Thursday, June 30, 2011

Walmart Coupon Policy Updated 5/12/2011


Since there has been so much discussion of late in the media and in the blogs about various stores coupon policies I wanted to update you on the latest Walmart Coupon Policy.  I would suggest that you print out a copy and take it with you when you go shopping.


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Walmart Coupon Policy

We gladly accept the following types of coupons*
  • Print-at-home internet coupons
    • Must be legible
    • Must have "Manufacturer Coupon" printed on them
    • Must have a valid remit address for the manufacturer
    • Must have a valid expiration date
    • Must have a scannable bar code
    • Buy one, get one free (BOGO) coupons with a specified price
    • Are acceptable in black and white or color
    • May not be duplicated
  • Manufacturers' coupons
    • For dollar/cents off
    • For free items (except those printed off the Internet)
    • Buy one, get one free (BOGO) coupons
    • Must have "Manufacturer Coupon" printed on them
    • Must have a valid remit address for the manufacturer
    • Must have a valid expiration date
    • Must have a scannable bar code
    • May not be duplicated
  • Competitors' coupons
    • A specific item for a specified price, for example, $2.99
    • Buy one, get one free (BOGO) coupons for items with a specified price
    • Have a valid expiration date
    • Are acceptable in black and white
  • Soft drink container caps
  • Checkout coupons ("Catalinas")
    • Printed at our competitors' registers for dollar/cents off on a specific item
    • Must have "Manufacturer Coupon" with specific item requirements printed on them
    • Must have a valid remit address for the manufacturer
    • Must have a valid expiration date
    • Must have a scannable bar code
    • Are acceptable in black and white
    • May not be duplicated
We DO NOT accept the following coupons:
  • Checkout coupons
    • Dollars/cents off the entire basket purchase
    • Percentage off the entire basket purchase
  • Print-at-home Internet coupons that require no purchase
  • Competitors' coupons
    • Dollars/cents off at a specific retailer
    • Percentage off
    • Buy one, get one free (BOGO) coupons without a specified price
    • Double- or triple-value coupons
*The following are guidelines and limitations:
  • We only accepts coupons for merchandise that we sell.
  • Coupons must be presented at the time of purchase.
  • Only one coupon per item.
  • Item purchased must be identical to the coupon (size, quantity, brand, flavor, color, etc).
  • There is no limit on the number of coupons per transaction.
  • Coupons must have an expiration date and be redeemed prior to expiration.
  • If coupon value exceeds the price of the item, the excess may be given to the customer as cash or applied toward the basket purchase.
  • SNAP items purchased in a SNAP transaction are ineligible for cash back.
  • WIC items purchased in a WIC transaction are applied to the basket purchase and may not be eligible for cash back. Refer to state-specific WIC guidelines.
  • Great Value, Marketside, Equate, Parents Choice, and World Table coupons have no cash value and are ineligible for cash back or application to the basket purchase.
  • The system will prompt for supervisor verification for:
    • 40 coupons per transaction.
    • A coupon of $20 or greater on one item.
    • $50 or more in coupons in one transaction.
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Updated 5/12/2011

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Here are some sources of printable coupons:

Coupon Network - offers savings and coupons that you will not find anywhere else. Click Here

Coupons.com to Print Free Grocery Coupons - just plug in your zip code or any other zip code that you would like to check.  The 90210 Zip Code is very popular.

Frugal Father Coupons - searchable database tool!  I think that you are going to love this coupon tool!  

InboxDollars.com - Print Free Grocery Coupons.  Just sign up for a FREE InboxDollars account and get access to all the printable coupons.  If you are a new member you will get a $5 sign-up bonus.  Each time you print out and redeem a coupon you will earn $0.10 per coupon.

Redplum - Print Free Grocery Coupons. Offers savings and coupons that you won't find anywhere else.

Swagbucks.com - Print Free Grocery Coupons. Just sign up for a FREE Swagbucks account and get access to all the printable coupons.  You will also earn 30 Swagbucks for signing up!  Each time you print out and redeem a coupon you will earn 10 Swagbucks.

Target coupons Target Printable Grocery Coupons!  Remember you can stack a Target coupon with a manufacturers coupons to maximize your savings.

Walmart coupons - Walmart Printable Coupons. Walmart pays you the difference between the coupon value and the cost of the item.  Overage will be applied to your basket total or given as cash.

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