Learn about PostPoints


PostPoints is the reader rewards program brought to you by The Washington Post.

You’ll earn Points quickly, and you can redeem your Points right away or save them for something big.

Plus, if you are a Washington Post subscriber you'll get added benefits like exclusive invitations to events, savings and more – the best part of these benefits is that you don’t even have to use your Points to get them.

You can become a member because you’re a Washington Post reader. It’s that simple!

Questions? E-mail us at info@postpointsrewards.com.


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PostPoints work for you

Learn about PostPoints
How to earn Points
Redeeming & Rewards
Subscriber Benefits


It’s Free

Registering is free!

If you are a seven-day home delivery Washington Post subscriber, you can become a Platinum PostPoints member. If you are a Sunday-only subscriber, you can become a Gold PostPoints member. If you buy single copies of The Washington Post, read washingtonpost.com or Express, you can become a Silver PostPoints member.



How to Earn Points

It is exciting! And easy!

You can earn Points for doing things you already do, like reading The Washington Post and washingtonpost.com, shopping, helping the community and more!

Earn Points for your Washington Post subscription

  • Earn Points just for being a home delivery subscriber
  • Earn extra Points if you decide to enjoy the convenience of placing your subscription on credit card auto-renewal
  • Plus, we will surprise you during the year with special Points - now that's fun!

Earn Points on washingtonpost.com

  • Read articles 5 or more times in one week
  • Post a resume to our extensive jobs section
  • Write an approved Going Out Guide review about a restaurant or movie

Earn Points for shopping at a PostPoints Spot
(Available exclusively to Washington Post Subscribers!)

Plus, if you are a Platinum or Gold member, our Washington Post subscriber levels, you can earn Points at area businesses we call PostPoints Spots – our partners in the PostPoints program.

Plus, PostPoints works with your other loyalty programs allowing you to “double dip!” When you make a purchase, just show that specific store’s reward card along with your PostPoints member card. Earning “doubly” has never been so fun or easy!

Make sure to check out these PostPoints Spots:

  • 9:30 Club
  • ACT College
  • American Film Institute
  • Arena Stage
  • Arthur Murray Dance Centers
  • AT&T
  • Authentic Bartending
  • Belfort Furniture
  • Betty’s Azalea Ranch
  • Big Apple Circus
  • Bray & Scarff
  • Brookfield Homes
  • BSO at Strathmore
  • Calvert Woodley
  • CedarPC.com
  • Centex Homes
  • Circle Wine & Spirits
  • Coldwell Banker
  • Colony House
  • Comcast
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art
  • Cravens Nursery
  • CVS/pharmacy
  • Cyprus Air
  • Dominion Electric
  • Ethan Allen
  • FilmFestDC
  • Fink’s Jewelers
  • Fitness Resource
  • Ford’s Theatre
  • G Street Fabrics
  • George Mason Athletics
  • Giant Food
  • Gottaswing.com
  • Hardwood Artisans
  • Havertys Furniture
  • Healthy Back
  • Home Escape
  • Imagination Stage
  • Jim Coleman Automotive
  • Jim Koons Auto
  • K. Hovnanian Homes
  • Kettler
  • Kitchen & Bath Depot
  • Landmark Theatres
  • Leisure Fitness
  • Long Fence
  • Long Home
  • Long Windows
  • Lord & Taylor
  • Magruder’s
  • Maid Brigade
  • Marlo Furniture
  • Mattress Warehouse
  • Meadows Farms
  • Merriweather Post Pavillion
  • Mervis Diamond Importers
  • Mill End Shops
  • MOM- My Organic Market
  • My Weight Doctor
  • Next Day Blinds
  • Offenbacher’s
  • Olney Theatre
  • Oreck Clean House
  • Papa John’s Pizza
  • Parvizian Fine Rugs
  • Pella Windows & Doors
  • Penn Camera
  • Pentagon Federal Credit Union
  • Regency Furniture Showrooms
  • Ritz Camera Centers
  • Rodman’s
  • RosenthalAuto.com
  • Round House Theatre
  • Royal Caribbean International
  • Shalom Kosher Market
  • Sheehy Auto Stores
  • Shoppers Food & Pharmacy
  • Signature Theatre
  • Ski Chalet
  • Stohlman Automotive
  • The Big Screen Store
  • The State Theatre
  • The Washington Ballet
  • Thomasville Furniture
  • Thompson Creek
  • Total Wine & More
  • Van Metre Homes
  • Warner Theatre
  • Washington Bridal Showcase
  • Washington Deluxe Bus
  • Washington Golf
  • Washington National Opera
  • Washington Performing Arts Society
  • Washington Wizards
  • Winestyles
  • Wolf Trap
  • Woolly Mammoth

More PostPoints Spots are being added all the time

Earn Points for personalizing your PostPoints membership

  • When you first register, earn Points when you tell us about things that interest you like Pets, Sports, Food & Wine, Travel, Home & Garden, Electronics & Gadgets, Entertainment, Beauty & Shopping, Health & Fitness, and Being a Parent
  • Earn Points when you tell us happy days in your life like your birthday

Earn Points for helping your community

Sometimes the best rewards are the ones you feel inside, but we want you to feel rewarded with Points, too. Earn Points for volunteering or taking part in community and other non-profit activities.

Daily Column

Read the PostPoints column in the Metro section of the newspaper every day to see more Point earning opportunities!





























Redeeming & Rewards

Redeeming Points is easy!

After you have logged on to your PostPoints account, you’ll be able to track all the Points you have earned and browse all of the redemption rewards. When you are ready, just select the reward you want and we will send it to you. It’s that simple!

You’ll quickly get enough Points for hundreds of smaller items. These are just a few rewards you can get right away:

  • $10, $25 and $50 gift cards from your favorite restaurants and stores
  • Kitchen gadgets
  • Movies
  • Children’s fashion and toys
  • And 100’s more!

Want to save your Points? These are just a few dream rewards:

  • Dream trips & cruises
  • Fine diamond jewelry and watches
  • Furniture
  • And 100’s more!













Subscriber Benefits

Available exclusively to Washington Post Subscribers—
no Points needed!

If you are a Platinum or Gold member, our Washington Post subscriber levels, you will get added benefits! The best part of these benefits is that you don’t even have to use your Points to get them. Here are JUST A FEW examples.


  • $50 off a Kaplan Class
  • Discounts at The Washington Post Store
  • Discounts at The Washington Post Photo Store
  • Receive special discounts on things that interest you the most


  • Meet and greet your favorite Washington Post writers
  • Exclusive book signings
  • And more!


  • Free access to The Washington Post’s archives
  • Sneak peek of your favorite Washington Post columns
  • Free access to The Washington Post e-Replica edition

















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