What is Awin?

Awin (formerly called Affiliate Window) is a well-established affiliate network. It’s one of the biggest networks in the affiliate marketing industry. Although based in the UK the network has programs for those promoting to markets in the USA and in many other countries too.

Awin is a recognized reputable company. If you’re looking to not only join a good network with a wide choice of retailers but also get help boosting conversions they’re certainly one to consider.

You’ll need to pay 1 USD/EUR/GBP when you join Awin. This is to help them deter unscrupulous users. But you will receive the money back when you receive your first payout. Therefore it doesn’t technically cost you anything.

Awin is free to join.

Review key info about Awin below.

Payment details

The platform uses the following currencies: EUR, GBP, USD . At Awin the minimum payout is $20. Payouts to publishers are paid using or or . The payment frequency of the Awin affiliate Network is 1st and 15th of every month..

Tracking and cookies

The tracking software used by Awin is their own in-house solution. Cookie length varies based on the offer you're promoting.

The main commission type used is .

Merchants and offers


A list of merchants who're listed (or have been previously) on Awin:
  • Etsy
  • Firebox
  • Expedia
  • GoDaddy
  • John Lewis
  • MyProtein
  • Vodafone


Awin have something they call 'StoreWindow' which provides you the opportunity to promote in-store offers and discounts which gives you a chance of making more commissions from your website. They also have voucher solutions for those who are voucher code publishers.


Awin alternatives

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Frequently asked questions.

Do Awin own ShareASale?
Awin is part of the same group of companies that also owns ShareASale.

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Listing last modified: February 8, 2022

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