How to Find Rebates

In order to take advantage of a rebate offer, you first have to locate the rebate. They can save you money, but you have to know where to go.

Instructions

  • Step 1: Check newspapers Look for rebate offers in newspapers. The classified sections of newspapers frequently include offers for cash rebates.
  • Step 2: Check flyers and booklets Check for flyers and booklets inside newspapers, in the mail, and in retail stores for rebate offers. Don't just throw away your junk mail -- it may include more than just junk.
  • Step 3: Check magazines Look for offers in magazines. Manufacturers often place ads in magazines that include rebate offers.
  • Step 4: Look for rebate coupons in the mail Look for rebate coupons in the mail from Valpak. These coupons can also be found online at Valpak.com.
  • TIP: Be on the alert for scams. Some product manufacturers have ignored or refused to honor rebates.
  • Step 5: Check out Refundsweepers.com Check websites like RefundSweepers.com. The website links to rebate coupons for grocery items, baby products, health products, household items, pet products, restaurants, toys, and amusement parks.
  • Step 6: Decide what to do with your rebates Decide what to do with all of your cash once you've collected your rebates.
  • FACT: A September 2009 survey by Consumer Reports found that in the previous 12 months, 70 percent of the consumers surveyed had taken advantage of manufacturer rebates on products.

You Will Need

  • Newspapers
  • Flyers
  • Booklets
  • Magazines
  • Valpak
  • Internet access

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