Coupon Abbreviations Defined

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In the world of couponing and blogging about coupons, there are so many abbreviations that sometimes it’s almost like a secret code is being spoken. This is especially true when you first start following blogs or websites that offer match-ups and scenarios. It can be confusing!

Here are some of the more commonly used abbreviations so you can decode some of the deal posts out there!

Regarding Sunday Inserts, coupons are listed by what insert they are a part of:

  • P&G= Proctor and Gamble
  • SS= Smart Source
  • RP= Red Plum
    *For example: $2/1 One A Day Vitamin Product, exp. 12/31/11 (RP 12/04/11). This coupon is in the Red Plum insert from 12/4/11

Abbreviations used in scenarios:

$1/1 or $1/2= $1 off 1 item; $1 off 2 items, etc.
2/$4, etc= two items for $4
BOGO, B1G1, B2G1, etc. = indicates Buy One, Get One Free, if it’s different than that, should specify.
   *For Exampe: B1G1 1/2 off would be Buy One, Get One Half off
ECBs= Extra Care Bucks from CVS
EP or Reg Price = Everyday/Regular Price
SP = Sale Price
Exp.= Expires
GC= Gift Card
MIR= Mail in Rebate
NLA= No Longer Available
OYNO (my fave!)= On Your Next Order
OOP=Out of pocket (often used in a RR or ECB scenario)
RR= Register Rewards from Walgreens
Stacking= Using a manufacturer’s and store coupon together
WYB= When You Buy
   *For example: Save $3 wyb 2 

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