Savvy online shoppers already know the value of coupon codes or promo codes, which you can enter during the checkout phase of your shopping experience. But all too often, we don't have a current coupon code. And it's agonizing: You KNOW you could save some money. Or get free shipping. Or a free membership.
So you turn to Google, looking for a coupon code that's still valid. There are entire websites devoted to coupon codes, usually user-generated. But at least half of the time they're outdated. When they're still good, you're elated. We recently had success using the Google method with two online vendors, in one case saving $5 off a $35 purchase, in another turning a three-month free membership into a full year.
Still, it's time-consuming and frustrating hunting down valid coupon codes. That's why you need Honey, a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera. It automatically hunts down valid coupon codes when you're checking out and applies the best one.
Honey isn't magic. It can't create a valid coupon if there's not one available. And it can't change the rules for coupons, like if you have to make a minimum purchase. And it doesn't work for every online store, though if the Honey button doesn't turn gold (an indicator there are savings to be had) when you're shopping on your favorite site, you can ask Honey to add that store. Still, if you do a lot of online shopping, like we do, this is an invaluable tool. Check out Honey's video, and click the appropriate blue button below to add Honey to your browser.