Saving Money with Coupon Codes

Saving Money with Coupon Codes

Coupon codes continue to be one of the best ways for saving money when shopping online. Most shoppers overlook them, yet they come with lots of benefits to those who care to take advantage of discounts and deals. More and more manufacturers and online stores are using the coupons to attract customers and improve sales.

Here are some quick tips on using coupons online:

Tip One  - Take the time to check the website you are on, or any coupon site before buying. There are hundreds of websites offering coupon codes, most you will find by using Google. In most cases, a quick Google of the site name along with 'coupon codes' will bring in many results.

Tip Two - After entering the code, ensure that the claimed discount reflects the total before going ahead with the purchase. Remember that discounts codes never appear after submitting payment; you need to be sure of the price reduction before you make payment for your shopping. The website should always show the price reduction before you attempt to pay.

Tip Three - Check 'use by dates' on the codes. Remember that most products are in demand; this could cause early closure of discounts. Retailers are allowed to close discounts or deals whenever they like. You are better off buying quickly so you do not miss out. Don't forget; discount codes are very much a part of marketing for most businesses so they can and will use them to their advantage.

Tip Four - It does not hurt to see if you can use more than one coupon at a time, although this is very rare. Some stores make it possible for customers to use more than one coupon code on the same transaction.

Tip Five - Find the best time to find valuable coupon codes. Timing is vital and what you may already know is that most deals can often be found at the start of the month. An excellent way of getting the latest deals from most retailers is using social media like Facebook. Another option for finding the newest codes is by using Google and changing your search settings to anything listed within 24 hours, week or the last month. You can locate the option under the 'Tools' link on Google.  

Tip Six - To get better value, try and spend larger amounts on your shopping. You can make far greater savings; surely it is better to save 10% on a £100 bill than on a £10 bill?

So now you might be wondering if ever give out coupon codes or discounts? Yes, we do! Keep an eye on our Facebook page; we are about to post some. If you are not a fan of social media then why not add your email to our mailing list - just click here and fill in your details.


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