Walmart Has A New Coupon Policy

by Laura on March 5, 2011

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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