Couponing Terms and Abbreviations
When surfing coupon sites, one of the most important thing is to understand the acronyms and terminology they use. If you have trouble understanding these words, keep on reading this article. I will give you all the common terms and abbreviation you need. Therefore, you can find and use coupon more rapidly and effectively to save more money.
Here the list of the most used coupon lingo you may see on coupon websites or forums.
In-store coupons near product, usually from a red blinking box.
BOGO or B1G1 Free
Buy One Get One Free.
CAT or CATALINA
Coupon that prints at the register after purchase.
Cash register tape, coupon that prints in store.
Coupon that a grocery store doubles in value.
CVS Extra Care Bucks earned for purchases.
FREE ITEM COUPON
A coupon that allows you to get the product completely free.
Internet Printable Coupon.
MFG or MQ
Mail In Rebate.
No expiration date.
Out of Pocket, in reference to how much “real money” you will pay at the register.
On your next order.
Proctor & Gamble Coupon Insert found in the Sunday newspaper.
Coupon that you peel off the package.
Prices Starting At.
Using a store specific coupon with a manufacturer coupon (most stores allow this).
A pad of refund forms or coupons found hanging from a store shelf or display.
A coupon that a grocery store triples in value.
When You Buy.
Your Mileage May Vary (success of the attempt may vary at your store).
Take note and remember all these coupon terms above to make it easier for you when seeking coupons and discounts on the internet. To memorize them faster, you can make flash cards from the list I gave you to start couponing like a pro.