Walmart Has A New Coupon Policy

I hesitate to even post this until all the wrinkles have been worked out, but it is supposed to be active now so I wanted you guys to know.

Walmart has a new coupon policy.  Anyone who has taken my coupon class knows that I HATE using coupons at Walmart.  I am lucky enough to live somewhere with better options.  I know for some people this is not the case.  

However 25% of all groceries in this country are sold at Walmart so I know some of you are using them for your shopping and I want you to know about the changes.

So first here is the link to a printable version (from Deal Seeking Mom) you can take with you to the store. 

Here are the highlights:

Walmart will accept the following coupons:
– manufacturer’s coupons
– Internet printable coupons
– competitor’s coupons that have a specific price listed
– soft drink container caps
– Catalina coupons clearly labeled as “manufacturer coupon”
*the current debate right now is whether or not Walmart will accept Register Rewards in this category. As soon as I know something I will let you know*

Provided they meet the following criteria:
– one coupon per item
– coupons must have an expiration date and be redeemed prior to expiration
– change or overage will be given if a coupon exceeds a purchase
– coupon must be for an item Walmart sells
– coupons must be presented at the time of purchase

Walmart does not accept the following coupons:
– Internet printable coupons for a free product
– competitor’s coupons for dollars, cents or percentage off, B1G1 free, and double or triple value (NEW)

Management approval will be required for: (this is not different)
– transactions with 40 or more coupons
– any coupon with a value over $20
– $50 or more in coupons in a single transaction

Thanks Deal Seeking Mom!

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  1. vodreaux says

    Here is a suggestion for everyone:

    Since Walmart has updated the coupon policy, I encourage everyone to Email, Fax and even call Walmart CEO on complimenting the change on policy. Also, please share your horrible experience with Michael Duke. Ask him for his advice on making your future shopping experience smooth as possible avoiding past experience of you and others. Lastly, share this thread, other thread and blogs.

    CEO of Walmart

    Corporate contact info:
    702 Southwest 8th Street
    Bentonville, AR 72716
    United States – Map
    +1-479-2734000 (Phone)
    +1-479-2734053 (Fax)

  2. Vera M says

    Thank you, Laura!
    I am not a fan of using coupons at Walmart, either. Not so much because I have a problem using coupons at Walmart, but either they do not stock a coupon item, or their stock is so low, you just don’t get them item.
    As I’ve practiced utilizing my coupons more efficiently, I’ve found that doing all my shopping elsewhere (I’ve developed a fondness for Kroger!) is WAY more productive, easier on my wallet and stress level and generally, a more satisfying experience!
    Thanks for the heads up!