Fred Meyer Coupon Policy

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Here is the current Fred Meyer coupon policy, along with tips on how to maximize your savings using coupons and other store promotions happening at Fred Meyer.

Fred Meyer Coupon Policy

Fred Meyer accepts store, manufacturer and digital coupons. The company states that one coupon policy cannot apply to all coupons that are available to shoppers; therefore the corporate coupon policy is only a guideline that applies to most coupon situations.  Fred Meyer Store Managers can accept, decline or limit the use of any coupon. The coupon policy is also subject to change at any time.

General Coupon Guidelines

Fred Meyer accepts coupons from Fred Meyer ads, mailers, flyers, emails, websites, and in-store displays. The Fred Meyer store coupons will have any applicable limitations and restrictions stated on the coupons.

  • Coupons must be presented during checkout to receive the coupon price.
  • Expired coupons are not accepted.
  • Fred Meyer does not double or triple coupons.
  • Coupons cannot be combined with certain special pricing programs, including $4 and $10 generic prescription pricing at the Fred Meyers pharmacy.
  • If the coupon amount goes over the final cost of an item, then the coupon amount is adjusted to match that cost. This policy applies to both the current price of the item or after discounts or other coupons have been deducted.

Using Manufacturers' Coupons

Fred Meyer accepts all valid, current manufacturer coupons. When buying multiples of an item, no more than five manufacturer coupons for that product will be accepted in the same transaction, and only one manufacturer coupon can be applied to each item. Manufacturers' coupons that are valid only at another listed store are not accepted. The exception to this is with Catalina checkout coupons.

  • Catalina manufacturer coupons that are printed with another retailer’s name are accepted.
  • Catalina competitors’ (store) coupons for dollar/cents off a specific item are accepted.
  • Catalina dollar or percent off coupons for an entire shopping order are not accepted.

Competitor's Coupons

Coupons from other retailers or coupons that may be used only at other retailers are not accepted. The exception to this is when shopping with pharmacy coupons from competitors. This is the only competitor's coupons that Fred Meyer accepts.

Internet Coupons

Fred Meyer accepts valid, current print-at-home internet coupons. "Free" item Internet coupons can be accepted only if all purchase criteria is met such as product, size, and other coupon requirements. This includes Buy-One-Get-One-Free (BOGO) coupons. Only two Internet coupons per manufacturer, per customer, per day, will be accepted. Internet coupons that are blurry and do not scan properly or appear altered will not be accepted. It is up to the discretion of the Store Managers to accept or not accept coupons.

Fred Meyer Digital Coupons

Shoppers with a Fred Meyer account can download digital coupons directly to their valid Fred Meyer Rewards card. Coupons are deducted during checkout after the Rewards card is scanned. The digital coupons can be found on the Fred Meyers website.

  • Digital coupons and offers are deducted from a customer purchase before paper coupons or any other discounts and cannot be added back or removed once the card has been scanned.
  • Digital offers are considered as manufacturer's coupons and cannot be combined with manufacturer paper coupons on the purchase of a single item.
  • A limit of 150 coupons can be loaded per household at one time.
  • Digital reproductions of coupons will not be accepted.

Tips for Getting the Biggest Bang for Your Buck at Fred Meyer

While the coupon policies can be somewhat confusing, it is good to remember that Fred Meyer shoppers can use a store coupon and a manufacturer coupon (called stacking coupons) on a single item. If shoppers have a manufacturer coupon for an item that has a higher face value than a digital coupon for the same item, they should delete the digital coupon since the digital coupons override all other coupons and discounts.

Non-Grocery Related Coupons

Fred Meyer is a one-stop store offering a variety of different items. Coupons for non-grocery items can often be found in the Fred Meyer ads and often these coupons can be stacked.

Fred Meyers offers Extra Bonus coupons in the ads. While Extra Bonus Coupons cannot be stacked with other Extra Bonus coupons, shoppers can stack them with other in-store coupons found in the ads.

For example, in the same ad, Fred Meyers had a 10 percent off Extra Bonus coupon for all Housewares and Home Fashion items. In the same ad, there was an in-store coupon for a $10 Fred Meyer Gift Card with the purchase of a specific George Foreman Indoor/Outdoor Grill which was also on sale. Shoppers buying the item not only saved because the item was on sale, but they could also use the 10 percent off Extra Bonus Coupon and still receive the $10 gift card.

Additional coupons, whether in-store or Bonus Coupons, cannot be used towards the purchase of clearance items. However, there are many items on sale but are not considered on clearance. These items can be stacked with any additionally applicable in-store or Extra Bonus coupons. When in doubt, ask the cashier to scan the coupons. The worst that can happen is that they get rejected.

Other Fred Meyer Ongoing Promotions

Shoppers can also take advantage of other ongoing promotions at Fred Meyer stores. All of the promotions list excluded products, so it is helpful to check the exclusion lists online.

Free Friday Download

Shoppers who have a Fred Meyer Shopper's Card can download a digital coupon online for a free product every Friday between 12:00 am and 11:59 pm PT. They then have two weeks to redeem the coupon in the store.

Military Discounts

Shoppers can show their military or veteran identification and receive an extra 10 percent off purchases the third Thursday of every month. The Military Discount is currently available in Fred Meyer stores for current military members, their families, and veterans. (Exclusions may apply.)

Senior Discounts

On the first Tuesday of each month and bonus days, shoppers age 55 or older receive an additional 10 percent off on private-brand groceries, clothes and shoes, most electronics, home & garden supplies, toys, sporting goods, and Fred Meyer Jewelers. (Exclusions may apply.) Senior Discounts can be combined with any other coupon. These are valid for in-store purchases only.

Fred Meyer Rewards

Shoppers can earn one Rewards Point for every $1 spent at Fred Meyers.  Or if paying with Fred Meyer Rewards Visa Card, customers can earn Double Rewards Points. A minimum of 500 Rewards Points must be earned each quarter to qualify for a Rewards Rebate. Exclusions apply. See details.

Rewards Points or Fuel Points on Prescriptions

Shoppers can earn 50 Fuel Points for every eligible prescription they fill at a Fred Meyer Pharmacy. Some exclusions apply for wholly or partially government-funded prescription plans, like Medicare or Medicaid. Prescriptions do not earn Rewards Points. See details. Note: Coupon policies may change without notice. Please visit the Fred Meyer website for questions or more information.

The Very Best Shopping Days at Fred Meyer

Shoppers can find low prices all throughout the year, but during specific events, some of the prices can be exceptionally low. Be sure to sign up to receive Fred Meyer emails so that you do not miss these events.

  • Founder's Day: One week in May
  • Anniversary Sale: One week in September
  • Friends & Family Pass: Happens on average of twice a year.