Referral program

Tesla's referral program has changed over time. At the moment, you and anyone using your referral link can each earn 1,000 miles of free Supercharging with the purchase of a new Tesla car — designed to be some of the safest cars on the road. Each car referral also gives you a chance to win a Model Y monthly or Roadster supercar quarterly.

To use a referral code, you actually don't need a code. Just use your referral's personalized URL when placing your order online All Tesla owners have a referral code. It can be found in the Tesla mobile app in the “Loot Box.” If we have been helpful to you in any way, we'd be honored if you used our referral code

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Past Tesletter articles

[Pics] Waiting for the Arachnid Wheels from the referral program?

Tesla recently updated their referral page which now instructs customers to schedule a service appointment for the “Install of Model 3 Referral Wheels". It might be that your service center doesn’t have them yet, but it’s worth reaching out to see what they say. Also, check out the pictures, they look 🔥🔥🔥

From issue #108

5,000 free Supercharger miles per referral until May 28th

Tesla tweaked their new referral program, from now and until May 28th any person using a referral will get 5,000 miles of free Supercharging. Each referral now gives you five chances to win a Model Y or a Roadster, if you already have free Supercharging you get ten chances to win.

Read more: Tesla

From issue #57

50% referral credit bonus for Tesla Solar products

If you have a friend looking to purchase Tesla Solar and they use your referral code, you can now receive 50% more referral credits. By using the referral link, both you and the person you refer will earn 9,000 credits each. If you are interested in purchasing Tesla Solar products and would like to use our referral link, you can do so by visiting

From issue #249

Changes in the Tesla referral program

Tesla is extending the referral program at least one more time. The new Tesla referral program will be introduced in May 1st, 2018 until July 15th, 2018. Main changes compared to the one introduced in April 1st, 2018 (which will only last till Apr 30th, 2018) are:

  • The $500 credit toward service or vehicle accessories for the first friend referred will no longer be available.
  • With 4 qualifying referrals, you will now get the 21” Arachnid Wheels for Model S or 22” Turbine Wheels for Model X instead of the Powerwall 2.
  • With 5 qualifying referrals, you will now get a Powerwall 2 instead of an early access token for Solar Roof.

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From issue #5

Changes to the referral program?

This Redittor found text in the new Tesla App (v4) that hints to a future where referrals could be used for Supercharging, merchandise, or vehicle software upgrades.

From issue #179

Demo Drives are now part of the referral program

Starting this week, if someone books and completes a Demo Drive using your Tesla referral code, you will receive 100 credits that can be redeemed for Tesla accessories and apparel.

From issue #279

Earn 10x the credits when you refer your friends and family for a demo drive

Tesla knows that one of their best sales tactics is test drives (aka butts on seats), that is the reason why they are incentivizing them even more via the referral program boosting the credits from 100 to 1,000 for a demo drive completed using a referral code by March 1st.

From issue #305

Free unlimited Supercharging extended for MS and MX with referral program

The latest round of Tesla’s referral program for owners was supposed to end on July 15th, but the automaker has extended it for two more weeks – maintaining the opportunity for new buyers to get free unlimited Supercharging for Model S and Model X vehicles a little longer.

Why only two weeks? Is Tesla preparing something else?

Read more: Electrek

From issue #17

Free unlimited Supercharging still available (with referral code) until Sep. 16th

Tesla owners can give five friends free, unlimited Supercharging with a new Model S, Model X, or Model 3 Performance until September 16. From that point on, orders placed with a referral code will receive one year of free Supercharging instead of unlimited.

Read more: Tesla Referral Program

From issue #24

Get your Powerwall referral credit

If you have the Powerwall referral reward and haven’t used it yet or you don’t know what to do with it because getting a Powerwall is not in your plans, it seems like Tesla is offering $5,500 of credit instead. This credit can be used towards service, vehicle accessories, as well as new Tesla vehicles.

In order to do so, reach out to Tesla ([email protected]) and Tesla energy, and they should be able to take care of it.

From issue #114

Guess what? New changes in the Tesla Referral program

Instead of $100 of Supercharging credit, they’re giving 6 months free, unlimited Supercharging now.

If we’ve been useful to you in any way, we’ll be flattered if you used our referral code.

Read more: Tesla Referral Program

From issue #30

Latest changes in referral program: free, unlimited Supercharging is going away

After September 16, 2018, full unlimited Supercharging will go away and owners will be able to give friends a $100 Supercharging credit.

It’s not the first time that Tesla announces that the free, unlimited Supercharging is going away, we’ll see if this time is for good.

Read more: Tesla referral program

From issue #25

Model Y now eligible for the referral program

If you are thinking about ordering a new Model Y, you can now use someone’s referral link and get $1,000 of free Supercharging. If you are in need of a referral code and we have been helpful to you, please consider using ours

From issue #115

More changes in Tesla's referral program

  • The referral code is now valid to get free unlimited Supercharging for M3P.
  • After September 16, 2018, full unlimited Supercharging will go away and it’ll be replaced by one year of unlimited Supercharging.
  • All M3P purchased before August 1st, 2018, will automatically get free, unlimited Supercharging.

Read more: Tesla

From issue #19

New date: Select your awards by Feb. 28th

Remember when we said you need to select your awards by April 1st otherwise you’ll lose them? Never mind, do it as soon as possible, as the deadline has changed to February 28th, 2019.

Read more: Tesla support

From issue #46

New Referral program

The new referral program gives owner points that then can be exchanged for merchandising and other accessories at the Tesla store. To see the new referral program, you would need to update your Tesla app if you haven’t done it recently.

From issue #243

New Tesla Referral program announced

Tesla announced their new referral program recently. This time it is way more cost effective for the company. If you are planning on buying a new Tesla and want to use our code to get $1,000 of free Supercharging, we would be flattered

Read more: Tesla

From issue #52

Referral Program is back in Europe

Not the best pictures, but For those of you in Europe, you can share your referral code to get 2,000 credits. These credits can be used to purchase car upgrades and merchandise from the Tesla store. to see them more and more often.

From issue #260

Referral program live for Tesla cars in the US

Tesla has revived its referral program in the United States. Now, Tesla owners can earn up to 2,500 points for each referral resulting in a Tesla purchase by a friend or family member. These points can then be redeemed for upgrades or accessories in the Tesla store.

From issue #267

Referral program updates are now reflected in the Tesla app

If you purchase a Model S or Model X using a referral code, you will receive 3 months of Full Self-Driving (FSD) and $1,000 off. If you purchase a Model 3 or Model Y, that will give you $3,500 in credits. If someone uses your code to purchase a Model S or Model X, you will receive 20,000 credits. These credits can be redeemed for merchandise, Tesla accessories, and vehicle upgrades.

From issue #270

Select your awards by April 1st, 2019

Tesla Referral program is over, its last day was Feb 2nd. If you happen to have any unclaimed awards, you have until April 1st to select them. If you unlocked the level “Founders Series Roadster” and have a discount for the Roadster (yeah, I envy you!), they will expire one year after the Roadster becomes available to order.

Read more: Tesla

From issue #45

Tesla adds Premium Connectivity Subscription to referral program rewards

Tesla introduced the option to redeem referral program points for 1 year of premium connectivity at the cost of 2,500 points. The article also provides a comprehensive list of all the referral rewards and their respective point values.

From issue #279

Tesla cuts the cost of Solar Roof with a new $500 referral bonus

It seems like Tesla is pushing hard for their Solar Roof by adding a new $500 referral bonus, making it the only remaining referral bonus at the moment in Tesla’s referral program.

From issue #182

Tesla doubles its referral reward for solar roof and panel installations

Last week, Tesla doubled the reward for people referring to new solar panel installations in a new push to accelerate its energy business. The prize is nows $400 for each solar referral- plus a brand new Powerwall after 10 solar referrals- and $100 award for the buyer.

From issue #121

Tesla ending the free 400 kWh/year supercharger credits

Tesla Model S and Model X owners who didn’t get unlimited free Supercharging were getting 400 kWh (~1,000 miles) of Supercharger credits annually but that ended on November 1, 2018. After November 1, 2018 Model S and Model X purchased with a referral code would only receive 6 months of free Supercharging, the same as the Model 3.

Read more: Electrek

From issue #33

Tesla extends validity of free Supercharger miles by at least one month

As a follow-up from Elon’s tweet last week saying that Tesla would extend the free Supercharging miles from the referral program due to the current situation, some folks have now started seeing those changes reflected in the mobile app. The free Supercharging credits are being extended by one month for those whose miles were expiring in May 2020. For everyone else, it seems it’s going to be six months. Nice!

From issue #109

Tesla Insurance is giving back customers a 20% credit for the months of March and April

Tesla Insurance is not the only insurance doing this, in fact, most car insurance are giving back some kind of credit to their customers due to the current situation with COVID-19. So if you haven’t done it yet, check with your insurance (some companies may require you to call or reach out) to save some 💵

From issue #108

Tesla is extending the time to use free Supercharging miles

Given the current events around COVID-19, Elon Musk has said on Twitter they will extend the period of time to use the free Supercharging miles earned through the referral program- which is normally 6 months. This is great news for those with one or two referrals that are expiring soon, way to go Tesla!

From issue #108

Tesla launches Cybertruck raffle

Tesla has revived its referral program in the United States. Now, Tesla owners can earn up to 2,500 points for each referral resulting in a Tesla purchase by a friend or family member. These points can then be redeemed for upgrades or accessories in the Tesla store.

From issue #267

Tesla now allows you to buy FSD Capability, Enhanced Autopilot, and Acceleration Boost with referral credits

If anyone uses your referral code to buy Tesla solar products, Tesla will give you credits that you can use for different things. Up until now, the options were limited to accessories on their website, but starting this week they’ve opened it up to include add-ons for your car, like Full Self-Driving or the Acceleration Boost. Sure, you still need around 40 purchases for FSD and 7 for the Acceleration Boost, but it’s still pretty cool.

From issue #251

Tesla referral program ending on Feb 1st

Tesla is discontinuing their referral program and this time is for good. If you are thinking about buying a new Tesla you can still get 6 months of free supercharging if you do it before February 1st, and if you need a referral code, we would be honored if you use ours

Read more: Twitter

From issue #43

Tesla Referral Program in China

We mentioned a couple of newsletters ago that Tesla seemed to have introduced some new text regarding the referral program. Earlier this week, Tesla announced their referral program in China and this post has some screenshots. In the new program, if someone uses your referral code you get 3,500 points and current owners buying another car get 7,000 points, those points can be used later on for merchandising and accessories.

From issue #240

Tesla referral program updated in the USA

This week, Tesla updated their referral program in the USA, making it a lot more compelling. In the new program, Model 3 and Model Y buyers receive a $500 discount and 3 months of FSD, while referrers get 10,000 credits that can be used to buy upgrades, accessories, and apparel. If you need a referral code, don’t hesitate to reach out!

From issue #275

Tesla shakes up referral program with Cybertruck perk

Tesla’s updated U.S. referral program includes new rewards like priority Cybertruck delivery within 45 days for 30,000 points (which quickly sold out) and factory tours to both Giga Autin and Fremont for 10,000 credits.
If you are buying a new Tesla or scheduling a demo drive, please consider using our referral code

From issue #305

Tesla Taiwan promotion: Refer a person and get 3 months free of FSD

That is kind of cool, at least for new owners! Also, if we can trust the dates in the promotion, it seems that the FSD subscription should be ready by July.

From issue #167

Tesla Vehicles and solar panels excluded from the referral program

Sad news, as of September 18th, Tesla announced they will not be offering Tesla rewards until further notice. As mentioned in the previous article, only Solar Roof remains eligible for a referral bonus. Thank you to everyone who has used our code in the past, we are really honored!

From issue #182

Tesla's referral program might be making a comeback

In a recent update from the app, our friends from Teslascope found new text strings referring to redeeming referrals for Supercharging miles, official merchandise, and vehicle accessories. These changes point to a possible re-introduction of the Tesla Referral Program.

From issue #238

They won a Tesla Model Y through the referral program!

We’ve heard about a couple of winners of the Model Y via the referral program before, but this time our friend @Tesla_Raj has interviewed a couple who won and received a free Model Y, cool!

From issue #126

Understanding Tesla's heat pump system

Really long video (1 hour and 12 minutes), some of the key points are:

  • Tesla’s heat pump uses a refrigerant to move heat energy.
  • The heat pump can use multiple sources and sinks of heat.
  • The only input to the system is electricity.
  • This system is more efficient than resistive heaters.
From issue #268

Unnoficial update about forged Model 3 referral wheels

Multiple people are waiting to receive this perk from the Tesla referral program, and just recently some have received an email from Tesla stating the following: “The Forged Performance Wheels for Model 3 are expected to enter production and begin fulfilling by summer’s end. Be on the lookout for more information in the coming weeks and months!”. I don’t have a Model 3 but I wonder how these wheels look like, I expect nothing but S3XY!

Read more: TMC Forum

From issue #71

Yet another change (or a few ones) in Tesla's referral program

Starting from Oct 5th Tesla has made several changes to their referral program:

  • People purchasing Teslas with a referral code will get $100 in Supercharging credit
  • All Model 3s can now take advantage of it
  • The list of referral awards has changed, a couple of the new additions are: 1st referral gets you your photo launched into space and 4th gives you priority access to vehicle software updates
  • If you are thinking of buying a new Tesla and we have been useful please use our referral code

Read more: Tesla Referral Program

From issue #28