8 Couponing Apps to Help You Save Money at the Store

Wondering how to save some money on your next shopping spree or grocery trip? Fortunately, it’s easier than you think. Using a couponing website is one of the best ways to save a little cash on everything from groceries to clothing, and it’s easy to find dozens of options on the internet. We’ve got you covered with eight of the best couponing platforms to help you start saving now.

 

Fetch Rewards

Want to get paid to take a picture of your grocery store receipt? Check out Fetch Rewards. This platform allows you to earn points for every receipt you upload to the app. Once you rack up enough points you can cash in on gift cards from dozens of stores like Sephora, Chipotle, and Dell, or even donate to a charity. All you need to do is download the app and create an account.

There are several ways to tally points with the app, but one of the simplest methods is to scan your receipt and let the app find the savings for you. Fetch works with hundreds of beverage, food, and wellness companies to curate these offers. The app also runs several special offers simultaneously that allow you to earn bonus points on some purchases. Typically, 1,000 points is equal to a $1 when cashing out for gift cards. You can also earn 2,000 points today just by referring family members and friends.

 

Swagbucks

Swagbucks is another easy option to help you snag money for your next trip to the grocery store. The app is simple. All you need to do is sign up and you’ll earn points by answering surveys and polls or by watching videos. Then, you can cash out on gift cards from dozens of brands like Amazon or even opt for cash back through PayPal. Aside from the rewards options, Swagbucks also offers coupons from a range of retailers including Macy’s, Nike, and J.Crew. The company is currently offering a 1,000 point bonus equivalent to $10 when you spend at least $25 at a store featured on their website. So, check it out today!

 

Ibotta

 Like Fetch Rewards, Ibotta also offers coupons and gift cards for scanning your grocery receipts. This option in particular has a ton of coupons specifically for grocery stores. There are several ways to save with Ibotta. You can get instant cash bask by linking a credit card to your account or by adding coupons and cash back offers into the app before you shop in-store. Once you submit a receipt in the app, you’ll earn cash back within 24 hours.  There’s also a browser extension to use for earning cash back when you shop online. Thankfully, Ibotta is free. This month the platform is offering an up to $100 June referral bonus. You’ll earn $20 for two referrals, $30 after reaching five referrals and $50 once you refer ten friends.

 

Rakuten

Rakuten is one of the oldest couponing platforms available and offers up to 40% in cash back from over 2,500 stores. All you need to do is sign onto Rakuten, find a store, or check out the available offers. If you’re working from a computer or mobile phone, the website will open a new window to activate a shopping trip on the store’s website and tally any Rakuten coupons to your order. You can also activate shopping trips from Rakuten emails or even in-store if you link your credit card to your member account. All cashback options are available by check or through PayPal, making it easy and simple to use. The platform is currently offering a $10 gift card to Walmart or a Rakuten cash sign up bonus for any new members.

 

Honey 

This browser extension available with Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Opera, will automatically apply a coupon code at checkout, meaning you’ll never have to scramble to search for a last-minute coupon code again. Honey essentially works like a virtual shopping assistant that’ll cut out the coupon search time for you and automatically apply the best available coupon code at checkout. It comes equipped with savings to hundreds of stores including Target, Amazon, and even Apple. Got a gadget you’re vying for that’s out of your budget? Honey also has a cool droplist feature which allows you to add an item to your list and receive price drop notifications.

 

Kellogg’s Family Rewards

Yes, you heard right. The creator of the likes of Cheez-It, Frosted Flakes and Eggo offers a rewards program with exclusive discounts and digital coupons. All you need to do is join the Kellogg’s Family Rewards program and earn points with every purchase of a Kellogg’s product when you upload a receipt through a text or email. You can cash in points for specially branded contents, gift cards, sweepstakes, and even vacation deals. Each product will have different point values, and while a $5 Nike gift card might cost 7,500 points, there’s plenty of options out there. The company is also currently offering a 100 point sign up bonus.

 

SnipSnap

SnipSnap brings the quintessential pastime of clipping coupons from the newspaper to life online. With this app, you can easily digitize any paper coupon to use at the store. All you need to do is snap a picture, save it to your app and hand it over to the cashier to scan at checkout. Using the discovery screen you can share coupons with family and friends, and connect with users through Facebook and Twitter. The app also sends notification to your phone about coupon expiration dates or reminders when you enter a store.

 

Sweatcoin

If you’re a fitness fanatic or an avid runner, checkout  Sweatcoin. This app rewards you just for being active. By walking or doing a quick workout you’ll earn ‘sweatcoins,’ a digital currency you can use on free fitness equipment, gym memberships, and even high-tech gadgets. Currently, with 17,999 sweatcoins you can even earn a trip to Paris to dine at the Eiffel Tower. All you need to do is start walking and allow the app to track your steps. You can also use the currency to donate to charities or even organize a step competition with friends and family to motivate you. Downloading the app is a great way to motivate yourself to get in shape!

With these eight couponing platforms saving money can be easy and fun. Try these simple tips today and start earning cashback bonuses and rewards as soon as possible.

 

Resources:

https://www.thepennyhoarder.com/save-money/groceries-100/

https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/finance/best-coupon-apps

https://www.thebalance.com/best-coupon-apps-4160582

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