Coupon Abbreviations

>> Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Are you overwhelmed with all the coupon lingo? Here is a quick reference list to help you out! 

$1.00/1: One dollar off one item
$1.00/2: One dollar off when you buy two items
AC: After Coupons
AR: After Rebate
BOGO or B1G1: Buy One Get One
B2G1: Buy Two Get One
B&M: Brick & Mortar Store (refers to shopping in-store as opposed to online)
Blinkies: Coupons found from the blinking coupon machines at your local grocery stores. 
BTFE: Box Tops for Education
Catalina (CAT): Coupons that print out with your receipt at the register
CRT: Cash Receipt Tape; CVS coupons that print out with your receipt at the register
DND: Do Not Double (refers to coupons)
ECBs: Extra Care Bucks, associated with CVS's Rewards Program
ES: Easy Saver (Walgreens)
Exp.: Expires
FAR: Free After Rebate
FS: Free Shipping
Filler: Items you purchase to get your total purchase up to a certain amount
GC: Gift Card
GDA: Good Deal Alert
GM: General Mills; usually refers to the GM newspaper insert
IVC: Instant Value Coupon; Walgreen's Store Coupon
K: Kellogg's; usually refers to the Kellogg's newspaper insert
MIR: Mail in Rebate
MQ/MFR: Manufacturer Coupon
NED: No Expiration Date
OOP: Out of Pocket
OOS: Out of Stock
OYNO: On your next order
PG: Proctor & Gamble; usually refers to the PG newspaper insert
Peelie: Coupons found on products
RP: Red Plum; usually refers to the RP newspaper insert
RR: Register Rewards; Walgreen's Reward Program
SCR: Single Check Rebate; Rite Aid's Rebate Program
SQ: Store Coupon
SS: Smart Source; usually refers to the SS newspaper insert
Stacking: Refers to using a manufacturer coupon with a store coupon for the same product
Tear Pad: Coupons found on a tear pad at your local drug or grocery store
TQ: Target Store Coupon
+UP Reward: Rite Aid's Reward Program
WYB: When you Buy
YMMV: Your Mileage May Vary; Your Manager May Vary; May depend on the policy of your local store


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