Tremendous vs. Tango Card: Winter 2024 comparison

Tango Card

Rated 4.6 on G2

VS

Tremendous

Rated 4.8 on G2

Top differentiators vs Tango

100% Free

Tremendous is totally free. We don’t charge for basic customization or reward selection.

Faster funding

Tremendous funds your account nearly instantly. No delays whatsoever, even if you’re funding by credit card.

Truly global

No need to specify recipients’ countries in Tremendous. We detect their location automatically and show them only locally-relevant options.

More payout options

Tremendous offers 1800 payout options across 200+ countries, including gift cards, prepaid cards, monetary options, and charitable options.

Platform comparison

Funding
Charge to fund by credit card
3.5%
3%
Speed to fund by credit card
Up to three days
Near-instant
Funding by ACH process
Must request by email
Easy self-service
Creating an invoice
Must request by email
Easy self-service
Workflow
Multiple sub-teams per account
Scheduled delivery
W9 collection
Teammate approval reviews
Customer Service
Setup
Includes a DocuSign and waiting a day or more to be approved
Answer a few signup questions and get started
Sender customer service
Complaints on G2 about slow or simply no responses
Quick responses and work to solve any issues within our control



Payouts comparison

Redemption
Auto-localized gift card options
Prepaid cards
Charitable donations
Monetary options
Total options
1000+
1800
Delivery
Bulk links
SMS delivery
Bulk physical prepaid cards
International
International sending
Sender must indicate recipient country before sending
Automatically locates recipient and shows available choices
International use of USD credit card
2% fee
Free
International coverage (as of Jan 2024)
80+ countries
200+ countries
Customization
Custom templates
$450 each
Free
Custom assortment of redemption options
$450 each
Free
sample payout

Send yourself a sample payout module

No strings attached. Almost as fun as getting real money.

Cost comparison

At the end of the day, Tremendous will save your organization money.

Better overall pricing

Tremendous and Tango Card both use a “spend what you send” model with no sign up fees, but Tremendous doesn't charge you more for extra features.

No hidden fees

Tango Card charges $450 for each customized email and reward offering, while those are always free with Tremendous.

Lower credit card fees

Tango Card charges a 3.5% fee to process credit card transactions to fund an account. Tremendous charges only 3%, which is 14% lower.

The fastest, easiest, and smartest way to send payouts

Step 1

You tell us — manually, by spreadsheet, or via API — whom to pay and how much.

add recipients
Step 2

Tremendous delivers your payout with a custom-branded email and landing page.

custom gift card
Step 3

User selects an option that's meaningful to them ⏤ cash, prepaid card, gift card, or donation.

redeem options

Easier for you. Better for recipients.

IBM

"With Tremendous, our participants are always happy with several reward options, regardless of their location, and we're happy that creating, sending, and auditing our rewards is so fast and easy."

Jake Volz

Sr. User Research Manager

Friend Buy

"We view Tremendous as an extension of our Customer Success team, providing our mutual customers with a best-in-class experience from onboarding and beyond."

Samantha Samuels

Head of Partnerships

Purple

"Previously, we purchased gift cards in bulk and the process to send codes to the advocates was very manual. With Tremendous, it's automated and requires a lot less maintenance!"

Sarah Shippen

Email Marketing Specialist

Johns Hopkins

"Before Tremendous, I bought gift cards from individual retailers and tracked everything in Excel. It became a convoluted mess. Now I have a central location where I buy and track everything."

Candice Davis

Budget Assistant, Department of Mental Health

Embee

"Another thing that we like about Tremendous is the ability to send gift cards via text message. We didn't have this option with our old gift card provider. We have been using emails only, but now we are building a feature that will allow our panelists to get the gift cards through text messages."

Luba Avakova

Manager of Panel Operations

United Way

"With Tremendous we have been able to provide support to hundreds of essential workers across the nation in a cost-effective manner."

Joshua B. Pedersen

Director, 211

WeWork

"The variety of rewards to choose from, including the option to donate the reward value, is a great way to make sure our participants are getting the type of reward they care about. It's a small detail, but goes a long way in showing our members that we care."

Ashley Bryan

Head of Customer Insights

YMCA

“We’ve saved three or four days each month since moving to Tremendous. It has completely streamlined the way we procure, distribute, and reconcile gift cards and prepaid Visa cards.”

Ashley Blum

Director of Accounting Processes

ReOps

"The impact that I see Tremendous having on the research incentive process is best-in-class in terms of centralization, standardization, and optimization.I only wish there were other tools that could have the same impact on other parts of the research process!"

Graham Gardner

Community Board Member

IBM

"With Tremendous, our participants are always happy with several reward options, regardless of their location, and we're happy that creating, sending, and auditing our rewards is so fast and easy."

Jake Volz

Sr. User Research Manager

Friend Buy

"We view Tremendous as an extension of our Customer Success team, providing our mutual customers with a best-in-class experience from onboarding and beyond."

Samantha Samuels

Head of Partnerships

Purple

"Previously, we purchased gift cards in bulk and the process to send codes to the advocates was very manual. With Tremendous, it's automated and requires a lot less maintenance!"

Sarah Shippen

Email Marketing Specialist

Johns Hopkins

"Before Tremendous, I bought gift cards from individual retailers and tracked everything in Excel. It became a convoluted mess. Now I have a central location where I buy and track everything."

Candice Davis

Budget Assistant, Department of Mental Health

Embee

"Another thing that we like about Tremendous is the ability to send gift cards via text message. We didn't have this option with our old gift card provider. We have been using emails only, but now we are building a feature that will allow our panelists to get the gift cards through text messages."

Luba Avakova

Manager of Panel Operations

United Way

"With Tremendous we have been able to provide support to hundreds of essential workers across the nation in a cost-effective manner."

Joshua B. Pedersen

Director, 211

WeWork

"The variety of rewards to choose from, including the option to donate the reward value, is a great way to make sure our participants are getting the type of reward they care about. It's a small detail, but goes a long way in showing our members that we care."

Ashley Bryan

Head of Customer Insights

YMCA

“We’ve saved three or four days each month since moving to Tremendous. It has completely streamlined the way we procure, distribute, and reconcile gift cards and prepaid Visa cards.”

Ashley Blum

Director of Accounting Processes

ReOps

"The impact that I see Tremendous having on the research incentive process is best-in-class in terms of centralization, standardization, and optimization.I only wish there were other tools that could have the same impact on other parts of the research process!"

Graham Gardner

Community Board Member

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