 10:34 am

    I bought the Boots voucher which was great, I used it the next day but unfortunately the barcode on Passbook wouldn’t scan so they had to put the number in manually but that was the only annoying part. Then the day after that I ended up getting sent the voucher in the post, which I didn’t know was going to happen! If I did know I think I would have waited for the voucher to turn up and just use that because it got here pretty fast. All in all, very good app.

    • Shanz
      17 October, 2015 / 12:27 pm

      Download the app zeek-The giftcard voucher the codes mention here can’ give you £10 anymore, they are only to give you £5
      This code still works for £10 off zeek but for limited time only
      Use promo code 2PK7QC

  2. 6 May, 2015 / 12:06 pm

    Great post Jo- I’d never heard of this app before but what a fab idea!
    I downloaded the app from my bed this morning when I was trying to wake up by killing time on social media till I had to do the school run with a steaming cup of tea:-)
    I will give it a whirl!

    • Jo Middleton
      6 May, 2015 / 12:25 pm

      Glad to hear it! I bought a £20 WHSmiths voucher this morning for £14 – bargainorama!

  3. 8 May, 2015 / 1:56 am

    Oh wow this sounds like a really interesting idea – I am all about getting good deals and as much for your money as possible – they only thing is I would be nervous the staff of the store wouldn’t know what to do with it

    Laura x

    • Jo Middleton
      8 May, 2015 / 8:15 am

      A lot of them you get sent the physical voucher in the post, so you end up with just the regular voucher or gift card.

  4. 8 May, 2015 / 9:43 am

    Interesting! I have a £500 gift voucher, wonder if I can sell that on there?! x

  5. 8 May, 2015 / 10:08 am

    Oh sounds like a good idea. Will have to give it a go

  6. 9 May, 2015 / 10:59 am

    Oooh I’ve not heard of this before, looks good! x

  7. 9 May, 2015 / 11:59 am

    Now that is a good idea. There are so many new cool and really useful apps coming out lately. Will check it out! Thanks x

  8. 12 May, 2015 / 7:14 pm

    When I first saw this app I wasn’t sure about the selling part, but thinking about it you are right sometimes you get vouchers for places you don’t really go. And I had one before for a store that I would have to travel an hour for. Will take a good look x

  9. RB
    17 September, 2015 / 12:34 pm

    Have you guys heard of the app Savvee? It’s similar but it’s the original version and in my opinion its a much better, more used app. I bought a topshop giftcard for £15 with the value of £21 on it!!!

    • Jo Middleton
      21 September, 2015 / 6:58 pm

      Thanks for the tip RB, I’ll check it out!

  10. 3 October, 2015 / 8:59 pm

    the codes mention here can’ give you £10 anymore, they are only to give you £5
    This code still works for £10 off zeek but for limited time only

  11. Jk
    20 June, 2016 / 10:32 pm

    Your promo code is: 27H1DWLC

  12. Caitlin
    2 July, 2016 / 6:08 am

    Promo code 2A7SA85N for £5 off

  13. Hollie
    19 August, 2016 / 10:47 am

    2P44SA7F £5 off using this code. I got a £10 boots voucher today for £4.60✨✨

  14. Shar
    13 September, 2016 / 12:42 pm

    Ive sold my riverirland but do not no when i get payment in bank it said sold but no info on payments anyne no how i find out

  15. Elise
    2 December, 2016 / 9:53 pm

    I LOVE THIS APP! I have twice got £50 Starbucks credit for £20! :)

    use my code, 2WEZKXCG, and get £5.0 off your first purchase.

  16. Elise
    30 December, 2016 / 5:54 pm

    Anyone planning to use zeek, I love it and have managed to fund my Starbucks habit with 30% off the vouchers! Use code 2WEZKXCG and you’ll get an extra £5 off your first purchase :)

  17. Zoe Zand
    5 January, 2017 / 1:44 pm

    Download zeek app for discounted vouchers and gift cards

    Go to the 3 dots enter promo code 2WQSQGLH for – £5 free
    Save £5 off any discounted voucher

    Can get a £10 Argos, iTunes, boots, entertainer toys shop or Starbucks gift card for £4.40!

  18. N
    20 September, 2017 / 10:57 pm

    Great concept. Bad bad bad in practice. See trustpilot

    • Jo Middleton
      21 September, 2017 / 10:45 am

      Gosh really?? I’ve been using it regularly for a couple of years now and never had any problems at all.

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