Lyoness Review 2012

by Ted Nuyten on January 29, 2012

Hubert Freidl


Lyoness - Money back with every purchase – Lyoness is an Austria based independent, country and sector spanning shopping community, connected through one unique Cashback Card. This enables Lyoness members to receive an unbeatable benefit: Money back with every purchase. Every purchase made at a Lyoness loyalty partner brings money back into your account. The success and future of a company always starts with a unique idea, clear vision and the right philosophy.

Lyoness defines itself as a shopping community. Together we are stronger and we create an added value from which all Lyoness Members benefit. Hubert Freidl came up with this inspiring business idea and many business members soon joined him.

He founded Lyoness in July 2003. Today Hubert Freidl is the CEO of Lyoness International AG and the man with the ideas, as well as being the driving force of the company.  A total of approximately 350 employees of Lyoness Europe AG, Lyoness America Inc., and Lyoness Middle East & Africa make up the future orientated strong team that currently support more than 2 million cashback members and cashback loyalty partners.

With 24 regional offices in 21 European countries, North America and now also in the Middle East, Lyoness is now active on three continents.


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Andrew Burong January 29, 2012 at 3:34 pm
Apparently they are pre-launching in Australia right now.

Luis Roque February 1, 2012 at 11:06 pm
Hi, I'm a Lyoness Business Member from Portugal and we are very excited with the launch here and in several other countries like Brazil. The compensation plan is not complicated. It's just different! However I never saw anything so powerful in 11 years of being in the MLM industry. And believe me, I know every kind of pay plan and products, including online and the rising one strong power leg compensation plans! Luis Roque

Nikola February 3, 2012 at 8:45 pm
Hi, great company and business, I am a Premium member in Macedonia for almost 22 months. Lyoness is offering incredible oportunity to anyone who would like to develope our business to get percentage of every day shopping in more then 20.000 Lyoness partners on each member in Lyoness,  depending on how you will develop your business.Anyone interested in our business fill free to contact me:   Regards, Nikola Georgievski

Nikola February 10, 2012 at 1:15 pm
Hi, if you are interested to start Lyoness bussines in Denmark feel free to contact me to help you how the business can be developed? skype : nikola_georgievski regards, Nikola

Eduard February 11, 2012 at 12:58 am
Lyoness Business in Germany, Italy, Spain and Greece. We also have an international team that speaks Russian. Sia also speak Russian? Are you interested in the business with Lyoness? Come to us, no matter where you live! Skype: sigcess-bremen Regards, Eduard

Balumacus February 12, 2012 at 12:16 am
Lyoness is a great opportunity to build a passive income, with high comission and cashback from shopping. You do not have to sell anything, only offer and use the cashback system, and build a succesful team. The pruducts are sold the partner companies (Tesco, Walmart, Carrefour, BP, Panasonic, Virgin, OMW, Lukoil, Vodafone, and many more!), you only enjoy the passive income, and use the cashback system, and build your team around the world in 24 countries! If you are a dealer, you can increase your profit, and can  remove the part of too! It's a huge opportunity, for more info pls. skype: sz.blasius Regards, Blasius

José February 14, 2012 at 7:58 pm
Cordial saludo. Lyoness es una excelente Empresa de alcance mundial y con más de 8 años de experiencia, con gente seria y dispuesta a ayudar a las demás personas. El Negocio y su concepto es simple y sencillo, por tanto, me gustaría Asociar o Afiliar al Señor Rod Cook, porque su ignorancia no sólo muestra las cosas desatinadas a que puede llegar, sino que hace daño a muchas personas alrededor del mundo que queremos hacer las cosas bien. Estoy dispuesto a enseñarle este magnífico concepto a dicho señor... A  no ser, que insista en opinar sobre algo que no conoce desde dentro. jajajaja... hablar desde afuera lo hace cualquiera y hablar sin edificar: sólo Rod Cook. Invito al diálogo y a compartir buenas palabras desde nuestros corazones. Si quieres algo bueno y distinto, me encuentras en Skype: triunfadorintegro Saludo, José R

Christopher Buckley February 26, 2012 at 4:20 pm
For information on Lyoness Australia and Asia email Business to business Find me on Christopher Buckley

Marcelito Zulueta February 27, 2012 at 6:54 am
If you are interested to be a Premium member with Lyoness in San Diego, California or anywhere in the United States feel free to email me.

Marcela March 10, 2012 at 6:38 pm
Hello from Atlanta, GA, USA! I was introduced to Lyoness while visiting Europe last summer. I am a busy insurance professional understanding sale and perpetual income. I have never had any desire to be involved in any network marketing situation. I found Lyoness FASCINATING to the point that I started to explore possibilities of getting involved in the USA where the company is launching right now. I love the concept, the challenge, the fun (!) and I see this as an alternative to the crisis that we all feel every day. It is a business of the future, it is a tool to help small and medium size business, especially the ones in your community where you and your neighbors shop everyday! It is a tool to help your Soccer team, your Varsity Club, your Church, your favorite charity organization, your children, your family and of course, it is a tool to help yourself - I call it - my 401K Lyoness plan! :-) After several months of learning, investigating and educating ourselves, my husband Andy and I are holding monthly educational (not sales or recruiting) meetings with one of Lyoness Presidents Team member who visits Atlanta on regular basis. If you are interested in this ground breaking opportunity, please join us at the up-coming event on April 15, 2012 or let's meet for a short overview in person or on-line! Looking for open minded people like you to help us take Lyoness off of the ground in Atlanta and built amazing community with which to reach out to the rest of the USA and even to about 40 countries worldwide where Lyoness emerges these days... You may decide to join our forming Sales team or utilize Lyoness just as a shopper, enjoying cash back with every purchase, even at a gas station. Membership is FREE. Contact "" for more info.

Cliff Jacobs August 20, 2012 at 7:55 pm
Hi Marcela Kindly provide me with some information about Lyoness. I can be reached at 6784514385. Thank you Cliff

Anthony March 16, 2012 at 5:06 am
If you resides in Orange County and interested in joining Lyoness. I can help you on your unit fees, call or email me and we can work out a plan. 714-614-6135

james breakiron March 17, 2012 at 6:54 am
somebody in lyoness help me with this question if the company is so strong and powerful and doing so many grat things in all these country's why are the number 4 and number 5 earners in the company only making $60 thousand a year i am in 3 or 4 company's and have personnel friends making that in a month maybe i am missing something here some body please explain

Ivana March 20, 2012 at 4:52 am
I don't know how wrote this list of top earners , I know people who make way more then $60 000 and they are not on the list. James if you have any questions about Lyoness , contact me and I'll by happy to give to answer your questions about Lyoness.

Bilal Ozdemir March 22, 2012 at 6:25 pm
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Monica April 17, 2012 at 12:47 am
I am in New Zealand. Can I join?

Nikola April 20, 2012 at 12:20 am
Hi Monica, yes you can. If you want to know more about Lyoness how you can start and develop our business please contact me at skype : nikola_georgievski ,or my e-mail : My team already started in Melbourne. Regards, Nikola

Toni Maree Butler August 8, 2012 at 9:10 am
Monika other people have joined outside of the country i know my australian joined via uk and if you get in early and wait for things to happen shop online in the meantime through lyoness...go girl!

conu April 20, 2012 at 2:06 pm
Hi there! When India is openening an office ? i want to know about new offices in Saudi Arabia, Egipt, Maroc, Pakistan. somebody nows when this countries are going to have an office ? thnks.

Santosh September 15, 2012 at 5:48 pm
Hi, I am in Bahrain. I can take member ? can you give me more information ? my phone no. +97339522401

Nikola April 20, 2012 at 10:27 pm
New countries that will be open soon will be Philippine and Thailand .

conu April 24, 2012 at 10:18 am
ok... i know about that. i'm interested in middle east & africa & india = MEA if they open new offices in countries that are in MEA this year, besides ASIA.

conu April 25, 2012 at 10:43 am
INFO: May the Phillippinnes , in June we launch Thailand and till September another 3 countries Other news ???

Valentina Petrova May 13, 2012 at 11:34 am
It is very unfortunate to see that significant number of people are geting involved into the Lyoness system with very little or if at all due diligence. A a result of that there is high risk that full potentials of the system are either not explained properly or even worse, incorrect information gets absorbed. As a consequence of such irresponsible behaviour they end up deceptive and then most of them end up spreading their frustration which puts other people away. The system relies on team work hence support from the person who introduces you in the system is crucial whilst face to face engagement brigs best results. At the beginning, every new member needs unreserved support and not only love, compassion and false promises, but answers to every possible question and the most important thing of all, realistic expectations should be laid out. Advice… unless you get strait answers to all of your questions and you feel comfortable with them…. do not get involved… look elsewhere. The system is completely transparent and there is no reason anything to be hidden… Brisbane

Mason June 20, 2012 at 6:42 pm
I'm starting Lyoness up in Hawaii and am looking to engage a strong Lyoness team! Call me if you are interested at (808) 651-7013.

Tony Zuanich June 21, 2012 at 7:15 am
Just start in Lyoness, found some great info in the following link:

Jon T Vincent August 13, 2012 at 12:00 am
I live in Wilmington NC and would like to join Lyoness.

Nikola August 15, 2012 at 2:05 am
Hi Jon, I can recommend you in Lyoness and I can help you how to succed in it if you are willing to. You can contact me at skype: nikola_georgievski, or my e-mail is :nikola@mediatrend Regards, Nikola

Jared herring September 14, 2012 at 1:25 pm
Hi Conu, India opens in the near future however it's a great idea to look at becoming a member during its pre-launch stage. Myself and other members here in Brisbane, Australia are developing a team for India. If you would like to know more please contact me at Cheers. Jared

István Torok October 6, 2012 at 2:53 am
Hi! My name is Steve,I'm a lyoness business member !! I'm live in Naples Florida my lyoness life line 150+ member if you have any question about lyoness please feel free to contact me My e mail : Phone #. : 1-239-692-5251 Best regards!!! TIME IS NOW!!!!!

barbara grace October 11, 2012 at 7:40 am
FYI, Austrian courts have found against Lyoness in a court suit for defrauding investors and they must repay almost 18 million euros. They are spreading to US, Asia and elsewhere because they've burned their bridges in Europe. If it sounds too good to be true, it is. Its the oldest game in the world, an elaborate con dressed up to sound legitimate. The big 'partnerships' are those anyone with a website can do, its called affiliate marketing! These things mix hopes and dreams with commerce and they become like a cult. Here's link to the suit info:

Nikola October 17, 2012 at 10:59 pm
Hi Barbara, obviously you have no Idea what is Lyoness. There are no investments in Lyoness. Only partial payments for vouchers, for those who want, other vise you can get the free cashback card without any obligation and monthly or yearly payments. Get the free card and start using it in more then 25.000 companies around the world and get cashback and you will see there is nothing wrong with it. My Company is Lyoness partner and we are not affiliated. By the way we are implemented in 39 countries in the world 26 are in Europe with almost customers. Regards, Nikola

Alfredo Rodrigues January 9, 2013 at 2:40 pm
Barbara The link you provided proof nothing against Lyoness Business. It only relates to some advertising issues and wrongly refers investments as on Lyoness you don´t do them. I have studied the whole Lyoness Business, did my due diligence to understand how the system works and who the owners were, and found no evidence against it. In fact, a company with 4 accreditations, being one of them ISO 9001:2008, would be very difficult to be considered a fraud. Created in 2003, already in 40 Countries, with more than 110.000.0000 products and services available to their affiliates, with a global TV, considered Business of the Year in Austria, the Austria Open (Golf) is now Lyoness Open are strong reasons to believe on this company. A company like this which basis a very interesting income for their affiliates, based solely on shopping they do and shoppings their referrals do, with no fee to enroll and no monthly minimum buying obligations as this is, which in addition helps Merchants get more clients and a new way to earn money with their clients, of course had to bother some people. Because everyone knows that if you are doing something wright, you got to have haters... In Portugal we are growing and believe this will be the biggest company in the world in a near future.

Anthony November 12, 2012 at 9:43 pm
Hi I'm from the north of England and want to join force I have joined Lyoness and got my details on my phone but not recieved a card can Somebody please give me any information on becoming a lyoness member In the north of England heard and read many things about it but I'm Still not sure what to do or how to go about anything any help would be appreciated Regards Anthony

Nikola November 22, 2012 at 3:37 am
Hi Antony, if you have a smart phone you can download the Lyoness app and there you will have your card, or if you log on with your pass and when you will enter your on-line office you can print your virtual card. After making 200 Euros purchase you will receive your card at your adress. Regards, Nikola

mark December 21, 2012 at 6:43 am
Just want to add my own note to this. Based on their accounting units where you need to accumulate 70 accounting units of $75 each to get the $675 pay out. That would mean you and your directs(sign ups) would need to spend $509,250 to get those 70 accounting units of $75 each. Do the math.. the accounting units of $75 each is the 2%-3% of the discount the vendor gives that goes into account. So $75 x 70= $5250. if that $5250 represents the 2-3% of the total sale price that would mean $509,250 would need to be spent to get that $675 bonus. That is a lot of money spent (even though its including your sign ups) to get $675. No one is getting rich of this idea.

Nikola December 27, 2012 at 12:48 pm
Wrong again, if you need mathematics here they are. With 2% Loyalty discount you need turnover 262,500 $, at the moment our average Loyalty discount is 3% that means for paying out you need turnover of 175,000 $. Another mistake in the comment is that this turnover is not made only from your directs and in-directs but from the whole network. For example 200 members in your downline which are making 1000$ turnover monthly for food, gasoline, clothes and all the other daily necessities will make 200,000$. Once again card is free and every member gets 1-2% immeadietly.

Bert verbraeken December 27, 2012 at 7:29 pm
Dear ones, recently i asked the belgium support about lyoness as called an investment on the day i've got involved and explained by the person who signed me up . If you don't build a business it will be a good investment as well , has been told to me. WIthin 6-7 years it will be 16000 euro. Anyway, i thought , a legal investment with that roi and a big company legally involved in many country's... . For my own safety i can't say no more , believe me. these people are making me feel uncomfortable but it feels so wrong that i got messages with different content and things like that. Call me stupid , i trusted some people and when they have your money , you are fooled. Now the belgium support told me that it isn't an investment at all... when you build up a business and SIGN UP people you can earn money. that's the idea to make money to find others to sign up , after all and it isn't an investment so far . I call this manipulating people to make something happen or otherwise you lost your money as an INVESTMENT. It's mostly not the company that makes the thing bad looking but the people who work for this one. I never did this if it wasn't an investment... . Now whoever got involved with good promises , don't believe it. When you want to make money, you've gotta work for it in a way you like. greetings and happy holidays good health for 2013 bert

Nikola December 28, 2012 at 9:54 pm
We are doing only advanced payment on our future purchases in Lyoness Loyalty partners. And with your shopping and shopping of your downline you will get sooner or later 16.572 euros.If you form your team of premium members you will get it faster. We are not investment fund. Also you are wright people who are saying that this is an investment are the ones who are making our company to look bad. You should report this person to Lyoness office. Also we are not employed by Lyoness , we are just developing it for the sake of the whole mankind and ofcourse for our sake. ONE FREE TIP from me, before signing as a premium member and start building your own Lyoness shopping comunity. Choose the Right Person who will give you the right info and support.It is the same when you start any other kind of business.

Alfredo Rodrigues January 9, 2013 at 2:55 pm
As Nikola stated, it is totally inappropriate to identify Lyoness as an Investment. This is a shopping group and to empower our group to get more discounts, one may do Pre-Payments for future shopping. This money however can be used for shopping if you so decide to. If you speak with your Lyoness Office they will explain you on how to do it. There is no such thing as loosing the money you used to do those pré-payments for future shoppings. And you don´t earn money by just enrolling new people. You earn money without enrolling no on. When you shop you earn money on the form of discounts, which instead of being given in the form of points or stars to be used on the same Merchant you made the buy, it´s in the form of money which is sent to your bank account. Of course that if you enroll people and they shop on our Loyal Merchants, then you get more money. Again, you don´t earn money on enrolling people, you earn money when the people you enroll do their shopping on our Loyal Merchants (LMs). Having said this, if you enroll people which never shops on the LMs, you earn nothing, apart from what you get form your own shopping on LMs.

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Mike Ming January 16, 2013 at 9:29 am
Whoever wants to learn more and especially how it helps business, i can talk you with numbers. I am an owner of two stores and i can share to you my very good experience in Europe. India is a great opporunity for those who start now. Mike Ming +30 6932711771

Francois Marais July 23, 2013 at 4:11 pm
This is - after 25 years in MLM - truly the best opportunity I have embarked on. Probably because it is more of a 'businesss' than conventional MLM. Actually, it is really the best of both worlds! I am in Bloemfontein, South Africa, and I am available to assist you - even if you are not in my shopping community. Connect with me on facebook

Marius July 23, 2013 at 10:24 pm
Hello. If you want to change your life , helping others? Using benefits of Simple, easy , fast growing company. Simple: + you have nothing to sell, +you have nothing to purchase for activeness monthly, +you simply purchase what you need from your daily store all around the world where just you would be and save your money, you help your friends and family members and business partners to save money from daily purchases and you get your many kind of commissions. I expect for millionaires voluntiers. If you have questions you welcome to ask by email