The thrill of getting a good deal can easily be washed away in a pool of untouched coupons that are likely stacking up in some sort of mail pile you have at home. Though online retail have given these real-life printouts a back seat, they’re a lesser-known element of one of the most popular shopping sites around — Amazon.
What it is
It’s pretty simple. Like your typical newspaper clipping, Amazon offers up various percentages off things like tools, pet supplies, electronics and fashion.
Once you “clip” the coupon of your choice, it’s automatically added to your cart, and the discount is applied once you check out. And just like that, you’ve saved some money without giving away a ton of your time.
How it works
You can find Amazon’s coupon page by clicking on the Today’s Deals section that’s found right under the homepage search bar. Once you land on the deals page, the coupon section can be found on the top left, right under where your delivery location is typically shown. (Coupon categories can be found on the left sidebar.)
Once you find something of your liking, simply press “click coupon.” The discount is automatically saved to your cart, but you won’t see the amount saved until you checkout, so don’t get scared if the full price is still visible in your cart. To make sure the coupon will be applied, view the item and check under the price. The amount to be saved should be right under the total cost.
After that, all you have to do is pay, save and wait for your delivery!
Tips and tricks
Just because you clip a coupon doesn’t mean you have to immediately buy the product. Your coupons will save and be applied whenever you buy the item, so don’t stress out about how much time you’re spending browsing the page, your coupons will save throughout your shopping.
If you’re searching for a particular brand, you can type the name into the search bar to view all of the related savings.
The sort option can help you find the biggest deals, expiration dates and the most popular items — all great things to note while browsing.
And, above the list of categories on the left side of the page, there’s an option that allows you to view all of the coupons clipped, which can help you compare discounts and rates easily.
Things to remember
Coupons are only eligible for one item, which means if you buy six packs of toilet paper, only one pack will receive the discount shown on the coupon.
New coupon offers are constantly added, so check the page regularly for up-to-date savings.
There is an expiration date on Amazon coupons, so if you find something you want, buy it!
If you return an item bought with a coupon, the amount you saved might be subtracted from the return credit.
There’s an option to share a coupon on social media or via email, so if you find a discount your friend will love, send it their way (it won’t take away from your ability to use the same one).
Below, shop using some of the best coupons we found on Amazon.
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