There are a ton of online resources for finding savings on groceries. Whether it’s through freebies, samples, coupons or giveaways,there is no shortage of sites to find ways to save money on your next grocery order. But there are some some resources that I find myself using everyday and have become part of my saving routine. They are the sites that I have found to be the best places for me to find savings & coupons for groceries and other products. So here, in no particular order, are my top 5 places online for finding savings:
1. Checkout 51 – Checkout 51 is an iPhone (soon for Android) app that gives you a list of products each week that are available for a rebate. When you purchase any of the products on the list, upload your receipt through the app. You will then get a notification once your receipt has been processed, and the amount of the rebate will be debited to your Checkout51 account. Once you have saved $20 in rebates, you can then request a cheque and receive your savings in the mail. The product lists are updated weekly and rebates are on products you actually buy (like bread & yogurt).
2. Save.ca– I have 3 primary coupon sites that I frequent at least once a month, save.ca is one of them. This site doesn’t always have the most coupons, but sometimes has different products that you don’t always see coupons for (like right now for $1.00 off Tobasco sauce). Just create an account and click the coupons you want to print or have mailed to you.
3. Extreme Canadian Coupons – A kind of everything site- coupons, giveaways, in-store sales, contests, freebies, samples…you get the picture. The site is updated multiple times daily and you can keep up-to-date by following them on twitter (@frugalcanadians).
4. P&G Everyday – Probably the site with the most coupons that I visit. And, if your like me and often run out of printer ink, P&G offers a ton of coupons that they will mail directly to you, usually within a week of ordering them.
5. WebSaver – Yes, my third and final coupon site. Between this one and the previous two, you have my regular coupon rounds. Like the other two, all you need to do is register, login, choose your coupons and have them printed or mailed to you.
There are so many other good sites and resources for finding savings- an honourable mention to Smart Canucks who provide tons of coupons, giveaways & freebies on a daily basis. These are just the ones I am finding most relevant for the products I buy, the sites are easy to navigate and use, they are not spammy or full of ads and so far, have been reliable. I would LOVE to know yours though, which sites are your favourite, do you have any apps that save you money on groceries, what about your favourite reviewers? Let me know in the comments below!