You shouldn't ever pay full price for anything, particularly when you can use loyalty cards, special deals, and coupons. With coupon apps becoming more popular, and some of them easier than others to use, you won't have to clip out paper coupons and carry them around anymore, and can sometimes combine them with other digital discounts. Put away your weekly flyers and check out our list of the best coupon apps for iPhone.
5 Apr 2016, by Cherry Mae Torrevillas
GeoQpons is an app that combines loyalty cards, clearance sales, shopping list, and online and in-store coupons to get you the best deal at many different stores like Walgreens, Meijer, Banana Republic, Starbucks, Costco, Walmart, Best Buy, Old Navy, and Office Depot, among others. Coupons are updated daily for several retailers like Victoria's Secret, Aeropostale, Hot Topic, Sephora, and more. You can create a shopping list, save your personal coupons, find coupons for local businesses and restaurants, obtain coupon codes, see in-store coupons, and use a barcode scanner to find the lowest online prices. The app integrates with your calendar to show coupon expiry dates and you can send coupons to your friends via SMS or email.
The Coupons.com app is one of the best grocery and drugstore coupon apps you'll find. You can print off coupons from your iPhone and the grocery coupons are good at any retailer. You'll save on items and brands like Cheerios, Betty Crocker, Crest, Tide, Kellogg's, Campbell's, Kraft, Pantene, and Bounty. The app works with Apple Watch and allows you to see coupon codes, discounts, and savings for malls, health stores, and clothing stores on your wrist. Registered users can add card-linked-offers with their preferred card and save with a tap. You can choose your favorite stores and find recommended offers from the Your Favorites tab. You can also set up alerts for offers near you when you are out shopping.
Coupon Sherpa makes it easy to save money with access to thousands of online, local, and in-store coupons for all of your favorite restaurants, retailers, and shops. Just show the coupon to the cashier and he or she can scan it right off of your iPhone. The app offers features like store locators, easy social sharing options, and favorites lists. You can use GPS to find coupons for stores in your area, sort coupons by categories, save your favorite stores and share deals over social media, and find sales and discounts from all the popular retailers.
Specials is an app that helps you find specials and dining coupons from local chain restaurants like McDonald's, Jamba Juice, Wendy's, IHOP, Taco Bell, Domino's, Pizza Hut, Olive Garden, Burger King, Starbucks, Chili's, Denny's, Subway, Romano's Macaroni Grill, and more. Over 100 chain restaurants are covered and the app gathers and ranks deals each day so you don't have to do the work. You can save money for any meal. If there's a particular restaurant you want to see deals for but it isn't included in the app, let the developers know and they will see what they can do.
Checkout 51 will earn you cash back when you buy your favorite brands. Offers are updated every Thursday so all you have to do is browse the offers, buy the products from any store, take a photo of your receipt, redeem the offer, and earn cash back. Once you earn $20 in savings, Checkout 51 will mail you a check. You won't have to spend any more time looking through circulars, clipping them out, or remembering to take them to the store. Any offer you see can be used at any grocery store like Whole Foods, Walmart, Costco, and more. The app will use GPS to offer you in-store offers at optimum times.
Shopular gives you promo codes, markdown items, weekly ads, and coupons from all of your favorite stores. Everything is updated daily and you'll see deals for stores like Walgreens, Best Buy, Joann Fabrics, Express, CVS, Target, Walmart, Dollar General, Old Navy, Kohl's, Hollister, Hobby Lobby, and more. You can rest assured knowing these deals really work: Shopular's team hand-selects and tests every deal to verify its validity. Never again miss a deal at your favorite stores! See all your weekly ads in one place and when you want to look at the sales, see what items have been marked down.
Slickdeals is a huge deal-sharing community online with millions of people who use it regularly to share and rate the best coupons and deals. There are three “deals” sections: Frontpage Deals, Popular Deals, and Featured Deals. The forum is where users go to help each other find the best deals and discounts, read and leave product reviews, and exchange feedback. Deal alerts let you set up your alert for stores, keyboards, and categories by setting thresholds for when you want to hear about certain deals. Coupons are updated daily so you don't have to worry about wasting your time. If you want to shop deals in a certain category instead of searching through the Frontpage deals, you can browse the category pages.
The Walgreens app will let you clip coupons, print photos, and refill prescriptions quickly and easily using your iPhone. Scan your prescription label and the pharmacy will fill it for you and have it ready within an hour. You can track the status of all of your prescriptions, set pill reminders so you won't miss a dose, and the app will also remind you when it's time to refill or pick up your prescription. Send your photos from your Instagram, Facebook, Dropbox, Walgreens.com or Flickr albums and the photo lab will print them for you within an hour. Get exclusive deals and limited-time offers, see your points and clipped coupons, and browse the weekly ad. Clip coupons straight to your Balance Rewards card and your savings are applied at the checkout.
Groupon isn't exactly a coupon app but it sure will help you save money! In fact, you'll save 50 to 70 percent on deals you buy through the app. Save money on everything you want and need: tropical travel, spa offers, fashion, and even restaurant meals. You can use every deal immediately and you can buy and redeem the deals using your iPhone, track your purchased vouchers by expiration date and location, and carry all the vouchers in your iPhone so you don't have to print them off. Share deals via social media, travel to amazing destinations or stay at fancy hotels with Groupon Getaways, and use Groupon Goods to enjoy low prices on high quality products.
Ebates will actually pay you when you shop online. Earn up to 26 percent cash back when you shop with your Ebates account. You'll even get a $10 bonus with your first purchase. With 1,800 stores included in the app, it's likely your favorites will be there: Kohl's, Overstock.com, Home Depot, Walmart, and Groupon are just a few. The app also offers thousands of online coupons, special offers, and free shipping from stores that participate, and you can instantly buy items. Activate Cash Back and use the browser specially made for Ebates shoppers to apply coupon codes. Have a look at the top coupons of the week to get the most savings possible.