List of Common Coupon Abbreviations

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If you are new to couponing you can easily get overwhelmed with all that coupon lingo floating around. Here is a list of some coupon abbreviations you may see people using.


CPN = Coupon
P&G = Procter & Gamble Sunday insert
RP = Red Plum
SS = SmartSource
V = Valassis
BOGO = Buy one item get one item free
BOGO50 = Buy one item get one item at 50% off
Blinkies = Grocery/drugstore coupon dispensers with blinking lights
RR = Register Rewards offered from Walgreens (cpns/money to use next time)
Ups = Up Rewards offered by Rite Aid (cpns/money to use next time)
Cat = Catalina coupon, prints from a separate machine when your receipt prints
CRT = Cash register tape, usually used when referring to CVS coupons that print with receipt
ECBs = ExtraCare Bucks, CVS loyalty rewards system (cpns/money to use next time)
FAR = Free after rebate
IP = Internet printable coupon
MFR = Manufacturer
MIR = Mail-in rebate
OYNO = On your next order
OOP = Out of pocket
Peelie = Peel-off coupon found on product packaging
NLA = No Longer Available
SCR = Single Check Rebate, Rite Aid monthly rebates program
UPC = Universal Product Code, bar code on a product
WT = Wine tag, no alcohol purchase necessary to use these coupons
WYB = When you buy
YMMV = You mileage (or manager) may vary, some stores may allow you to do a deal, some may not.
PM = Private Message
UFT = Up for Trade
ISO = In Search Of

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