Most Canadians want to save money when they can. Clipping print coupons is an effective way to do that, but you have to go through volumes of paper to find one you need, cut it out, carry it around with you, and then remember to use it during checkout before it expires. That’s a lot of work to save fifty cents on laundry detergent.
Coupon apps make it a breeze for today’s busy Canadian households to save money with couponing. You can search for the exact coupon you want in seconds, then use it later with your smartphone or upload your receipt for “cash back”. Discounts for online shopping are even easier to apply.
Digital couponing has become very popular, as the use of smartphones has grown.
“The value of digital coupon redemptions will surge to $91 billion by 2022,” predicts a report by Jupiter Research. “Mobile will account for nearly 80% of all coupon redemptions by 2022.”
TIP: If you shop in-store, make sure you ask about price-matching policies!
The Very Best FREE Coupon Apps for Canadians
Following are our favourite couponing apps.
If you shop online, you can still use coupons in the form of discount codes. Shop at any online store and Honey will automatically apply the best available coupons during the checkout process. Just add their “app” to your Google Chrome browser and you’re done.
Checkout 51 is a coupon/cashback hybrid that’s a Canadian favourite. The receipt has to be uploaded and approved, then you’ll receive a cheque when you’ve reached at least $20. It’s the perfect solution for those who don’t like to use coupons at checkout.
You’ll find both coupons and flyers at Flipp, which is based in Toronto. The app allows you to save and sync your loyalty cards. Access coupons both on their website and through their app.
Save.ca has coupons, as well as flyers and free samples for Canadians. You can access the coupons through their website or download the app.
Choose from printable or digital coupons using your WebSaver account, or even have some mailed to you. It isn’t technically an app, but you can use coupons via your smartphone directly from your WebSaver account.
More Ways to Save Money When you Shop in Canada
- You’ll find coupons on many company websites. Some are still old school, printable coupons, while others offer apps of their own (popular with store reward programs or loyalty cards).
- If you prefer to print coupons, check out SmartSource.ca. Clip the coupons you want – then click ‘Print Coupons’ when you’re done.
- For travel discounts (flights, hotels and car rentals), you’ll find the biggest savings by searching booking apps like CheapOAir for discount codes.
- You can earn gift cards for your favourite stores using sites like Swagbucks. They have over 15 million members who are earning gift cards by playing games, watching videos and other easy activities. You can choose from a wide range of gift cards. If you like this way of earning, there’s a list of the best sites that pay Canadians to do various online tasks.
??? What’s your favourite coupon app? Please share it in the comments below.
✔ You may also be interested in reading:
8 Ways Canadians Can Make US Travel More Affordable
Can I Afford to Stay Home with my Kids in Canada?
12 Tips to Cut Heating Bills
© CanadianFamily.net – Content on this website may not be used elsewhere without expressed permission. You are welcome to link to this post for reference, discussion, etc. Content theft will result in legal action. Thank you for respecting the effort that we have put into our original content. If you would like to have quality content created for you, please contact our writer directly.
DISCLOSURE: We may receive compensation for links to products on this website. We are participants in the Amazon Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.ca.