UPDATE: This giveaway has ended. Congrats to Michelle, who loves her GAP and Smith's rewards cards. Michelle, I've emailed you instructions for claiming your prize.
Rewards, rewards, rewards. We've seen stores everywhere offer their special loyalty programs. So much so that sometimes we just turn off. The truth is, whether you shop routinely at a particular store or just do the occasional wondering, a stores rewards program can add up and bag you some nice freebies along the way. Here's a few of my favorites that don't require a store credit card. What are yours?
IKEA Family: If you live near an IKEA this one is a must. Members get inclusive invites to special events, and those events have a lot of products with some great discounts.
*Special discounts for select products that change monthly
*Special member only events (these are really good to go to, lots of great discounts)
*Extra 30 min. in the Smaland Play facility
JC Penney Rewards – I enjoy shopping at JCP and this is one of my FAVORITE rewards programs.
*Earn 1 point for every dollar spent (200 pts. is a $10 certificate)
*Rewards members also get $10 off $10 coupons and other special offers, plus a gift for their birthday (mine was $10).
—>Join JC Penney Rewards. JCP also participates with the Shopkick app for more opportunities to save.
Gordman's Rewards – If you haven't been to a Gordman's store next time your near one stop in. This no fuss store has some great items for home, clothing and more.
*Earn 1 point for every dollar spent
*Receive invites to exclusive events
*Receive sneak peak notifications & exclusive offers
Kohls Yes2You Rewards – This NOT your everyday Kohl's cash. This rewards program allows shoppers to earn just for shopping. No credit card is needed. The rewards are awarded quarterly. The best part is, if you forget to use them by the expiration date, they'll get rewarded to you the next quarter. Plus, these rewards can be used along with other store coupons and any Kohls cash you might have accumulated.
*Get a $5.00 reward immediately just for signing up
*Earn 1 point for every $1 spent, 100 points is a $5.00 reward
*Get a free gift on your birthday, mine was $10
Best Buy Reward Zone. A must for those making a large purchase.
*Earn 1 point for every $1 spent, 250 points is a $5 reward
*Earn 25 bonus points for each approved product review you provide
*Free shipping with a $35 purchase
—>Join Best Buy Rewards here. Best Buy also participates with the Ibotta and Shopkick apps for even more chances to save.
Target Red Card – Can I get a high five for my Target Red Card! This is NOT a credit card. Just link your debit card or credit card to your Target Red Card to instantly save at checkout.
*5% off ALL purchases instantly
*FREE shipping with all online orders
*Easy no hassle returns
—>Sign up for a Target Red Card here. Target also participates with the Shopkick app for more chances to save!
Members receive special offers and points for each purchase made at SEARS and KMART. The points then convert to credits to use on your next purchase. On occasion, we will see items on bonus offer, where you get most of the purchase price back in rewards.
Staples Rewards – If you purchase many office supplies this is a great one. Staples rewards is also very handy during back to school shopping.
*Earn 2% cash back on purchases
*Get special offers that can make products free after rewards
*Get free shipping for online orders over $14.99
*Opportunities to earn extra rewards on certain products throughout the year
Smith's Rewards – The only way to shop at Smith's, this program is a MUST. Smith's credit card members also save even more.
*Get access to special coupons
*Additional savings at checkout
*1 fuel point for every $1 you spend.* Plus, you’ll earn 2x fuel points on Gift Cards
—>Sign up for Smith's rewards here. Remember to follow Crazy4Smiths.com for the inside scoop on the best way to save money at Smith's.
Macey's Grocery Perks Rewards – If you haven't signed up for Macey's Perks rewards yet, it's super easy and pretty neat. Macey's Perks isn’t another rewards program. It’s more like a thank you program. Macey's will track each dollar you spend and will accrue points toward seasonal and other special promotions. After joining, simply give the checker your phone number and you will earn 1 point for every dollar spent (some exclusions apply).
Points accrue over a 13 week period and you have 2 weeks to use them once they have been awarded. If you spend an average of least $50 a week in groceries at Macey's you'll easily receive enough points go get yourself some free groceries.
Several of these loyalty reward programs work right along with the Shopkick and Ibotta apps. If you haven't yet, make sure to read more about them. These two apps will get you some cold hard savings!
—>Ibotta here (Enter code Coupons4Utah for bonus team savings and get $10 when you cash in your first offer!)