A step-by-step guide to the best new account promotions from top exchange bookmaker Betfair.
The latest new customer offers as seen on TV are detailed below. Use the qualifying link and promo code listed below to claim:
Ends 12pm Sat 10th Dec: 4/1 Barcelona to beat Osasuna - click here to qualify for this offer - use promo code ZFBCRH
Ends 12.30pm Sat 10th Dec: 7/1 Everton to beat Watford - click here to qualify for this offer - use promo code ZFBCRB
Ends 3pm Sat 10th Dec: 4/1 Arsenal to beat Stoke - click here to qualify for this offer - use promo code ZFBCRC
Ends 5.30pm Sat 10th Dec: 5/1 Man City to beat Leicester - click here to qualify for this offer - use promo code ZFBCRD
Sportsbook Offer: Bet £/€10 get £/€30 free - click here to qualify for this offer - use promo code ZSK200
Betfair Exchange: £/€20 Risk-Free Bet - click here to qualify for this offer - use promo code VAL222
New! Get £10 Free No Deposit Required for Betfair Slots using this link only and promo code CAST10
2016 sees Betfair promoting a vast range of new customer offers across their online digital product range. Now into its 16th year of trading, Betfair was once a niche sports betting product used by traders only. However 2016 sees Betfair established as a mainstream online sports and gaming operator with their 4 year-old fixed odds sportsbook hugely accelerating active customer numbers. Overall, Betfair are currently offering in excess of £2,000 in new customer free bets and bonuses. Sportsbook, Exchange, Casino, Slots, Arcade, Poker, Live Casino - it's all available with competitive new customer offers.
|Betfair Product||New Customer Offer||Promo Code||Qualifying Link|
|Betfair Sportsbook||Bet £/€10 Get £/€30||ZSK200||Register Here|
|Betfair Exchange||£20 Risk-Free Bet||VAL222||Register Here|
|Betfair Casino||£10 Free No Deposit||CAST10||Register Here|
|Betfair Casino||Up To £100 Bonus||CASW01||Register Here|
|Betfair Bingo||Bet £10 Get £50||BING50||Register Here|
|Betfair Slots||Up To £1,000 Bonus||CASW02||Register Here|
|Betfair Poker||Up To €1,000 Bonus||PKRREG||Register Here|
Betfair's offers are driven by specific promo codes. With a range of a free matched bet or a stream of enhanced odds new account offers, simply enter the correct Betfair promo code 2016 when registering and you'll receive the promotion of your choice.
All current Betfair new customer welcome bonuses are detailed below. To qualify for yours, simply click on the relevant blue link and take a note of the relevant Betfair promo code for 2016:
NOTE: The Betfair promo code 2016 options above are used to access all of their new customer bonuses. Simply click on the appropriate blue link as our links automatically qualify you for the bonus. By using our links, you will find the correct promo code pre-populated within the promo code section within the sign up page. Saves you a job and ensures that you'll get the specific free bets/bonus that you want.
Betfair has always done things slightly different to other online bookmakers. Betfair Sportsbook, i.e. the traditional fixed odds bookmaker product, was not established until 2012. Until that point the company had solely been a betting exchange, but now Betfair and its premier class sports offering is open to traditional fixed odds customers. It's been wholeheartedly welcomed and now in 2016 Betfair Sportsbook is already one of the biggest brands in the online sports betting market across the united Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and Europe.
By using a promo code strategy that the customer selects from, those who want to join Betfair Sportsbook or betfair exchange are afforded the choice of opening offers that they want.
Betfair Football Promotions
As well as offering their excellent Bet £/€10, Get £/€30 free bet promotion for new customers, Betfair Sportsbook have a well established programme of football promo code activity which truly does offer prospective customers a multitude of attractive offers. These deals are regular and typically cover the biggest clubs and matches. All of these deals are driven by promo codes and the very latest deals can be seen at the top of this page. These Betfair football promotions are attractive on the basis that they offer big odds across the well-supported teams and also because they can be more profitable than the standard Betfair Sportsbook £/€30 free bet offer. Of course that's all dependant on the right result!
Here are the mechanics of how the football promotions work. We'll use the example of Manchester United vs Arsenal played on the 19th December 2016 at Old Trafford. New customers in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, who were 18 years of age or older, were offered Arsenal at 8/1 to beat United - Arsenal were a 2/1 price on Betfair Sportsbook. This particular deal utilised promo code ZFBCPN. The relevant promo code across every Betfair Sportsbook enhanced odds football promotion has to be present in the Promo code/Referral code section when registering.
It's worth noting that Betfair pay out your winnings from the current market price immediately. Additional winnings are then topped within 24 hours in the form of free bets if your bet is successful. Unsuccessful bets receive their stake refunded as a free bet. In addition, since autumn 2015 new customers signing-up using one of Betfair's enhanced odds football promotions have also qualified for an additional £/€100 welcome package which is available across an initial set of 25 bets.
Betfair Football Enhanced Odds Promotions
Inflated odds for new customers only via specific promo code; Qualifying Deposit - £/€5 to £/€10 - dependant on maximum stake of the promotion; Qualifying Enhanced Odds Bet - Place your first bet, by placing a bet in the 'New Customer' market at the enhanced price. All enhanced winnings are paid as free bets. Qualifying winning stake returned as cash. Qualifying losing stake returned as a free bet; £100 in Ongoing Free Bets Package - Claim a £20 free bet when you place 5 x £10 qualifying bets up to a max of £100 . Minimum odds 1/2 (1.5) - Cash Out and Exchange bets excluded; Enhanced Odds Free Bet Terms - You can only take part if your account is registered in the UK or Ireland. Exchange bets and bets as part of multiples are not included in this promotion. Winnings are paid out entirely in free bets within 24 hours. If you Cash Out on your qualifying bet you'll be excluded from the promotion and won't receive the bonus winnings.
Betfair Promo Code Existing Customers
If you are an existing Betfair customer reading this and searching for additional promo codes to unlock more free bets then be prepared, as once a Betfair customer, the Dublin-based bookmaker doesn't offer ongoing promo code accessed free bets. Disappointing, but Betfair instead give their customers plenty of features such as Price Rush, ACCA Edge and ITV Racing 3/1+ Free Bets. All Betfair promo code activity is aimed exclusively at new customers, so you won't find any free bet promo codes for existing customers no matter how long you search online.
Instead we have a few other options for those looking for an immediate free bet. Let's start with Paddy Power who actually merged with Betfair in 2016. Paddy Power Betfair plc is now the parent company for both brands and their headquarters are located in Dublin. The two online bookmaker operations though are quite separate and there are no plans whatsoever to merge the Betfair and Paddy Power websites. This does present a huge opportunity as existing Betfair customers can quite legitimately open up a Paddy Power Sportsbook account and pocket a £30 or €30 free bet - it's hardly a coincidence that both Betfair and Paddy Power offer a Bet £/€10, Get £/€30 free bet. So existing Betfair customers can open up a Paddy Power account and receive £/€30 of free bets:
Claim your Paddy Power £/€30 free bet - click here to register today. no promo code required
Ladbrokes are another option and they're the only other recognised bookmaker brand to have their own exchange, the usage of which is growing exponentially. Ladbrokes are offering a huge £/€50 free bet, which is far and away the biggest free sport bet offer available across the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland currently. The Ladbrokes deal is a matched bet, so they will match the stake that you place on your very first bet with them between £/€5 and £/€50. Access to this enhanced £/€50 free matched bet is via promo code F50 only.
Claim your £/€50 free bet - click here to register today using promo code F50 within the Promo Code field
Alternatively, if you want a regular weekly free bet then check out Sky Bet who give new customers a £10 free bet for starters plus £5 free each week when they join the 'Sky Bet Club.' Annually that adds up to £260 of free bets for regular Sky Bet punters - based upon placing £25 worth of bets per week.
Claim your £/€20 free bet - click here to register today no promo code required with Skybet
Betfair look after both new and existing customers like royalty. Once you become a Betfair customer, the customer experience levels are exceptional and right now Betfair, via their Sportsbook or Exchange products, give punters a huge opportunity to make more profit via a range of innovative promotions. For instance, Betfair 'Cash Out' is available across both the Sportsbook and Exchange. It runs across hundreds of markets, and across a multitude of the biggest sports.
Cash Out. Betfair Cash Out has revolutionised In-Play betting on the basis that you can guarantee a profit or limit a loss during the action. You can use Cash Out across a plethora of Football matches, Horse Racing (win and each-way multiples), Tennis, Golf, Cricket, Formula 1, Baseball and Basketball amongst others. Cash Out was originally launched on Betfair Exchange and it's essentially an automated single press lay bet, i.e. press the Cash Out button In-Play where you are then offered a confirmation button with the price you are accepting. Press that and the original bet is settled. In late 2013 Cash Out was introduced to selected Betfair Sportsbook Fixed Odds markets. Another huge advantage of Cash Out for busy punters is the fact that it allows funds to be released for further bets. When a Cash Out is successful, any returns are credited to the account immediately.
Customer Support. The level of customer support offered by Betfair is exceptional. Their customer support is offered across English, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Czech, Bulgarian, Greek, Danish, Finnish and Chinese languages. Contact methods were once a bug-bear with Betfair who never offered Live Chat, however that situation has now been rectified with support between 9am and 12am in the UK. As well as Live Chat, you contact Betfair Customer Services via twitter (8am and 11pm UK time), telephone (7.30am and 12.30am UK time) and e-mail. Their Customer Services are based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
Live Streaming. Betfair Video is their live sport streaming service. It's not quite as comprehensive as bet365, but it's better than virtually all other online bookmakers. Registered customers can use Betfair Video which is currently free of charge for all content with the exception of horse racing. UK, Irish and UAE racing is viewable for customers who have staked a £/€5 on the relevant race via Sportsbook or Exchange. US and South African horse racing is viewable free of charge. Other sports shown include Greyhound Racing, Football, Tennis, Snooker, Volleyball, Basketball and Darts.
From a football perspective - the number 1 sport from a betting interest perspective - Betfair Video shows comprehensive coverage of Italy's Serie A, Portugal's Premeira Liga, Belgium's Juplier League and the MLS from the United States.
Banking. You can deposit and withdraw using the following methods: All major credit and debit cards, Visa, Maestro, MasterCard, Electron, Laser, Neteller, Skrill (Moneybookers), Paypal, InstaDebit, Click2Pay, Ukash, Paysafecard, EntroPay, Bank Wire transfer, Fast Bank Transfer and Cheque.
As a user we all find payout speed important. Who wants to be waiting 3 days before a payment is actioned? Betfair transacts well in excess of a million transaction per day across Sportsbook and Exchange products and has well in excess of a million active customers. With a such a huge infrastructure and customer base you can expect the speedy payouts.
Our review summary is that Betfair is the most forward-thinking brand in the online sports betting arena. Innovation, reliability and a user-friendly product which is easy to use across PC, mobile and tablet make them a "must-have" in any serious punter's armoury. Fixed odds prices offered via Betfair Sportsbook are very competitive and their range of ongoing sports promotions such as ACCA Insurance and UK Horse Racing - 2nd Place Cashback - adds value that other online bookmakers don't get close to.
Betfair promo code 2016 offers correct when published but subject to change.