Online coupon codes worth a second look
byMar 17th 2010 3:30PM
Many people are looking for new ways to save money. Clipping and organizing coupons helps, especially for large scale shopping trips. When you're strapped for time and still need to buy new clothes, order dinner or shop for someone's birthday, try using online coupon codes. No scissors or organizational skills required.
Retailmenot is one of the leading online coupon code generators. It accesses a variety of sites, pulls codes and lists them in one place. All the codes are listed on the main body of the page. The biggest drawback to the site is fraudulent codes. People will occasionally add inappropriate, dirty and obviously useless codes to the list. They're easy to weed out and often obvious, but they are obnoxious.
Shopathome is another great place for online coupon codes. Like Retailmenot, the coupon codes are easy to use and listed down the main body of the page. Shopathome does not have many codes for chain restaurants such as Domino's Pizza, but it offers one advantage over Retailmenot: cash back for shopping online with your favorite retailers.
For example, if you want to shop online with Victoria's Secret, log into Shopathome, find the page for Victoria's Secret using the search bar, and up pop tons of codes specifically for Victoria's Secret. There's also a 2% cash back bonus, the average for Victoria's Secret, although it may fluctuate daily depending on the Shopathome deals of the day.
College students in particular will love using online coupon codes with pizza delivery services. Domino's Pizza may be one of the most generous when it comes to online ordering, allowing for a free order of cinnamon sticks with an online purchase, two free 20-ounce sodas, and in some locations a free 2 liter product as well. In addition to great discounts on the order you planned to place, adding an entire large pizza is just a couple dollars more.
Victoria's Secret offers some nice online coupon codes for free underwear or makeup, and large discounts on bra purchases. Users should be aware though, that many Victoria's Secret codes are only good if you already have an Angel's card: the credit card of Victoria's Secret.
Amazon.com already offers some nice deals by giving free shipping on most orders over $25, and the use of third party shippers has saved many people large sums on gently used items. The savings don't stop there though. If there are items you just can't bring yourself to buy second hand, then keep an eye on Amazon's online coupon codes. They expire often but usually offer deep discounts within certain departments.
If you can get to a Kohl's store then you know what great discounts they offer on name brand clothing. You can browse racks and racks of apparel up to 60% or even more off. If you don't have time to shop in person, give Kohls.com a chance. With regularly released online coupon codes, you won't even miss that 70% off rack.