OYO Rooms is an online platform or aggregator of budget hotels in India. You can say, it is a Uber of budget hotels. Using OYO Rooms, you can book a hotel online and choose to opt for online payment or pay at the hotel. The site can be accessed from mobile devices as well as desktops/laptops. OYO Rooms also has mobile apps and platforms that allow users to book and manage their bookings. The prices start at Rs. 799. Currently it is present in more than 30 cities.
To promote their app, OYO Rooms is giving a referral code using which a new user on app can get free Rs. 500 OYO money to book hotels all over India. Using this offer, you can get Rs. 500 as a new user, then Rs. 200 for every succesful referral and Rs. 500 when the referral does a booking. If you travel a lot, then this is a must-use offer for you. Even if you travel rarely, you can use this offer to book hotel for cheap using free OYO Money, discounts and cashbacks which are discussed in the last section of this article.
Note: Currently this referral offer is not working.
How to Get Free Rs. 500 OYO Money?
1) Download OYO Rooms app for your mobile.
2) If you downloaded the app using the above given link, you would get the screen which would say: “Your friend Tarun Singh has gifted you Rs 500 off on your first stay at OYO Rooms. Sign up now to claim it. Thank him later!”.
2) If you directly downloaded the app from Play Store or App Store, you would get this screen.
3) Click on ‘Get Started’.
4) If you downloaded the app using the above given link
, then you would get this screen where you would not have to enter referral code. Just enter your Mobile Number, Full Name and Email Address.
5) However if you downloaded the app via Play Store or App Store, you would get this screen where you would have to enter the referral code: TARU-NSIB87 for free Rs. 500 besides the basic details. You would not get any OYO Money if you don’t download the app using referral link or don’t use referral code(in case you directly download the app from App Store or Play Store).
6) Then the app would do the OTP verification automatically.
7) Now you are done. You will get free Rs. 500 OYO money credited to your OYO Rooms account.
8) Now you can book a hotel across India in more than 30 cities. The free money would be enough for you to try the service for first time. However if you want to get more OYO money, refer your friends and family members to get extra Rs. 700 per successful referral. Read on to next section for more free OYO Money.
Note: OYO Money have a expiry date of ‘creation date + 6 months’. However, it gets updated to ‘Checkout date + 6 months’ after each checkout.
How to Get More Free OYO Money by Referring?
1) Click on ‘Invite and Earn’ tab on the app.
2) Now tap on ‘Invite Friends’ button to share your unique referral link through Email, SMS, WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook, etc.
3) You will get free Rs. 200 worth OYO money, when a referred friend installs the OYO Rooms app, using your unique referral link, for the first time on any mobile phone and signs up.
4) You will get extra free Rs. 500 worth OYO Money, when the referred friend stays in an OYO Room for the first time. OYO Money will be credited within 48 hours after the friend checks-out.