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How To Get Free Coupons

Wondering how to get free coupons? Find out in this post from people start couponing, I often get asked, “Where can I get coupons?” To me, it’s common knowledge to know where they are, but I’ve been at this coupon game for over a decade now. So it’s second nature. If you’re just starting out on your coupon journey, don’t worry. There are a lot of places where you can get coupons — including free coupons too. Just check out our list below fto find out how to get free coupons.

How To Get Free Coupons

Buy The Sunday Newspaper.
Okay, it sounds silly to say free coupons and then tell you to buy something. But you’re buying the paper. The coupons that come inside are free (since it’s technically not legal to actually sell coupons).

Keep in mind that not every Sunday paper has coupons. The are usually not inserts in papers on holiday weekends. So before you actually purchase the paper, be sure to leaf through it quickly to see if there are coupons inside.

Look In Stores.
If you’re walking up and down the aisles in your local grocery store (or even gas station!), look around for coupons. Many will have small dispensers (commonly called “blinkies”) or tearpads of coupons that are available to you.

I would avoid taking any straight off of products because those are often reserved for when you are buying that exact product. Some people don’t believe in that mentality, though, and will peel them anyway. I actually bought a product the other day where the coupon was peeled off (but the plastic backing remained) and I was pretty frustrated.

Write To Companies.
It’s easy to get free coupons by mail. If there’s a brand that you love, send them a note. Compliment them and see if there are any coupons that they are able to send you. Many companies will send you what they have. I know so many people who do this and save a ton this way, so it’s a good way to start out.

Just be sure to actually do this with companies you do love. I wouldn’t suggest emailing the same standard letter to every brand you can think of. You want to personalize it for that brand.

Sign Up For Newsletters.
A lot of brands will add coupons to their email newsletters. So if you have a brand you love, be sure to head to their website and sign up for their mailing list. 

While you’re there, you might also see a coupons tab. Check it out. There may be printable manufacturer coupons on a brand’s website. 

Where are your favorite places to get free coupons?