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Whether you still read a traditional newspaper or use your smartphone for virtually everything, there are few excuses for not using coupons. Unless, of course, you enjoy paying more than necessary.
Coupons can now be found in multiple forms accessible through various means, from newspapers to mobile apps.
Digital coupons are found in so many places that it can be hard to keep up. So we’ve rounded up seven major sources of manufacturer coupons that anyone with an internet connection can access. All are free.
To boost your savings at no cost and with little effort, start by determining which type of digital coupon works for you. By “digital coupon,” I simply mean coupons found online. The three main types are those that you:
- Print out and bring to the store, redeeming them by handing the printouts to the cashier at checkout. These are often referred to as “printable coupons.”
- Electronically send to a store loyalty card. You redeem these by using the card at checkout.
- Both obtain and redeem via a mobile app, such as by displaying your phone for the cashier to scan at checkout.
Some digital coupons require either a printer or mobile device. Note that all of the apps mentioned in this article are available only for Apple iOS or Android devices.
Major coupon options include:
This site offers manufacturer coupons that can be printed, accessed via app or redeemed via grocery-store loyalty card. Note that SmartSource refers to the last option as “Direct2Card.”
This website specializes in manufacturer coupons for natural and healthy products. They are printable coupons.
Additionally, some giant corporations that own many brands offer coupons for all of their brands in one place. Procter & Gamble does this through its P&G Everyday program, and General Mills does it through its Tablespoon program.
So poke around the websites of your favorite brands to see if they offer digital savings.
Many major retailers offer manufacturer coupons on their own websites. These include drugstore, big-box and grocery chains. The coupons may be printable or redeemable via loyalty card or app.
For example, the CVS site offers printable manufacturer coupons, while the Walgreens site offers digital manufacturer coupons that you can add to your Walgreens loyalty card. So check your favorite retailers’ websites for options.
Some major retailers offer digital manufacturer coupons on their mobile apps. Examples include Kroger and Target. To find out whether a retailer has its own app, visit its website or search a legitimate app store like the Apple App Store or Google Play.
To learn how to get the most savings out of manufacturer coupons, check out “6 Stores That Allow Coupon Stacking.”
What’s your favorite source of manufacturer’s coupons? Let us know by commenting below or on our Facebook page.
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