San Luis Obispo to reward customers for shopping local

Downtown San Luis Obispo businesses
Posted at 12:25 PM, Jan 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-25 18:18:30-05

The city of San Luis Obispo is looking to boost traffic for local businesses, while rewarding those customers.

Starting Monday, the first 100 customers to turn in their receipts will receive a bonus gift card as part of the Buy Local Bonus program. Those customers will receive $40 in gift cards for every $100 purchase. Receipts must be submitted to the city, which will notify winners via email if they qualify.

Many of the gift cards are to various local business in San Luis Obispo. So far 132 local businesses signed up to participate in the Buy Local Bonus program since it first started in December 2020.